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88 Cornwall Street | City Centre, Plymouth PL1 1LR, England
+44 1752 665516
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Lanterns Restaurant has been an established family run business for over...
Lanterns Restaurant has been an established family run business for over forty years. Based in Plymouth UK, and having undergone recent major refurbishment, Lanterns Restaurant is still the best steak in town!
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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely sunday lunch

Had a lovely sunday lunch here today. The food was tasty and the portion size was just right, we came out feeling full but not really uncomfortable. The price was very reasonable with three courses costing £8.95. The service was good. We did seem to wait a while between ordering and receiving our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Rachael N
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We went for a meal with family to celebrate a Golden Wedding Anniversary. From start to finish we could not have wished for a better experience. Food was piping hot and made to order. All food arrived at the same time, vegetables actually tasted like vegetables! All in all one of the best meals we have ever had. Would highly... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I went to Lanterns for an 80th birthday celebration, had a lovely evening. For my main had the rump steak with Diane sauce which was really really nice!! The staff were really attentive and freindly. My only bad point (which is kind of a biggie...) is that my starters of mussells came out and half of the shells were empty!!... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had a lovely sunday lunch here today. The food was tasty and the portion size was just right, we came out feeling full but not really uncomfortable. The price was very reasonable with three courses costing £8.95. The service was good. We did seem to wait a while between ordering and receiving our meal but it was busy and as... More 

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Leanna S, Owner at Lanterns, responded to this review

We are sorry you had to wait, but are glad you enjoyed your meal. Hope to see you again, Thankyou! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

On a recent visit I discovered the restaurant had had a face lift which has, in my opinion, improved it. The food was as good as ever with a vast range of English & Greek dishes. Service was good.

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Leanna S, Owner at Lanterns, responded to this review

We are glad you like our recent refurb and look forward to seeing you again, Thankyou! More 

plymouth
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We have been going to Lanterns for over fifteen years and have seen it change over the years (new decor amazing) but the quality of the food and service has remained excellent. A friendly welcome, good portions and consistent quality. The menu is varied serving Greek and English dishes, the steaks are always cooked to perfection and their roasts goods... More 

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Leanna S, Owner at Lanterns, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments, we are thrilled to be your number one choice when shopping in Plymouth, look forward to seeing you again. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Super staff, super and varied menu. A quality meal at reasonable prices. The restaurant has recently undergone a refurbishment and though the quaintness has gone the new surroundings are still welcoming and pleasant

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Leanna S, Owner at Lanterns, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely comments, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and like the new refurb! Hope to see you again soon, Thankyou! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I had booked a table at Lanterns for Mothers Day and when our party of 7 arrived at the restaurant 20 minutes before our reservation time we were told that our table was not ready so we all waited outside until our 4:30 booking. I appreciate that it was a busy day but the customers on what was to be... More 

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Leanna S, Manager at Lanterns, responded to this review

As you have already stated, you arrived 20 minutes prior to your booking. We understand you had to wait and we do apologise however it was a very busy day and we tried our best to accommodate all our customers. Your table was however ready for you at the time it was booked for, but you had already left without... More 

England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After placing a reservation for mothers day weeks in advance, when we arrived at the restaurant there was no table for us and we were told that we had to wait for a table to finish eating. This table were only just receiving their desserts. The restaurant was over crowded and we were expected to wait outside for the table... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We went for my daughters birthday. My daughter was running late but the staff allowed us to sit and order drinks while we waited. Very friendly food when ordered came fast which was surprising there were 12 of us staff couldn't do enough. Food was extremely good and daughter was made a fuss of and had a flaming Sambuca at... More 

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newlanterns, Manager at Lanterns, responded to this review

We are so pleased you and your daughter enjoyed her birthday meal, hope to see you again. Thankyou! More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was looking for nice place for lunch and came across this very nice place, was greeted well and service was fast but the food was very good, very good value for money and a very friendly atmosphere I would defenatly visit again when in the area.

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newlanterns, Owner at Lanterns, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Roger, we look forward to seeing you here at Lanterns in the not too distant future! All the Best The Lanterns Family More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Cornwall Street | City Centre, Plymouth PL1 1LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 665516

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 34
  • Cuisine: British, Greek

Description

Lanterns Restaurant has been an established family run business for over forty years. Based in Plymouth UK, and having undergone recent major refurbishment, Lanterns Restaurant is still the best steak in town!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?