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Harbour Lights

Paignton Harbour, Paignton, England
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Ranked #39 of 130 Restaurants in Paignton
Price range: $37 - $46
Cuisines: English
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

When my wife asked me where I would like to go for my 50th Birthday celebration meal there was only one answer "Harbour Lights". So a weeks holiday was immediately booked in Paignton and a table reserved. Once again we received the best service and quality of food that we have come to expect of such a lovely restaurant. I... More

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We called in mid week never booked but had a great meal meat and vegetables were fresh and tasty. Would recommend this restaurant.

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Old fashioned and traditional, a bit quirky, but I liked it. It serves excellent food and clearly has a popular following.

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South West England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

I came here a few months ago and enjoyed our experience, the menu was very nice and our meals tasted great they are lacking on variety of drinks though. I felt the restaurant really lived up to the seaside location. I would say it's quite up market and the restaurant it's self is small but quant, I felt the service... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in Paignton and had a hard time finding a proper restaurant - most are cafes or takeaways. Then we visited Harbour Lights. It was Saturday evening and we were lucky to be shown to a table as they were very busy. The waitresses were very polite and friendly and took our drink order then came back after... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I have visited this place two or three times because my aged P's live in Paignton and they love it because it is exactly like something from the 70's. It is hilarious really, a pastiche, but I think the owner doesn't know this. The food is mostly from service companies and just microwaved apart from those dishes that can be... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Lovely food, attentive service. Nice views across the bay. Very clean. Not he cheapest restaurant in town but worth it.

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Haslingden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have dined there several times over the last few months and each time been totally delighted with the quality of food, service and ambiance. The staff could not have been more helpful,polite and attentive. The chef made a special effort to change ingredients to one of the main meals, to suite our wishes. Result a superb meal beautifully prepared.... More

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our last night in Paignton was highlighted with a lovely meal at Harbour Lights. The service was excellent and a good choice of food, especially the fish dishes. Good value for money.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Be lucky. Find the only REAL restaurant in Paignton. Virtually everything else is either chips with everything, takeaway or pizza. Very pleasant, especially if you can get a window seat because the view is great out over the harbour. Food is excellent and you can convert a starter into a main (like mussels which my wife loves). Prices are really... More

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