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Harbour Lights

Paignton Harbour, Paignton, England
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Ranked #42 of 131 Restaurants in Paignton
Price range: $37 - $46
Cuisines: English
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Night time was awash with colour a lovely sight will go to paignton again. Not been before but will definatly go again

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Always enjoyed eating at the Harbour Lights, with it's views of the harbour one side of the dining room and the sea on the other side. Went there for dinner on two evenings during a week's stay in Paignton and wasn't disappointed. Good food again and good service from the young waitresses, who were all pleasant and have been well... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with views over the sea and harbour. A very varied menu and very friendly staff. The seafood salad was excellent and very generous ,so much so that I was unable to finish it. My husbands rib eye steak was also good. Certainly worth a visit.

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CharlieGirl57
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A return visit to this restaurant with my family whilst on holiday in Paignton - I had salmon with veg and new potatoes and it was delicious. The staff where slow at taking our order, (not even coming over to take a drinks order), I don't know if they where short staffed? Also, the seating was cramped to get in... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice well presented harbour side restaurant serving a nice variety of dishes. Well cooked and nicely presented food at a reasonable price. Excellent moules, some of the best we have ever had. Sea Bass lovely and my husband had a very nice steak. Would well recommend.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I can. to see why people have been so negative about this place,perhaps going back to late 2013 things weren't as they are now, however I am happy to report that our family of 2 adults and 2 children ate here on the 30-08-14 and a very good meal. It is not really a place for young kids due to... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I can honestly say that this is my favourite restaurant out of all the ones I have visited. The staff are all friendly and professional, the food is always perfect (fillet stilton just melts in your mouth). They have a good varied menu but I can only ever order the steak as its always so good. Rest assured we will... More

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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Our party of 9 came across this place on our first night of holiday. They accommodated us without reservations and moved tables together. Our food and service was very good. I had the salmon which was perfect. Most everyone had seafood and really enjoyed it! The portions were very large and included plenty of sides. Pudding looked amazing but we... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I've been going to the harbour restaurant for over 20 years it might be old fashioned but that's what makes its different to other restaurants the food was bloody lovely the staff were great a lovely relaxed atmosphere a must if your in the area

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Radcliffe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The quality of the food at this great little restaurant is fabulous and we always look forward to eating here when we are on holiday in the area. The steaks are cooked to your request and the vegetables are perfect. The desserts are go die for.... Even our 'picky' daughter emptied her plates.

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