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The Glassblowing House

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20 Sutton Harbour | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
01752 228556
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location, views, choice and quality of food was fantastic and the pricing was very reasonable. The only slight negative, was the service was variable. Specifically the welcome, seating and initial order taking was great right up to the point we finished our main meal. As the mains were cleared we asked for Dessert menus, after 15 minutes we reminded... More 

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Essex
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here for a 3 generation family lunch. Food was very nice but service very slow and we had to repeatedly ask for same things eg. they forgot veg for children's meals; jug of water, and it wasn't a particularly busy lunchtime. Lovely setting and attractively decorated venue but be prepared to wait.

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Thank happytraveller053
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't really know where to begin - our evening was a shambles. The staff were pleasant enough and very apologetic but unfortunately there were not enough of them and there was no manager on site. It's such a shame that this was a special occasion, the location is perfect and we were looking forward to celebrating in style. we... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location on the Barbican to die for and in the correct weather an excellent opportunity to enjoy superb food. Service is good but falls off a little when very busy, the food is very good and presentation pleasing to the eye. the menu choice includes local fish dishes and a reasonably priced wine list. The restaurant also has a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have dined here a few times in the past. Modern decor, clean, nice atmosphere, great views of the marina. Menu selection just the right size not pages of choices which I personally don't like but I would say a choice for everyone's taste. Food hot and very tasty. Service was a bit slow and there appeared to be only three... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ultra modern with beautiful decor lighting and top notch furnishings. Experienced + knowledgable attentive waiting staff who seem happy in their work The restaurant has a trendy bar/lounge area to enjoy a drink whilst waiting to be seated. Pleasant views of the harbour can be enjoyed from the restaurant as most tables face that way. A grrat assest is that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We are glad we booked as it was the firework championship, all of Plymouth was very busy. Very modern restaurant, fabulous view of the boats sailing in and out of the harbour. Great food, the service was a little slow but we had a lovely relaxing meal. Thank you

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Thank Linda B
swindon
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed excellent food and service. Probably the best mussels we have eaten. Recommend the Sea Bass also and all the service staff were great and a good team effort.

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Thank john o
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and amazing prices for a very good meal lovely bright restaurant and will be going back

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Thank Marc R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for breakfast and it was very tasty. Only downside is the portion size. Food was hot though which is good. And reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$43
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Sutton Harbour | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 01752 228556
Description
This 70 cover restaurant is first class dining with sensational views of Sutton Harbour. This fantastic setting is in the heart of Plymouth's buzzing Barbican. The Glassblowing House is a unique building keeping with the Glassblowing Theme it once was. There is a theatre-style kitchen and the menu changes daily to ensure the freshest food is served from the local area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?