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All 131 Paignton Restaurants

La Scala

28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
01803 521832
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Ranked #7 of 131 Restaurants in Paignton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Luton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 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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Paignton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Arrived and table was decorated by La Scala for my birthday - banners and confetti. With a birthday card! - Such a personal touch. Friendly staff, very welcoming. Saturday night so it was very busy, but we were dealt with very quickly and our starters arrived piping hot. Main meals arrived - plenty there, very tasty, again piping hot. They... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Max cannot do enough for you. Great service, superb surroundings, made to feel like youre in Italy. More importantly- the food is out of this world

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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960 reviews 960 reviews
529 restaurant reviews
3,746 helpful votes 3,746 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Visited here for a mela having not previously been for many years, when we were disappointed. The place was quiet on a Friday night but the server was friendly and showed us to a table. The drinks were not all that cheap and my beer was only a very small bottle. We just opted for mains, I went for the... More

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely meal here this week. I particularly liked the décor, very interesting and Italianesque. Although I dined solo, I was made to feel welcome and could choose my own table. You are served with warm Ciabatta bread and butter to start and time given to peruse the menu with a drink. A jug of water provided as standard.... More

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Midlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Says on the door closed, Sunday and Monday Lunch time but it was closed all night Sunday on a bank holiday weekend, crazy and not advertised on their website either!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

What a nice Place to eat will most defonately be back the food was perfect and the staff were really friendly

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very attentive service, lots to tempt from the menu, including delicious starter of Mozerella with palma ham and rocket salad with parmesan on the top would go again if in the area

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Roade, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We visited La Scala yet again having seen some of the bad reviews on tripadvisor. I wanted to make sure I had not made a mistake, could it be so bad as some reported ???? Well, all I can say is, it is "simply the best" so much so that it is the ONLY restaurant in Paignton I would highly... More

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