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Lopes Arms

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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27-29 Tavistock Road, Plymouth PL6 7BD, England
+44 1752 301411
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family meal at our local to save cooking ourselves. What a change to find the interior of the pub has been updated and completely changed from our last visit six months ago. The whole place has had a facelift to change it from a tired looking bar into a clean and airy restaurant. Excellent menu with just enough choice which... More 

Thank ladlar
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living locally we frequent the lopes regularly. In all honesty we have never had a bad meal here and always choose the lopes for any get together (or any excuse) for a meal out . We would recommend the lopes to everyone. Even if not eating we are always made to feel welcome, the staff are so friendly and accommodating.... More 

Thank scaramouche74
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub has certainly been "done up" nicely, a lot nicer than when I last visited it twenty years ago. Service was good, toilets were clean and adequate choice for lunch, food was nicely cooked.

Thank Linda G
Newport, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The refurbishment here is fantastic, the pub looks incredible. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was very good. We will be going back.

Thank Catherine B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Lopes Arms for lunch with friends, as it is local to us. Some of us took advantage of the Senior Citizen's special lunches which are very reasonably priced. Despite being cheaper than average the meals were certainly not skimped! They were all delicious and everyone enjoyed it - so much that we're going back again very soon.... More 

Thank csarahv1970
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This the first time I have been here for two years and Oh god has it gone downhill. The whole downstairs has been refurbished, which was needed, but they have taken it too far and the pub has completely lost any of its old world charm, in fact sat inside here I could be anywhere, at some chain pub like... More 

2 Thank LosGatosbritanicos
Plymouth UK
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187 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

OK I didn't have a meal, just some reasonably priced ginger beer and chips. Fully recommended. Go on, try it :)

Thank Eric_the_Bish
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214 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Several friends had told me about the makeover at the Lopes so we went to see for ourselves. We visited on a Friday lunchtime and had booked to ensure we got a table. We had a really comfortable booth by the window. As soon as you enter the bar area it feels so much more welcoming than the old Lopes.... More 

Thank KrispyPlymouth
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had a reasonably priced meal here. Staff very obliging, didn't like the dressing poured on the salad, think that should be offered separately, but that's just me. But generally very nice.

Thank PlymouthTrish
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Couldn't believe how the pub has been transformed ,all very swish, and smart ,The food was good as it always was, but did have to wait rather a long time we thought for the food to arrive, Do think the kitchen could improve the service as it wasn't that busy, never the less we all enjoyed our meal and will... More 

Thank Hazel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Tavistock Road, Plymouth PL6 7BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 301411
Very traditional village pub on the northern edge of the city of Plymouth convenient to a large local community but much used by travellers on their way back from the rural hinterland and especially Dartmoor. Fair good value selection of mid to low priced traditional pub food in a classic setting. Well worth a Tripadvisor entry.

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