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The Fishermans Arms

££ - £££, British,
31 Lambhay Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NN, England
+44 1752 268243
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (46 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
31 Lambhay Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NN, England
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1 - 10 of 491 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have been to the Fisherman’s a few times and always found it to be one of the best Roasts in Plymouth but unfortunately a couple of weeks ago I took my family there and found it quite disappointing eg: the vegetables were quite cold...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pamelamay5
Reviewed 2 days ago

Four of us dined there on a Friday evening and everyone of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the ambiance of the pub. We skipped starters and were glad we did as the entree portions were huge and couldn't be finished. I can honestly say...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has always been our "in-town" local for the last 8 years and favourite place. The really seem to build on thier success. I had a lovely steak and my husband had the plaice both excellently prepared and our dogs loved the dog Ala Bark...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary G
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so pleased that you love the Fisherman's Arms and that you and your four legged pals enjoy our menu options. We really love the fact that we consistently meet your expectations and hope to see you again very soon. Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good . Service was slow at times. An ill conceived idea to put a decorative tree intended for outside use, inside the restaurant which then fell on a guest because it was unbalanced and top heavy marred the occasion. An invitation by the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to miss this good pub that is tucked away just a stones throw from the bustle of the Barbican. Friendly staff, good food and a nice atmosphere. Booking advisable.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GRAHAM P
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, as you say, we are a bit hidden but not far from the main part of the Barbican. We do however book up quickly so booking is always recommended (thank you for that too). You failed to mention that we have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live 300 miles from Plymouth but when we go on holiday to Devon or Cornwall we always visit The Fishermans Arms. We go there as it is dog friendly (they have a doggy menu) and the food and staff are great. I wish we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shazza202
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We wish you lived nearer too! We are so pleased that our doggy pals travel long distances just to partake in the canine experience at the Fisherman's Arms. Thank you so much for writing a review and supporting the Fisherman's Arms.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has always been highly recommend and we finally got to try it out. Glad we got to try it. Great roast and also very friendly and couldn’t do enough for my family. ExcellentMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tozer77
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Recommendation is the best! Please thank your friends for sharing their experience and bringing you to the Fisherman's Arms. We are so pleased to hear that our service was so great and that you enjoyed your roast. We look forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried a few of the meals and always very good. We have the roasts often great!, Also love the gammon with the sticky sauce .Staff very friendly too. Plenty of choice of drinks.Always made welcome.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank blackorchid222
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's always great to hear when we are getting it right. We are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed so many different meals at the Fishermans Arms. Thank you for your support, we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing pub this is. I have been to The Fisherman’s Arms three times this year and every time I have had fantastic food and service. My most recent visit was Saturday lunchtime. Clare was amazing as she always is and recommended a Gin...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Craig80Plym
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is so great to hear. No doubt, we should be very proud of Clare's ability to identify one of our eighty gins to suit your requirements! It's really nice of you to let us know what great service is being offered. We are delighted...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Fishermans Arms yesterday evening - Delicious Food! A table of 6, quickly directed to our table, service was quick to attend to request drinks. Drinks, starters, mains and deserts - All was quick to be served to the table. Service was polite,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jackrcornelius
Nikki H, Public Relations Manager at The Fishermans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. we are delighted that you you had such an enjoyable experience and that the service adn food was all pleasing. It is great to hear that you have returned and we hope to welcome you back again very...More

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pjsr
14 February 2018|
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Response from Nikki H | Property representative |
Yes, we aim to accommodate any dietary requirements. we are able to provide a vegetarian or vegan option.
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Wingswept18
7 July 2017|
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Response from Nikki H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have spent quite a lot of time with the team going through the menu and explaining the importance of gluten allergies. Please reinforce this on your arrival, to ensure that we are totally... More
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Wingswept18
7 July 2017|
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
The pub endeavours to minimise any cross contamination of ingredients. A list of ingredients for each dish is produced and is available on request. My own partner is a celiac and we have never had an issue at this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Lambhay Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 268243
  • E-mail
Description
Pleasantly situated overlooking the Barbican, the Fishermans Arms is a country pub located in the middle of Britain's Ocean City. Real ales, a warm and friendly atmosphere and excellent food. The food is good quality and great value. Reputedly the second oldest pub in Plymouth (grade 2 listed), we are steeped in history and have one of the last surviving remnants of the original Plymouth Castle.
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