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Harbour Lights

Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DU, England
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“ratatouille” (8 reviews)
“crab cocktail” (4 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Have excellent staff, the service is superb, the setting stunning, and the food sublime. This may be slightly more expensive than other eateries in the town but the extra is most certainly worth it.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've eaten here many times whilst on holiday in Torbay and we decided to give it another go this year and we weren't disappointed. The lemon sole was delicious and the strawberry roulade was awesome however the toilets really need a major revamp. I've never...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quirky and old fashioned, service is best as all staff take time to talk to you. Service does not suffer, is one of the most organised I have been to. Food was top quality and portions were very generous. Overall, one not to be missed.

Thank daven1122
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Ate here on 12th May. We had pre booked and wanted to eat earlier than booked. No problem. The owner was friendly and welcoming, her staff of young ladies friendly, attentive and hardworking. The setting was lovely and the food absolutely excellent. If you eat...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Family and friends meal. Really nice atmosphere, good service and the food was very enjoyable. Would recommend Harbour Lights.

Thank HappyLuncherz
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We were in Paignton for the BMAD festival and wanted something different from the normal pub food, we found this restaurant while walking around the harbour. We made a reservation and were truly delighted with our choice. The service was professional and personal, the food...More

1  Thank Birty22
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

An excellent meal can be enjoyed here. Meals are cooked perfectly and are really appealing. Excellent and non-intrusive service. Can't wait to go again.

1  Thank Clive T
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We visited this lovely restaurant during a weekend break in Paignton. Lovely ambiance, great views over the bay, friendly staff and excellent service. The food was excellent and very good value for money. I enjoyed the best fillet steak I have ever had. Recommended with...More

1  Thank MikkyBB
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

My 59th birthday wanted to go somewhere new, so I decided on Harbour Lights. What a surprise greeted by the very friendly owner and made welcome. Lucy showed us to our table. The decor was excellent, the staff were excellent, the service was excellent and...More

1  Thank davebluenose
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a really lovely meal,crab cocktail then coq a van for dinner .The chicken breast was very such a size ,very tasty and filling ,unfortunately no room for the delicious puddings that was on offer.

Thank 426cheryl5
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Janette B
September 5, 2017|
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Response from 112cath1963 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not dog friendly , Which is a shame as we found it a lovely place to have a nice meal, which wasn't your usual pub grub.
December 31, 2016|
Response from elaine t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't see any pictures
Julie M
August 19, 2015|
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Response from caroline b | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure about this sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$37 - $46
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
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