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Lily's Restaurant and Tea Rooms

9 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
+44 1803 557527
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
9 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been using this establishment over a long period now and recommend it for the senior citizens, as it is quiet and very friendly.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a cream tea whilst on a break from the hassles of life. Warm welcome and seated immediately. Full of the older generation so knew it was good. Waitress took our order straight away and within minutes our cream tea arrived. It was delicious! The...More

1  Thank Phil41yellow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is home from home.The food is superb and plentiful and at reasonable prices.The chef is not frightened to show his face and speak to his customers. The waitresses go out of their way to to ensure you enjoy your visit,they are both friendly...More

2  Thank James C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited today with 4 friends for lunch on a day out to Paignton. We came across this lovely little restaurant by chance and were blown away. Two of us had the roast lamb, two had fish and one had lasagne. Every meal was divine, liked...More

1  Thank Somersetprincess
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our company office is on the same road and i eat here for breakfast when i can as its the best place i have found in the area so far. Friendly waiting staff who are very attentive. Good quality ingredients and great value for money....More

Thank Peter Y
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

2  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

2  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

1  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

3  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

5  Thank DEllison87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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