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The Chancel

2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
+44 1752 226264
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (116 reviews)
“tapas evening” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 St. Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My fiancé and I partook of a Groupon offer for a tapas meal here. We were absolutely blown away! Both of us wanted to try tapas, and we were not disappointed! We ordered the wasabi steak, black pudding with beans, Spanish meatballs, tomato and mozzarella...More

Thank Maschalismos
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went to the Chancel with my son. We both had excellent food and lovely wine with friendly service. I would thoroughly recommend going. We will definitely be returning.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great evening with friends enjoying a wide variety of Taps, all delicious. Generous portions with lots of flavor. Friendly and helpful staff in a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Looking forward to the next Tapas evening.

Thank Teazertux
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal cooked to perfection. I really enjoyed the pork belly and the crackling was amazing. Great service as well. Highly recommend.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my partner to the chancel for his birthday......it was amazing. As I had told them beforehand it was his birthday, they made him feel extremely special. Greeted with a smile and birthday wish as entering. A birthday card and birthday banner on the...More

Thank scungie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to celebrate my Dad's birthday last week, so I called ahead to let them know about my allergies (coeliac, lactose free vegetarian.... a chef's nightmare, I know!). The lady who took my phone call was lovely, putting my mind at ease that there...More

Thank foreveronlysometimes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue for lunch with friends. Good food, generous portions. Staff friendly and had added birthday banner and card for our friends - who were very impressed. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Tardis2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this little gem in city centre numerous times. The food is always excellent; good, reasonably priced wine list and the staff very welcoming and friendly. Part of the premises updated recently and it has really enhanced the atmosphere. Tapas available at lunchtimes and...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The very small and quiet restaurant is tucked away on one of the backstreets near the city centre. The food is nice and they have a good selection of drinks. Wouldn't recommend for large groups as the restaurant is very small!

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a pre-theatre meal last night. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and we enjoyed the experience. However, we had some criticisms: There was too much raw garlic and too little tomato in the bruschetta The mushroom and bacon sauce...More

1  Thank Richard H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Was the fish and chips frozen?
2 December 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
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
Do you have a special gluten free menu. Can you cater for Coeliacs
10 September 2016|
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Response from broadside2016 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry but I am not sure on the two points raised. However the owner is extremely helpful so I would suggest you telephone and just ask the question. Good luck.
Do you have WiFi?
2 September 2015|
Response from memorp |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Brunch, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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 7. A warm friendly welcome awaits you.