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The Chancel

2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
+44 1752 226264
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (117 reviews)
“tapas evening” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant in Plymouth. Just decided to pop in for some lunch. We both enjoyed the tapas lunch offer. Was nice,quick and great customer service

Thank imafussymoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited The Chancel for a family meal and were not disappointed. The ambience was excellent and felt small and personal. The service was excellent - we were made to feel valued. The restaurant managed to fit us in last minute and were helpful with...More

Thank Charlotteme1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place if you're looking for a nice place for dinner and / or a good wine. It's a small place, a bit away from where most of the people go which gives it a lovely, cozy atmosphere. The lady who served...More

Thank cpiccadilly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely meal today as always at the Chancel! Paula and Neil went above and beyond today to help a damsel in distress after my car window was smashed (in a different area of Plymouth) they went above and beyond and taped it up with a...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd visit and once again found the food and ambience to be superb. We were seated upstairs this time, which I preferred as there was a more hustle and bustle and natural daylight. All the staff and owners are brilliant, creating a relaxed and casual...More

Thank genie26c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked because we have eaten here before and knew we were going to get great food and service. I had the scallops in garlic butter which were amazing I have eaten scallops in dozens of countries around the world and hands down these were...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service could not be faulted , we had time between courses , excellent choice of wines . I honestly could not fault this restaurant...really enjoyed our visit

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for 20th wedding anniversary meal. Lovely ambience in the restaurant, well laid out in wine bar tapas type environment. However for the price paid (£80 for 2) we had a better meal the week before at the steak and omelette restaurant in plymouth. The...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a surprise belated birthday Dinner here and i had never heard of it before. The staff were welcoming straight away and i was welcomed with a birthday banner above our table as well as a birthday card from the staff which was very...More

Thank barrowemma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just dropped in and got one of the few tables left. The food is excellent, the seafood platter is one of the nicest I have ever had. The staff are very friendly.

Thank Mick R
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Questions & Answers
2 December 2016|
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Response from torquil28 | Property representative |
We take our fish seriously and go to great lengths to ensure it comes from a responsible and sustainable source. Keeping it local is important to us, and we shop daily at our local fish market to ensure the fish on our menu... More
Clifford R
11 September 2016|
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Response from memorp |
Yes, most of our menu is Gluten Free, including many of our desserts. Our online menu indicates all of our Gluten free meals.
2 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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: +44 1752 226264
  • E-mail
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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