Asian Noodle Bar in Plymouth: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup and Dumplings

The Asian Noodle Bar on Cornwall Street was a bit of a bonus find on this trip to Plymouth. Outside the menu was suggesting that this was just another Chinese serving up the standard westernised menu with offerings such as Omelette and Chips, and Foo Yung and Noodles, but once inside and sat down we…

Chip Ahoy in Padstow

Chip Ahoy in Padstow seems to be the locals Fish and Chip Shop. While the tourists and visitors to town gravitate over to Rick Steins on the harbourside, those in the know head up to Chip Ahoy on Broad Street next to a Taste of Padstow to get their Traditional Fish and Chips. We had…

The Lord High Admiral in Plymouth: Checking out the Burger

The Lord High Admiral in Stonehouse was another great pub that we checked out in Plymouth. It was located on the corner of East Street and Stonehouse Street just across from Rock Salt (another restaurant that we also had our eye on) Inside it is a proper boozer, plenty of tables, loads of people drinking…

Tea and Bun: Great Ramen and Baos at Plymouth Market

Tea and Bun serving up Ramen, Gyoza, and Fluffy Bao is located amongst many great streetfood vendors at Plymouth Market. They are downstairs from their sister restaurant @Kitchen who we have also featured on the blog (read more here) Owned by Prissana Hosakon this place opened in August 2018 and it was another place on…

The Ring O Bells Pub in St Issey: Homemade Pub Grub

The Ring O’ Bells Public House in St Issey is located right on the main road that runs through the village, indeed the road sign attached to the pub tells you that it is between Padstow and Wadebridge on the A39. We had bedded down locally in the village in a nearby AirBnB where our…

Fish and Chips at Rockfish in Plymouth

Rockfish in Plymouth is one of the Seafood Restaurants owned by Mitch Tonk located around the Southeast. He has other spots all over the SouthWest (Brixham, Dartmouth, Exeter, Exmouth, Torquay, Poole and Weymouth). It is located at Sutton Harbour next to the National Marine Aquarium, but don’t worry I think that the supply of fish…

Brunch at The Early Bird Cafe on Mutley Plains in Plymouth

The Early Bird Cafe on Mutley Plain is a family run independent cafe with a small artisan bakery. We had originally headed up to the plain looking for the Goodbody’s Diner in the hope of some random Plymouth greasy spoon action, that place was closed up so fate took us to the rather excellent Early…

42nd Street Grill at the Barbican: Steakhouse Style CheeseBurger

42nd Street Grill on Southside Street in the Barbican area of Plymouth is a family run restaurant serving a classic Steakhouse menu. It seems a little old school but yet just want you want when you want a decent honest meal. The menu does offer up all the cuts of Steak that you might expect,…

@Kitchen in Plymouth Market: Great Vietnamese Street Food

@Kitchen is a fantastic little Vietnamese Cafe situated inside Plymouth Market up on the balcony. It was a terrific find, when we walked up the steps to the gantry we passed several greasy spoon type spots before almost stumbling onto this place. I was pretty keen to check out a bowl of the Noodle Soup…

Embers Pizza in Padstow

Embers Wood Fired Pizza in Padstow is located at Market Place and it is right in the centre of the action. They advised booking but we slipped in early evening and we were OK for a table. It might not be as easy I imagine in the middle of the summer or at a weekend…