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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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Brixham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Brixham
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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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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29 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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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
28 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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Limassol, Cyprus
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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We spent a lovely evening here this week. It seemed a bit busy being a Monday so would reconditioned booking in advance for weekends

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Folkestone
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My husband and I were recommended this lovely Italian Restaurant by the Landlady at our Guest house, Easton Court, she said her and her husband have never been disappointed with the food or service here, and we can quite understand why ! We were offered complimentary delicious home baked ciabatta bread and butter to nibble on whilst making our choices.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Booked a table decided to have pasta for a change . Also a starter, my wife had prawn & advacado with marie sauce I had antipasto absolutely gorgeous the advacado & prawns was light & delicate ,the antipasto light refreshing 5 types of Italian meats with black olive pesto,that big it could of been a mains but the different tastes... More 

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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
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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?