6 Best Cocktail Bars in Torquay & Brixham, Devon 2023

A serene coastline, picture-postcard coves, epic cliff-side walking trails, prehistoric underground treasures, red sandy beaches; there are so many reasons to visit Torquay and Brixham. Another one of those reasons is the Devon nightlife scene, with classy cocktail bars lined up all along the Jurassic Coast. Whether you’re looking for a trendy cocktail bar to soak up the sun on a summer’s afternoon or a bustling bar to party the night away, you’re sure to find it all in Torquay and nearby Brixham.

To help you find the very best cocktail bars in Torquay and Brixham, we’ve rounded up our favourites. From cosy seaside haunts to contemporary chains, you’re sure to find a Brixham or Torquay cocktail bar to suit every taste. Be sure to check out our guide to the best restaurants in Torquay, too!

6 Best Torquay Cocktail Bars 2023


If you’re looking for the best cocktail bar in Torquay with a view, look no further than Twenty1. A trendy seaside Torquay cocktail bar, Twenty1 first opened in 2018 and soon became a huge hit with locals and holiday makers alike. Drinks here are taken from a “Little Book of Drinks” at the top of which you’ll find delightful concoctions like ‘The Sweet-Toothed Dragon”, made with rhubarb gin, lime juice, exotic dragon fruit and mango syrup, all shaken over ice and topped with lemonade, as well as the “Lemon Meringue Martini”, a perfect combination of Limocello, vanilla vodka, lemon juice, sugar syrup and pineapple juice. As well as serving exceptional drinks, this cocktail bar in Torquay is also dog-friendly, perfect for anyone taking a puppy vacation to the Jurassic Coast.

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Elton’s Piano Cocktail Bar

Situated just a stone’s throw from Torquay’s Harbourside, this Torquay cocktail bar offers delicious drinks alongside excellent music. Sit back and relax in this Torquay bar’s laid-back, friendly setting, soak up the soulful music and take a journey around the world with its eclectic cocktail and tapas menus. The cocktail menu is especially diverse, with the usual classics like Tequila Sunrise and Margarita, as well as an array of creative inventions, such as the ‘Sambuca Black Jack’, ‘Elton’s Sling’ and ‘Cello Garden. So, if you’re looking have a good night with good drinks and even better music, Elton’s is by far one of the best cocktail bars in Torquay.

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If you’re looking for a sophisticated cocktail bar in Torquay, Hamiltons boasts a stylish bar, elegant decor and an extensive cocktail menu to suit a range of pallets. You can sample their mixologists’ bespoke cocktails, such as the ‘Flora Dora’ (gin, Mediterranean tonic and raspberry), the ‘Jungle Bird’ (rum, campari and pineapple), or the ‘Blood & Sand’ (whisky, cherry brandy and orange juice). Alternatively, opt for one of their much-loved classics; Mai Tais, Mojitos, martinis, daiquiris, margaritas, pina coladas and more. If cocktails aren’t your thing, this Torquay bar also features a great wine, premium spirit and locally sourced gin selection. This suave cocktail bar in Torquay also hosts regular jazz nights, creating the perfect background music as you drink. So, if you’re after a Torquay cocktail bar that’s lively but relaxed and serves a mixture of classic and new cocktails, be sure to head down to Hamiltons.

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Soho Bar & Cocktail Garden

If you’re looking for a long night and a good night, Soho is a cocktail bar in Torquay that opens late, allowing you to stay until the early hours of the morning sipping on your favourite tipples. And with over 100 premium gins and 200 premium spirits to offer, you’ll certainly be spoilt for choice. Peruse their extensive cocktail menu and find intriguingly named signature cocktails alongside the classic favourites. If you’re looking to try something new, opt for the ‘Jelly Legs’, a concoction of Midori, Triple Sec, apple, cranberry, and jelly worms; or the ‘Pink Busty Wench’, made with Disaronno, Creme de Casis and pineapple. Alternatively, if you like to stick with what you know and love, this Torquay cocktail bar has all everything from Pornstar Martinis and Cosmos to Mojitos and Tequila Sunrises on the menu. So, if you’re looking to party well into the early hours of the morning, this cocktail bar in Torquay is the best place to do just that.

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Liberty Cocktail Bar

Self-confessed as ‘Brixham’s first and original cocktail bar’, Liberty offers a unique cocktail experience. Tea parlour and coffee lounge by day, Brixham cocktail bar by night, Liberty serves delightful cocktails alongside delicious cakes and savoury treats. On the cocktail menu, you’ll find unique concoctions like the ‘Devon Bramble’, the ‘Randy Farmer’ and the ‘Jolly Roger of the Sea’, as well as some of the old classics, including Moscow Mules, Tom Collins’, Dark & Stormy’s, Pina Coladas, and Bloody Mary’s. Take your pick from these classics and get 2 for just £10 all day every day.

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Located right in the heart of the harbour, on bustling Fleet Street, Revolution is a chain cocktail bar in Torquay that serves up some of the finest drinks, delicious food and throws some of the towns most popular parties. Whether you’re looking for daytime dining in their sunlight-filled cocktail bar and restaurant, complete with panoramic, floor-to-ceiling windows, or to sit back and relax in one of their comfy booths with cocktail in hand at night, this Torquay cocktail bar caters for all time of the day. On the menu, you’ll find a dazzling array of cocktails, old and new. Try the ‘Millionaire Martini’, the ‘Salted Caramel Colada’, the ‘Bubblegum Daiquiri’, or the ‘Tropical Mule’. At this Torquay cocktail bar, you’ll find plenty of modern takes on the old classics. So, grab your friends and your dancing shoes and head down to one of the best cocktails bars in Torquay in 2023.

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That rounds up our pick of the best cocktail bars in Torquay and Brixham in 2023. From sophisticated daytime drinking haunts to trendy nighttime discos, we’ve included Brixham and Torquay cocktail bars to suit all tastes and occasions. Be sure to check out our guide to the best cocktail bars in York, too!


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