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Clovelly Bay Inn

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Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate here for my birthday on the 21/04 2017 following all the rave reviews and was not disappointed. They catered for our party of 23 with efficency I have rarely seen whilst dining in a large group. The food was great with not a single complaint and the staff friendly and welcoming. I will be making a point of eating... More 

Thank 70chowe4now
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the Clovelly Bay Inn. We went last night for my sons birthday. The food is always fab, portions are large and the service great. I do think they might just have hiked their prices a little since our last visit, but as we all loved the food it's not really an issue. I had the veggie chilli and it... More 

Thank TinaS1985
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The portion sizes are large. Good quality food but food and bar prices are expensive. This would stop me returning. Staff are very welcoming.

Thank Anne W
Winchester, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a walk from Plymstock around the bay making our way to the Mountbatten Centre to catch the ferry back to Plymouth, came across this place and so glad we did, food and beer excellent.

Thank charles c
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I can see is positive reviews and a busy restaurant but I'm not sure why. The menu is very very out dated but charging top money by todays standards. For the money being charged I was expecting a little more in quality in every aspect but it wasnt there. Overall, just not what I expected from a pub In... More 

Thank ross1989
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, amazing food, great service, what more could you want. A proper pub. I have eaten here 4 times and always been treated to home cooked food of the highest quality. Make sure you book as all the tables seem to be reserved.

Thank plymouthsteve2015
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG what a place to eat. Portions great size, home Cooked food amazing, lovely cosy pub with great Choice of ales. Can't wait to Go back!

Thank Paul F
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled across this pub when i drove past it when visiting friends. The bright colours make the pub stand out and stand out it does! What an amazing pub!!! Admittedly it took me a while to visit the pub as it is a little bit out of my way but now i have been it won't be long before... More 

Thank M O
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd seen the positive reviews on TripAdvisor so decided to check it out one evening last week. My partner had the Greek Lamb, and I the rump of lamb. Oh my goodness! First of all, the portions look enormous! But I found it wasn't much of a struggle to finish mine, a healthy portion of veg, lamb and cracking spuds!... More 

Thank ahsat91
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely staff, nice warm atmosphere always book as there is limited tables being such a small venue. been twice and neither times have i been disappointed looking forward to returning

Thank Max W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 441752402765

"Renowned For Wonderful Food"

Family owned pub situated on the waterfront in the historic village of Turnchapel

A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere awaits whether you are visiting us to drink, dine or both!

We are ideally located to Mountbatten for all you’re your water sports needs, The South West Costal path for walking and only a short drive or water taxi to The Barbican and Plymouth City Centre.

We look forward to seeing you soon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?