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Lily's Restaurant and Tea Rooms

) #45 of 137 Restaurants in Paignton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British
9 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
+44 1803 557527
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
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9 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
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Reviews (72)
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2017

My wife and I have been having lunch here for just over 12 months once a week and I coffee 2 or 3 mornings a week. The food is fantastic ***** (5) star, freshly cooked and prepared using where possible local produce, and freshly caught...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Called in for breakfast today Server was very friendly nothing was to much trouble Food was great very tasty & piping hot Would highly recommend

1  Thank lifesabeach108
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Took my 12 and 14 year old children (as my daughter's also a Lily). Felt quite out of place as we were by far the youngest customer in there. Having said that, the staff were lovely and demonstrated good community spirit towards their regulars. Prices...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is the second visit to this tea room restaurant. Very friendly staff always willing to accommodate. Very caring staff who enjoy their work . The food is outstanding. It is popular with the older generation as quoted in someone else's review , but that's...More

2  Thank Diana a
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Went today with my mum and young son. The place had an uncomfortable feel of a private members cafe which requires you to be over the age of 75. The staff weren't very friendly and they have no high chairs available - apparently you aren't...More

4  Thank DEllison87
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in here yesterday, it was almost full and several tables were reserved. It was like a trip back in time and reminded us of somewhere like Betty's in York, althoughj not as grand. The tearoom is elegant and cosy and if the...More

Thank mit1234
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I was lucky this morning and decided to pop into Lily's for breakfast. I was not disappointed. Friendly, fast waitress table service and offered drinks straight away and swiftly received a great real coffee served as you like from very hot coffee and milk jugs,...More

Thank Breakfastking1
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Mr Andy Crocker I hope I got the name right is one bloody good chef.We go here regularly and always for an English roast.Great menu choice of meats with roast potatoes and 4 veg.I'm American but if you don't like English traditional roast meals you...More

Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Been here for lunch twice this week and cannot speak more highly.The waitresses are very welcoming and aim to make your visit memorable which they do. The food is delicious and plentiful and the menu is varied something to please every palet. Now we have...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Cream tea, yummy fresh scone, cream and jam for mom. and buttered toast for me. The tea was beautiful. Friendly staff and the place was spotless.

Thank paulines728
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 557527
A quintessential English tearooms - complete with clientele!
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