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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
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Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Showing 66: English reviews
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Larry T
Telford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

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Thank Vikki H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 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 

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Thank LosGatosbritanicos
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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790 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 520 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.

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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.

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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

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1 Thank Angie L
Somerton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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.

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Thank Barry K
Princetown, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 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.

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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 

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Thank PhilJRich
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

It's a small pub and feel very cold also the food wasn't very nice. I wouldn't go there again. Price on food ok.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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