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La Scala

28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
+44 1803 521832
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“parma ham” (3 reviews)
“penne” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited La Scala on a Saturday night and had pre-booked a table which proved to be a good idea as the restaurant was busy and some people were turned away as they had not booked. We both started with the minestrone soup which was...More

Thank 69Kenno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a brilliant place. Had a family celebration this time here. Such a great atmosphere hosted by owner Max , attention to detail excellent ,food freshly cooked and tasted wonderful from start to finish. So highly recommended !!!!!!

Thank Jo I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely litte restaurant with fresh tasty food at a responsible price my daughger had the spaghetti bolognase which she said was the best she had ever tasted i had the carbonara with garlic bread there was a variety of fish dishes and would definitely make...More

Thank 765briggs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here during a recent stay in Paignton and would recommend anyone to try La Scala and you will not be disappointed. I would suggest you make a booking as the place is very popular and the owner even had to...More

2  Thank Ron F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely bruschetta then monkfish and both were excellent. House wine was very nice too. Very friendly and helpful service. Would definitely go there again.

Thank pauldlf
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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 20 May 2017

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 18 May 2017 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

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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 28 April 2017

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

Thank bevchoc56
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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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