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The Cork & Bottle Paignton

5 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
+44 7934 863526
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A repository for the socially inept.

This boozer could have been brilliant if Enterprise Inns had any corporate conscience, coupled with... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Martin E
Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
Not a place to go

This is not a place for families and probably not even as a night out. Tend you find the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Paignton, United Kingdom
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  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible43%
22 Mar 2017
“A repository for the socially inept.”
17 Jan 2017
“Not a place to go”
5 Torquay Road, Paignton TQ3 3DU, England
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This boozer could have been brilliant if Enterprise Inns had any corporate conscience, coupled with the accumen to restore this fine Georgian hostelry back to its original form. This would mean candle and gas lighting, possibly a piano and very definitely no 'tunka-tunka' machines. People...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is not a place for families and probably not even as a night out. Tend you find the alcoholics and druggies in here.

1  Thank IceQueen1967
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Exactly what we were looking for during our 10 day stay in Paignton. We visited on a Thursday night where the dj took requests. Great music all the way through. Cheap pool table at 50p a game. Affordable drinks. Friendly staff and locals.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Went to the Cork and Bottle for a live band. The pub is fantastic. The staff are friendly and quick to serve. The decor is rock/metal/goth, as are the clientele. This is not really a 'normal' pub, making it stand out above others. The music...More

Thank Lizard1980
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Excellant pub, came across this pub totally by accident ! Me and my friend came to Paignton for four nights B&B on our motorcycles, we were over the moon to find this Gem tucked away playing rock music and serving equality pints at low low...More

Thank dytor1957
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The best pub to visit if you are into classic rock and metal. The atmosphere there was warm and welcoming from the second we entered. The landlords there know how to run a pub. They are very friendly, a great laugh and people who you...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I use to come in here with friends in December and we had a good laugh with the bar maid and we all had fun. But now it's like a morgue and its very depressing. They still have the awful tacky Halloween decorations up. The...More

2  Thank torbaydos28
Reviewed 31 December 2015

If you like your music hard and heavy and your beer well-kept and affordable then this is the place for you. Friendly staff and a great atmosphere. Decent level pool table. Had a couple of beers here over the festive period and everything was fine....More

Thank 501rayf
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Having not been in for a while it is to my delight new owners have taken over. I walked in to an inviting night with jolly customers. Bar staff willing to talk and be friendly. Small but great range of ales. both bottles and draught....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Wouldn't recommend one of the most unwelcoming pubs ever! get stared at by the man behind bar went in with my son and we walked past him and stared at me like I was an alien just landed on earth! We walked out they either...More

1  Thank Julie M
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