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The Chancel

2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
+44 1752 226264
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (124 reviews)
“seafood platter” (55 reviews)
“tapas evening” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this evening and the food was lovely, staff were lovely and I'd definitely return for another visit! Very adaptable to menu changes (I'm a very fussy diner!) Would recommend to anyone looking for a comfortable relaxed place to eat delicious food.

Thank kbabcbcb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Chancel a couple of times for lunch and had some good tapas. This time we went with a Spree voucher (2 mains for the price of one) which meant choosing off the a la carte menu. We both had the...More

Thank Johnboy99_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hate dining alone, so usually just get room-service or a take-away when travelling on my own. Something intangible attracted me about The Chancel, though; and I’m so glad it did. The owners and staff couldn’t have made me feel more at home or more...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this small restaurant. Looked busy but got a table.menu ok.but it's mixed matched.? Anyway wine was good but needed to be a lot colder. Had to put ice into a good wine .starter ok but lacking.belly pork .ok jus was good mash bland. Dessert...More

1  Thank spikler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely quaint restaurant close to the town centre. They offer a lovely verity of locally sourced dishes and an extensive wine list. I have had a couple of visits to this place and the staff can't do enough. The only downfall, is...More

1  Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here before, but during the day when we had tapas. In the evening restaurant menu. Despite being a little early we were made welcome and seated downstairs. Good varied menu, reasonable wine selection. While we were never hurried, the food came fairly promptly...More

Thank styvechale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family in Plymouth, I was looking for a good restaurant and give everyone a culinary treat. I decided on The Chancel based on their menu and reviews and was not disappointed. It’s a smallish, intimate, snug place with really friendly staff. The menu had...More

Thank WindsurferAndy
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

My favourite spot for a ladies lunch in Plymouth - good food and a good wine selection a real local gem.

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a lovely little place not terribly known in Plymouth.. Weve been 3 times now and because of its size is best to book early. Weve been each time around 6.30. Although its small its not pushed in in fact bouticque really. Very easy...More

Thank mbloomer1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

5 of us went to The Chancel for a quiet Friday night birthday gathering. We were seated downstairs (we have been before in a larger group and were also downstairs), very comfortable and plenty of room. As always the staff were very attentive and very...More

Thank Mike Y
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Questions & Answers
2 December 2016|
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Response from torquil28 | Property representative |
We take our fish seriously and go to great lengths to ensure it comes from a responsible and sustainable source. Keeping it local is important to us, and we shop daily at our local fish market to ensure the fish on our menu... More
Clifford R
11 September 2016|
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Response from memorp |
Yes, most of our menu is Gluten Free, including many of our desserts. Our online menu indicates all of our Gluten free meals.
2 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England (Formerly Renaissance)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 226264
  • E-mail
A small family run bistro, offering over 50 wines sold by the glass, carafe or bottle. All food is cooked to order, so we're not a place to visit if you're in a rush (unless you pre-order), but a great place to relax and enjoy fresh local produce. Primarily a Wine Bar, We are an adult venue and do not accept children under the age of 14. A warm friendly welcome awaits you.
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