We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Clovelly Bay Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
+44 1752 402765
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“belly pork” (19 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (347)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great traditional Sunday roast, lovely environment and friendly staff. You definitely need to book a table on Sunday’s though!

Thank Bikerladette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I went for a lovely evening meal at the Clovelly Bay Inn. Smashing warm welcome from the staff and a great menu.We reserved a table as heard it was popular.We both had prawn cocktail and then delicious home made beef and chicken creamy...More

Thank p0lly_L202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Turnchapel 4 weeks ago, had a couple of pints and two lovely meals in the Clovelly Bay Inn. Absolutely superb and I mean superb. the food ( loads of it ) the service everything was faultless.

Thank lett1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, served in one go for a group of twelve. Helpful staff, great atmosphere. Serves unusual selection of ales but that means you have to try them all! Book early for a table.

Thank cpjailler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a birthday meal. Made sure we booked well in advance and we were able to get a table at 830pm. Table was read on time and we were able to order food and get drinks before 830. Service was excellent and food...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Book in advance and you will enjoy the best Sunday lunch! At least 5 meat choices and so much fresh vegetables. Friendly pub with sea views and absolutely delicious food!

Thank L147
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I had read about what this pub had to offer, and had the chance to eat out there with friends this week. Well. What a hidden gem! Clearly very content and happy staff create a great atmosphere, and the food - four different choices from...More

Thank TastyTracey
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I first went here with my wife after being invited here by my brother and his wife. My brother doesn't return to a place if he's not satisfied so hearing he had been previously and saying they had a good meal got my hopes up...More

Thank LeviLee46
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We eat here quite often and have never had anything but great food and a friendly welcome. I am motivated to write this, having visited on Monday evening for another lovely meal, by another reviewer who claimed the landlord to be "past it". He certainly...More

Thank ChrisK303
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

You can't fault the food, enormous portions Great choice on the menu , brilliant happy well trained staff. The landlord looks a bit past it but its no big deal. We had a birthday group and booked the in house band "the Scarlett's" who were...More

Thank andyn9924
Nearby Restaurants
Boringdon Arms Inn Restaurant
46 reviews
.06 km away
Mombay Brasserie
603 reviews
1.27 km away
Bella Italia Plymouth Barbican
491 reviews
1.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Marine Aquarium
1,894 reviews
1.32 km away
Mount Batten Tower
9 reviews
.35 km away
Plymouth Yacht Haven
8 reviews
.36 km away
The Cawsand Ferry
44 reviews
1.23 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
24 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jim E | Reviewed this property |
Any well behaved dogs are allowed. My German Shepherd goes there with me.
19 March 2017|
Response from ClovellyBayInn | Property representative |
Hi, the service is called the Mountbatten Ferry. It runs; *from the Barbican; quarter to and quarter past the hour *from Mountabatten; on the hour and half past I believe they are currently running to the Mountbatten... More
1 February 2017|
Response from Alex.C. B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boringdon Road | Turnchapel, Plymouth PL9 9TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 402765
  • E-mail

"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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing