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28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
01803 521832
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Ranked #8 of 132 Restaurants in Paignton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Parry Sound
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had the pleasure of dining at this very cosy restaurant. The host was very gracious, the service excellent and the food wonderful.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed in Paignton in October & in the room of the B&B (Belle Dene) there was an information book done by the owners (dave & Carol) - it included places to eat - that is how we found out about this restaurant. What a great choice - fabulous fresh meals - very authentic food - in fact if the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We booked La Scala (4 adults and 2 children ) as an option to the Harbour light. We couldn't have asked for anything better, Max the owner was very friendly when booking and again on arrival. After ordering our food, whilst it was quiet we sang happy birthday to my Mum. Max heard this and set about decorating the table... More

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Earley, reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We visited after reading reviews on trip advisor, outside it looks like an average Italian restaurant, once inside its totally different, Max the owner makes it special, the food was cooked to perfection. My hubbie had the minestrone soup to start and he said he never tasted minestrone so good, we had the chefs special fish dishes and they were... More

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Basildon
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103 reviews 103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We managed to get a reservation for Saturday night after making an enquiry on the preceeding day. We were among the first to arrive on the Saturday evening and were greeted warmly and shown to our table. The menu had a wided range of choices and there was also a specials list with some excellent fish choices. This pleased my... More

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Devon Uk
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After many trips here I am again delighted by the main man Max. He is the Owner and is so friendly. The food is always nice and impressive. I always have a good time when I am here, never rushed and always treated to an after dinner liqueur complimentary. I want La Scala to stay in Paignton forever...

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nice restaurant, musician in the back round. Messed drink orders up but corrected, complimentary liquor and a well presented and tasteful Italian dishes nice and fresh.. Highly recommended! :)

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Bath
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Went with a group of friends. I ordered the Steak in peppercorn sauce (not very Italian but I have had the lasagne which is lovely), ordered it rare and it come out with a nice red middle with just the slight inside starting to brown (yummy). It came with plenty of sauce which was bonus as all too often you... More

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Luton, 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 14, 2014

We like good food and this little gem was perfect, we booked the night before and arrived to a decorated table wishing us a happy anniversary and a card from the staff. The food was excellent as was the service and we were given a complimentary drink at the end of our meal. Paignton seems to lack quality restaurants so... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Had dinner there twice during our week's stay in Paignton. Genuine Italian feel to the place and the owner, Max, is very welcoming......and very Italian! Good food both times. The service was a bit slow, but apparently Max was having to do all the serving himself as his regular staff were either off sick or on holiday! Anyway we were... More

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Additional Information about La Scala

Address: 28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
Phone Number: 01803 521832
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
Cuisine: Italian

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