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Platters Seafood Restaurant

12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 1752 227262
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (60 reviews)
“fresh fish” (39 reviews)
“clam chowder” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best fish and chips you will find, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Great location, classic fish and chips by the sea.

1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a Friday night. Very busy and we hadnt booked so we had to share our table but that was fine by us. We both had the grilled fish with peas and chips. The fish was really nicely cooked but the chips were...More

1  Thank nbalwaystravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returning to the Barbican area of Plymouth, an irresistable destination when in this great city, monumental in its noble service tradition, seafood is a must-have choice here, adjacent as it is to the thriving fish market on Sutton Harbour. After quaffing down a couple of...More

2  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after walking around the Barbican, not wanting a pub or a too fancy restaurant. This was the perfect place, locally run and local seafood! We had to wait half an hour which was a good sign, the waiters were really friendly and...More

2  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the set lunch which we alll enjoyed. Seafood pasta full of fresh seafood. Lemon sole was excellent and also fresh. Mousaka was also good.lovely lady serving. Good value!

2  Thank Ben H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal in here tonight. Garlic Prawns were huge and flavoursome. Prawn cocktail whilst not the most elegantly presented was lovely with loads of prawns. We then had the cod which was lovely and my wife had the grilled Hake off the specials...More

1  Thank pete9412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty meal....worth a visit. 🤓 Thank you for the recomdation from a Plymouth local. 👍 Had the trio and was great 🤓

1  Thank Leighfire
Reviewed 9 March 2018

After going to the Distillery with a group. three of us broke off to grab dinner. We wanted something that was local and reasonable. It hit both notes. The fish was amazing - my dinner companions' meals were also scrumptious. The waiter was charming and...More

1  Thank europhile105
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in when I was visiting my family in the local area. The weather was awful so was glad to find somewhere open out of the snow. We both had cod & chips. Service was very good as was the food. The fish tasted fresh,...More

1  Thank Sirsmudger999
Reviewed 1 March 2018

One of our handful of satisfying enjoyable favourites in Plymouth. Sticks to the attentive family approach which has evolved over decades and has a growing core of local regulars who know that they like first rate fresh fish simply and classically cooked in generous quantity...More

2  Thank Jannerbloke
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21 July 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
I have been in here eating when kids or gnarled affable fishermen have come in with buckets or baskets of fresh fish.
18 July 2015|
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Response from HillyCirencester | Reviewed this property |
Whatever the management response to this question, one of the joys of Platters is that if the table you need is not immediately free then they invite you to nip next door to the Dolphin for a pint or over to the real Food... More
6 June 2015|
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Response from DougalM_12 |
They have a couple of steps up from the pavement and inside the door there is very little manoeuvrability because of the narrow gangway. The benches and fixed tables on the right may be difficult to get into. The smaller... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Barbican | 12 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 227262
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