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“food market”(14 reviews)
“devils point”(21 reviews)
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Royal William Yard is one of the best places to work, rest and play in the South West. The award winning Grade 1 listed ex-Naval victualling yard in Plymouth is home to a stunning range of leading restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and an eclectic...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviews river cottage food market devils point seco lounge las iguanas ferry ride farmers market eating places lots of choice worth a visit great place to visit art galleries lovely meal mount edgecombe places to eat and drink outside seating walk around
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Reviewed 4 days ago

POSITIVES: Overall ambience of location, wide choice of restaurants, bars. Appartment was up to expectations, sympathetically restored, well equipped and comfortable. On site access to water taxi travelling to Barbican and Mount Edgcumbe a real bonus. Also 34 bus to town centre. No need to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank craffien
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told that the Yard was a newly renovated navy yard and had lots of shops and restaurants. What we found was a dreary gray set of block buildings with vey little signage, and more vacant spaces that occupied. Found no place in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan4B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent collection of stalls selling artisan food, clothing, crafts and pictures. Unfortunately the very wet weather does in pact on how many stalls are out of doors amongst the historic buildings. There are also many stalls located indoors. Get there early as parking can become...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We do enjoy a walk round RWY, but apart from restaurants etc there isn't a lot there. Some of the restaurants have already closed and there doesn't seem to be any sign of anything else moving to the yard. There is a charge for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lindylou146
Hailey C, Manager at Royal William Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Linda, have you explored any of our art exhibitions or creative workshops in Ocean Studios? We have daily activities as well as events. Full details of all activities are available on our website, social media or black board at the site entrance. We have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a great evening at Royal William yard last night having drinks and food .There is so much history around this area well worth having a wonder around

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank regor0321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome evening at the Illuminate Light Festival in Royal William Yard, Plymouth this week. This free event featuring light installations, projections and illuminated roaming street performers is on for four days in November. A lot of the light installations use music and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank TinBoxTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is all about eateries and cafes. Where are all of the arty things and places I thought would be there? Very disappointed, and to be honest, embarrassed to take 2 visitors here for a matter of 20 minutes. Great place if you are hungry....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Royal William Yard is a great place to visit with it’s coffee shops, cafes and lovely restaurants, most overlooking Plymouth Sound.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Loveday2016
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We purchased an Olive Bread sandwich filled with humus, tomatoes, avocado and onions etc it was delicious they cut it in two and we ate it outside in the sunshine by the marina. The Cornish pasty crisps were awful but had to be done. Later...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wanderlowe
Reviewed 5 November 2018

What a beautiful place! My partner and I have always dreamed about renting in this area just so we can wake up to see it every morning. Beautifully preserved, well laid out and wonderful restaurants to choose from within walking distance from practically anywhere near...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Laura B
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Jannerbloke
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Response from schaillimonae | Reviewed this property |
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gaslps
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Response from sjp1366 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Am a visitor as well but we don’t have any issue about the parking system because we have seen worse than this.
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Dynamite238
3 April 2018|
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Response from sjp1366 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We went there as come and go and the minimum carpark charges is £2 for 2 hours and the £10 is good for 24 hours. Hope that helps.
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