Eating out at King Point
When you berth at King Point Marina you’re berthed in Plymouth’s new regeneration area, the Millbay Quarter. As the area continues to develop, it has become increasingly popular with a range of businesses including restaurants and cafes. We’ve put together this handy guide on where to eat in Millbay to help you discover places you might not have known where there, you may just find your new favourite.
Salumi Bar and Eatery
As you leave King Point Marina and towards Plymouth’s City Centre you’ll come across Salumi Bar and Eatery on the corner. This fantastic restaurant is open from 11am until late every day of the week and serves up creative dishes employing fresh produce sourced from locally when possible. The restaurant also features a beer garden where customers can enjoy a drink in the sunshine.
Rock Salt Café and Brassiere
Salumi’s sister restaurant Rock Salt Café and Brassiere is also located just down the road from King Point Marina in Stonehouse Street. The menus for both restaurants have been created by the same skilled team of chefs produce a variety of impressive dishes across the two venues. Try the delicious dishes from Rock Salt between 10am – 3pm and 5pm – 9:30pm on weekdays and from 9am – 9:30pm on the weekend.
Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club
If you fancy a wander across Plymouth Hoe then way not check out the Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club (RPCYC) which is right on the water’s edge as you head towards the Barbican.
The RPCYC’s offers magnificent sea views over Plymouth Sound and serves a selection of great quality food from first-class dinners of braised lamb shank, slow cooked belly pork, rid eye steak of traditional fish and chips to snacks, cream teas and drinks. The venue also hosts regular events too, including a Hog Roast for the British Fireworks Championships and can be hired out for special occasions, family events or corporate meetings.
Royal William Yard
Around the corner from King Point Marina in the other direction is the Royal William Yard. This waterfront area, made up of Grade 1 former Royal Naval victualling buildings, is bustling with cafes, bars and restaurants varying from national chains to independent businesses.
There’s truly something for everyone at Royal William Yard with eateries including Bistrot Pierre, Las Iguanas, Prezzo, Seco Lounge, Wagamama, Wildwood and more offering food from all over the world. Enjoy everything from fine dining to quick bites in one location with plenty of outdoor seating for cocktails and drinks in the sunshine.
The Duke of Cornwall Hotel
Behind Plymouth’s iconic Pavilions building you can find The Duke of Cornwall Hotel which boosts a two AA Rosette award winning restaurant, a stylish relaxed lounge area and a unique tower top experience where you can enjoy an afternoon tea with a 360 degree view over Plymouth and the surrounding areas.
In the restaurant you can enjoy fine dining with a menu created by the hotel’s talented and award-winning chefs or if it’s only a light meal you fancy then try the hotel’s lounge area which serves up a range of lunch items in a relaxed comfortable environment. If you really want to treat yourself then book an afternoon tea for two in the Duke’s tower. Enjoy exclusive use of the tower as you indulge on English cream tea and a variety of sandwiches and cakes served up with a glass of champagne by your own personal butler.
The Fig Tree @ 36
The Fig Tree @ 36 can be found on Admiralty Street between King Point Marina and the Royal William Yard. This growing business uses locally sourced produce to create delectable dishes, some of which feature figs grown in their very own courtyard. The restaurant prides itself on serving professional quality food in a friendly and intimate environment.
The Fig Tree has a number of menus on offer. Their daily menu features a large choice of courses and dishes with many being gluten free. They also serve a set menu which is available at select times during the week as well as a Sunday lunch menu featuring a variety of roast meats with a huge selection of trimmings.
These are just a few of the fantastic cafes and restaurants which are now open in the Millbay area. There are plenty that we’ve not managed to mention and lots more popping up each year. For more information about where to eat in Plymouth, or what to do, visit the Visit Plymouth website here.