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TJ's Restaurant

44 Cliff Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DL, England
+44 1803 527389
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (206 reviews)
“scallops” (36 reviews)
“fish goujons” (14 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
44 Cliff Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

2nd visit to this wonderful restaurant, great surroundings, had a table with a fantastic view, fish pie was to die for !! And the wife had a really tasty special fish dish of the day and the desert almost too good for words. Give this...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff and helpful staff. The desserts recommended by the waitress were spot on! Food was amazing! Will be returning when next in Paignton!

Thank Andros N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Based on TripAdvisor reports we reserved an early evening table. We were the only table for about 40 minutes. However we were'nt hassled as the staff kept well back. Starter of mussels was very very bland, hence I cannot give 5 stars. However the mains...More

Thank cloggy_phil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. Super friendly staff and gorgeous food. Great value and quality. On top of all this goodness the views over the harbour are superb. Thank you for a lovely meal.

Thank James T
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review, it always means alot to us. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your evening and we all agree the view is spectacular. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Heather

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant experience! The food was excellent - atmosphere superb - service marvellous! The portions were much larger than expected for such a menu - a surprising change for this day & age! Suffice to say - we shall return!

Thank Steve A
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review. I'm so pleased your meals hit the mark and you enjoyed the all round TJ's atmosphere. See you soon. Best regards, Heather

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on recommendation and were not disappointed. Wonderful food with lovely flavours. Very friendly staff and fantastic view over Paignton Harbour. Will definitely return

Thank petrahamilton
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your fab review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed dining at TJ's, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Heather

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant food, location and service.lovely to find an independent restaurant with beautiful views and superb food which is unique and worth every penny. thank you :)More

Thank Andrew C
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review, it always means alot to us. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your whole dining experience and like us, love the location. Our new menu is proving very popular and we look forward to developing new dishes for the summer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as a solo diner after reading reviews on trip advisor. Really glad I did - the service was lovely and the food was delicious. I had the fish pie off the specials menu - yum!! It’s not a place to go on a...More

Thank zobomojo
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so pleased you found us, it was a delight to have you at TJ's. Our fish pie is always popular, I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again. Best regards, Heather

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant on the off chance on a Friday evening. To our delight they found us a table, luckily, as it's probably best to book at weekends. Friendly staff, good menu with a difference. Have to say I would happily visit again if...More

Thank stephen l
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed dining at TJ's and like our new exciting menu. We look forward to seeing you next time you are back in Paignton. Best regards, Heather

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a tiring day, I went to TJs for dinner. The servers were very sweet and accommodating. I had prawns for starters, sea bass for mains and desert. The overall presentation and taste was authentic and impressive.

Thank sarah m
Heather B, Owner at TJ's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review, it means alot to us. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meal, all the flavours and presentation. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Heather

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Natalie B
28 July 2017|
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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
When we visited, the menu was clearly annotated with Gluten Free, vegan options etc. I seem to remember seeing quite a few Gluten free options so I think either give them a call or check out the menu online but they have... More
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Richard G
19 July 2017|
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Response from Serena B | Reviewed this property |
Summer holidays start on Monday. Best thing to do is to phone TJ's and ask them.
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Mark M
24 June 2017|
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Response from Sheila W | Reviewed this property |
No - TJ's only open at around 6.00 in the evening as far as I remember
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Cliff Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 527389
  • E-mail
Description
We pride ourselves on having a unique combination of menus; with our Tapas style menu consisting of over 25 smaller portion dishes that can be ordered individually as a starter or in multiples to provide a complete meal - a very social and interactive style of dining, promoting lively debate between couples, families or groups until a compromise is reached concluding everyones preferences. This runs alongside our 'Chefs One Plates Menu', vastly different in content, these main courses always including a succulent Steak. These frequently changing dishes focus on our chef's culinary and artistic skills creating thoughtfully flavoured and beautifully presented meals. Lovingly prepared to order, using, as often as possible locally sourced fresh seafood, meat and vegetables.
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