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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
“burger” (285 reviews)
“coleslaw” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (35 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday carvery has a great range of meats (we had 6 different ones) and the veg, crackling, Yorkshire puds etc. are all excellent. As I've said before, if we lived nearer we would go there most weeks. Staff are friendly and helpful. A real pleasure...More

Thank jameslilley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met some friends at the Shack. Great hustly bustly atmosphere, staff were lovely and the food was very tasty. It is a burger place but they do chicken and salad options as well.

Thank 669lulu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the week in Devon...called in here on way back from Paignton zoo after finding it on trip advisor. Really glad we went. Food and service both great and as we went between 5-6 we were able to take advantage of the £10 meal deal...More

Thank livvvyx836
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to The Shack this week, and had forgotten how excellent the burgers are. We had a classic, and an old English burger with skinny fries. Everything was perfectly cooked, the burgers themselves were juicy, we couldnt fault the meal at all. The service...More

Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the wife telling me she wanted a cooking free Sunday I checked Tripadvisor for suitable places to eat.I found The Shack and read all the reviews and booked.We have just returned from that lunch and all can say is that all the five star...More

Thank spurno
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited The Shack after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. All I can say is that it was probably one of the best carvery's I have ever eater. You get so much meat, and there is lots to choose from, all the selection of vegetables on...More

Thank Suze P
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Having read the reviews, decided to give this a try. Close to the bars etc. just a 5min walk up from the Clocktower on the Strand. Nice welcome from the staff and also the lovely smell of food cooking in the open kitchen! Nicely decorated...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Found the Shack on TripAdvisor this week we were after a Sunday dinner close to where we are staying, the write ups were good so we thought let's go for it and all we can say is that it was the best carvery we have...More

Thank KeithH301259
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Tried out this place early one evening. The best Burger I have ever had, along with good service. Well worth the visit.

Thank David W
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The best Sunday Carvery you could wish for. It lives up to every excellent review on Trip Advisor. All the meats were cooked to perfection and the selection of beautifully cooked veg was excellent. Staff were very friendly and very efficient. Taken up to the...More

Thank Tim J
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Pete W
26 August 2018|
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Response from Tim J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is - excellent value it is too.
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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