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37 Mutley Plain, Plymouth PL4 6JQ, England
+44 1752 660673
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a rather basic and dated pub which reflects the area it is in on Mutley Plain. However the staff were warm and friendly and the beer was a good range and not over priced. These are proper pub people and I would definitely go again.

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1 Thank Andy P
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

If you're the kind of person who likes sitting in a quiet pub, sipping weak beer and pondering over food hygiene then you're in luck, there's a Weatherspoons up the rd for you! For the rest of us who enjoy good beer, good music and staff with character there's the fort!

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1 Thank Mike E
Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had looked forward to visiting the pub of the year for 2016 but left a little disappointed. There was a good number of ales on tap but not one of them under 4%, not everyone wants to drink at the stronger end of the scale. Could do with a couple of session beers on the bar. The pub itself is... More 

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Thank Maple_Copse
Plymouth
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This a great CAMRA pub with character, serving excellent beers. I have been a regular customer for a number of years. The landlord and his team are very friendly and knowledgeable about the beers and ciders served. Does not serve food all of the time, but does on Sunday and Rugby games. I would strongly recommend this place.

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3 Thank Edmund S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

staff are so polite, helpful and willing to go the extra to make you feel welcome . The beer selection is "you will find one for your taste". 8 ales on.. And the roast dinner. ....... brill. cheers Steve and staff ,will be back.

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Thank Marc H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely, friendly pub. Well stocked with the finest local ales and ciders. Great atmosphere to relax with friends. Best pub on the Plain! Fab roast on a Sunday with spingo gravy too :)

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Thank Vanessa C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We've only been visiting the Fort for about 3 months but always get a warm welcome from the excellent bar team. There are always plenty of interesting people to chat too, which is a rarity in itself, a very relaxed atmosphere although the beer is taken very seriously. There are usually 8 or so ales to choose from (think kid... More 

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Thank Waikru
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Packed to the rafters with interesting people, fine ales, friendly faces, quirky ciders, music, quizzes, good banter.....defo worth an evening in The Fort!

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Thank BelindaBob
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

I love this pub, I've fallen out of it more times than I care to mention. It's a CAMRA winner and knocks out some great Sunday dinners too. It has a great, friendly atmosphere and the bar staff are tip top too. It also does music downstairs but I've never bothered with that, usually the bands aren't to my taste... More 

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1 Thank BigRab78
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Title: best pub in town!! I went to Plymouth for the first time during last summer to visit my boyfriend. Thanks to his recommendation, the Fortescue was the very first pub we (I) went into in town and I can honestly say, it has been one of my absolute favourite places ever since!! Variety of different, local beers and ales,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Mutley Plain, Plymouth PL4 6JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 660673
Description
A fantastic Real Ale House in Plymouth, 9-10 Real Ales and Real Cider too...an oasis in a desert of rubbish bars and crappy pubs. The Sunday Roast at £4.99 is a must! At other times feel free to bring in your own food from the myriad of food outlets in the near vicinity.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?