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33 Hyde Road, Paignton TQ4 5BP, England
+44 1803 552220
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Authentic Chinese cuisine in the heart of Paignton. We offer dine-in...
Authentic Chinese cuisine in the heart of Paignton. We offer dine-in, takeout and delivery. Great for any occasion!
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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A lovely meal

Visited Dragon Pearl on the second day of a long weekend trip, and the food certainly satisfied, with one of the nicest starters I think I've ever had at a Chinese restaurant. In all, we had a pair of very lovely meals, and would certainly visit again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
MarkXJones
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North Wales, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Visited Dragon Pearl on the second day of a long weekend trip, and the food certainly satisfied, with one of the nicest starters I think I've ever had at a Chinese restaurant. In all, we had a pair of very lovely meals, and would certainly visit again.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We got a takeaway to celebrate Mother's Day and wow was it lovely! Took 50mins from ordering to delivery which I thought was good on a Saturday night The food was fresh and tasty!! Nice big chunks of vegetables and not greasy at all All the food tasted wonderful! The last Chinese we had from the harbour area was just... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Me and wife visited in march. Really loved the food, all freshly cooked and large portions. Didn't have to wait long for food as it was quite, service was good. Clean restaurant and reasonably priced too. Would definitely visit again when in the area.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I do like my Chinese food once in a while, since I live in Torquay it's not that usual for me to get down to Paignton for food. Well, I am glad that I found this place! Authentic cantonese styled food, friendly staff and decent price... It has got to be the best I've tried in the area! My personal... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Okay so it is still January but I was the only one in here on a Tuesday night. Food average but not warm and welcoming atmosphere. I have been to other restaurants when I'm the only customer and at least they talk to you. Quite expensive for what you actually get - have eaten at a lot better Chinese restaurants.

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Dartmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My first choice for a Chinese meal in Paignton, eat-in or takeaway. The food is always pretty good. The service isn't spectacular, but the staff are a nice bunch and I've never had a bad experience.

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UK
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We fancied a Chinese while in Paignton, there were only a few we could find on Trip Advisor so we tried here. Food came quickly and was nice, the staff were a bit grumpy but did their job. 5 star food hygiene rating was reassuring. Prices were higher than we were used to for Chinese food, and the restaurant was... More 

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huddersfield
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This must be the most awful chinese meal I have ever had in my life ! We'll start with the starter. Salt and pepper spare ribs. They should have been named salt and pepper spare fat in batter. The batter was quite tasty but covered a small bone covered in fat and absolutely not one bit of meat in sight.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have known this restaurant has been there for many years but never been until this evening and I have to say the choice of food was extensive and the food we all had was very enjoyable and the service was ok

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Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This Chinese restaurant was advertised in an information pack in our holiday accommodation so we thought we'd give it a go. We had intended to eat in the restaurant and try the "eat as much as you can" option, but decided to have a takeaway as we were driving and fancied a drink. We ordered our food and whilst waiting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Hyde Road, Paignton TQ4 5BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 552220

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Authentic Chinese cuisine in the heart of Paignton. We offer dine-in, takeout and delivery. Great for any occasion!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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