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Old Vienna Restaurant

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Austrian, European, British, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Came here for my birthday, Food was so good and the service was as well. Also the atmosphere was very nice. The chef came out when we had finished and gave us some Austrian schnapps! As well as yodelling! Very nice place, would highly recommend.

1 Thank AlexShannon
Chard, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

an excelent place to visit if going to torquay. food and staff very friendly and were able to squeeze us in without booking. a little on the pricey side but quality and quantty out way the bill at the end

1 Thank Carole F
Devon England
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48 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Werner excelled himself again last night had a wonderful meal that i didn't want to end, because he loves what he does 'i do this for fun' he said which shines through in his cooking and presentation. Good luck with your new venture next year i am sure it will be a roaring success just like you. Grant and Marilyn... More 

1 Thank marilyntozer
Bristol UK
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Enjoyed anniversary dinner with my husband. Booked having seen other reviews, so glad we did. Excellent all round and couldn't fault service or food. Well done!

1 Thank AshleyandChris
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Had decent food here. All of the meat was well cooked but we left feeling Werner was a good cook rather than a chef. No blend of flavours. Every dish felt it was missing some ingredient that would make it complete. It was like being at a wake when we arrived despite being fully booked. Found this strangely amusing so... More 

1 Thank ChelseaLass
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We loved everything about this restaurant....the reviews are spot on ! Food was terrific and service was friendly and helpful (especially with my food allergies). Every dish was prepared perfectly and delicious. And great value, too. Our host/chef Werner is wonderfully outgoing (to say the least!) and charms everyone. If you have one dinner in Torquay, have it here!

1 Thank Ken S
Torquay, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This restaurant had been recommended and we decided to visit with brother and sister in law. Really pleasant evening. Ambience lovely, quiet music, soothing decor, charming service. Menu interesting with excellent choice to suit all tastes. The game dishes had come well recommended but I wanted to have an authentic Wiener Schnitzel which was very nice. My husband had a... More 

Thank Lincolnexpats
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful meal here on Sunday evening, we both had a fillet steak which we like well done and I know it is difficult to get it right as it can get too dry and Werner the restaurant owner and chef got it perfect, the flavour was wonderful and the meat tender. I had the... More 

Thank Lynne5495
Ruislip, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Well that was unexpected !! I was hoping for a nice meal as this was running at number 1 restaurant in Torquay but was completely blown away with the whole evening, from the welcome, comfort, ambience, fun, and great menu choice of so many dishes that I could have chosen near enough anything which is rare for me. Crab cocktail... More 

Thank Graham H
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91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Luckily we reserved a table even though it wasn't a weekend; we were hungry so we were there just before they opened up for the evening and no-one was there. People started coming in right after us and kept coming. The staff is very friendly and fast, the Austrian cook, besides having a friendly chat with his regulars but also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Austrian, European, British, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380180
Restaurant with an Austrian Touch - Austrian Chef/Proprietor-Werner Rott and his team are here to look after customers with a smile and mostly locally sourced ingredient in casual surroundings - a small intimate Restaurant with just 22 Covers where the guest is treated like a friend 2015 Taste of the West South Devon Fine Dining Silver Award 2016 Taste of the West South West England Gold Award

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