The Babbacombe Inn Torquay


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

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The Babbacombe Inn Torquay, Devon

About Us

Great Sizzling Food Served All Day

Located on Babbacombe Downs, our relaxed bar and restaurant is the perfect place to be whatever the weather at any time of year.

During the warmer months, enjoy a refreshingly cold beverage and spectacular sea views, in our very own award-winning raised beer garden and terrace.

When it’s cold outside, it’s always warm and inviting inside with plenty of seating for dinning or relaxing.

Choose from our fully air conditioned restaurant, comfortable lounge area, a window seat with a view or sit outside in our fabulous floral surroundings.

Open from 10am every day for tea, coffee and full bar service – food available from 11am


Our cosy Inn offers great sizzling food, a large selection of wines, beers and spirits and hot or cold drinks. Sample a pint of local ale from Bays of Torbay or Dartmoor’s Legend or sip on a G&T whilst looking out to sea.


Our extensive menu (available until 8.30pm) features 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 range of pub classics such as Steak & Ale Pie and Lasagne, good old British Fish and Chips and all sorts of other tempting delights.

Beer Garden

Take in the spectacular views from Babbacombe Downs through to Golden Cap in Dorset, in our award-winning beer garden

Home of The Sizzling Steak

Chargrilled to your liking and served on a sizzling platter, with mushrooms, tomato, onion rings, chips & peas

We’ve got plenty of dishes for you to try at The Babbacombe Inn.

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Sunday Lunch

Join us every Sunday, where in addition to our full menu, we offer a superb Sunday lunch. Served from 12pm – 3pm, our traditional Sunday menu includes a choice of roasts as well as other hearty options – best followed with sticky toffee pud, lashings of toffee sauce and ice cream.

Contact us

We are open every day from 10am with food available from 11am.

A private car park is available for our guests' use.

We are just a two minute walk from Babbacombe Theatre, five minutes away from St Marychurch or a quick bus journey from Torquay Harbour.





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Opening Times

2021 Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • MaggieFlo
    Preston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Very good food & excellent all round experience
    5 of 5 stars
    12th Sept 2021
    Excellent meal. Nice views from restaurant. Enjoyed it so much we have booked for tomorrow!! Particularly wish to mention the very efficient & charming waitress. Many thanks Read full review
  • Larna - N
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful sea view with great food
    5 of 5 stars
    13th Sept 2021
    Stunning food at reasonable cost Gorgeous sea view Friendly staff Really enjoyable all round. Great vegan options and some veggie. Would recommend Read full review
  • suelQ7125IY
    Lewes, United Kingdom
    Good Food and Views
    3 of 5 stars
    20th Sept 2021
    We booked in advance and got a table facing the garden and sea beyond. The food was good, traditional pub grub but it was tasty. The waiting staff were pleasant and polite. However, the whole place... 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


  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • 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

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Outside seating

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Free car parking
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Live Music
  • On-site car parking
  • Open All Year
  • Pre/post theatre menu

Key Features

  • Seafront

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Get in Touch

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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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