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Doctor Ink 's Curiosities

Closed Now: 13:00 - 22:30
Open today: 13:00 - 22:30
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Awesome place

Really friendly, quirky, interesting place. Great situation and nice atmosphere. The drinks are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Devon, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a fab place

Looking for something abit different. This place is just that, quirky and really fab. The drinks... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Terrible8%
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“cocktail bar”(16 reviews)
“book club”(2 reviews)
Doctor inks, born the ilicit love child of queen Victoria and Cecil Rhodes, the epicurious doctor inks has landed on our shores from distant lands.... He now demands your attendance to his latest den of inequity hiding in plain sight in her...more
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Customs House 43 The Quay | Customs House, Exeter EX2 4AN, England
+44 1392 491695
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really friendly, quirky, interesting place. Great situation and nice atmosphere. The drinks are great too!

Thank Patrisha21
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Looking for something abit different. This place is just that, quirky and really fab. The drinks are lovely with the chaps Tom and Ben looking after us very well. Some different and interesting drinks. Lovely space and great service. We came with friends and would...More

1  Thank bongobongo9
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I visited here on a Sunday evening with my girlfriend after having a bite to eat and we had a wonderful time. The cocktails were excellent and mixed by a bartender that clearly knew what they were doing. Both the bartender and the manager were...More

Thank Martorious
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I visited as part of a group for a friends birthday we ordered four different cocktails and a beer and we all tried them.... sadly none of the drinks were pleasant. I complained to the barman at the time of paying that I really did...More

Thank 20mrj18
paddyfog1000, General Manager at Doctor Ink 's Curiosities, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Dear 20mrj18 I am sorry you had a negative experience and were not satisfied with your drinks, or in the way it was dealt with. We are a small independent bar that prides itself on what we offer as such we agonise over identifying which...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This tucked away cocktail bar on the quay was a great find. Only stayed for one as had to catch the last train home, but would have stayed longer otherwise. Drinks are imaginatively presented and you can tell that effort has gone into the presentation...More

Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little place! Things to look at everywhere, amazing drinks, good pricing and very kind and knowledgeable staff.

Thank jamie c
Reviewed 11 June 2018

An amazing quirky little place well worth a visit. Nothing too much trouble for the two barmen. Having said, without much hope, that my favourite Margherita was a rhubarb and custard flavour the helpful young man at the bar produced something even better! A combination...More

3  Thank KateRedoubt
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Great range of gins. Suggested a Parisienne cocktail and they made it for me. Fantastic with Hendricks Orbium. Now up to 105 gins on my Pinterest board.

1  Thank Maria H
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Nipped in here whilst out walking with a friend last night, I wanted to show her the venue as we were planning to return with a few friends for a girls night out. We were stood in the doorway for a few minutes while I...More

5  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a find this amazing little gin/cocktail bar is 😍 the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable and made us 3 cinco de mayo tequila cocktails...all of us weren’t tequila fans before but the cocktails were just gorgeous! This is a must when you...More

1  Thank MarieJD39
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19 September 2016|
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Response from paddyfog1000 | Property representative |
Sort Becky wrong site above those are the times for our sister site the Bronx bar and cue in Teignmouth doctor inks is open from 5 pm Tuesday-Sunday Kindest Daedalus Rammsees Ink
6 September 2016|
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Response from paddyfog1000 | Property representative |
Happy for well behaved pooches Not advisable when very busy though