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Barbican Fish Bar

36 Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LE, England
+44 1752 261432
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
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“fish and chips” (56 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“large cod” (4 reviews)
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36 Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic fish and chips and very friendly service . Lovely atmosphere . Extremely good value for money. Highly recommend.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We were looking for an evening meal, without any preconceived ideas, could've been anything TBH. Decide to try here because it looks like a standard, unpretentious "chippy" and there was seating available It was early Monday evening. I chose cod & chips, with mushy peas...More

Thank farway
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place is a wonderful, value for money, honest to god "chippy". No pretence and great fish and chips. Give it a whirl.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Great fish, well cooked with very crispy batter. Being hyper critical I would have said the chips were slightly dry. Nice cup of tea. Lovely staff, friendly smiling and helpful.

Thank Kayfersdad
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This chip shop used to serve the best fish and chips, cooked in dripping. Our family would travel out from Tavistock just to eat here. Visited yesterday only to find it's been taken over at they now cook in oil. Not only and I bitterly...More

1  Thank Lucy-Ann K
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd visit in recent months. Every visit the food has been superb. We have tried various combinations of F & C's, tasty chips really nice and hot. Whilst not advertised they do allow medium size dogs and smaller in which for us...More

Thank Sean w
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Everything about this fish and chip shop has improved over the years. It has been refurbished; the staff are friendly and helpful; food is tasty and portions are good. There is the option on eat in or takeaway which gives additional flexibility. There are options...More

Thank samdoha3
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had Haddock & chips here about a month ago we could not fault it, so we thought it was a fluke, like many people living in Plymouth you would think it was easy to find GOOD fish & chips but its almost impossible so...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

For what must be one of their busiest days (Armed Forces Day) somebody somewhere had obviously not thought about how many people they would get through the door. I arrived here with family around 18:45 and had to wait a good 20 minutes before being...More

1  Thank chips010
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Having read previous comments I can honestly ay I don't know where these negative people are coming from. My wife and I visited with our grand child, nothing was to much trouble. High chair brought to our table, servettes (lots of)brought with our cutlery. Food...More

Thank Guzply
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4 September 2016|
Response from hepa | Reviewed this property |
Can't answer that. I am a reviewer.
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Response from Sean w | Reviewed this property |
I believe this depends on how busy they are. We have visited 3 times in the last 2 months, lots of spare tables and the dogs have been allowed in everytime. We have a border collie and a small dog.
4 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 261432
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