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Waterfront Pub & Eating House

(formerly Waterfront Pub & Eating House; Waterfront Bar & Restaurant; Royal Western Yacht Club)

9 Grand Parade
The Hoe

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Opening Times

Monday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday9.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

9am - 9.30 Mon - Sat
9am - 9 Sun

About the Pub

This iconic Plymouth landmark stands proudly on West Hoe, overlooking Plymouth Sound and offers the most breathtaking views over to Mount Batten and Drake’s Island. The Waterfront has been substantially refurbished after suffering major storm damage of winter 2014 and reopened on 25 March 2015. The Waterfront offers an extensive seasonal food menu from breakfast, and offers breakfast daily from 0900 - 1130 and traditional Sunday roasts from 1200. Upto four real ales are served, with the House Ale, Smeaton's Ale, brewed by St. Austell, and a regular changing guest ale. There are regular food and drink promotional offers - see pub website for details.

Historic Interest

Grade-II listed 9/11/1998, List Entry No 111 3298, Legacy System No 473461, exterior listed. Harbourside pavilion, now a restaurant. Late C19. Stucco with Tuscan pilasters or half-columns dividing bays and moulded entablature; panelled parapet with moulded cornice; flat roof. Symmetrical plan with articulated front with bowed window bays flanking a square central porch and bowed 1:3:1-bay wings set back on either side. Single storey with C20 windows to each bay except for the half-domed niches flanking the wings; all windows with glazing bars including central round-arched porch window with fanlight head. Glazed doors to sides of porch. INTERIOR: not inspected. Included for group value.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • St Austell Proper Job
  • St Austell Smeaton's Ale
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Dartmoor Jail Ale

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Waterfront Pub & Eating House, Plymouth


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Fully wheelchair accessible.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    0900 all day.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    All day until 2130 (2100 Sun)

  • Garden Pub Garden


  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz Tuesday eves.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    For hire.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Waterfront Pub & Eating House

9 Grand Parade
The Hoe

Sat Nav Reference

50.363361, -4.147382


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Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Plymouth City Bus: 25

Closest Station (1750m)


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