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The Chancel

€€ - €€€Seafood, European,
2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
+44 1752 226264
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (97 reviews)
“steak” (129 reviews)
“fish platter” (31 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Seafood, European, Wine Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On the recommendation of some friends who had dined here before we tried the Chancel for lunch today & are glad we did, The staff were very friendly & attentive & the food was delicious & freshly cooked. Portion size was excellent, so much so...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. Food was fantastic, steak cooked perfectly. It was great to have someone who knew wines too. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing evening at The Chancel, the food never disappoints and our steak was beautiful. Always lovely selection of vegetables too. Cannot rate this lovely restaurant enough. It has an amazing ambience and the wines are amazing!

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled up with family visit to watch Pompey play, ( we will be shopping)! found this on trip advisor- and what an absolute enjoyable evening, food was spot on , and staff were friendly helpful and really looked after us. Would recommend this place to...More

Thank Showmethemoneyjules
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely intimate restaurant. Service great and food doesn’t disappoint . Try the pear and Stilton salad. Gorgeous !

Thank frannyb3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have drunk at the Chancel many times and I really like it, particularly because the staff are great and it has that perfect combination of excellent service, interesting drinks and a welcoming atmosphere that means I always try to visit when I'm going out in...More

Thank righty_ho_then
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place , yummy food, great wine list and fabulous staff. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited for my birthday dinner. On arrival, we were welcomed by a lovely surprise; a birthday banner and card! The staff were friendly and the food was amazing. We try to go to a different restaurant each time we go out...More

Thank SamAscott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Chancel at lunchtime as 3 ladies on a shopping trip. What can I say? The whole experience was fantastic, from the friendly greeting on arrival to paying the bill 2 hours later, we had nothing but brilliant service and food. I can...More

Thank Lizhutton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited earlier this week with a friend for lunch. She had not tried the tapas before there but I had so she agreed to share 6 dishes between us. They were absolutely delicious and some we tried I had not had before but all were...More

Thank jlwebb2013
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Questions & Answers
14 March 2018|
Response from memorp |
A selection of Finger Sandwiches, Scones, Jam & Cream, a selection of sweet treats plus a pot of tea. All served on vintage china in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. You can also have a ‘Tiddly Tea’ by adding a glass of fizz.
2 December 2016|
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Response from torquil28 | Property representative |
We take our fish seriously and go to great lengths to ensure it comes from a responsible and sustainable source. Keeping it local is important to us, and we shop daily at our local fish market to ensure the fish on our menu... More
Clifford R
10 September 2016|
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Response from memorp |
Yes, most of our menu is Gluten Free, including many of our desserts. Our online menu indicates all of our Gluten free meals.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England (Formerly Renaissance)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 226264
  • E-mail
A small family run bistro, offering over 50 wines sold by the glass, carafe or bottle. All food is cooked to order, so we're not a place to visit if you're in a rush (unless you pre-order), but a great place to relax and enjoy fresh local produce. Primarily a Wine Bar, We are an adult venue and do not accept children under the age of 14. A warm friendly welcome awaits you.
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