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La Scala

Certificate of Excellence
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28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
+44 1803 521832
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxed, friendly staff, professional service, absolutely excellent cooking, pleasant decor and spotlessly clean. A wider choice of deserts would have been appreciated. On the pricey side for Paignton. Prices are are a little too high to induce us to become regular customers, but we will definitely be back for birthday treats and celebrations.

Thank Michael R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an Italian restaurant at it's very best! Max and his wife Meg are professional in making your dining experience one in a million! Great food and a great service!

Thank zirichetto
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

A cold Friday night saw us waiting for the doors to open at 6.30. We had booked as we like to eat early but with hindsight I should have booked for 7. I managed the few stairs quite easily and was met by a friendly greeting & I appreciated being helped off with my coat and it was hung up... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 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.

Thank Lesley M
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 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 .

Thank Wilf M
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20 restaurant reviews
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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 

Thank DevonbellePaignton
Brixham, United Kingdom
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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 

Thank Patrick S
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27 restaurant reviews
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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 

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

Thank Stevod1990
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30 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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?