There’s plenty to see and do in Plymouth, but if you’re planning a visit this harbour city, it can help to know where you can find a nice restaurant. Today we’re going to go through some of the best places to eat as you enjoy yourself in this Devonshire city. 

History and Museums
Right in the heart of Plymouth, you’ll find many ways to explore its rich history. One example is the Merchant’s House museum, which dates back to the 16th/17th century and is filled with objects and artefacts that give you an overview of the history of Plymouth, from the Victorian area through to the Blitz, when much of the area was bombed.  Nearby you will find Sir Stephen Hawking Square, which is a great spot to relax in. Continue your walk and you will discover Prysten House, and the Minster Church of St Andrew from the 15th century. It is here you will also find The Greedy Goose, which is located in Plymouth’s oldest building, and serves up innovative seasonal menus. Amongst a big stretch of chains, this gem stands out from the crowd and allows you to try some local cuisine.

Sports, Sports, Sports!
Head to The Brickfields to catch some sport, where it is particularly known for its rugby games. In operation since 1915, it connects Plymouth’s past with its present. A stone’s throw away, you will also see Devonport Park, a historic hilltop park and gardens with plenty of paths to walk upon, as well as playgrounds and tennis courts. This area is also home to City College Plymouth. A little known fact is that the college serves up incredible dishes by future chefs for great value at PL1 Restaurant, with a changing menu of seasonal food. 

Relaxing Getaway
For a truly relaxing escape from the humdrum of daily life, visit Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa. This 16th century manor house has luxurious rooms, and incredible spa facilities. Not only that, but the fine dining experience is the perfect accompaniment. It has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes, and specialised in intimate, classic, and memorable meals. Dishes are created using locally sourced ingredients, and go well at both afternoon tea, as well as evening cocktails.

Nature Escape
Edging further out towards Brixton, you will find a vast expanse of land. Here you can make your own adventures at the caravan and camping park, where creeks and ponds link to the River Yealm, which later spills out to the English Channel. Nearby this parkland is the Otter Garden Centre, complete with the bright and spacious restaurant, including a delightful orangery area, that looks out onto the outdoor plant centre. 

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