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Came out feeling like a butcher's dog at Xmas !

Went to celebrate a family occasion. I had a starter of whitebait which was cooked extremely well... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Denise M
,
Torquay, United Kingdom
Family lunch

Just had a lovely lunch at this restaurant. The food was very nice with a great choice and very... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Janet S
,
Paignton
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3 weeks ago
“Sams graduation”
19 Aug 2018
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Ye Olde Smokey House Vicarage Road, Paignton TQ3 1NN, England
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+44 1803 557630
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to old smokey for a celebration meal Sam's graduation we all had different meals .the food was hot and well cooked all had sweets washed down by alcohol waitress and waiter service was excellent without being over powering in all a pleasant reasonably priced...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Meat ok potatoes reheated plain veg including frozen and very basic. The red cabbage is the only thing that we can say is worth going for. Many other much better carveries around.

Thank KF300036
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We came here on a strong recommendation-there were 4 if us. It is advertised on their website as having a choice of 3 meats. At lunch time there was only beef and pork on offer and meat pie. Apparently, it was the same in the...More

Thank GPTLebu
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious carvery, such a variety of vegetables & they were all cooked beautifully. The meat portions were generous & they had all the condiments. :)

Thank Queen B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Popped in here for lunch as I'd seen it was dog friendly. We were able to sit outside or in the bar. We opted for the bar, which was cozy, with leather chesterfield sofa and dark wood furniture. Great menu choice, including a tempting carvery,...More

Thank Maz24
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Unfortunately the quality of the food was very poor, the carvery was cold whitebait very over cooked, prawn cocktail watery and the mixed grill was very cheap cuts of meat. Such a shame because it was a lovely restaurant with a really nice menu

Thank michael_carter68
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We called in for lunch as we had heard about the excellent meals available. We almost drove away before even going inside as the huge car park was 'PACKED'. However we decided to pop in to have a look at the food being served and...More

Thank HotdogDevon
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went here for my friends 70th birthday party at lunch time, the carvery was excellent quality generous portions, and great value for money. A lovely atmosphere to eat and drink in

Thank Shirley P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went to celebrate a family occasion. I had a starter of whitebait which was cooked extremely well and then we all had the carvery which is possibly the best I have tasted in Torbay. Meat was really tender and the vegetables were generally cooked well...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just had a lovely lunch at this restaurant. The food was very nice with a great choice and very friendly and helpful staff. They do a daily carvery, a light bite menu with two meals for £12 and this is an adequate portion, also a...More

Thank Janet S
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