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La Scala

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28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
01803 521832
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the restaurant twice, the first visit was good, the second visit we had to wait 2 hours between coarse, don't know why because the restaurant was only half full. The food was very good and the staff were friendly.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I wanted wasn't on the menu, but the chef created a lovely pasta dish for me, which had plenty of huge prawns, tomatoes and chilli. Definitely worth a visit.

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1 Thank Susan C
Paignton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made very welcome, great meal wonderful value will be back. Great service as normal, didn't have to rush through courses just a great night. And we are all local residents

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1 Thank meryl749
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little restaurant. Has a great atmosphere and the staff are very efficient. The food was delicious.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Very accomodating staff, friendly and happy to serve. The fillet steak was huge and absolutely delicious. Cooked to perfection. The sauce was very tasty and fantastic range of accompaniments. If we return to Paignton again we will definately be eating here.

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1 Thank Laura T
plymouth england
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Recommended to us by the hotel. This lovely little Italian did not disappoint . Nice touches. Hot bread regularly delivered to the table . Deserts were great

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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited in a party of 8 when holidaying down there and decided to go with it as it had great reviews. Didn't disappoint at all! Not the prettiest of restaurants but the food quality was great and the service fantastic! Thank you, will visit again if in the area :)

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1 Thank Shannaghhh
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Being lovers of Italian food, this restaurant did not disappoint. It has a varied menu with a good selection of pasta dishes. Ours was well presented, well served and delicious, the dessert (panna cotta with amoretto) was delicious and the Italian house wine proved good value for money. The menu wasn't the cheapest in Paignton, but we feel you get... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We had done a bit of research before our long weekend in Paignton and La Scala seemed to get good reviews. We generally found it to be good (not exceptional) and perhaps a little over-priced. It was the most expensive of 3 during our stay by a long way at £60. We had olives and bread followed by baked stuffed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I'm an italian guy, this is a very good resturant! I wish you'd enjoy your meal here! You should order, in my opinion, a main carbonara or pasta bolognese! Have a good meal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: 01803 521832

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