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Boringdon Arms Inn Restaurant

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Bar, British, Pub
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Boringdon Terrace, Turnchapel PL9 9TQ, England
+44 1752 402053
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar area is relaxed, traditional and stylish, the bar is well stocked with good drinks and great service. This pub deserves to do well if they persevere with the current approach. Our only minor tip would be to put the lovely chandelier lights on a dimmer and possibly add a few candles in the evening to maximise the ambience... More 

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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Came here to visit family. Called in as the other public was fully booked. Had a steak. Steak really nice although not that hot. Other family had sweet chilli chicken. This was good. Chips were homemade and really nice. Beer here is good with Atlantic, Jail Ale, Otter on tap. There is a specialist gin menu!!!! Sweets, although very pleasant,... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

a surprisingly good location for a very nice lunch. I enjoyed the burger with a poached egg on top. very light but delicious with skinny fries. We did not have to wait to long for oir food. Good , prompt attentive friendly service too. my daughter enjoyed her bagette that was freshly baked. a shame it wasnt a bit busier... More 

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Devon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We came to try it out because we used to come here years ago when it had a wide range of real ales and the pies were outstanding. I have submitted a request to TripAdvisor for the revived pub to be listed under the Plymouth nightlife section and am waiting for that. Meanwhile today's comment relates only to the food.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had high expectations when we visited for the first time in a number of years. The decor is great and a huge improvement but the food is appalling! We waited nearly an hour for 4 meals with no explanation or apology. 2 chilli con carnes which were tasteless and watery, just cheap mince in thin stock with boil in... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went down to the Bori to try out the new menu last night and I have to say it was the worst meal I have ever had in a pub. I ordered Chilli Con Carne with rice and it was basically just dry mince meat with rice. I had to add ketchup to it just to give it some... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This pub has recently reopened under new management. We were once regulars here so we thought we would try it and see what the new people had to offer. We could not have been more disappointed. The menu is simple, which would have been fine had it been well done. It was not busy at all but we still had... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

The pub has changed hands since l last visited so went to have meal and see the changes. A nice simple menu, different options each evening. Curry, fish pie eveings. The fish was good, you can have it grilled if you dont want batter, nice dry handmade chips not greasy plus peas, very filling. Puddings all £3.95. House wine very... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights B & B, The staff were really friendly. We had dinner here on the first night it was lovely, breakfast was all the works and freshly cooked to your requirements. If you are looking for a Good B & B to stay in Plymouth, I would certainly recommend this place.

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1 Thank littleaggis1949
BoriPL9, Owner at Boringdon Arms Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks folks, it was genuinely our pleasure to host you for a few nights. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us, and the beautiful sights of Turnchaplle. We're looking forward to your return. All of our love Danny and Tamsin x More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The new couple that have just taken over made us feel incredibly welcome and were very hospitable. We had dinner and enjoyed a wonderful fresh fish chowder and a ploughman's. The accommodation whilst basic, was very clean, serviceable and very reasonably priced. The views from room 3 are stunning. Good luck to the new couple

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BoriPL9, Owner at Boringdon Arms Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your kind words, please come back soon. Best Regards, D & T x More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boringdon Terrace, Turnchapel PL9 9TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Turnchapel
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 402053
  • This restaurant is at Boringdon Arms

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