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Pier Cafe

Paignton Pier, Paignton TQ4 6BW, England
+44 1803 558814
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible30%
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“cakes” (4 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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Paignton Pier, Paignton TQ4 6BW, England
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Wanted to visit with my son and dog for breakfast after a nice but windy walk. It was only my son who spotted a really really small sign saying no dogs but assistance. When I opened the door to ask if dogs were no longer...More

Thank Asharak
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Nice walk along the beach on a cold and sunny day to clear the cobwebs away, though it would be nice to stop and have a nice coffee and bacon sandwich, it wasn’t busy but somehow the bacon sandwiches were cold, didn’t even melt the...More

Thank oneblondebrow
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had a fish and chips meal which was great! The fish was cooked to perfection and the batter was crisp and tasty. A bowl of chips and some mushy peas made a perfect accompaniment. The service was quick and efficient and the place was clean...More

1  Thank Eddie H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a cash cow, fish not cooked chips had a horrid taste, change the oil... feel robbed and wouldn’t recommend -1 /10

Thank P2NA
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited here for a warming cuppa and quick bite after a disappointing visit to the pier. The welcome was warm and friendly, and tables clean and cleared of the remains of previous visitors (many establishments are poor on this). For the price the tea/coffee...More

1  Thank MichaelJohnMichael
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went to paignton for a day out as we were holidaying in Devon. Decided we'd have fish n chips for dinner expecting real fish in batter but it was basically supermarket bought fish over cooked and dumped on a plate with oven chips and tinned...More

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

On first impressions it looks okay, but when your food comes out it's disgusting what you get for your money! When you pay £7.95 for fish and chips by the sea you'd imagine your going to eat proper fish and chips with mushy peas.. instead...More

Thank ZLE8
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

So we decided to visit here as it was right on the pier and the sign said 'traditional fish and chips' I ordered chips which were oven chips I could of just made them at home for a quid!

Thank csphillipsx
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a cafe sitting on the beach end of the pier. It serves the normal cod and chips but also baguettes and panini's and great milkshakes OMG they are great. This was a great much the staff were friendly and helpful....More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Planned to treat ourselves to chips on the pier while visiting Paignton. So disappointed we chose here! Disgusting in every aspect! We were having late lunch and all very hungry so stayed, I wish we hadn't. Cleanliness: vile! Rubbish and food all over floor, tables...More

Thank louhepp
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paignton Pier, Paignton TQ4 6BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 558814
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