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The Clocktower

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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23 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1ED, England
+44 1803 294334
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Showing 59: English reviews
Neath, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

brilliant little pub. Great staff and a fantastic disco and DJ. Drinks were reasonably priced and they also do cocktails.

Thank jacquelinejohn
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great pub total respect for the armed forces gaves us free food on rememberance sunday will be going back

Thank Adrian H
Fife, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Lovely old bar , excellent bar service, certainly worth a visit , ideally close to a few resturaunts , great stop for beers or glass of wine before dinner

Thank GrandmaScot
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

My wife, Glawdys, her brother Ianto and several children inc. Gruff, Iestyn, Guto, Will Cwac Cwac and Myfanwy visited this pub last week, together with our pet sheep Angharad. We were astonished to find that they had no facilities whatsoever for Angharad. Be assured we will never ever visit again.

1 Thank David S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very unfriendly pub. Food mediocre at best Far better in Torquay. Would not consider visiting here again. Had heard good things, how wrong could they be?

Thank Jeff d
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We go in here every time we are in Torquay,well kept draught beers and lagers,great place for watching sports,friendly staff and local regulars,we will see you all again.

Thank bazzerTaunton
BCoulter23, Owner at The Clocktower, responded to this review

Great to hear from you! We love to hear from people that come to our pub, thank you so much for the review, hope to see you back again soon! More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a pub with real character, real ale, and a great old world atmosphere. It's such a surprise to walk into a local pub where you are greeted as warmly as the locals. There's a really friendly Canadian barmade who made us feel so welcome. The beer was great and the lunch we had was perfect, great value, great... More 

Thank Robert B
BCoulter23, Owner at The Clocktower, responded to this review

It is always wonderful to hear that our customers had a great experience, it makes the effort all worth it. Thank you for the review, hopefully we will see you again soon on your next trip to Torquay! More 

Torquay, England
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108 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Clocktower has all the live sports on 4 screens. The food is excellent. George, Brook and all the staff are very friendly. Located near Torquay harbour with a good selection of real ales, largers, ciders and wine.

Thank garryblower
BCoulter23, Owner at The Clocktower, responded to this review

Thanks for that! We always try to have whatever sport you want to watch on at least one of our TVs! Glad you enjoyed the food too! More 

Swanley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wasn't sure when I went in that I would like it but I was wrong. Had a lovely evening with really good dj who played 60s, 70s, 80s music with videos to match. Drinks reasonable, cocktails nice and shots at £2 a go really good. Try the popes nose, excellent!

Thank Karen1962041
BCoulter23, Owner at The Clocktower, responded to this review

We love our DJ Bazza too! So happy to hear you had a great night with us, thanks for the review!! More 

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88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a lunchtime drink while stopping in Torquay for a few days.me and the wife fancied a couple of beers so came across this pub while walking about.the carlsberg was good as was the stowford press.i noticed at the bar they did a pint of chickens wings in 3 different flavours so I plumped for the salt&pepper... More 

Thank M67j70
BCoulter23, Owner at The Clocktower, responded to this review

Glad you had a great visit to us, thanks for the review!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?