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The Royal Plaice

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Market Street | Appledore, Bideford, England
01237478673
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Fish & Chips, really good!

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  • 64
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful fish and chips

Had lunch here on a drizzly Saturday. Really lovely fish and chips - crisp batter and chips not at all soggy. You can't pay by card though so make sure you have enough cash.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Munchkin7208
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried The Royal Plaice for the first time and am very disappointed. For one we ordered a sausage along with our order and they forgot to put it in, after being charged for it. Whilst tucking into my cod I found multiple bones which completely put me off the whole thing, plus my niece (aged 3) had some of mine... More 

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Thank Jeslucc
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a drizzly Saturday. Really lovely fish and chips - crisp batter and chips not at all soggy. You can't pay by card though so make sure you have enough cash.

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Thank Munchkin7208
Daventry, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Great Fish and Chips by the seaside, we usually stop in here for a meal when we visit, fast service and the food is great.

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Thank bobku
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Had fish and chips here after reading reviews and was not disappointed. Had to wait a few minutes, as food was freshly cooked but was well worth the wait.

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Thank joyrjoy
Bideford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

without exception - EVERYTIME I bring friends they ALWAYS say 'that was really good' - ALWAYS - really nice and really cheap. * * * * * FIVE STARS

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Thank higgledypiggledy303
Bramley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

There are 2 Fish & Chip places in Appledore and I have now eaten in both. My number one choice is this one The Royal Plaice, just wish I could have got a table inside! I had Plaice and Chips, cooked perfectly with no excess fat and included a slice of lemon, a nice touch. I just wished I lived... More 

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Thank Martin L
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

The quality if the fish and chips here is very high, always fresh, crisp and not greasy. Eating in is relaxed enjoyable experience and the take aways are equally good. The value 'specials' are a little smaller but remarkably well priced.

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Thank Herdwick46
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

What a great find - visited twice during a week in Appledore. The best scallops ever. A friendly venue & shared our table with others attending the Book Festival. Whilst not licensed very easy to pop across to the pub to buy your drink whilst your fresh fish & chips were being prepared. Great fun & good value

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Thank Elizabeth S
Wootton Bassett, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

8pm, called this outlet to ask what time they closed, man on end of phone had difficulty understanding my question, had to repeat several times, along with the question, did they cook surf and turf as a takeaway...it is advertised on their menu, so a viable question... My patience got the better of me and gratefully, eventually, I was told... More 

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Thank Karen C
Wiltshire
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Good value take away for chips on the seafront or nice little cafe restaurant. Daily offers but ask for the special offer to receive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market Street | Appledore, Bideford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: 01237478673

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Fish & Chips, really good!

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