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The Magic Bowl - CLOSED

68 Victoria Street, Paignton TQ4 5DS, England
+44 1803 666678
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Jan 1, 2014
“Magic bowl has ceased trading from today 01/01/2014”
Dec 23, 2013
“Very disappointed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
68 Victoria Street, Paignton TQ4 5DS, England
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Such a shame.i wish them all the luck in the world..This Chinese will be missed by many not only as a restaurant but as a good delivery service.

Thank noonoo22
Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

Ordered takeaway last night. Was delivered within 20 mins but chicken balls had all mushy batter inside and chips very chewy. 2nd batch were delivered but tasted the same. Had no problems before this but won't be ordering again. There was a note in our...More

Thank dlcs
Reviewed October 18, 2013

If you're arriving in Paignton by train or coach and feeling peckish, then this really is an ideal first stop to eat. Do not be put off by the uninspiring interior as the food is surprisingly decent and reasonably priced.

Thank asid67
Reviewed October 11, 2013

It was very quiet when I arrived, there was only one other customer but I was given a very warm welcome by the staff. The buffet selection was not the largest I have seen but all the dishes I tried were very tasty. The drinks...More

Thank Yvonne4300
Reviewed October 9, 2013

........ food arrived on time and hot ..... and seemed fresher than before. Polite delivery and good value although still a little underspiced.

1  Thank Jeffuk4
Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Visited with friends and the place was empty with no atmosphere. Buffet was tiny with very poor choice. Staff turned on lights at 9.50pm to get us to leave. Save your money and go elsewhere.....unless you have a tiny apetite and like eating in silence!

Thank sofox66
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We visited this restaurant on a saturday night at 8 and were the only people in there. This should of told us to turn around and walk out. The buffet choice was dismal. No crispy duck and the dessert choice was cheap ice cream, fruit...More

Thank melkay445
Reviewed September 19, 2013

The food is almost like being in Malaysia yet it's great for the English market. Great price also for this food. Having lived in Penang for sometime I know what good food is like I would recommend it to try for a taste of Malaysia...More

Thank Cholla1
Reviewed August 31, 2013

I've been to a lot of Chinese restaurants & takeaways in my time, and this has to be one of only a few that I feel are truly appalling. First of all, I've not been into the restaurant, but ordered from the takeaway a couple...More

Thank benjii18
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We go here a lot, have been since it opened. The food is really good, either the buffet, off the menu, or lunch, it is always fresh. It is right opposite the railway station, so if you are visiting, easy to find. The staff are...More

Thank SimonNelson
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Victoria Street, Paignton TQ4 5DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 666678
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