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The Woodside

Bar, Pub, British
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12 Gasking Street | Greenbank, Plymouth PL4 8DQ, England
01752 226056
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Devon
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2,056 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Came by early last night only to find the door locked and a sign up on the wall from the owners Punch Taverns inviting applications from anyone interested in running the pub.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited this "country pub in the city" last night as we were looking for a "quiet" pub to have a nice drink and a chat. The music was blaring, beer awful and the locals hammered. Why is it so hard to find a decent pub in Plymouth?....

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I used to come here often as students for their Sunday roasts. They were always big portions and very tasty! It's a proper old pub run by friendly staff. Recommend if you just want some pub grub and a pint or two!

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Thank bhopkins94
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The folk who run this place try hard but are set about by conditions imposed by environmental health or the licencing committee. Apparently a single senior adjacent resident has managed to neuter many of the pubs activities in the cause of noise restrictions in this inner city predominantly student area. There is live music for a couple of hours 9-11... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing pub. The landlord was fantastic. He was very welcoming and friendly. Nothing was to much trouble for him to make your visit comfortable. The beer and wine was cheap and excellent. Where can you go and have a good quality wine for £6 per bottle. Bottle of port £12 and her even did Stilton cheese and crusty... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

another lovely pub around plymouth, nice friendly bar staff, gorgeous cooked food, with great portions and value for money, good priced drinks, and lovely layout, with small coffee table and chairs here, table surrounded by sofas there and then long bench tables over there, its a great little place to go have a bit of grub, a nice drink, relax... More 

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2 Thank Liam R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

I came along with my family to have a meal together and a few drinks. After lunch we used the pool table. The manager came out from the kitchen and told us to stop laughing as he couldn't hear his Classic FM.

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1 Thank Tooty2
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Loved the venue highly recommended great nite thanks guys. Friendly bar staff and great music .. we will definitely visit again

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1 Thank dave j
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

As the slogan describes, the Woodside encapsulates a very strong feeling of an old local, expected in the rolling hills of rural Devon. Inside is reasonably clean, nothing out of the ordinary for a traditional pub (think cleaner than a Wetherspoons, but not a PizzaExpress). What truly makes this pub one of my local favourites is the people. The bar... More 

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Plymouth
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Oh dear. This place used to be friendly a few years ago however, last night was a different story. The bar man was surly, the manageress was disinterested and the two drunk regulars at the bar clearly took a dislike to us (one must assume due to the fact that we were the only other people in there) so, before... More 

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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
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Bar, Pub, British
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Gasking Street | Greenbank, Plymouth PL4 8DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 01752 226056

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?