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23 Torbay Road, Paignton TQ4 6AA, England
+44 1803 529584
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (156 reviews)
“amazing chips” (21 reviews)
“free samples” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
23 Torbay Road, Paignton TQ4 6AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scoffs I am afraid is all burnt out...no more lovely fish and chips... I guess it will be a long while before they trade again.

1  Thank joemer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No scoffs anymore. Terrible fire when I last visited. I think it will be a long time before it will be open again

2  Thank Olwen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely fish and chips,the best I have tasted. You get a chance to sample their chips outside. The chips are amazing, lightly coated with batter. They are crispy and plump chips and you do not get any edge pieces as you do in some fish...More

Thank loveholidays366
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love scoffs best fish shop ever .. we go to Torquay twice a year and always go to Paignton. To Scoffs .. so so upset they had a really bad fire this week .. hope they get back to business soon .. there will be...More

Thank goldfingers47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Will never ever go in this chip shop it is unacceptable that people still act like this it is disgusting.

2  Thank Becky B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place could not be ruder or poorer on its customers service. It’s a shame as their chips are very good.

4  Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been for a couple of years and happened to be in paignton with our young kids. Quick service and lovely chips!

Thank staceyretter
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The chips are excellent, they have a thin coating which makes the outside crispy and imparts a lovely flavour. We were due for as meal at our hotel later so we did not try the fish, but people said it was excellent. The service could...More

Thank Keith and Jean J
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Decided to go in after looking for somewhere to eat, a lady was outside giving taster's, we were not disappointed, the chips were lovely and tastey with a crunchy coating and a lovely peice of fish, very quick sevice and great portion sizes, washed down...More

Thank Gillian J
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The chips in this place were amazing - couldn’t get enough of them. We ate in the restaurant where there were friendly waiting staff with a quick service. The prices are not too high either so was a nice quick meal out. Happily go back...More

Thank Hannah J
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10 September 2018|
Response from fmsam | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but try and Google the info you require
3 December 2017|
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Response from squirtie2016 | Reviewed this property |
It was open every day during the 14 days we were there, that was peak season.
Nicole D
9 January 2016|
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Response from W3345FFpaulb | Reviewed this property |
Don't waste your money. It's disgusting. The gobby old woman that runs the place is a disgrace. Her management skills are the worst I've ever seen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Torbay Road, Paignton TQ4 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 529584
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