Old Vienna Restaurant Torquay


7 Lisburne Square, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2PT

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Old Vienna Restaurant Torquay, Devon

About Us

Chef/Proprietor Werner Rott is back in Torbay with a new menu of artisan cuisine with the Austrian touch. Having run a busy country pub/restaurant near Kingsbridge in Devon for the last six years, Werner has found himself a new challenge just one door down from where his original Old Vienna Restaurant used to stand. The building has been completely refurbished to a high standard with solid hardwood tables and contemporary leather chairs blended with elements of traditional Austrian decor. With seating for just 20 diners, this unique setting offers a personal service with exquisite cuisine made from seasonal local produce.

Winter Specials

Venison Ragout with Button Mushrooms, rich Red Wine Sauce- slowly cooked and served with a Austrian Herb Dumpling and red cabbage on the side £ 14.85

Spicy Austrian- Hungerian Goulash- Classic Dish marinated Venison Meat with Onion, Paprika , Tomatoes – slowly cooked ,served with home made Spatzle- Egg Pasta £14.85

Another Take on a Winter dish- Roasted Winter Vegetables-Swede, Parsnip, Celeriac, Peppers, Carrots, Butternut Squash,Roasted Garlic, Shallots- -Tyme, Rosemary – baked in tomato base with a hint of Smoked Paprika

A delicious blend – not just for Vegetarians- served with home made Egg Pasta £ 14.85

Customer Reviews:

Small but perfect restaurant with excellent staff and superb food. Could not fault any aspect of the food or the atmosphere. Definitely worth booking in advance. The apple strudel was amazing!

Torquay little gem, definitely worth visiting and reserving a table because you will not be disappointed. The staff and the chef are fabulous and the food is out of this world. So many tempting dished on the menu you we will have to stay for at least a week to work our way through it. Thank you for a very enjoyable evening again would definitely visit Torquay again to dine here.

Intimate,friendly restaurant with excellent food and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The food is very tasty and very nicely cooked. The staff are keen to make sure that you are happy with everything. ( We were!) Carelessly, I left my reading glasses on the table and the restaurant took the trouble to phone us almost immediately and them drive them round to our hotel. This kindness rounded off a really special night. Would recommend Old Vienna unreservedly to anyone.


  • Devon TourismFood and Drink Devon - Love The Flavour Food and Drink Devon - Love The Flavour 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2018
  • Taste of the West Awards Taste of the West - Gold 2018
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence 2018

Opening Times

2020 Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Claire L
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    As previous visits, spot on
    5 of 5 stars
    10th Jan 2020
    We have eaten here a few times and as previous times it was lovely. Werner is the perfect host so attentive and his food is amazing. My husband and I ordered from the winter special menu and we... Read full review
  • joanne111122
    Delicious and quirky
    5 of 5 stars
    14th Jan 2020
    Lovely little restaurant. Service excellent and the yodelling chef was wonderful. Delicious food and wine. Perfect for something a little different. Will be back Read full review
  • tedosborn
    Market Lavington, United Kingdom
    Stunning stunning stunning
    5 of 5 stars
    26th Jan 2020
    What an incredible little restaurant this is. From booking our group, the service ( exceptional ) the food beyond yummy and the whole experience, the 6 of that visited all enjoyed a fantastic night... Read full review


Road Directions

From Torquay Harbour turn left at the Clock Tower and proceed up Torqood Street. Approx 700m turn right into Lisburne Square

Public Transport Directions

Stagecoach Route 11 and 32 travels up Torwood Street/Babbacombe Road



  • Licensed
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve evening meal

Establishment Features

  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Open All Year

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Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
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