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Top bar recommendations from locals

Café
“The south west's largest purpose-built conference, exhibition and entertainment attraction with an Ice Rink, catering outlets from fast food to ice cream and meeting areas.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pub
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“Unique position in the historic traffic free Cornish village yards from the small beach that looks out across the Rame peninsula. Great value food. Local seafood is a speciality such as Lobster, potted crab, Moules Marinieres, or river Exe oysters. Open from 11am for coffee. Example lunchtime food includes: Plougmans, Cornish pasty or sandwich or even a full meal. In the evening Jerome, the Head Chef enjoys cooking local seafood and French specialities from his home country.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Housed in the world famous Plymouth Gin Distillery, Barbican Kitchen was established in 2006 by the Tanner Brothers, Chris and James. Our aim is to deliver fresh local food at a realistic price. Barbican Kitchen takes full advantage of the superb larder here in the Westcountry. With the menu showcasing stunning local meats, vegetables & top quality fish from our fantastic network of suppliers. We can cater for all your requirements and don’t forget kids under 5 eat for free! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Good for brunch, great cocktails & child friendly. Great spot in the Royal William Yard - looking out across the water. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Enjoy freshly prepared French food, in an open kitchen for all to observe, in the historic setting of Royal William Yard, Plymouth.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“With an unbeatable combination of great food and great coastal views, The Dock is a family run café and restaurant that’s perfect for everyone! Whether you’re celebrating something special or just catching up with friends over coffee or cocktails, we offer an informal, relaxed setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner using the very finest food – sourced from across Devon and Cornwall. Situated at King Point Marina, in the heart of the Plymouth’s vibrant and ever changing Coastal Quarter in Millbay, enjoy the wonderful outlook from our two al fresco balcony dining areas. Make The Dock your next port of call!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice fish restaurant. Walk down James Street and turn left follow the coast for an evening stroll before lush food.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“very near the flat and has a nice atmosphere. perfect for a drink and a snack before a pavillions show.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Another Southside Street gem is Quay 33, who pride themselves on their fantastic quality, locally sourced, homemade fresh food. Fish fans will love the great range of menu options, with everything from a classic fish pie to seafood risotto on offer.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Theatre
“Take a trip on the ferry over to Plymouth’s Barbican. Numerous eateries and don’t miss a visit to the Mayflower Museum.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Good home cooked food - best place to meet the locals! Live music at weekends”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Great spot for a cocktail or a meal on Plymouth Hoe with fantastic views out to Plymouth Sound. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Inspired by a 1920s speakeasy this is a fun place for a night out with live music and a great cocktail menu in the centre of Plymouth.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Not a restaurant, but a wine experience that serves delicious Tapas, Le Vignoble is a wine bar with a difference, great for enjoying a glass of wine and some nibbles with your partner. With over 180 wines and champagnes from around the world to choose from, and the opportunity to try a taster using their wine serving machines you can have a fantastic time trying out new wines together.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
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“A charming neighbourhood , located in the heart of the city; a true gateway to gourmet farm-to-table dining, inspired by seasonal produce and the province's local suppliers.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends