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The Mussel Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Down Thomas, Plymouth PL9 0AQ, England
+44 1752 862888
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“mussels” (57 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“mash” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Down Thomas, Plymouth PL9 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely mid week lunch, the pub was was busy and a nice atmosphere. My group had just finished a coastal walk and were very muddy, but we welcomed in and it was no problem. The staff were very friendly and helpful with regard...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just re-opened and what a difference ! Had curry one night & fish another, both delicious. Would definitely recommend. Staff very friendly, and dogs welcome.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a pie one night and a burger the other accompanied by 'jail ale' which was bloody lovely. Dog friendly and well finished decor. Recommend if you're around Down Thomas/ nearby areas, worth a visit.

Thank Rjf1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can highly recommend the sea bass and sausages. Great refurbishment and we will definitely be visiting again very soon.

Thank Zipsterkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice friendly place to drink and eat good menu and the staff are very helpful the wine selection is varied and well priced. Easy to park.

Thank jimandrhodagill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is much improved from how it used to be. Celebrated a birthday here on a Sunday afternoon with family including some young children. The staff were very welcoming and attentive. The place has been decorated throughout and has a modern meet country pub...More

Thank Generalpatten99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for an evening meal on a Wednesday. They had been closed apparently for kitchen refurbishment on the Monday and Tuesday. Asked about the fish of the day dish. Was told it was plaice but they only had one. Then we wanted to order a...More

Thank Wave-train
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having not visited The Mussel since it re-opened under New Management late last year, we decided to call in today for lunch with our small dog - and I am very glad that we did! From our beautifully warm greeting to the superb standard of...More

Thank TastyTracey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited this pub/ restaurant for the first time since the new refurbishment and management arrived. The quality of the food was fantastic and also at reasonable prices. Cosy pub feel with decent sized portions, all well presented and fantastic flavours, drinks also very...More

Thank Michaelscales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for dinner having not been to the pub since it re opened. It is cosy with a log burner and has been very tastefully refurbished. That wasn't the only thing that was tasteful. The food was delicious. I would describe...More

Thank HarrythedogPlymouth
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Questions & Answers
Freya J
14 January 2018|
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Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
I was told this morning that dogs are allowed in the bar but not the restaurant area. Is it possible to have the same food at a table in the bar area?
Liv P
17 February 2016|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
They told us you can’t take a dog into the ‘restaurant’ area. But OK in the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Down Thomas, Plymouth PL9 0AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 862888
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A very warm welcome awaits you at our 16th century inn serving amazing food with a large selection of quality beers, wines and spirits. We also serve a superb tradition Sunday lunch (booking advisable). Private dinning area available.
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