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Platters Restaurant

12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 1752 227262
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“fresh fish” (37 reviews)
“clam chowder” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A work colleague recommended this restaurant to us as we were staying in Plymouth for a couple of days, once we had booked into our hotel we went looking for it, we had actually eaten from there takeaway before but not there restaurant part. The...More

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed yesterday

I've come here with my team for that last 4 years. It is reliable, friendly, good quality and fairly priced; what you may call a hidden gem; Platters always looks less busy than its neighbor the Platters fish and chip takeaway, but this is deceiving....More

Thank Len H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Platters restaurant on at least 20 different occasions. Every single meal has been without any doubt, outstanding. If you enjoy freshly caught local seafood which is cooked to perfection, I would recommend Platters every time. Particularly of note is the cod...More

1  Thank Sebastian A
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We eat here every time we visit Plymouth. Authentic, family run joint with great fish and chips, that’s it!

1  Thank gt1955
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I went in on my usual Friday lunchtime eating out of the office. I usually go to another fish and chip shop however the bridge is broken and the ferry didn’t come within a sensible time. I was recommended Platters by a friend and I...More

1  Thank Don C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Thank you to the folks we met at the The Coffee Shack who recommended Platters. We had an excellent meal. Super fresh fish beautifully cooked, lovely staff, quirky decor, loved everything about it and very good value for money. Rocky would very proud to see...More

1  Thank CathyAJ
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

When we arrived the restaurant was packed and it was a little bit disorganised however the staff were friendly and the food was excellent, The squid rings with the best I have ever tasted fantastic tartar sauce portions on the large side so be ware....More

1  Thank jangovey1
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Had fish from their lunchtime menu as that finished at 5pm which was good as we got there at 1/4 to! The large cod and chips was LARGE and even their standard cod was of a good size. Cant beat it, been their many many...More

1  Thank 70Maddy
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Went to see poppies on The Hoe at night and thought we would eat out as well. In the 41 years we've lived near Plymouth don't know why we've never been there, it was fab. A real place, not a chain, with good service and...More

1  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great food always cooked well, and fresh , lovely to sit outside and enjoy your food. Very friendly staff.

1  Thank djljm76
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Questions & Answers
21 July 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
I have been in here eating when kids or gnarled affable fishermen have come in with buckets or baskets of fresh fish.
18 July 2015|
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Response from HillyCirencester | Reviewed this property |
Whatever the management response to this question, one of the joys of Platters is that if the table you need is not immediately free then they invite you to nip next door to the Dolphin for a pint or over to the real Food... More
6 June 2015|
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Response from DougalM_12 |
They have a couple of steps up from the pavement and inside the door there is very little manoeuvrability because of the narrow gangway. The benches and fixed tables on the right may be difficult to get into. The smaller... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 227262
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