Eating out at The Headland Hotel & Spa Torquay


Daddyhole Road, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ1 2EF

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Cocktails at Headland Hotel, Torquay, Devon

About Us

Why not join us at the Headland Hotel & Spa for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.  Either in the Gallery Lounge, on the terrace or in the restaurant.

Here is some tempting samples of our menus below.


Available 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Devonshire Cream Tea £6.00
Choice of Fruit or Plain Homemade Scone, Strawberry Jam,
Clotted Cream with a Pot of Tea or Coffee
Traditional Afternoon Tea For One £14.95
For Two £26.00

Selection of Smoked Salmon, Egg Mayonnaise & Ham
Sandwiches, Selection of Cakes, Homemade Fruit or
Plain Scone with Strawberry Jam, Devonshire Clotted
Cream. Served with a Pot of Tea or Coffee
Sparkling Afternoon For One £19.95
For Two £35.00

As Traditional Afternoon Selection
With a Glass of Prosecco to add a touch of indulgence
Buttered Toasted Tea Cake £2.50
with Jam £3.00
Chef’s Desserts of the Day £5.00
“Please See the Daily Special”
‘Yarde Farm’ Ice Creams (GF) £5.00
Clotted Cream Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Rum &
Raisin, Honeycomb, Diabetic Vanilla
If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please advise your server

Evening Menu

To Start

Cream of Vegetable Soup (V) (GF)

Herb Croutons*

Chicken & Pork Terrine (GF) (D)

Tomato & Caramelised Onion Chutney, Crostini*

Egg & Prawn Salad (GF) (D)

Marie Rose, Little Gems, Cherry Tomatoes

Garlic Mushrooms (V) (GF)

Herb croutons*


Raspberry Sorbet (V) (GF) (D)

To Follow

Roasted Rump of ‘Loosebeare Manor Farm’ Lamb (GF) (D)

Pan Gravy, Potato Rosti

Tenderloin of West Country Pork (GF)  
Brandy & Peppercorn Sauce, Creamed Potatoes

Both served with Market Vegetables

Grilled Fillet of ‘Loch Duart’ Salmon (GF)

Hollandaise Sauce, Spinach, Sugar Snaps, Baby New Potatoes

Spinach & Ricotta Tortelloni (V)
Three Cheese Sauce, Sun Blushed Tomatoes, Parmesan, Wild Rocket, Pine Nuts

Headland’s Platter

Cold Cuts, Pork Pie, Local Cheeses, Salad, Pickles, Soft Boiled Eggs, Freshly Baked Bread

*Denotes that without this Food item the dish is Gluten Free


Steamed Syrup Sponge (V)

Vanilla Custard

Raspberry Mousse (GF)
Chantilly Cream, Raspberries

Peach Crème Brûlée (V) (GF)


Seasonal Fruit Salad (V) (GF)

Dartmouth Dairy Double Cream
Yarde Farm Ice Creams (V)

Clotted Cream Vanilla, Honeycomb, Strawberry, Rum & Raisin or Chocolate

Diabetic Vanilla available on request


Hawkridge Vintage Cheddar, Blue Stilton, Trevarrian Creamery Cornish Brie,

 With a selection of Biscuits, Celery, Grapes & Headland Chutney

To Conclude

Tea or Coffee & Chocolate Dinner Mint

If you have any Food allergies or Dietary requirements, please advise your server.

GF – Gluten Free

D – Dairy Free

V – Vegetarian

£29.95 per person for five courses and tea or coffee

£24.95 per person for four courses and tea or coffee

£20.00 per person for three courses and tea or coffee


Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2020 -Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Duck772015
    Abergele, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Voel coach holiday
    5 of 5 stars
    16th Mar 2020
    We spent 5 days at this lovely hotel. It’s our second visit and it did not disappoint. Hotel is at the top of a steep hill. There is a hotel car park. We found our room to be comfortable and clean... Read full review
  • phamps844406
    Lovely views
    4 of 5 stars
    18th Mar 2020
    Nice coastal walk on the doorstep of hotel. Large comfortable bed with lovely view from window. Felt a bit rushed with the time of check out and breakfast could be up to 11 am .other than that it... Read full review
  • DazzaMitchell
    Getaway break
    4 of 5 stars
    20th Mar 2020
    Last minute break due to cancelled holiday. Excellent staff, food and facilities, great value for money. Very hot everywhere bit uncomfortable at times, some signs of wear and tear on paintwork but... Read full review




  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Within 1 Mile of a Train Station


  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users


  • Additional meal details - Any
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot
  • Facilities for children
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beach within 2km
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Family Friendly
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Gym and Leisure facilities
  • Hot Tub/Spa Bath
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Lift
  • Near coastal path
  • Night porter
  • On-site coach parking
  • Open All Year
  • Public telephone
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Spa and Treatment Room
  • Spa Facilities
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Accessible
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Family
  • Groups Welcomed
  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment - Smoking areas are located outside the building.
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Home oF the Russian Royal Family, the Romanoffs.
  • Romantic
  • Seafront - Located just up from Torquay harbour with fabulous sea views.

Leisure Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Gym
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - Available at out sister hotel, the Palace in Paignton.
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Spa bath
  • Spa Treatments

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television in all units
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Christmas/New Year Programme

Travel & Trade

  • Free accommodation for coach driver - with minimum numbers agreed at time of booking
  • Group discounts available - Group/Coach rates available
  • Packed lunches available

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