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Spinning Wheel Inn

Esplanade Road, Paignton TQ4 6ED, England
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Ranked #57 of 124 restaurants in Paignton
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $20 - $31
Cuisines: British
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is a great little venue for live music. The building itself is really old, made of wood with lots of pillars and cubby-holes like an old ship. The band we saw (glam rock covers band) were awesome. Having said all that, the food left a lot to be desired - very greasy. 3/5 for food but 5/5 as a... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Hi, my name is Aire Marino. On Monday the 3rd of March 2 of my friends and I went to enjoy a wonderful night in the spinning wheel. My friend was going to sing karaoke but her paper kept being pushed back and others that applied after her where going before her. I went to talk to the Dj to... More

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Tring
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Entertainment each night,friday & saturday tend to have the best acts.Free admission.Food is good value for money,although can be a bit dark inside in the daytime for eating.Outside area for eating in fine weather,also serve dinners till very late plus BBQ in high season.Good music club atmosphere.

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Plymouth, UK
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We visited this pub whilst on a budget weekend break, having visited last about 17 years ago as a student we were unsure what to expect however a lovely warm fire greeted us lovely on a cold evening and great live bands the venue is very large but because it was out of season it wasn't too busy only one... More

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South Brent, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

3 of us popped in for the Sunday carvery , enticed by the low price, we had 2 Adult meals and a child's meal with a pint for me and 2 soft drinks for £23, pretty good value if you ask me , the food was good and there was a choice of 4 meats , The staff were helpful... More

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Annesley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Been coming to Torbay for the last 20 years and been eating and drinking here for most of them the food is great and plenty of it ( to much for my misses) and a fair price a good selection of beers and real ales overall a great pub to frequent. We spend 2 weeks in the Torbay area every... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

My mum and i came to the spinning wheel after a recommendation. We didnt eat here but the atmosphere kept us there till 1am!! Live music and karaoke, a pool table, a good beer garden and friendly people. The decor is unusual and characteristic. The bar staff were friendly and effective. I would recommend this pub for a late night... More

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Mandurah, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Who ever owns this pub is sitting on a gold mine! we were in Paignton for 5 days & 3 of them days we ate here. There were 8 pubs on the seafront & this is the one everybody goes too? now that tells a story ok! there are live bands every night, can get a bit noisy but the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We come here every year for our traditional Sunday carvery and every year it is just awesome! The staff are lovely and the food is fresh and cooked to perfection!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Went here for a family meal and regretted it, looked promising from the outside but the service is terrible, food is below standard and I would guess store bought and microwaved. OK if you don't mind waiting three quarters of an hour for the poorest meal we have had in years. Honestly save your money and try the carvery next... More

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