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“never again”
Review of Legends at Steps

Legends at Steps
Ranked #47 of 346 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 15 - USD 31
Cuisines: Steakhouse, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Legends at Steps Restaurant is owned and run by husband and wife team Gordon and Jo McCrindle. Gordon and Jo have been running "Legends" for over 12 years. Gordon is the chef who specializes in cooking mouth watering steaks. He has an expertise in homemade sauces to go with the steaks ranging from "au piovre to rossini, and his very own blackbean sauce". All of Gordons dishes are cooked fresh to order and Gordon takes pride in every dish that he cooks. All dishes are accompanied by Fresh vegetables and potatoes. The menu is varied and lots of choices other than steaks. Jo, works front of house and will greet you like a friend or family member. She can answer all of your questions regarding the food and restaurant, and works along side some lovely friendly waitresses. The restaurant itself is divided into to two areas, a bar area and main restaurant area. The bar area is a small but intimate space, a nice area for couples, and the main area can cater up to 26. Candle lit and cosy this restaurant is a lovely place to go for romantic meals or with friends.
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“never again”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

we went to steps bristro and were seated, we asked about a voucher we had and they said that it would be fine. Just as we were about to order the man said to us that we could not use that voucher with out booking in advance- so we had to go. This made us feel very down graded and we would most defiantly not recommend you go there unless you have a lot of money to splash around and do not have couhers to feel ashamed of.

Visited April 2012
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9 Thank sarah176
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Proton65, Owner at Legends at Steps, responded to this review, 6 April 2012
Dear Guest,

I am sorry you failed to read or understand the terms and conditions of the discounts offered by Steps Bistro. Any discount offered at Steps Bistro clearly states that an advance booking, mentioning the discount scheme must be made otherwise the offer may be refused.

Any offer, whether online, app or printed, clearly states these terms and failure to read the Terms & Conditions cannot be held against the Bistro.
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English first
Exeter
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Fantastic food”
Reviewed 2 April 2012

I wasn't sure about this place before I went. The website doesn't do it service. The interior is much better than it looks and the specials and fish menu aren't on the website either. The fish menu is excellent by the way.

The service was spot on with people being with you when you wanted them rather than either being totally absent or hovering on your shoulder waiting for you to finish.

The portion sizes were good. Possibly the vegetable dishes a bit too big! Neither i nor my partner could manage dessert!

Overall a bit of a hidden gem and one that I will certainly return to.

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank bggoose
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berkshire
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“wonderful”
Reviewed 2 April 2012

how wonderful to eat gluten free off a main menu with no bother, all the staff understand food and it tastes wonderful

Visited March 2012
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Thank sandyBerkshire
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“fabulous time !”
Reviewed 24 March 2012

We went here for my daughters birthday ,and had a really special lovely evening ,the sevice and food were both very good ,but it was the little touches that made evening special including a gorgeous birthday cake for the birthday girl ! The vegetarian main was superb ,the fish absolutely fresh and delicious ,perfectly cooked .This is a friendly, happy feeling restaurant and -thankyou for a lovely time !

Visited March 2012
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Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Went with a group of friends and collegues, as the organiser I met with Rob, who explained how he would arrange our Table as there were quite a few of us, this was done brilliantly., We all pre ordered, and on arrival greeted and made to feel very welcome, Menus on tables with all our choices. Food was delivered without any fuss, and drinks order taken and the table, all our food was excellent, my vegetarian choice was superb,

I would no hesitattion in recommending this for couples or groups. Dont miss out if you are in Torquay, you will kick yourslef.

  • Visited March 2012
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