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The Royal Plaice

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Market Street | Appledore, Bideford, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Fish & Chips, really good!

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This place is in Appledore. really good meal. Had the fish special and was value for money. Shame we found this place on the last night of our hols. Recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This place is in Appledore. really good meal. Had the fish special and was value for money. Shame we found this place on the last night of our hols. Recommended

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appledore,devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Went to the Royal Plaice for my husband's birthday. There were 6 of us, all had different & it was cooked to perfection. Helped down by a drink brought from the Royal pub across the street (no traffic!). Would recommend to anyone.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My wife and I had the mini cod special. For £3.50 this is tremendous value, spotlessly clean, cooked fresh while you wait and superb fish and chips. Well done you guys, we shall return very soon!

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Royal Plaice was recommended to us when we visited Appledore recently and we weren't disappointed. We all had fish and chips then sat on the harbor to eat them, it was a great welcome to Appledore.

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Harrow
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

In my opinion, deserved the Gold Award 2014. Tasty fish and chips. Locally caught fresh fish with crispy batter; chips crispy on the outside and fluffy inside. Perfect!

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Great tasty chips really the best I've ever tasted..staff a little frosty customer service not the friendliest.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Food great - staff a little un helpful , visited for takeaway on a four day break to Appledore - asked for recommendation only to be told " it's up yo you " not very helpful but had cod and it was great !

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Bideford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I have been a regular customer for many months having takeaways from the Royal and have always been satisfied with the excellent quality - until today! As a treat we decided to eat in! The fish in my opinion must have been left over from last night, it was covered in thick batter and inside it was dried up and... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Small cod and chips for £3.50. Fish was cooked perfectly and batter was good. Chips OK and not too many as ordered small portion. Served in box which is practical but still like traditional newspaper! Closed early on Monday but to be expected as low season.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went in for a lunchtime snack, the smell of fried food percolated down the narrow streets and drew us in. Local food, cooked to perfection. Linked to the Pub opposite, you can bring your drinks across to the restaurant or take your supper back to the pub. Nice atmosphere, great staff and food produced to perfection at reasonable cost. What... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market Street | Appledore, Bideford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Description

Fish & Chips, really good!

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