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88 Cornwall Street | City Centre, Plymouth PL1 1LR, England
+44 1752 665516
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Ranked #126 of 524 Restaurants in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $36
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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!
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

its a greek resteraunt so have something greek, you wont go to a fish and chip bar and have a steak and chips. the kleftico is the best meal i have ever had. i highly recomend it to anyone visitiong plymouth, they now have had a refit and has done wonders. i dont reconise the place in a good way.... More 

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plymouth
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A vegetarian meal was ordered only to have a piece of meat on it. Looked as if they just took it off the plate and returned it to our table. Disappointing desert of strawberry pavlova as just a standard meringue filled with sloppy cream and a few strawberrys put on the top which you could have made in minutes at... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Lanterns has been an established restaurant in Plymouth for forty odd years and never disappoints us. The steak is still the best I've had in Plymouth and the peppercorn sauce is amazing! Great service. Family run. Relaxed atmosphere. We couldn't ask for more. Hope to see you all again soon! Thank You!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My mother and I went for dinner whilst out late night shopping, we could not decide on where to eat and as we next to Lanterns decided to venture insides. I have to admit I was rather dubious about going there in the first place as during my last visit there I found some wire in my desert, which I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

in a recent review of Cafe Indiya I suggested that there are many better restaurants in Plymouth. Sadly this isn't one of them. Avoid steaks and fish if you visit.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Well the roast lamb i had on thursday was a disaster 3 potatoes for a grown man and the rest wasnt much better and the soup to start was just water with a bit of chicken thrown in. And to be sat next to the door in the freezing cold, which u felt everytime someone opened it was appalling i... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Visited specifically to enjoy a straightforward, plain, grilled fillet of lemon sole. An absolute disaster. This sole was about the size of a goldfish. Unbelievable! The portion size was completely unacceptable and as a result of being so miniscule, was a completely dried out almost tasteless having been tortured for probably 10 minutes too long under the grill! VERY disappointed.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Our second visit in as many years, although off the beaten track, the food is excellent. My husband's birthday treat, perfectly cooked steaks, excellent service, decor has even updated since our previous visit which was nice, but thankfully the food was still just as delicious.

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Callington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We have be eating at lanterns for years. When we are in Plymouth for an evening out with friends it is Lanterns we choose. We are always made very welcome in this family run restaurant and the food is just so good. Peter the owner had told us they were having the restaurant refurbished and today, while out shopping, we... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

this one of our favourite places to eat.food is excellent and service is very good.you're not rushed into finishing your mea land the staff are very friendly

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Additional Information about Lanterns

Address: 88 Cornwall Street | City Centre, Plymouth PL1 1LR, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 665516
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 36
Cuisine: Greek, British

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