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“A great evening”

The Waddling Duck Bistro
Ranked #8 of 372 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 13 - USD 59
Description: Traditional British Bistro nestled in the heart of Wellswood, focused on seasonal ingredients and local produce. Lunch and dinner served daily plus a traditional roast available on Sunday lunches.
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Description: Traditional British Bistro nestled in the heart of Wellswood, focused on seasonal ingredients and local produce. Lunch and dinner served daily plus a traditional roast available on Sunday lunches.
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited the Waddling Duck Bistro while on holiday in Torquay and were very pleasantly surprised, having never been before. The food that was cooked for us was absolutely delicious, consistently; from starters of shredded beef and horseradish and smoked duck, to mains of plaice with lemon butter and venison sausages with colcannon mash, to desserts of white chocolate mousse and lemon tarte with raspberry sorbet, everything was cooked perfectly and well presented too. This restaurant offers outstanding value, a varied and accommodating menu and a well-spread wine list too. Thoroughly recommended!

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Thank BarnabyHilbourne
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a fabulous place to go for a meal afternoon/evening, or just pop in for a coffee during the day. Open all day from 11.00 am Tuesday to Saturday. Always a friendly welcome. Menu constantly changing, and never a disappointment. Have recommended to friends who were going to the local theatre in Babbacombe for pre-show meal, and to other locals as well as visitors to Torquay.

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Thank TheTurners2011
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We returned to this wonderful Bistro where the couple who run it are extremely friendly and attentive. The decor is rustic and full of ducks.
The food here is always fresh, well presented and very tasty. We both started with fresh scallops on a bed of mashed peas sitting on a thin slice of black pudding with bacon bits. Simplify delicious. My wife's main was rump steak and I had the baked cod with scallops on a bed of tomato and chorizo linguine with Parmesan. It was a wonder mix of flavours. We ended with homemade desert and local cheese.
All the food is cooked with love and is well presented.
The menu is changed regularly in order to entice you back which we will next week.

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Thank SkiLoon
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Good range of choice on the menu; several dishes we would like to try on future visits. All our food was excellent, nice and fresh, and did not leave us feeling uncomfortably full.

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Thank Incognitoid
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Have visited the Waddling Duck a few times and never been disappointed! Friendly, efficient service and amazing food! Definitely add to your list when in Torquay! Thank you guys and keep up the good work!

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Thank Adam K
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