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Top bar recommendations from locals

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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
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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
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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
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“A stunning coastal spot when the sun is out. A great place to unwind with a cold glass of white, some tasty Spanish delicacies and an unbeatable sea view. Tapas plates cost £5-£9.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Open 24/7 the food is good and excellent fro the price as the helpings are huge. good coffee and snacks and also a bar should you wish to entertain.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Atmospheric bar often with live music events happening, well worth a visit. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“You can’t get much closer to the water than this! Tucked in the fisherman’s arches near the Mayflower Steps, choose from their classic menu or the new Scallop Shack menu, which offers locally-caught scallops (from their own boat) that have been lovingly shucked, prepared and cooked to order by their expert chefs.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good grazing menu. A choice of over 50 Gin's, amazing cocktails and a great atmosphere.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a fabulous Thai noodle bar. It’s right next to the Barbican theatre and is also a great live performance venue. There’s always a lot going on here so definitely worth a visit”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Theatre
“www.mayflower400uk.org/events/2020/august-2020/the-400/ Summer 2020 A comedy take on the special relationship between the US and UK at the Barbican Theatre”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“You’ll find this welcoming, family-run restaurant in Plymouth city centre, just a five minute walk from the hustle and bustle of Drake Circus. There’s lots of gluten free options, a great selection of wines – and plenty of fantastic fish dishes on the menu too, including fish stew, swordfish steak and a seafood platter.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pub
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“Our local, with great food and a friendly atmosphere, dog friendly so say hi to Mr Jones when you pop in.”
  • 2 locals recommend