Plymouth is Britain’s ‘Ocean City’ with a rich seafaring heritage and stunning waterfront, it nestles just below Dartmoor and in close proximity to some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. It is no wonder with such a fantastic natural larder on its doorstep it has become a mecca for food and drink lovers. Here is our pick of some of the best places to eat in Plymouth and some locally made produce to look out for.
Eating Out in Plymouth
Greek Soul Kitchen
For authentic Greek cuisine with the best views in Plymouth head to Greek Soul Kitchen at The Marina Bar in a fantastic waterside location in Sutton Harbour.
Fletcher’s Restaurant is a family-run, independent restaurant in Princess Street, Plymouth. Book your table for a relaxed fine-dining experience, with beautiful food and an exceptional experience.
Cakewhole is a small, family run bakery and coffee shop that bakes and sells a range of delicious cakes and savoury items and specialise in gluten free and vegan options. They use the best quality ingredients and like to keep their sourcing as local as possible.
The Box Kitchen & Bar
At the heart and soul of The Box Kitchen & Bar exists a desire to celebrate all things local. Their inspiration is drawn from the seasons and the fine produce from suppliers who also call Plymouth and the South West home. With Executive Chef Nat Tallents at their helm, they bring you everything from delicious coffee and perfect pastries, to quality dining experiences that celebrate both classic flavours and new creative dishes that you’ll want to return for time and time again.
Roam Brewing Co.
Roam Brewing Co. brews beer, bakes bread and creates street food inspired dishes to enjoy in its taproom in Peverell and to take away.
Just Like Mumma’s
Just Like Mumma’s is a family run, multi award winning, artisan bakery & shop based in Plymouth serving up delicious cakes & bakes.
The Fig Tree @36
A little gem tucked away in a local neighbourhood street. The Fig Tree @36 serves fresh, local and seasonal food. All their menu items are prepared on site and cooked fresh to order providing locally sourced food, professionally served in a relaxing, intimate and friendly environment.
Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa
The history of Boringdon Hall stretches back as far as the Domesday Book. Now it boasts 42 sumptuous rooms and suites, a well-stocked bar and three tantalising dining spaces – 3 AA Rosette Àclèaf, casual dining in the intimate brasserie-style Mayflower Restaurant and the Great Hall where lighter bites and afternoon tea is served.
Fabulous Local Produce
Porsham Cakes design, bake and decorate a whole range of unique cakes for every occasion from simple chocolate ganache cakes to four tier wedding cakes. They love making cakes and only use the finest ingredients. Your cake will not only be beautifully designed and decorated, it will be personal to you and taste delicious.
Summerskills Brewery has been brewing in Plymstock since 1985. They select the finest English malt and hops to produce a range of bottle and cask conditioned ales. Look out for their fabulous beers in pubs, shops and restaurants in Plymouth and beyond.
Yarde Farm is serious about ice cream and has been crafting award winning luxury ice cream and sorbets in Devon for 30 years. Their time-honoured recipes only include the finest Italian ripples, real fruit purees and lashings of fresh double cream.
Langage Farm is famous for their amazing ice creams – all 40 flavours! But they also produce over 100 luscious products from clotted cream to yogurts.
To discover more food and drink, visit the ‘Discover Delicious Devon‘ section of the website.