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Small World Tapas

11-13 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
+44 1803 431010
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  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (82 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (16 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Spanish, International, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11-13 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A small group of us booked and we had another very delicious and enjoyable evening. Sara, our host, is so convivial and makes the whole experience so worthwhile. Her partner, the chef from Cornwall, cooks so well. I would recommend the mystery dessert but I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank adrienteignmouth
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great range of sharing tapas, all beautifully cooked and presented with authentic Spanish dishes of chipirones, patata bravas served alongside new Cumberland sausage on tostados, pulpo con chorizo and puddings to kill for: chocolate-filled churros, and best of all the mystery dessert, a mouth-watering surprise...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelswithmychum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been a few times now, it offers something a little different! It’s nice to have varied plates of food, it’s all very well cooked and really tasty. Good service and atmosphere makes it a lovely evening!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PaulBecks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is superb, good size portions, great friendly service, no one rushing you, drinks are reasonably priced. A great place, we will be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 766emilial
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic find. Put simply, go! The food is incredible, the wine list excellent and good value and the service superb. Authentic, this is a bit of Spanish heaven in the Riviera.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jamiesonstride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a fee times now and never disappointed. The imagination and creativity that goes into each Tapas dish is fantastic, the flavours are out of this world ! Such good value for money. My husband and I had two tapas dishes each and we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank leforeman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, fabulous atmosphere, very friendly staff,amazing food for good price.We loved Chef's anniversary surprise. Best place to eat in Torquay.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Getaway05795221098
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this little GEM on TA, still wasn't sure if it will be worth the 45 minutes drive in the morning. But HEY WOW, Thank you Sara for your smiles and patient, Thank you Keith for the mouth watering meals...The octopus ..the pork belly ...the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mamyskitchen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here last night for a friend’s birthday. Relaxing, clean surroundings, lovely staff. 😊I highly recommend the coconut prawns and the pork belly bites! 💜Our little surprises at the end of our meal were amazing too✨

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Camper25996028869
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have waited a long time to try this restaurant and my birthday lunch was the day. What a find. From booking to leaving the service was warm, efficient and helpful. The food was so good and a great selection was available. All my party...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrearaggers
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2018|
Response from Sara P | Property representative |
Hi Robert. Unfortunately, due to the size of the restaurant dogs are not allowed, unless service dogs. I'm sorry about that. Many thanks for your interest
10 February 2018|
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Response from Sara P | Property representative |
Hi Jenniford First of all, thanks for your interest in us :) We do have a variety of gluten free, dairy free, and all-kind-of-allergy-free dishes available. Very grateful you tell us in advance,as some of the members replied... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 431010
  • E-mail
Small World is a dream in a pocket size. Our reserved but family atmosphere restaurant is one of the fewest places in Torquay where you can share absolutely everything. Because sharing is loving. And we love food. Quiet place where you can also peek at the kitchen while the Chef is cooking worldwide tapas. Not only Spanish, but from all around the world. We change the menu very often to offer you the best of every country. And if you feel like drinking a country as well we have a selection of wines, local beers, spirits and cocktails. We also have Free Wifi. We are not a chain. We are independent. We are FoodLovers
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