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Super New Year's Eve

We were two older couples wanting a meal and some music through midnight without paying the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony H
Brixham, United Kingdom
Good food

We’ve been there 3 times in the last month with people staying with us . All 3 times the people we... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Paignton, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Super New Year's Eve”
18 Nov 2018
“Good food”
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Ye Olde Smokey House Vicarage Road, Paignton TQ3 1NN, England
+44 1803 557630
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were two older couples wanting a meal and some music through midnight without paying the extortionate premium prices most restaurants charge on New Year's Eve. Well, we found just what we wanted here. From the warm and friendly greeting when we arrived it turned...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tony H
Reviewed 19 November 2018

We’ve been there 3 times in the last month with people staying with us . All 3 times the people we took really enjoyed the food and atmosphere . Good menu ( not too big ) and a very nice carvery . Free parking and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Prompt, friendly service. Excellent food - a generous serving of meats, fresh vegetables and crunchy roast potatoes, plus the absolute best roast parsnips! Highly-recommended. We will definitely visit again.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Been going here for years and its always been excellent but last night was dreadful All new staff,service dreadful Food mediocre and Carvery meat was dried out.Had to asked to be served ,waited ages doe dessert board and then one desert was forgotten and came...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pat B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lawnman2
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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. :)

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank blakey4924
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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