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La Scala

28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
+44 1803 521832
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited La Scala after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor before our 3-night stay in Paignton in May 2017. We are very fond of Italian food so decided to give it a try. The service and welcome from the owner and his staff was first-class...More

Thank johnsattic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for my Birthday, and when we booked they asked if it was for a special occasion and we said Birthday, and when we arrived the table had been decorated and there was a card from the staff. We had a lovely meal...More

Thank Pippajack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my mum to La Scala for her 70th Birthday last night and six of us were extremely impressed. The table was decorated with decorations and balloons and a card for my mum on our arrival, which she has never had before at a...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoyed a lovely meal here, everything was made to order , 3 meat eaters & a vegan so there was plenty off choice for us all, a lovely relaxing evening everything was well presented, staff were attentive to all our needs, a lovely itallian...More

Thank auntysue1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Italian restaurant. Comprehensive menu Meal was plentiful. Minutes walk from Belle Dene Guest House.

Thank bevchoc56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the la scala for a evening of music 🎶 & food. Arrived at 20.30 was seated at our table as we were seated the music was playing, what a night, music from la tosca Tom Jones & Italian love songs whilst eating fantastic...More

Thank Wilf M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent meal here last night. It's in a side street so you have to look hard, but once inside its a 'gem' of a place. Relaxed and friendly vibes as soon as you get there, excellent service and the food was all...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered sea food and must say they were absolutely delicious. It is a cute and cosy Italian and is perfect for couples .I had mussels for starters and it was very fresh and tasty. For the mains i went for whole sea bass and...More

Thank Sachin N
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The food we had was amazing! Totally home made, fresh and authentic! The staff were very friendly and attentive, would so recommend this place! I had garlic bread to start and tortellini as a main, was honestly the best pasta I've ever had. The only...More

Thank Torrehendo
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for a birthday celebration and the staff were amazing from start to finish. They decorated the table for us, gave a personalised, written birthday card and supplied a cake! It was above and beyond any restaurant any of us had been to. But...More

Thank Jenny H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a high chair?? Thank you.
11 December 2016|
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Response from Claire8steve | Reviewed this property |
I didn't actually see one but they have a small child themselves so I expect they woukd have one
The website link on trip advisor doesn't appear to be working... Is there an updated one?
10 April 2016|
Response from TheStarofWoo | Reviewed this property |
Hi there We had the same problem a couple of weeks ago, so I just based my booking on Trip Advisor comments, and am so glad we did as it was a fabulous meal and the table was decorated so lovely for our wedding anniversary... More
Julie B
How many steps are there up to the restaurant inside
23 November 2015|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
There are at least 6 steps, possibly more. It can be a little tricky coming down but Max is always glad to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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