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The Grand Hotel - Restaurant 1881

Type:Restaurant

Torbay Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6NT

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Opening Dates and Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2024 - Opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

About

Restaurant 1881 named after the year The Grand Hotel was built sits in an enviable position on the UNESCO English Riviera with stunning views across the bay.  A landmark hotel and steeped in a wealth of history it has been privileged to have hosted an array of famous faces over the years.

Enjoy dining in Torquay in our elegant Restaurant 1881, or for more informal dining with stunning views across the bay we offer the Compass Lounge.

You’ll find dishes with influences from around the world, plus traditional British favourites, including ‘traditional puddings – all guaranteed to make your mouth water. There is also a superb Sunday Lunch with options to suit the whole family and a real draw for locals who enjoy a fantastic traditional Sunday Roast.

Whether you choose to dine more formally in our Restaurant 1881, or relax with a light meal, a chilled glass of wine or indulge in a delicious Devonshire cream tea in our Compass Lounge and Brasserie whilst you enjoy the wonderful views across the bay. We are lucky to have some of the best ingredients right on our doorstep, whether that’s locally caught seafood, fresh seasonal vegetables, or delicious local beef, lamb or chicken.

The 1881 Restaurant is our main dining room, where breakfast is served but also available for conferences, weddings & evetns.  This period decor room really does lend itself for all occasions.

Our chefs use locally sourced produce and have a good understanding of the seasons, meaning you only get the best quality ingredients.  We do use a number of ingredients that are classed as allergens, however our teams are highly trained to work with these to make sure you are safe in the knowing when you dine with us.  Whilst we can’t 100% guarantee that the dish is allergen-free, we have most definitely made the process safer, giving you more confidence and reassurance.

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    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
    • Location
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Pezza K
      The Grand Hotel Torquay
      3 of 5 stars
      04/04/2024
      Our stay at Grand Hotel Torquay began with an unexpected detour due to the closure of our originally booked hotel (Abbey Sands) which is the Grand Hotel sister Hotel. Despite the initial hiccup, the... Read full review
    • wondereyes
      Bucharest, Romania
      Old but nice hotel
      4 of 5 stars
      09/04/2024
      Stayed 2 nights at this hotel during our tour in Cornwall. Very well located, near the seaside just a few steps to get to the seashore. In the back is the train station, but even if one of my rooms... Read full review
    • MarkChute
      Coventry, United Kingdom
      Another great stay at The Grand Torquay
      5 of 5 stars
      11/04/2024
      I thoroughly enjoyed my recent stay at The Grand Torquay. Room 303 was super, and I'll definitely be requesting it for my next visit. Dining in the restaurant with local colleagues was delightful... Read full review

    Facilities

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Cot
    • Facilities for children
    • Highchair

    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Pets accepted

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users

    Catering

    • Additional meal details - Gluten free, semi-kosher
    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Room service
    • Serve evening meal

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Cot
    • Facilities for children
    • Highchair

    Establishment Features

    • 24 hr return laundry service
    • Accept coach parties
    • Available for wedding receptions
    • Beach within 100m
    • Business facilities
    • Central heating throughout
    • Conference facilities
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Gym and Leisure facilities
    • Ironing facilities
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Licenced for civil marriages
    • Lift
    • Night porter
    • Open All Year
    • Pets accepted
    • Public telephone
    • Real log/coal fires
    • Regular evening entertainment
    • Restaurant
    • Sea Views
    • Separate guests' lounge
    • Swimming Pool
    • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

    Key Features

    • Celebrity connection - Agatha Christie
    • Non smoking establishment
    • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
    • Seafront

    Languages spoken

    • French spoken
    • German spoken
    • Polish spoken
    • Welsh spoken

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gym
    • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Sauna
    • Solarium
    • Spa bath
    • Swimming pool
    • Tennis court

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking - Car valet service also available.

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted - If you use your amex card there is a 3 % surcharge
    • Delta accepted
    • Diners Club accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Room / Unit Features

    • Colour television in all bedrooms
    • Free View TV
    • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
    • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
    • Modem point in all bedrooms
    • Non smoking rooms available
    • Radio in all bedrooms
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
    • Telephone in all bedrooms

    Specialist Features

    • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings

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