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12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 (0)1752 227262
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been there many times over the years and never fails to impress. Fish is always fresh with deliveries daily from the fish market just across the harbour. Staff always attentive.

Thank Sarah M
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Platters is a traditional family run restaurant serving fresh fish dishes of the best quality. You can not get any fresher fish as you can smell the sea air and see the fishing boats from outside the restaurant on the famous Plymouth Barbican.

1 Thank Christine B
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant tonight for dinner and apart from the really drap surroundings we thought we were in for a good meal. The plaice fillets were absolutely tasteless and bland and obviously not fresh although we are on the sea front. Did not eat at all and the waiter did not hesitate to deduct it from the bill, which makes... More 

Thank mum5035
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2,182 reviews
1,335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6,371 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Platters has always traded upon and been loved and supported because of the simply cooked and well presented fresh local fish and the friendliness of the staff and regular customers. It has always been casual and quirky but that has sustained its attraction and kept it at the core of the Barbican personality. But strange things are happening. Th air... More 

Thank Jannerbloke
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good and fresh fish. We loved it, housemade atmosphere, nice service and reasonable prices. We Will be back soon.

1 Thank Gianluca G
Lurgan, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have heard so much ,in the form of great reports about the quality of food served up in this weird but wonderful friendly restaurant , and just had to give it a go ,and wasn't disappointed ,we enjoyed a huge portion of scampi and French fries ,and a pot of tea , the food was delicious, and all for under... More 

1 Thank jarlath m m
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just stumbled out of this Plymouth institution. If you want fresh fish cooked well, then come here. Attentive service and a great location.

1 Thank Leigh-Robinson
Aveton Gifford, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd come to Sutton Harbour in the rain to see the visiting Russian tall ship Shtandart and then looked for somewhere to lunch. Platters was a stone's throw away and looked busy, always a good sign, though we could see there was a table free. What a great find: I had the platter of three pieces of local fish (plaice,... More 

2 Thank Anne F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh tasting food. Large portions, definitely worth the money. Love their mussels and cream sauce, must try. Great experience will be returning back.

1 Thank Stacey S
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very friendly busy, simple fish restaurant. The interior decoration is a bit strange but don't be put off. A very friendly reception made us feel at ease immediately. The range of fish offered was excellent - between us we had Brill, Gurnard and Haddock. All were excellent and the chips were perfect. Really delicious tartare sauce - the only... More 

1 Thank JohnCAS49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1752 227262

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?