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The Pelican

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British

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About
Number 1 in the UK! Passionate about the food we serve, we are very proud to hold the award for the Best Fish and Chip Restaurant 2018 and voted one of the UK TOP 10 Fish and Chip restaurants by Fry Magazine! MSC certified and holders of the NFFF Quality award we also gained a gold award from Taste of the West for the local sourcing of our ingredients. Family run and family friendly with hospitable and knowledgable staff, great menu choices at value for money prices we offer top notch fish and chips in a stylish contemporary setting. A warm welcome awaits!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit either sit down or take away. Be patient if getting a take away but it's worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jet15332281061
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Better than what they said. Great place with good atmosphere. Updated decor that feels just right. The food was as tasty as it looked.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 53Geoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been eating at The Pelican for many years and the quality and wide selection of food is still excellent. The choices of fish and other meals is extremely varied and even the children’s meals are enjoyed by our grandchildren. My favourite choice, other than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank C6250LZjeff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clearly a busy, high quality and popular fish and chip restaurant serving good quality and generous portions but not in my case. I was aware that they cooked the cod without the tasty skin which was disappointing because it otherwise looked very good indeed. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robinhoodie
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Credit to this Fish & Chip Shop, excellent meal here recently, food cooked to perfection with very helpful friendly staff, the best in the South West

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angie M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This award winning fish and chip shop deserves it’s recognition as the best. We have visited several times this year and the standard is superb and never alters. The restaurant is very busy but is always clean and tidy. The staff are always friendly and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had a takeaway from the shop. Busy place with large queues but the food was worth the wait. Staff helpful.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Explore549156
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Three meals-2 battered cod, 1 breadcrumbed plaice all with chips. Superb battered cod, proper chips (not poncy french fries). Cod moist and full of flavour. Plaice appeared to be deep fried and had soaked up a lot of fat making it too greasy for the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank djgriffiths1941
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited here after reading the reviews and we enjoyed it very much. It’s a lovely place and the staff were very friendly. The fish and chips were excellent and good value. The puddings were very good too. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SueTimmis
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Dined here this evening to celebrate my son and his girlfriends birthdays. Luckily we phoned ahead and reserved a table as it was super busy. The restaurant was clean and tidy, service was faultless. Nothing was to much trouble, even after my son changed his...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Nigel E
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Not an issue for me, but gluten free chip shops are beginning to pop up all over the place eg the Harbourside satellite on Plymouth Barbican.
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827kristinw
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Ginn15 | Property representative |
Hi Kristin Thank you for your enquiry. This is always a tricky question and I'm afraid that as a rule we have to say no. We do have tables outside where a dog may be tethered of course - under our jolly brolly!
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Jane Q
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Ginn15 | Property representative |
Hi John We have trialled gluten free frying nights but sadly they have not proved to be popular enough to warrant keeping them going. We do however grill fish and have other gluten free dishes such as our homemade fish pie... More
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