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Harbour Lights

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Paignton Harbour, Paignton, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
lovely location, ambience and food

A lovely evening meal for all the family. A good selection of food, pleasant staff and good value for a family of four.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Helen K
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Walked into the restaurant not expecting a table as it was summer holidays but were given a table by a window (great view). The restaurant was moderately busy in terms of customers and had a terrific atmosphere. Our waitress, Leah, was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and she was very helpful. The menu had a great choice and we... More 

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely three course meal, each course was absolutely lovely. Nice to see a Cheesecake as it should be. homemade and a crunchy base.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Had a lovely meal here on our last night. Managed to get a table without booking. The restaurant did fill up during the evening and it was locals as well tourists that were dining as well. The Food was excellent and the staff very friendly indeed. A little on the pricey side for your seaside holiday maker but you could... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Friendly and profesional service. We had food there 3 nights and each time it was delicious. Staff were very friendly and although quite busy, we were not kept waiting between courses. Well worth a visit.

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Midsomer Norton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We booked a table for 7.30pm for my husband and i and two children for the last evening of our holiday thinking it would be an enjoyable experience. We booked it the eve before to ensure we had a table & wouldn't have to wait...Unfortunately i couldn't have been more wrong! I had phoned the rest around 6pm to ask... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

A lovely evening meal for all the family. A good selection of food, pleasant staff and good value for a family of four.

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Derby
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Booked a table for 13 for a Friday evening in Mid August with an hours notice; Brilliant. Stunning views of Paignton Harbour and Bay from this restaurant. On entering there is a sign asking for mobile phones to be switched off or put on silent which I thought was spot on!! Great menu choice at a reasonable price and the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Didn't have a table booked, but we were lucky to get a table overlooking the sea. Very helpful friendly staff, had the garlic chicken with fries and plenty of veg, lovely and hot and not too strong on the garlic which was just right.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Turned up on spec plenty of places to sit at but filled up very quickly. Garlic Chicken was beautifully cooked and what an array of vegetables. Very friendly staff and building full of charm. Only down side was the cost of a large glass of red wine was over £6 each which we thought was a little excessive considering we... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very nice place ,all the staff were great 31 off us there and not 1 complaint the food was brill hot and cooked right nothing was to much trouble ,if you need to book a room for a party I recommend the harbour lights

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paignton Harbour, Paignton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 46
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?