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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 - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very pleasant evening, the food was excellent and super fresh. We felt really welcomed the moment we arrived in this special restaurant. A real nice evening.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited yesterday. food 100/10, wonderful views of The Bay. The staff helpful. Great food. Will visit again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I knew from the time we walked through the door we were in for a special evening. Warm friendly greeting, time to have a very pleasant local beer , totally unhurried. A couple just leaving were raving about the steak and pulled pork. Now I had a problem, I love steak but also like sea food when in view of... More 

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Thank Kevin C
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

As a local we had walked past TJ's many times and as it was our wedding anniversary we decided to try it, as we could walk home from there. We had an amazing evening from the minute we walked into the restaurant. The staff were so friendly, we were not hurried to our table, giving us chance to have a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were travelling with a 4 year old, staying at a B&B, looking for an early child-friendly but nice restaurant. TJ's was open from 6. The staff could not have been more warm and friendly. There is no specific child menu but as the food is tapas style there are plenty of options to choose. We had a great evening... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

For one this meal was booked as a surprise for me on my birthday and I was accompanied by my partner, son, daughter in law and granddaughter. As always the staff were welcoming, the atmosphere was delightful and the food to die for. As a vegetarian this is probably the only place I would bother eating out, and my carnivore... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Always visit TJ's when down to see family in Paignton,great location overlooking the harbour and Torbay,outside tables weather permitting, Large part of the menu is Tapas style although main courses are also available Couldn't imagine not eating here when in town

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

On Saturday night, my heart was warmed. People buy from people and the people at TJs were great!! As a family we were warmly welcomed, although early. Nothing was too much trouble and the food was great! Thank you for your kindness and every success in the future!!

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went there when down for one night. Was lovely food fish pie one of the best I have had. Staff lovely could not do more including let us move tables to sit outside to finish our drinks at then. Will definitely be back and recommend trying if in the area.

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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
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
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 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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