The Babbacombe Inn Torquay


59 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LP

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The Babbacombe Inn Torquay

About Us

Winner of many awards for their spectacular gardens, The Babbacombe Inn sits on Babbacombe Downs and enjoys one of the most fabulous views around. With a large bar, separate air conditioned restaurant and comfy entertainment lounge, it's a great location to meet up with friends and family.
At the Babbacombe Inn you can have a light lunch, grills, steak, burgers, fish, curry or classic pub favourites such as Steak and Ale Pie. With scrumptious starters and delicious desserts, the Babbacombe Inn is the prefect choice for a bite (or two) to eat. The drinks selection is good too with loads of local ales and a great range of wines and spirits. Whatever your tipple, the Babbacombe Inn is bound to have it in stock.

Every Sunday, in addition to our all-day full menu, we offer our superb Sunday lunch. Served between 12 and 3pm, the traditional Sunday lunch menu is a big hit, with a choice of roasts as well as other hearty options. It's no wonder we are the family meal choice for many.

Quality and Service - Where we can, we prefer to source our ingredients locally to support our neighbourhood growers and suppliers and provide a more authentic choice for our customers.

We also offer a comprehensive wine list to complement your meal choices.

We have an extensive daytime menu (available until 6pm) featuring all sorts of snacks including generously-filled baguettes, jacket potatoes and sandwiches as well as our fabulous grill selection, featuring the classic Babbacombe Inn Sizzlers, along with a wide selection of full meals.

And as evening draws in our main à la carte menu takes over. With a range of dishes including our chargrilled selection, pub classics such as Steak & Ale Pie and Lasagne, good old British Fish and Chips and all sorts of other tempting delights to satisfy even the hungriest diner. If you fancy a feast, why not begin with one of our tasty starters, finish up with a mouth-watering dessert, and top it off with an indulgent liqueur coffee?

Vegan options

We are pleased to now be offering a menu specifically listing Vegan meal options.


Vegan menu

In addition to our standard menus, we are excited to present daily special dishes according to season and availability. Please see the Specials Board for what's on offer when you visit.

For families with children, we have a selection of junior meals at a reduced price.

The restaurant opens at 12 noon

Party Venue - For special occasions such as Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Birthdays and special family parties please visit our functions page or telephone a dedicated member of staff to help with a tailored solution to your needs.

Sing and Dance till the Early Hours - The Entertainment Lounge at the Babbacombe Inn is a great place to party. Top acts every Saturday evening will excite and amuse. Watch from the comfort of lounge seating or take to the dance floor to boogie the night away!

The Babbacombe Inn has free car parking on site, welcoming staff and is in a fabulous location away from the town centre. Traditional roast lunch is on offer every Sunday – it's a favourite with the locals though, so you might want to book.
Located just yards away from Babbacombe Theatre the Babbacombe Inn is the ideal location for a pre show meal or after show drink.
For all the latest information and to keep up to date with special offers and events follow @BabbInn on Twitter, "Like" their Facebook page at or visit the website.
There's also music in the relaxing Babbacombe Inn Entertainment Lounge every Saturday night with plenty of opportunity to get up on the dance floor.


  • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2015

Opening Times

2020 Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



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Recent Reviews:

  • balletteDevon
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    5 of 5 stars
    16th Sept 2020
    Lovely lunch today served by friendly, helpful staff all wearing masks. Well impressed with their Covid routine. Track and trace straight onto their computer. Read full review
  • HeatherJS92
    da best place in da world
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    lovely home cooked meal
    5 of 5 stars
    17th Sept 2020
    we went here twice for dinner and it was lovely home cooked food, and very generous portions. The staff were very friendly and service was good. of all the places we visited this week they made us... Read full review
  • lydiay964
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    2 of 5 stars
    18th Sept 2020
    Went for a drink after a meal near the harbour. Gin and tonic and a rum and coke for £20! £20 for two drinks!!! It’s a cheap looking place so don’t know how they can get away with charging so much... Read full review


Road Directions

From Torquay Harbour turn left on to Torwood Street leading on to Babbacombe Road. Turn right on to Babbacombe Downs Road.



  • Outdoor Play Area


  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Bar
  • Licensed
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Free car parking
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Live Music
  • On-site car parking
  • Open All Year

Key Features

  • Seafront

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Get in Touch

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Tel01803 316 200

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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