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Ye Olde Smokey House

Ye Olde Smokey House Vicarage Road, Paignton TQ3 1NN, England
+44 1803 557630
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“stuffing” (4 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Ye Olde Smokey House Vicarage Road, Paignton TQ3 1NN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked here from the widdicombe campsite. There was a good choice of food. Even though the restaurant area was full we were able to sit in the bar and order from the main menu. The portions were decent sizes. I liked the fact that with...More

Thank Jet C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like coming here for the roast dinners and a very nice and all the other meals are very nice if you don't have a roast dinner

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Been going to the smokey for the past couple of years. The cavery offered here is far better then the the Willow tree. Reasonable choice of vegetables but normally only beef, pork and a pie of the day. Parsnips are good but as with most...More

Thank nlander084
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this on a Saturday evening, early. It was busy because there was a 90th birthday party which had booked out most of the place. As a result we couldn't sit in the restaurant and had to sit in a bar area. It was...More

Thank rjb1717
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We decided to visit for lunch ,however on arrival we opted to sit in the restaurant part and given menus and left for 20 minutes ..we were not told to order at the bar (we had to work that bit out ) we ordered 1...More

Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Have been drinking and eating here since Friday 17th February. Friendly service, standard pub meals, excellent carvery all for reasonable prices. On the 17th standard fish and chips was well presented and hot very nice. Also chicken fajitas. Well presented lovely and warm. Very nice....More

Thank cooldad49
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We tried to book a table today but the restaurant was fully booked up for the whole afternoon. Fortunately we decided to take a chance that we could get one of the bar tables instead. Arriving at two o'clock we were surprised to find the...More

Thank Carole C
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

It's gone right down hill in here. Carvery is cheap but you get what you pay for - tasteless frozen food. Service is not much better either and the whole place just needs a good lick of paint. Couldn't park in the car park either...More

Thank LawaTorquay_Devon
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We arrived with friends for a lunchtime meal and were immediately served by Maria who politely and professionally served us our drinks and meal order, I opted for a small carvery which was a surprise on how small the plate was as it was only...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Have eaten at the carvery on a number of occasions. The food is always hot and although plentiful the choice of vegetables are basic. The car park always seems full but not the pub itself, so do not be put off. As of most carvery's...More

Thank 577lin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ye Olde Smokey House Vicarage Road, Paignton TQ3 1NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 557630
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