Planning your visit to Sutton harbour

Enjoy Sutton Harbour

Eat, Drink, Shop & Visit

Sutton Harbour is home to some of the finest restaurants, bars and cafes in Plymouth as well as boasting a host of independent shops, galleries and boutiques.

As one of the most varied food and drink destinations in the city, the harbour offers a wide mix of venues located in a stunning historic setting often used to host major events, and attracts a huge number of visitors every year as a result.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two, catch up drinks with friends or a big family meal that won’t break the bank, there is something to suit everyone in Sutton Harbour.

With locally caught, fresh fish easily available from merchants based at nearby Plymouth Fisheries, it’s no surprise that Sutton Harbour has a range of first-class seafood restaurants to choose from.

Some of the finest restaurants, bars and cafes in Plymouth

Getting Here

Plymouth is nestled between Devon and Cornwall, with some of the UK’s best scenery surrounding the city in Dartmoor, South East Cornwall and the South Hams.

Sutton Harbour is in the very heart of Plymouth, and there is plenty of parking in the area.

Click below for full directions to Sutton Harbour, however you’re travelling.

Eat & Drink

As well as successful chain restaurants like Boston Tea Party and The Stable, the harbour is also home to a variety of independent venues, such as the family-run Daisy’s Tea Rooms and Coffee Shop and its neighbour, HonkyTonk Wine Library – the perfect spot for wine lovers.

Along the cobbled streets are also a range of al fresco eateries offering lunch-time snacks, hot drinks
and ice creams, all with stunning views of the marina.

The waterfront is a popular location for lively evening and weekend celebrations. There is a large range of bars and pubs in Sutton Harbour including The Navy Inn, The Three Crowns, The Admiral MacBride and The Crown and Anchor to name a few.


When exploring the historic harbour you can also enjoy a unique shopping experience at an array of independent boutiques, art galleries and gift shops based both around the harbour and the adjacent historic Barbican quarter, as well paying a visit to one of the area’s many famous sweet and fudge shops.

Southside Street is home to a number of art, gift and foodie treat shops and The National Marine Aquarium’s gift shop stocks a range of ocean-themed toys, gifts and souvenirs including a range of sea creatures and eco-friendly items.


Plymouth is a vibrant waterfront city packed with a huge range of family-friendly venues, popular attractions and historic landmarks. There’s plenty for all ages to enjoy from high-street shopping to exploring the National Marine Aquarium, and all within a 10 minute walk.

Whether you’re looking for an overnight stay, a long weekend break or a summer holiday, there’s plenty of accommodation to choose from in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City.