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All 508 Plymouth Restaurants

The Glassblowing House

20 Sutton Harbour | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
01752 228556
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Ranked #125 of 508 Restaurants in Plymouth
Price range: $0 - $52
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: This 70 cover restaurant is first class dining with sensational views of Sutton Harbour. This fantastic setting is in the heart of Plymouth's buzzing Barbican. The Glassblowing House is a unique building keeping with the Glassblowing Theme it once was. There is a theatre-style kitchen and the menu changes daily to ensure the freshest food is served from the local area.
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English first
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Been here a few times and although the view is great the service and food let them down. Decided to give it another go last weekend and they seemed to have changed the set-up and the menu and we had a lovely evening. The food was great, the service was good and they've changed the table seating so that both... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Lovely Sunday roast, every time we have been the meat has been really good quality. Only thing is would like a little more veg, maybe some cauliflower cheese?!

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Witney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We've been visiting this restaurant quite regularly over the last 18 months, the menu has recently changed and unfortunately so has the standards. Our table was far too close to the next table, the young couple clearly weren’t impressed either, so we moved it back ourselves. When our food arrived we asked for some Ketchup, I got a sarky comment... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We chose the Glassblowing House for our wedding breakfast due to the beautiful setting, decor and friendly staff. The manager, Greg, was fantastic to deal with and took everything in his stride, particularly the last minute drop outs! He, along with the Head Chef, created our own special menu and this didn't disappoint on the day - everything looked and... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have been visiting this place for a while now and service and food is not always consistently good. The Duck was not tender as it has been on previous occasions and they still struggle to deliver a very chilled white wine. How do they manage to get the lager nicely chilled? As far as service goes, telling the customer... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

...but they ran out of Sunday Roast before 3:00pm, and had several other bits that didn't appear (like Creme-brule with shortbread... only the shortbread never arrived, even after asking the waiter where it had got to!) Prices were pretty reasonable!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Very picturesque and romantic. If you're planning to propose, take her here. Overlooking the calm harbour and the gentle sounds of the historic barbican. Food is very posh and prices are to be expected. Tranquil in the evening with candles, it is quite simply beautiful.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wife and I had dinner here and also a family lunch. Food was great and service perfect. If you have a window seat there's a view over the harbour. First class,if in Plymouth and want to celebrate we head here.

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Plymouth
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Visited on 30 October in a group of eight but won't be rushing back. The menu seems to have changed since a visit at the start of the year and now serves a wide range of pizza, burgers and posh pub style grub rather than what I would consider restaurant style food. The food sadly was only average and we... More

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went today for brunch wsjohith the family. How can two breakfasts and two pancakes take so long to do. They cook a sausage put it n the front counter 3 or 4 minutes later the bacon goes on then the same with the mushrooms and this continues up to the eggs , so its been on the front counter for... More

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Additional Information about The Glassblowing House

Address: 20 Sutton Harbour | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
Phone Number: 01752 228556
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
Average Prices: USD 0 - 52
Cuisine: English

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