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The Glassblowing House

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20 Sutton Harbour | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
01752 228556
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: This 70 cover restaurant is first class dining with sensational views of...
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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    Very good
  • 84
    Average
  • 62
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Afternoon Tea

Excellant service great location and fabulous Scones,this was our first visit but it will not be our last.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Had a gorgeous three course meal lovely food very good quality.Tap water was not very nice so i ordered bottled.Fab service top food.

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UK
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The restaurant is classy, atmosphere fantastic, food delicious, and service excellent. Everything you could want in a restaurant!

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of our favorite spots on the barbican! the views from the window seats are amazing and the menu good . Food is always spot on !

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A really nice place to eat very good food and would reccomend to any family will be going back again and again A well run business excellent staff. Good value for money a good dining experience,

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UK
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were so surprised by the mixed reviews for this restaurant, having only read these after we had visited and having eaten, what we thought, was a wonderful meal. With no preconceived ideas, we were amazed to be able to walk in and get a view overlooking the marina, whilst enjoying fantastic food and smiling at the quotations in the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This place must have the best location to eat in Plymouth with the view of the Marina. The waiter Huberto was so polite and gave excellent service and was very attentive. We will definitely be going again

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Excellant service great location and fabulous Scones,this was our first visit but it will not be our last.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I really wanted to like this restaurant so much more than I did. The setting is lovely, and that in part is it's saving grace. My boyfriend and I took our mums here on Mother's Day and it was very much a mixed bag in terms of how we found it. The service was pretty average, neither special or bad.... More 

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Excellent cream tea. 2 scones per person. Large and freshly made, 1 plain and 1 fruit. We didn't manage to finish, so filling.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Second time eating here and both times have been very pleasant. The staff are always so friendly and most helpful. Both the quad of pork and the burgers are excellent.

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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  9:00 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  9:00 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 51
Cuisine: English

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Sutton Harbour | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 01752 228556

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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