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The Royal Plaice

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8 Market Street | Appledore, Bideford EX39 1PW, England
01237478673
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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Me and my wife visited the Royal Plaice this evening and probably by far the nicest fish and chips I have had in a very long time. We decided to have the Take Away option, which was a bit of a wait, but due to high demand, bank holiday weekend and time of the year (full of grockles) we didn't... More 

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Thank JamesK1986
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Living in North Devon my whole life I had never had Fish and chips from appledore so the hubby decided to take me tonight. They are amazing honestly the best fish and chips I've ever tasted. You have to visit!

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Thank Hayley P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Further to our earlier review, back in the area again and this time we decided to Eat In as we had our Granddaughter with us. SWMBO - chose the fresh 'Battered Scallops' a first for her as she had only ever had them pan fried before, she announced they are delicious and why doesn't our local chippy do them? The... More 

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Thank les h
Daventry, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually stop in here for our fish n chips when we visit Appledore. The service is good and the food is tasty, portions are large so make sure you are hungry! With the pub across the alley serving good pints you can grab a beer and enjoy your fish n chips with a nice local pint.

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Thank bobku
London, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were the first customers for lunch and the food was so good. Succulent fish in a crisp, light batter and amazing chips - crunchy on the inside, soft and fluffy in the middle. And every chip was good! Excellent value, too. Very friendly service from the chef and staff. Highly recommended. NB You can get a drink from the... More 

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Thank Capriwanderer
Boston, England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a take away tea and was not disappointed. They are cooked fresh so be prepared to wait awhile but they are well worth the wait. Special fish and chips is only £3.90.

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Thank petin22
fareham
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had takeaway fish n chips, they do a special cod and chips for just £3.90. Had to wait a while but it was being cooked fresh, so didn't mind. Lovely fish n chips, served with a slice of lemon. There is a pub opposite and i noticed a sign that read that you could eat your meal in the... More 

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Thank agadircamels
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had several take-away fish and chips now from The Royal Plaice, spaced over the past 2-3 years. Food is always freshly cooked and tasty and not overly greasy which is a big plus for us. Portion sizes are enormous, with a large cod consisting of a medium and small piece of cod! We have made the mistake a... More 

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Thank Mayo73GT
Appledore, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the royal plaice in appledore for a meal the waitress who served us was fast and helpful.We thought that the atmosphere was amazing and we would definitely return. After less than 10 mins we received our delicious hot food we ordered 2 portions of fish and chips and a burger and savaloy.Overall a wonderful meal that I... More 

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Thank supperlottiex
Appledore, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a take-away bag of scampi - easy access to the takeaway door (I had dogs with me) - lovely, fresh, tasty and cheerful service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Seafood, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Market Street | Appledore, Bideford EX39 1PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: 01237478673
Description
Fish & Chips, really good!

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