The Greedy Goose

4.4
538 reviews
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£26 to £40
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British
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance

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About

The Greedy Goose is set in Plymouth’s oldest building, Prysten House, in the centre of Plymouth. The building alone creates a very special & truly magical ambience, with it’s very own fine water well, a private first floor dining room, and a stunning courtyard, it’s a great spot for you to really be able to make the most of what we have to offer, whether you’re joining us for a light lunch in the beautiful courtyard, dinner with friends or family, a romantic night out, or a big celebration.

The Greedy Goose opened in November 2014 and is the first venture for Francesca & Ben Palmer.

Ben brings years of experience and awards to his kitchen and he specialises in using local, seasonal produce to create memorable flavours. Ben has worked with some of Britain’s most respected chefs, who have all played an important part in his career and achievements.

Please note that we may kindly ask for your table to be vacated 2 hours after your reservation time.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
British
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
Lunch 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner 17:00 - 21:00

Closed on Monday & Sunday
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Phone number
01752 252001
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Benjamin Palmer
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Catering
The Greedy Goose specialises in using local, seasonal produce to create memorable meals, whilst creating modern, modest & flavoursome dishes.
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Neighbourhood
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Parking Details
The Greedy Goose is ideally situated in the town centre. We are located just behind St Andrew’s church, on Finewell Street, and just opposite The Barbican. The restaurant doesn’t have it’s own parking but there is plenty available close by. There is a pay & display car park located next to the restaurant which is available to non permit holders after 6pm.
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Public Transit
Our closest Train station is Plymouth, only 5 minutes away, and we’re just off of the main bus routes on Royal Parade.
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Special Events & Promotions
We often have special events, to include cookery demonstrations. Please contact the restaurant for further details of these on 01752252001
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 538 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on August 1, 2018

We visited the Greedy Goose for our wedding anniversary. It was quiet being midweek, but it was still a cosy atmosphere . Food was excellent, with a range of dishes. Wine list was varied and extensive. Service was also excellent. Definitely one for special occasions, but well worth it

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4.0Dined on July 27, 2018

Myself and partner frequented this restaurant regularly, & it was our favourite restaurants in the area. On this visit however the menu has changed (I know this is normal for restaurant, but there is a taste change in the quality of the food) or the chef has changed as there is a noticeable difference in the quality and taste the food... Don’t get me wrong, it was nice, but not the normal high standards & great taste we have come to expect at the greedy goose.

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

Exquisite food and a lovely evening. Would highly recommend for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

We have been to the Greedy Goose a few times and it is always a great experience. The quality of the food is excellent as is the service provided.

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5.0Dined on July 19, 2018

Delicious food in a beautiful courtyard setting. Good value for money for early bird dining. Tempting cocktails and plenty of choice of wine. The waiting staff were a bit rushed at times but they were as attentive as they could be. We will certainly go again to round off a day out in Plymouth.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

Yet another incredible meal that blows all other competition out the water. Beautiful venue with amazing service from knowledgeable staff. The food is to die for!
P.S- Why are you still reading this.... book a table and grab your keys!

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

What a lovely building with the most attentive of staff and gorgeous food. We both had the Crispy Duck Egg starter with hollandaise and asparagus, pea and broad beans with just a hint of mint....absolutely delicious. My husband had the steak and I had the Lamb Cannon, both meats cooked to perfection, meltingly tender and served with perfectly cooked veggies. A wonderful bottle of multipulciano...greedy goose choc mousse and a cheeseboard completed the experience....thank you Greedy Goose we will return.

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3.0Dined on July 13, 2018

We opted for the 11 course tasting menu for the first time with the Greedy Goose. The service was very slow on this evening and the restaurant was not packed. The temperature of some of the dishes were not what was expected and for the cost of £240 for two, I didn't feel I got the experience that my money had paid for.

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

A real gem of a find, cannot fault it. Exquisite cuisine. Portions just right i think, not slabs of food but satisfying and well presented. Unfortunately, we had ordered dessert but it did take a while in coming, so we had to cancel it as we had to be at the theatre for a performance. Shame. In busier periods, you may have to wait longer as the food is individually prepared and much more thought goes into it; so factor that in if your time is limited or simply book 30 mins earlier.
Overall, highly rated and a wonderful, historical setting. Spoil yourself....

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5.0Dined on July 12, 2018

Lovely meal and excellent service Will be back Staff were brilliant Attentive but not intrusive

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5.0Dined on July 11, 2018

Amazing food, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. I have dietary requirements and they were all easily met without me feeling like I was missing out!

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5.0Dined on July 10, 2018

Our first visit but as it was our 25th wedding anniversary we wanted to go somewhere special. We out al fresco in the stunning courtyard. The food was on another level, THE best we have ever eaten. Service was excellent but not to full on, nice relaxed atmosphere & the drink selection is amazing! They also made us a happy anniversary plate & gave us a card which was a really nice touch. Not to pricey, what you would expect to pay for food/service of a VERY high standard. We will go back!

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5.0Dined on July 10, 2018

It was my third visit to the Greedy Goose but this time we were saying farewell to a special friend who was returning back to Africa. The service was excellent as always and the food was delicious. They tend to change their menu every now and then so there's always something exciting on offer.

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5.0Dined on July 10, 2018

A unique atmosphere and excellent cuisine 5/10/5 great value

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2018

Not the first or the last time I’ll be going. Just lovely

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2018

Excellent food and service but very pricey. Worth it for a special occasion.

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4.0Dined on June 21, 2018

We enjoyed our meal very much and will be back with friends soon.

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2018

We booked in for lunch and sat in the courtyard as the sun was shining. We chose the 5-10-5 menu as it has some great choices. The food was excellent and the cherry parfait was to die for, stunning! We shall return soon.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Fabulous dinner, beautifully presented and served.
Delicious starter of Tartare of haddock, followed by delightful hake and orange panna cotta for desert.
So grateful that Plymouth has a fine dining restaurant
Well done Greedy Goose

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4.0Dined on June 16, 2018

We have dined here twice now and will again soon good food nice surroundings good friendly
staff and owners,pleasure to dine here when in Plymouth

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Wonderful food and great service, as always. The best setting in Plymouth by far.

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2018

We had a lovely dinner on our return from honeymoon. The early evening dinner deal was creative and tasty, not too large but didn't leave you wanting more, just what we were after. But I think the best experience must be from the tasting menu which is what we are keen to return to do.

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We were given a voucher to eat at the Greedy Goose for Christmas and went in June! Absolutely fantastic. It was a lovely warm evening and there was a BBQ being cooked in the open courtyard with live music which was wonderful. Had a delicious glass of wine there before going into the main restaurant for a really delicious meal. Had a wonderful evening. Have recommended it already and the people have already booked a BBQ on Saturday night.

Brilliant.

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Nice evening for Son's Birthday. Food was very good, service a bit slow but it was Saturday night and we were not in a hurry. Good place to eat for that special occasion.

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3.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Wonderful building and setting for a meal out. Amouse Bouche was amazing, interesting starter and main course menu, no wow factor in the desert menu. Masterchef presentation and portion size

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Above and Beyond any other restaurant i'v been to- period. Certainly the finest restaurant in the South West. The staff service was outstanding and the food was equally breathtaking. I will be visiting again very soon!
A great deal of care and attention has been put into the menu and it shows, top team, top food!
If you haven't already- book a table asap

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

I had another excellent meal at The Greedy Goose. Service, food and atmosphere were really good and will certainly return at some point.

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5.0Dined on June 5, 2018

We celebrated my birthday at greedy goose prior to going to the theatre. We both had the 5-10-5 menu which was excellent . beautiful surroundings and very efficient and friendly service could not fault it and would recommend without hesitation .

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5.0Dined on June 5, 2018

I've been here numerous times and for different occasions from business meals, to dinner with the girls and dates with my husband. Everytime it's great. I've never had a bad meal or service here. Highly recommend!

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3.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Overall was disappointed, for the price would expect better service, food was “interesting “

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Having lots of food intolerance the Greedy Goose offered several delicious dishes for me. Every single part of the 3 course meal was outstanding
The waitress informed me of the choices as soon as I had arrived which allowed me to feel comfortable and valued plus it put me at ease. I wasn't disappointed and had a wonderful evening in the courtyard with superb entertainment. I will definitely come back.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

The food from the bbq was great, the singer was amazing and the staff were extremely helpful

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

A local haunt revisited with friends - great evening. Lovely food as always.

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2018

Fabulous building and even better food. A great experience. Service was superb.

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

We visited for our anniversary and it was such a delight. The staff had created such a lovely atmosphere and had even written as a card to acknowledge our anniversary which was a lovely addition. We went early evening to make use of the 5-10-5 menu. The food was lovely and the staff even offered us fresh bread and butter to start along with a goats cheese appetiser. The mains were also delicious which we accompanied by prosecco.

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3.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Sadly I chose a dish with cheese and as I have an allergy to cheese I was very sick after. Had I known I would not have chosen it. No doubt I should have checked first.

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4.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Very good food. Service could have been a little quicker, bearing in mind there were only a few tables occupied, but this did not detract from a good evening.

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3.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Meal was delicious ordered Appetisers the server just came along didn’t ask if we had finished with them and cleared them away. And we still had plenty left. Then while having the meal the server started to clear out plates and one of us was still eating. That made her rush and didn’t finish her meal. Can’t fault the food was lovely.

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4.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Excellent and caring service. Our second visit. Would recommend.

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

A very pleasant experience,such good value for money. Will visit again ,hopefully soon.

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