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PL1 Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie

Kings Road | Devonport, Plymouth PL1 5QG, England
+44 1752 305300
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tartlet” (2 reviews)
“mince pies” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Kings Road | Devonport, Plymouth PL1 5QG, England
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We booked in for a family occasion last thursday and we all had a fantastic time. The food was beautifully presented, tasted delicious and service was just lovely. We were running a little late and we weren't made to feel rushed or that there was...More

Thank HedgehogPrickle
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went as a group of 9 people to have an evening meal at the restaurant. The staff are training but are very willing and eager to please. Our waiter last night was excellent. The meal was very, very good. I had asparagus with parma...More

Thank JeanS61
Reviewed 29 March 2017

First year students succefulyl hosted and delivered a memorable lunch for 46 people last week. Must have been challenging but calm, courtesy and good humour prevailed. Good menu choice and excellent meal. Lunch or dinner at PL1 £15 3courses

Thank Declan K
PL1Team, Front Office Manager at PL1 Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you Declan, we thoroughly enjoy hosting your event every time you come in to PL1. Kind regards and many thanks from Nicky and the team of students.

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Three course Christmas dinner, all aspects Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. PL1 is a restaurant run by Plymouth City College to training their hospitality students catering courses. Refreshing to dine in a establishment that doesn't have commercial pressures of get them in, get them out.

1  Thank Mobileman99
Reviewed 14 December 2016

When I started this review, I saw my review from last year and realised that this year was not quite as good. The meal was superb - I had hot mackerel on celeriac - followed by belly pork and then chocolate parfait. The meal was...More

1  Thank JeanS61
Reviewed 10 December 2016

PL1 is not your usual eatery, it is a small restaurant within the local college which provides training and hands-on experience to local teens studying on the various hotel and catering courses offered by the college. This doesn't mean it's a school canteen, the quality...More

2  Thank LosGatosbritanicos
Reviewed 8 December 2016

went with friends today for Xmas lunch, the meal was very good served very well ,the price for three courses is excellent ,Was a bit disappointed as last year coffee and mince pies were included in the price ,which made it all a bit more...More

1  Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was part of a community group who booked our Xmas lunch here. As this was going to be the first date for Xmas lunches and, as this establishment is part of the City College and is staffed by students undergoing catering courses, I was...More

Thank 217MichaelG217
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I took my grandchildren to this restaurant to treat them for breakfast both wanted different things . One wanted pancakes with banana the other child wanted crumpets the food was hot well presented and the lady who brought it to us was delightful nothing to...More

Thank nursedebs
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dinner at PL1 last night group of 5. Good menu selection and all very good. Price at £15 is good for dinner and the standard was well up to the price reasonable as it is. Just one dish steak had a sucharge £2.50. Good selection...More

Thank Declan K
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Questions & Answers
Alistair w
12 July 2017|
Response from HedgehogPrickle | Reviewed this property |
Hiya They do serve beer and wine :) lots of choice too.
25 July 2015|
Response from PL1Team | Property representative |
Yes it is.
22 July 2015|
Response from PL1Team | Property representative |
Yes we signed up to the sustainable fish pledge earlier this year, so yes all of our fish is of sustainable source
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Road | Devonport, Plymouth PL1 5QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 305300
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Situated within the hospitality building at Kings Road, PL1 welcomes members of the public and provides guests with a vibrant and quality dining experience in modern surroundings. It is run entirely by students under the expert guidance of College lecturers. When dining with us you will experience not only excellent food and fine wines, but you will also be supporting the development of our chef and restaurant teams in becoming the stars of the future.
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