Fish and Chips at the West Hoe Fryers in Plymouth

The West Hoe Fryers in Plymouth was a most inviting sight when we were caught out in a massive rain storm the other day. Drenched to the skin we approached the bright lights of the chippy more in hope than expectation that they would let us in. Despite the fact that we were dripping water…

A Taste of Thailand in Plymouth Market

A Taste of Thailand in Plymouth Market is a perhaps not a spot that you might imagine you might find yourself seeking out for a meal, yet hidden away in plain sight this market cafe is serving excellent classic Thai food to the good people of Plymouth and to passers by like ourselves who just…

Fish and Chips at Platters in Plymouth

Platters Seafood Restaurant is located on the Barbican in Plymouth right in the heart of the action down by the harbourside. It is apparently the oldest seafood restaurant in Plymouth and has been open for around 40 years. Often when we visit Plymouth we end up get our Fish and Chips from the Harbourside Chippy…

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…

Il Capriccio in Plymouth: Lovely Family Run Italian

Il Capriccio in Plymouth is hidden away down near the back of the market slightly off the beaten track at Frankfort Gate. It is in good company with a lovely Portuguese joint the Lisbon Bakery bakery a few doors further down and the popular Greek Cypriot restaurant on the other side of the square. Tonight…

Jacka Bakery in Plymouth

Jacka Bakery located on Southside Street in the Barbican area of Plymouth is the oldest bakery in the UK and has been baking since the 1600’s. They are said to have supplied the pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower to America and were here at the time of Drake sailing against the Spanish Armada. That…

Breakfast at the Galley Kitchen in Mount Batten

The Galley Kitchen at Mount Batten in Plymouth seems at first sight to be just another Greasy Spoon cafe serving up breakfasts and the like to the workers on the boatyards, folks from the nearby beach, and the walkers passing by on the Coastal Path, and to some extent that is true. Yet the people…

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…

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…