Top quality & sustainability are big things for us at Rockfish, the two go hand in hand when we are buying our seafood. Our local fishermen lead the way in fishing sustainably and catch over 30 species in our local waters. We believe this to be some of the best fish in the world. For our supply of cod and haddock we travelled to Norway where the fish stocks are amongst the healthiest in the world. The quality of the fish was spot on too. You can always be sure of the best quality fish from a sustainable source at Rockfish.
Crab is a big thing at Rockfish and our local crab is definitely the best in the world, we’ve eaten crab everywhere and haven’t found better. Our crabs are cooked fresh every morning, enjoy them in a sandwich, salad, fully dressed or have a go at tackling a whole one yourself!
Rockfish Family Seafood Restaurant
8 South Embankment
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Open every day of the week midday to 9.30pm
Rockfish Seafood Restaurant
Sutton Harbour, 3 Rope Walk
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Open every day of the week midday to 9.30pm
We’ve designed 4 fabulously festive menus for you to enjoy right up to and including Christmas Eve. Forget the turkey and hit the seafood this Christmas. All the usual extras will be available on the day, mulled wine, mince pies, hats and crackers! Book early & we’ll treat you! Book before 1st December & the party organiser enjoys their meal on us. (T&Cs not transferable; not including drinks; one organiser per booking; minimum table size of 6; subject to availability; Rockfish can withdraw this offer at any time prior to booking)
Please have a look at our Christmas menus and book a table now on 01752 255974 or if you would prefer to email us
Come & enjoy our usual menu & we’ll have mulled wine & mince pies too. Or call us and talk to us about any party bookings or celebrations and we'll help you plan it. Call on 01803 832800.
Want to have a separate party space to enjoy with you and your friends then we have the perfect space for you at Plymouth Rockfish. We have an area separate to the restaurant available for private use. Perfect for Christmas parties and birthday parties. Want us to take care of everything then we can plan your party down to the last detail. Please call us on 01752 255974 or if you would prefer to email us to discuss options.
You can’t visit the seaside and not eat Seafood!
Rockfish is a relaxed place to enjoy some great fish and shellfish. Quality and freshness are key to us. It is no accident that our restaurants are located close to the finest fish markets in the country, the mornings catches of prime fish and shellfish are on your plate that very same day. That’s why we say “tomorrow’s fish are still in the sea”. Our menu allows flexible dining, for those looking for just a plate of our award winning fish and chips with the family or those looking for a seafood feast!. Our restaurant crews at Rockfish are dedicated to giving you a great experience and look forward to welcoming you.
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There is always something going on at Rockfish that we would like to keep you informed about. If a big catch of something special is landed we want to let you know about it first! When our new wines are blended we want you to be the first to try them! Our Rockfish members can enjoy promotions and advance notice of forthcoming events and you get a chance to win a Rockfish meal voucher everyday – courtesy of our Rockfish Fisherman by playing cast & win.
Sign and and play daily our simple little competition. Over 16's only. RockFish retain the right to cancel this promotion at any time. 1 cast per customer per day. Voucher's will be emailed to the account holders email address. Terms and conditions will be in the email. There is at least 1 prize available each day.
Mitch Tonks and his long-time pal Mat Prowse opened the first Rockfish in Dartmouth having already established the highly popular seafood restaurant, The seahorse just a few doors away. The aim was simple, to serve great seafood to everyone and to make a real occasion of it. After building a “beach hut” inside the small building, complete with log burner, the doors opened in the summer of 2010 and ever since guests have been enjoying the fabulous seafood served there all year round. We believe that good seafood is worth travelling for and that sourcing and freshness are a key part of it. In June 2013 the second Rockfish was opened in Sutton Harbour Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City. The restaurant is just feet away from the National Marine Aquarium and Plymouth’s famous fish market, where the local the fishing fleet land their catch right outside our door. It’s our biggest restaurant yet, with 120 covers in the main restaurant, 50 seats in the take away and plenty of seating on the terrace overlooking the ocean front. We are dedicated to serving the very best seafood we can get our hands on and making it fun and accessible to everyone.
Dartmouth is real gem of a place. Rockfish overlooks the spectacular river Dart which if full of activity all year from fishing & sailing boats to super yachts. Our restaurant has 65 covers and on cold days our log burner is lit so you can sit by the fire and enjoy your seafood!. After lunch there are some wonderful shops, pubs, walks and boat trips to enjoy.. We have a take-away situated at the top of the ramp of the Lower ferry serving the same great seafood.
This is our newest restaurant and our biggest. We have 120 covers inside the main restaurant, 50 in the takeaway and seating for 80 outside. The location couldn’t be better for seafood lovers. We are overlooking the ocean and right next door to the National Marine Aquarium where you can see fish from all over the world and see the great work that they do in preserving and managing our marine environment, including sustainable fishing. The famous Plymouth fish market is just feet from our front door and from Rockfish you can watch the boats land. This is the perfect destination for seafood lovers. The shops, bars and famous Plymouth Gin Distillery on the historic Barbican and Hoe are just a short stroll away.
The takeaway in Dartmouth is separate to the restaurant situated just down the road opposite the lower ferry. You can pick up the same fish and the same chips we serve in the restaurant to enjoy in the comfort of your own home or on the waterfront in Dartmouth.
Please note that the Rockfish Takeaway in Dartmouth will close from 4th November for the Winter. It will be open over school holidays during the Winter and reopen full time early next Spring.
The takeaway in Plymouth can be found in the same location as the restaurant just outside the National Aquarium. Newly opened it's all set to be some of the best fish chips around.
We like children to enjoy seafood too and have designed our special Squid Packs with them in mind.. There are all sorts of great things inside to colour, stick and draw. We encourage you to draw your best seaside picture on your tablecloth which we can then share with everyone by pinning it on the wall or ceiling. We think you’ll love the seafood trump cards – how good is a mussel to eat and how sustainable is monkfish? You’ll have to play the game with the family and find out!