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Paignton Pier, Paignton TQ4 6BW, England
01803 55 88 14
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • 9
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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Can't complain!

Visited today for lunch, which was OK. I had a cheeseburger and chips, which was greasy but OK. It was sold as 'homemade beef burger' but was clearly just one of those standard, grey catering burgers. Glass given for our drinks were dirty, so drank from the cans. Staff were friendly however... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
mrsatkins22
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Visited today for lunch, which was OK. I had a cheeseburger and chips, which was greasy but OK. It was sold as 'homemade beef burger' but was clearly just one of those standard, grey catering burgers. Glass given for our drinks were dirty, so drank from the cans. Staff were friendly however, location good with sea views. As someone else... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Nice, warm, welcome, The All day breakfast we had was beautiful. It was a sublime location for us to enjoy the food and the weather. The food tastes great! Couldn't knock the service either, they made sure we had everything we wanted/needed. Will definitely be back in the near future.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

my self and my wife went in there to be pleasantly approached buy a very chirpy lady ,we wanted to order 2 cottage pies but unfortunately they had only one left so my opted for the homecooked lasagne ,could not fault it you could tell it was homemade ,it was lovely and fresh ,would definetly recommend also the coffee was... More 

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England
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

There were two people in front of me in the queue, when it got to my turn the server had a conversation with the people in the back for a few minutes about how much change to get and then said 'you'll have to serve' to them. The counter was approached by another member of staff who then proceeded to... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had a lovely meal in here and staff were very friendly. The waiter was always cleaning the tables straight away and disinfecting which was great to see especially as it was such a hot day with insects about. My husband and I had fish and chips which were lovely and my kids had burger and chips which they enjoyed.... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This little place was really busy with the eat-out side of the business - and it seemed that the same staff were dealing with seated customers as well as the take-aways resulting in quite a wait to place our order. One poor lady was running around seemingly doing the majority of the work herself, whilst others appeared slightly clue-less. That... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

after a sunny cycle down to paignton thought I'd stop in at pier cafe service was slow and staff seemed overworked and stressed.dirty crockery everwhere! ordered a cup of tea and a brunch. tea was luke warm and weak. I waited 45 minutes for my food to come and the table who came in after me were served their food... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Located at the start of the Pier, this is obviously in a great location - not far from the town centre, and in just the right place for any tourists/passers by. Honestly, the decor wasn't much to my tastes. It was a bit lacking in terms of decoration - needed a bit of a happier atmosphere, which could have been... More 

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Wiltshire, Jamaica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The food was first class very reasonably priced an very good portions we had pies party's and cheesy chips u only need one portion of chips between two

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UK
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151 reviews 151 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Had Sausage chips and beans for about 6 quid, same as what you would pay at most places like this. So no prob value wise. Served quickly and food tasty. Don't know what some others are on about with poor reviews, maybe they just had a bad day ! Would return here to eat if in area again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paignton Pier, Paignton TQ4 6BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: 01803 55 88 14

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 8
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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