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Shirley Valentine's Taverna

12 New Street | The Barbican, Plymouth, England
01752 669686
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Ranked #51 of 508 Restaurants in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
midlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

very crowded, tables really close together. we went for the set menu, bread & dips - there was far too much dips, which were quite sickly. Then it was mezze, which was 5 different items that were all very bland Then main was lamb kofte & chicken kebab with what tasted like microwaved rice & sweetcorn added in. The rice... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We were looking for somewhere different to eat this place seemed to fit the bill. The food was very good and plentiful the staff were polite right up until the point where when handed £80 for a £62 bill they asked "doe sir require any change i was going to tip heavily but i like to have the choice! Also... More

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times before and the food was impeccable and the service during the day was very good. However we went one evening for a meal and when searching for a seat upstairs was told it was booked by the waitress to simultaneously be told by a couple they were leaving and we could have... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Having recently returned from Greece, this outing was in some ways a comparison trip. I was very pleasantly surprised. Set in an historic setting in the oldest part of Plymouths famous Barbican, I was somewhat cautious in my expectations. Worry not, the décor is enchanting and the food superb. The lunch time menu I considered rather unexciting, however the a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Really good food. We had the mixed dips and bread to start, swordfish and the house special ouzo chicken for mains. All good and generous portions. There was some room left for Baklava and Turkish coffee, very good too. Friendly service and a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We loved this place. Never been before but went on a recommendation. Not disappointed.Started with a meze starter between 4. Lovely. Then two of us had lamb skewers. One had pork and one had aubergines and minced lamb. All served with rice and salad. We also had a reasonable bottle of red wine. We couldn't eat dessert although they were... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fantastic authentic Turkish and Greek food, can recommend the chicken ouzo and Adana Kebab, great little restaurant with a real Turkish atmosphere and great prices

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great choice of food, excellently cooked and served in a warm and inviting atmosphere, by polite and helpful staff. and all at an affordable price

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Slightly disappointed with the lunch yesterday. Decor is interestingly middle eastern with clean tables. We shared a mixed dip with bread as a starter, but it was slapped on lettuce leaves, some of it so sloppy it was running over the edge of the plate and didn't look appetising at all but tasted ok. Would have been better presented in... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Last week end my wife and I went to Shirley Valentine's for lunch. We had obviously visited before for an evening meal and that was good. This time we went for lunch. They do a very good lunch menu of 2 courses for circa £9.50. The choice was good and was served with a smile. I would recommend the omelette,... More

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Address: 12 New Street | The Barbican, Plymouth, England
Phone Number: 01752 669686
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

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