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The Shack

43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
+44 1803 294400
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (206 reviews)
“coleslaw” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (36 reviews)
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Hours
British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well, I always end up going for the burger option at restaurants, so was pleasantly surprised by The Shack and their excellent burger choices. Starters, really good quality, generous and piping hot when brought to the table. Main course I went for the Old English,...More

Thank Spearmint3000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday carvery for Mother's Day, lovely food, beautifully cooked, hot gravy, couldn't fault it in any way. Service good, staff friendly.

Thank 322local
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here for a Sunday lunch and it was lovely-must be the best in the bay. Great choice of meats and excellent value. We'll certainly be back.

Thank TorquayTraveller1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited many restaurants in Torbay for a Carvery and the Shack, despite being known for their burgers, definitely comes out on top! Meat cooked perfectly, lovely big homemade Yorkshire’s and large varied amount of tasty veg! All very affordable too!

Thank Joe U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the best burgers I’ve ever had...it wasn’t particularly busy when we went in and I spent the whole time wondering why! A hidden gem for sure.

Thank OscarMurph92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a burger while in Torquay I highly recommend The Shack. Delicious, great value burgers and generous portion sizes. The chicken wings are delicious (although quite salty), the classic burger is far from ‘boring’ in flavour and the hog father is flavoursome (even...More

Thank AmieLouMar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the sunday carvery here after so many good reviews & were not disappointed! Large homemade yorkshire puddings, lots of lovely different veg & quorn roast & veggie sausages for vegetarians, the chef is really nice & had no problem when I asked about...More

Thank k0207119
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for Valentine’s Day with my partner as we wanted to try out a nice burger restaurant. We were both very happy with the quality level of service from the staff. Very friendly and polite, and to top it off the food was amazing....More

Thank Chloe V
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A very good place to eat with friends, we had a table for 14, the food was very nice and not overly priced for the quality of it, the staff were great and food and drinks were served quickly and efficiently.

Thank stevemuz55
Reviewed 5 February 2018

First time today for the carvary and we were both surprised, the meat was melt in the mouth, the veg was excellent and all the condiments you could need, nice touch that you had gravy judge to fill as well. The staff were friendly but...More

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Response from sue G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know - but I would be surprised if they do, apart from guide dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294400
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