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TJ's Restaurant

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44 Cliff Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DL, England
+44 1803 527389
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful evening in a lovely little restaurant. Food great and staff friendly and not too expensive. I have been there in the summer and it is lovely out on the balcony .. when it gets chilly blankets are provided.. worth a visit.

Thank 692guyr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were stopping in Paignton for our holiday which coincided with my birthday. We contacted the restaurant to go for a meal on my birthday. We couldn't get in that night but managed to visit for the last night of our holiday. Had an early meal due to having our one year old with us. Restaurant was really nice, great... More 

Thank NottsPanther
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again Chris, Heather, Simon, Mike and the team surpass themselves. Wonderful food, great entertaining games, fabulous hospitality and a brilliant atmosphere on New Years Eve. We also ate at TJ's the night before, usual tapas menu and main courses. Again, outstanding quality and hospitality. We are regular visitors at TJ's despite living in Bournemouth, and have yet to find... More 

Thank IJCooper
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here the last Saturday night before Christmas, we were the only people not in a group but that was fine. When I rang to book last minute he lady was lovely and very accommodating, I happened to mention we were going for my birthday and when we arrived there was a happy birthday banner put... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Saw the Trip Advisor reviews and decided to make an early reservation as a family of four. It was a wind swept night and we were glad to get indoors into the warm and cosy interior. We were sat in an area facing the harbour. It was intimately light and tastefully designed in accordance with the locality. Mini Torches were... More 

Thank Philjo70
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at TJs were fantastic yesterday from the lovely welcome message for our party as we walked on the door to the messages iced onto the slate serving plates for our desserts. Chris and her team were so lovely and the good was magnificent. Will certainly be coming back!!

Thank Olivia H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I know it's a bit late! We had my wife's 40th birthday meal here with 14 adults and 4 toddler's, I can't thank the staff enough for a thoroughly wonderful experience. The food was absolutely awesome, we had the banquet menu, they also catered for 2 vegetarians with a banquet for them, and food for the children. We have also... More 

Thank silaura
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just had another brilliant evening with the lovely team at TJs the food as normal fabulous the atmosphere warm and friendly .it's not like going to dinner at some non discript eatery it's like going to see close family with a brilliant chef in residence, Chris and Heather and there respective partners have got this place licked. Look no further... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Came for my wife's Birthday, had a wonderful evening. Really friendly staff, great atmosphere and absolutely amazing food! Will most certainly be coming again!

Thank Andrew W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I would always recommend this place to anyone who comes to Paignton,, as it mixes a good quality of local food with friendly service all at a reasonable price .....with a view over the small harbour and sea front.

Thank Steve H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
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
We pride ourselves on having a unique combination of menus; with our Tapas style menu consisting of over 30 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 Sample Specials Menu', vastly different in content, with starters and 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 - basically Andrew is let loose to show off his passion!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?