Overlooking the bay, located in the new award winning Abbey Sands complex, our new bistrot can seat almost 200 people, across two floors with an outdoor terrace.

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Our ‘raison d’être’ is great value French cooking and seasonal menus. We like to combine French bistrot classics such as steak-frites, boeuf bourguignon and tarte au citron with our own take on regional favourites like tarte flambée, Bouillabaisse and paté de campagne. Our relaxed and friendly bistrots are the place to go for any occasion.

As well as a restaurant, our bistrot also features a lively bar where customers can relax and enjoy our varied and delicious bar menu, along with a wide range of cocktails, wine and drinks.

Visit Us

Abbey Sands
Abbey Crescent
Torbay Road

01803 221 213

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Opening hours

Breakfast :
Saturday 9am to 11am
Sunday 9.30am to 11am

Lunch :
Monday - Friday 12pm to 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 3:30pm

Dinner :
Sunday - Thursday 5pm to 10pm
Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm

Bar food :
Monday - Friday 12pm to 3pm & 5pm to 10pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 10pm

Bank Holiday Monday opening hours are the same as Sunday opening hours

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General Manager - Lee

Lee is the General Manager of our Torquay bistrot, with over 18 years' experience working in bars and restaurants across the world. He recently returned from living and working in China where he helped open and manage a number of popular bars and restaurants in Beijing and Shenzhen.

Head Chef - Karl

Originally from the Philippines, Karl moved to the UK in 2008 to pursue his dream of becoming a chef. Karl first came to work in our Leicester bistrot before moving to London to work and gain experience in some of the best restaurants in the capital. When returning to us in 2014, Karl quickly progressed in Leicester and Plymouth before taking on the role of Head Chef here in Torquay.

Fantastic food, staff couldn't do enough. Lovely view and ambience, First visit and already booked another meal. Nice to have the complete package.

Maureen Dobson via online feedback