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Paignton Pier, Paignton TQ4 6BW, England
+44 1803 558814
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New Forest
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking from Babacombe to Brixham and came across this little cafe at the beginning of the pier, fantastic location and wonderful views. We had one of the best cup of tea I have had in a long time and the coffee and walnut cake and the tiffin was lovely, just what we needed to help finish the walk... More 

Thank Carol V
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Fancied a cup of tea and saw this had been refurbished. Was a lovely little stop with great cakes, great views and friendly staff. The food also looked really yummy!

Thank chloelouise1402
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111 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch. We both opted for Cheeseburger and Chips which was plentiful and filling. The staff were polite and the wait was minimal. The prices are reasonable compared to some other places in the vicinity.

Thank roycooper1
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299 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The cafe is situated just as you go onto the pier on the righthandside. On the day we popped in they were unfortunately understaffed and there was a long wait to order / for food to arrive. The staff were clearly trying their best, which is why we were happy to wait. Food was OK. There is a £1 charge... More 

Thank NichaUk
Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went to the Pier Cafe for breakfast the other day and the breakfast was fantastic, one of the best breakfasts, all freshly cooked and really tasty food. Great staff and excellent surroundings. Beautiful view from the Pier too. Will definitely be calling in again for food and drinks. The coffee was great too. Thank you for making this a very... More 

Thank brooklyn11
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a bite of lunch. A little small but managed to fit in with a pram. Husband & I had the Cheese burger with chips, salad & coldslaw. Could have done with just a touch more crunchy side salad but the rest was absolutely LOVELY! Yummy and definitely filling. I don't eat burgers very often but this was... More 

1 Thank Curleypussycat
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After a walk along the pier we decided to sample the coffee and the cookies. The staff were very busy and served with patience. The staff were very helpful with all customers and non customers. The cookies and coffee were great. Stop by and sample you won't be disappointed.

1 Thank gezmorrall
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We popped in on the morning of leaving Paignton, for a couple of bacon rolls and a cuppa. Location is lovely, right on the entrance to the pier but it's a little noisy due to the arcade etc. Even though the food was lovely, it was a little expensive compared to portion size, ie 2 slices of thin bacon in... More 

1 Thank TheWanderingWomble
derbyshire, england
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Such friendly and accommodating staff. We ended up here for tea one night after trying the food at travelodge the night before and being disgusted at both service and quality. We had panini and chips. Delicious, fresh produce and freshly cooked to order. Having also experienced a disastrous breakfast at travelodge we decided to walk down to this friendly cafe... More 

3 Thank gemlou99
Paignton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The service was polite and friendly, but the food was a disappointment. The veggie ploughmans came with ham (!) and the chips were cold. The tables were sticky and tacky. The views, though, are amazing!!

Thank FelineFriend5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?