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Lopes Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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27-29 Tavistock Road, Plymouth PL6 7BD, England
+44 1752 301411
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a work Christmas meal. We were really disappointed with the food, which sounded lovely on the menu - all the dishes had lovely festive names such as Little Lord Cheeses, or Brie of Good Cheer. Our table of five was served an oversweet cold salad on a very warm plate, 2 beef steaks burnt to the point... More 

Thank Doglinjoe
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We used to frequent this pub around 10 years ago however it bacame a little jaded over time and we stopped visiting. Well the pub has been totally moderised and revitalised - its now spanking new with fantastic food, service and ambiance. I believe that they are also soon to offer accomodation on the premises which will - I'm sure,... More 

Thank Larry T
Telford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I visited here with my family and I have to say this is probably one of the best meals I've had in a long time - ribeye steak, perfectly cooked, tender and delicious and a treacle sponge with custard to die for! My husband is a bit of a connoisseur as far as gammon steaks are concerned, and he was... More 

Thank Vikki H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

If you are one of my regular readers, you will know I have started a bit of a mission to review the mid to lower end of places to eat in the city. All the high end "foodie" places have plenty of people to post gushing reviews (usually) and people seem to ignore the everyday pubs, the lifeblood of local... More 

1 Thank LosGatosbritanicos
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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838 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 543 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The rooms are small, basic but clean with comfortable beds and good en-suite facilities. If you are visiting Plymouth , Dartmoor, or just passing through on your way to Cornwall, then the Lopes arms offers great value for money. Restaurant offers good tasty meals, though can be busy at times.

Thank saf7670
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal here, staff are nice and friendly! Food was quick to the table and tasty! Easy to park, not too expensive - cant fault it at all.

1 Thank EmilyxHas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great lunches nice atmosphere plenty on plate value for money food nicely presented and hot character pub

1 Thank Angie L
Somerton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Food was basic, plenty of it, good value, nice staff, no frills, good atmosphere, good value. Yes I would go back for a meal but perhaps not for one of those very special occasions. Toilet needed a bit of a face lift.

Thank Barry K
Princetown, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Our group of twenty-two Senior Citizens celebrated the Queen's 90th Birthday with a lunch in the Lopes. We certainly were not disappointed with the food which was excellent. The staff were friendly and efficient. The beer was good. Everyone enjoyed their meals without exception which shows that the quality satisfied all 22 in our party. Certainly wort another visit.

Thank Michael F
Torquay, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This pub was on our route a couple of days ago, and we were in need of a light lunch so popped in for a beer and a sandwich. Ordered a pair of sandwiches on brown bread, and two beers, and were asked for £17 odd. OK, so the sandwiches were going to be pretty good. However, although the salad... More 

Thank PhilJRich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Tavistock Road, Plymouth PL6 7BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 301411
Very traditional village pub on the northern edge of the city of Plymouth convenient to a large local community but much used by travellers on their way back from the rural hinterland and especially Dartmoor. Fair good value selection of mid to low priced traditional pub food in a classic setting. Well worth a Tripadvisor entry.

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