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Clovelly Bay Inn

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Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some of the best pub food ever. Tremendous choice all excellently prepared and presented by polite and attentive staff. Well worth it visit I guarantee you will return again and again.

Thank Austin W
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your in the Turnchapel area you must try this place, fantastic quality ales and food, nothing is too much trouble for the staff. We have just moved into the area so will be visiting this establishment frequently.

Thank Jim E
Hampshire UK
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly dining pub, four real ales (three local) and large range of meals, including specials board and Sunday roasts. We had an enjoyable evening and good food. Nothing fancy but sure to be a favourite if you like your food uncomplicated. Booking at busy times essential.

Thank Andy955i
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will not leave this pub hungry great choice of meals from blackboard we are working our way through it.really friendly staff.Opens evenings only well worth a visit

Thank Kitty381
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven of our party dined here to celebrate a birthday.The place on a Friday night was buzzing.The food superb and in huge portions(you have been warned) We could not eat a pudding.The landlord played his guitar to serenade a birthday and the whole evening was just great.Value for money and a brilliant night out; just hope we can get in... More 

Thank billt1232017
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes!!! the food was just as Excellent as I remember it......roast potatoes to die for crunchy on the outside and fluffy inside good selection of meats and veg. Very friendly efficient staff nothing to much trouble.......highly recommend :-)

Thank Sylvia L
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with friends, food was outstanding, staff awesome. Thoroughly enjoyable evening, always feel welcome and would recommend to anyone who wants great home cooked food.

Thank merriatt19
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

You can always be sure of good food at reasonable prices. This is an excellent waterside pub, full of character and characters. We eat here quite frequently and we can be sure the quality never changes. Lovely places for everyone, you won't be disappointed

Thank Kerri T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Plymouth for a number of years, I discovered this little treasure by chance and I struck gold. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city this old quaint family run pub is an absolute must for either the connoisseur of fine ales or anyone looking for amazing pub grub. The staff are extremely welcoming and... More 

Thank Mark B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Thank you for yet again a lovely meal for my birthday treat with my family, best table by the fire and friendly staff

Thank jazzlovei

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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
US$11 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 441752402765

"Renowned For Wonderful Food"

Family owned pub situated on the waterfront in the historic village of Turnchapel

A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere awaits whether you are visiting us to drink, dine or both!

We are ideally located to Mountbatten for all you’re your water sports needs, The South West Costal path for walking and only a short drive or water taxi to The Barbican and Plymouth City Centre.

We look forward to seeing you soon

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?