Plymouth has a thriving foodie scene and offers a wide range of dining experiences. Being a fishing port, Plymouth has an unmatched reputation for fish restaurants serving the daily catch fresh from the sea bought directly from the local fisherman. It doesn’t get any fresher than that.
You can expect delicious dishes of fish, seafood, crab, and lobster as well as local beef, lamb, game and poultry from the rolling Devon countryside. It is a gourmets delight!
But restaurants in Plymouth are not limited to just an English-style menu. There is also a wide choice of vegetarian, vegan and ethnic restaurants to suit all tastes from Chinese to Turkish. Here are some of our top picks of the best restaurants in Plymouth UK based on food, atmosphere and quality of service.
Tantuni is a restaurant in Plymouth that offers dine-in, takeaway and delivery services. This restaurant includes a Cafe and offers healthy Turkish street food. Tantuni is well known as one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Plymouth. Their menu is vegetarian friendly, includes vegan options, and also serves Halal menus. With its delicious food and excellent customer service, Tantuni has made a name for itself as one of the best Turkish restaurants in Plymouth.
5* Customer Review: “We visited this little hidden gem for lunch , it was beautifully cooked and the owner worked so hard to deliver plates of delicious food to all the people eating there when we visited. We were fascinated by the range of Turkish dishes and mezes on offer , would highly recommend. Planning to go back to work my way through the menu.”
Another popular Turkish restaurant, the Dunya Restaurant is located in the city centre just five minutes away from the Theatre Royal and Plymouth Pavillions and is an exciting new concept in dining for Plymouth. Offers a range of traditional Turkish and Mediterranean dishes with a twist, as well as many of the chef’s own special dishes. They have a dining experience to suit everyone’s appetite as the menu is vegetarian and vegan friendly. The ambience and atmosphere are excellent and it is the ideal place to spend an evening with friends and family.
5* Customer Review: “I requested the Adana Lamb Kofte which was brought upon me with great haste. The service presented was extremely bewildering. The staff were friendly. I would definitely come here again.”
The Catch is one of the best seafood restaurants in Plymouth. Perfect for dine-in or take-aways, this fish and seafood restaurant only provides customers with quality and fresh fish and seafood. Customers review this restaurant to have a great selection of wet fish and a few little extras that you can add to a dish. The fish and seafood are caught locally and cooked by professional chefs with extensive seafood preparation knowledge. The ambience and atmosphere at this restaurant are intimate and relaxed. The food is the best and freshest you can see in Plymouth.
5* Customer Review: “We stumbled across this place on the Barbican by chance for dinner and what a find. We both had oysters, lemon sole and chocolate fondant. The oysters were so creamy – the best I’ve ever tasted and the sole was delicious with great flavours of chilli, capers and heritage tomatoes. Dessert also fantastic. The service was really friendly and they showed a great knowledge and enthusiasm for seafood. I would definitely recommend highly.”
Regarded as the best Italian restaurant in Plymouth, Positano doesn’t disappoint. It is a traditional Italian restaurant with tasty food and excellent service. Positano is perfect for special occasions, romantic date nights, large groups and business meetings. Their menu accommodates special diets such as vegetarian-friendly, vegan options, and gluten-free options. This restaurant is wheelchair accessible, serves alcohol, has high chairs, and accepts credit cards.
5* Customer Review: “Great Italian food, and an atmosphere to match. We had a lovely evening here. Thanks to Umberto and the rest of the team for looking after us. Excellent food, good wine, and a fun ambiance. What more could one ask for!”
Mr Wok Thai Noodle Bar is a snug dining outlet offering Thai cuisine such as noodles & curries in takeaway environs.
This Thai restaurant in Plymouth has been serving the local population with high-quality food and offers delivery services. The ambience is fun and enjoyable. The menu is vegetarian-friendly and is open to vegan and gluten-free options. Customers have reviewed this restaurant to have great, cheap food with excellent customer service.
5* Customer Review: “After hearing many good things about Mr Wok, I decided to take my hot girlfriend for some food. Well blow me down…it was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed the food and the chilli beef is out of this world. The staff are attentive and very friendly. Highly recommended”
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