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La Scala

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$$ - $$$
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28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
+44 1803 521832
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. It's more expensive than most places in Paignton but definitely worth it. The food is wonderful and the staff friendly. The service is unrushed and one can enjoy a truly relaxing meal. Max was brilliant and very welcoming.

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Thank Lesley M
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked 5 for 19.30 sat down ordered drink's ,relaxing evening table decorated could only manage starters &main course food absolutely fantastic everything was so relaxed no hurry to move you on so the next customers can come in . It was a greatnight reasonably priced ,we have also provisionaly Booked for Valentine's day . Cannot wait .

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Thank Wilf M
Paignton
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

A friend and I visited this restaurant for dinner recently. We both had steak meals at around £20 per meal plus starters averaging £5 to £7 Bottle of house wine and 2 coffees. Meal came to just under £70 for 2. Good points and bad points as follows: Good - Lovely staff Nice starters - creamy mushrooms and bruschetta Nice... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Visited recently for birthday celebration dinner for myself and my wife with my daughter and son-in-law, who had arranged the event. None of us had ever visited this restaurant, despite living locally but had heard good reports. We were not disappointed. Max and his staff had decorated the table and immediate area with balloons, a birthday banner and placed personalised... More 

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Thank Patrick S
Brixham
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Went to La Scala last night with my husband and parents to celebrate my parents birthdays. When we arrived the table was decorated and my mum and dad both had birthday cards on the table. Excellent food and service, max is very attentive. At the end he came out with a birthday cake and shot of free liqueur. The finer... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant visit to la scala in Paignton. Lovely food and service great experience trying Italian food done the proper way. Thanks max

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Thank Stevod1990
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Unlimited homemade ciabatta, delicious Italian house white wine, beautifully and presented food and with charming ambience and service: more than can be said for a lot of restaurants in town. What can I say? I can't believe this was only my first visit here. The food was faultless - and they were happy to modify the dish for me and... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Really excellent food and great service too - we had muscles for starter and squid too then main course fish and chicken with vegetables and sauté potatoes. Truly wonderful tasty food and Pinot Grigio to wash it down. Thoroughly recommended and can't wait to go again

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I have been to this restaurant many times with my family and the food is always superb and the service is always excellent. I am a vegetarian and my favourite Italian dish is carbonara which usually comes with meat at La Scala but every time I have been they have been more than happy to make me a separate dish... More 

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Thank hannah222016
Limassol, Cyprus
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Was taken to this restaurant, for the first time in years and found it to be superb, made my birthday extra special with the attention to the food and service. Thank you for everything will be coming again as soon as possible

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 521832

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?