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The Chancel

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2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England (Formerly Renaissance)
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here again at the weekend for a family gathering. Food great as always, the bruschetta was delicious.

Thank Nicola H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When for a meal with friends at the chancel meal was excellent and the staff couldn't do enough to help . I would highly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Leann C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was unbelievable,great service and great wine to compliment the food. The staff appeared very knowledgeable about about the wines provided.

1 Thank flowers19792014
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this restraunt twice now and enjoyed the experience both times. I had a blue cheese and walnut starter which was delicious and a starter that was new to me.it looked pretty as well as tasted good.i had the steak both times.the first time was perfect and the second a little too rare for me.the staff could... More 

1 Thank Margaret D
Plympton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great surroundings particularly downstairs in the romantic fairy lit area, excellent food and service, we used a groupon deal and found it reasonably priced, definitely recommend this this place for any occasion.

1 Thank John S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets keep this brief. Couldn't fault the quality of the food, the service was very good and so was the atmosphere (we were downstairs). However the menu is limited and either the size of the food portions needs to increase or the price need to drop . Had the Valdostana , but for £22 I expect more of it or... More 

Thank hexys
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, amazing wine and perfect service. You could not ask for anything more. We will be back.

1 Thank Pooler757
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't eat here but the staff were lovely and we sat and had a bottle of red on their recommendation.. next time we're down in Plymouth we'll definately be booking a table!

1 Thank Emma J
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food amazing and brilliant service. A great night! I tried the fish specials, starter and main and they were to die for. Husband had the prawns wrapped in chorizo followed by fish stew which he said were fantastic. Don't usually have a desert but as the food was so good we decided to sqeeze one in, the Eton mess and... More 

1 Thank Rachaelj J
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Chancel last night on a Groupon deal. I upgraded from sirloin to fillet steak for £5 and was not disappointed. The steak was stunning and cooked to perfection. My partner had the sirloin and said it was the nicest steak he'd had in a long time. We both had the Eton mess for dessert. This was also delicious!... More 

1 Thank gayacorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $29
Seafood, European, British, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England (Formerly Renaissance)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 441752226264
A small family run bistro, offering over 50 wines sold by the glass, carafe or bottle. All food is cooked to order, so we're not a place to visit if you're in a rush (unless you pre-order), but a great place to relax and enjoy fresh local produce. Primarily a Wine Bar, We are an adult venue and do not accept children under the age of 7. A warm friendly welcome awaits you.

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