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Harbour Lights

Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DU, England
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (20 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
“crab cocktail” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DU, England
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Just returned from Paignton,totally speechless that a superb restaurant like this has been consigned to the nackers yard,Paignton really can’t afford quality places like this to close .poor old Paignton has slid quite rapidly into the backwaters of fast pub food of very poor quality...More

6  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This restaurant has been here since i was a little girl, and before! So sad to see such a lovely place go :(

4  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had booked a table when the restaurant was fairly quiet during early evening. The food couldn't be faulted and the service provided by two young girls was very professional in their manner and dress.

1  Thank fredfoto
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing restaurant girls serving are amazing . We had steaks and they are the best we have ever had so well cooked The surroundings are lovely and quiet and view from window over bays just adds to the atmosphere Would recommend to all

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

great location,good service and meal.this place is very popular so l advise reserving table. especially if you are golng at weekend as we did.

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The location of the restaurant was right on the harbor which was lovely as the weather was great, restaurant was reasonable size but felt it was very much stuck in the 80s. Waitresses were very nice and accommodating, food was nice. We went for the...More

1  Thank sharon_hutchen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The evening before booking the table I asked the receptionist if a vegan menu was available. The chef popped his head round to say they hadn't but he would be more than happy to rustle up a vegan stir fry with an accompaniment. Achievable using...More

1  Thank dnlu36
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Whole dining experience was wonderful.Prawn tower starter was to die for.Steak was cooked absolutely perfect and the mushrooms and peas were out of this world .An amazing Chef .Thanx for the best meal I have ever had .

1  Thank kennythescoop
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This has been run by the same family for many years and they know what they are doing. Great placed with views either over seafront or harbour. Nice and quiet restaurant good service you are well looked after, but not pushed. Large varied menu, but...More

1  Thank Keith G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A good proper restaurant. Plenty of choice from fish, chicken to steaks all well cooked and well presented and served.

1  Thank Nicki1714
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Questions & Answers
Janette B
5 September 2017|
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Response from 112cath1963 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not dog friendly , Which is a shame as we found it a lovely place to have a nice meal, which wasn't your usual pub grub.
31 December 2016|
Response from elaine t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't see any pictures
Julie M
19 August 2015|
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Response from caroline b | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure about this sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$46
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
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