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TJ's Restaurant

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44 Cliff Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DL, England
+44 1803 527389
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18:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Mon 18:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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New York
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143 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat with stunning views over the harbour and across to Paignton and Torquay. Choice of Tapas or Main course to choose from a reasonable price, great atmosphere and lovely food and top-notch friendly customer service.

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Thank NewYorkRoss
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great table overlooking the harbour, watching the sail boats going out for their evening sail. The service all through the evening was attentive and we chose to share a tapas starter and then the chef's special. Delicious and enjoyable.

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Thank 614beth
United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, very friendly and made us welcome by even putting the 'doggy' on the reservation ticket. All the food came out piping hot and they were very generous portions. The food was cooked perfectly and really tasty. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank GaynorB25
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting the area and were recommended TJs by our B&B hostess. We came to try it that night but sadly they were all booked up, so I made a reservation the following day. It did not disappoint! Food was delicious. Thought the prices looked expensive online but we realized it was because the portions are... More 

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Thank Caitlin B
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is super welcoming and friendly and the food is mind-blowing. Not only did it taste fantastic, but the portions were also very big. The mussles... To die for.

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Thank bavarianbasti
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for our anniversary and the food and service was nothing short of outstanding. We arrived and was shown to our table. There was a reserved sign congratulating us on our anniversary. We ordered from the tapas menu and the food wad delicious. We ordered chicken pate, roasted garlic, king prawns in garlic butter, meatballs, mini sausages with bacon and... More 

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Thank Lindsey M
Ruardean, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Paignton for my birthday and wanted a nice meal. We picked TJ's at random really but did a little research.. We contacted them and as it was my birthday they said they would fit us in that evening. When we got there we were made very welcome by the owners. They had gone to... More 

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Thank Chris A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A highly recommended restaurant if you are in Paignton. Children and dogs are made to feel very welcome. With views over the harbour and beyond this restaurant has a relaxed feel to it. The owners and staff go above and beyond, getting to know their customers and treating you like part of the family. The food is fantastic! A large... More 

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Thank pipmama
Paignton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to be positioned facing the sea on a chilly evening following a sunny spring day. The lights coming on at dusk around the bay was lovely and being someone who works all over Europe I can honestly say Torbay has the X Factor when it comes to views. Service was friendly and the food was really lovely.... More 

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Thank Neil P
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing meal amazing service no faults at all had my anniversary dinner there and they made a special night

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Cliff Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 527389
Description
We pride ourselves on having a unique combination of menus; with our Tapas style menu consisting of over 25 smaller portion dishes that can be ordered individually as a starter or in multiples to provide a complete meal - a very social and interactive style of dining, promoting lively debate between couples, families or groups until a compromise is reached concluding everyones preferences. This runs alongside our 'Chefs One Plates Menu', vastly different in content, these main courses always including a succulent Steak. These frequently changing dishes focus on our chef's culinary and artistic skills creating thoughtfully flavoured and beautifully presented meals. Lovingly prepared to order, using, as often as possible locally sourced fresh seafood, meat and vegetables.

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