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Finally reopened - as OMG bar.

Four months after Live Lounge closed and work was announced on a new bar. Today it has opened... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Jannerbloke
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Devon, United Kingdom
Seems to have CLOSED and been gutted with lots of work going on.

We used to come here for some fairly good live gigs maybe 5, 10 and more years ago but lately there... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Jannerbloke
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Devon, United Kingdom
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14 Jul 2017
“Finally reopened - as OMG bar.”
25 Mar 2017
“Seems to have CLOSED and been gutted with lots of work going on.”
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Four months after Live Lounge closed and work was announced on a new bar. Today it has opened. Branded as OMG Bar it is open from noon until 2am daily. The owners say the interior works have been very substantial. It is selling teas coffee...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We used to come here for some fairly good live gigs maybe 5, 10 and more years ago but lately there has been nothing like that and the place seems to have badly foundered and fallen by the wayside. Last night it was dark and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This venue is truly one of, if not THE, most disgusting 'dive' on Plymouth Barbican. Filthy dirty, seedy and expensive; to be avoided at all costs and certainly do NOT pay to enter! A particularly poor choice for a Singles Night since the appalling band...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The outstandingly successful Catch 22 fish cafe/restaurant has moved across the Parade to occupy the front part of this club and the cobbles outside as a base until it's large barge conversion project is complete possible in 16 months time. The Barbican Live Lounge has...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Tried to charge £2 entry to a nearly empty bar with boring performer followed by a cheesy DJ. Door staff were busy flirting with local slappers. Dirtiest establishment I've seen for some time. Dead plant near the door, filthy toilets with 70's fittings, passive/aggressive patrons....More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank 17quebec
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

First of all the drinks are extortionate! £4 for all drinks no variation in price for the bottles and pints. The pints didn't taste right so had to be swapped Stella with a bitter after taste, later on the bar man couldn't pull a pint...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 26 March 2015

If you were in a big group and knew there was good live music then you might come here. Its not a place to come just for a drink. There is a continuing general cleanliness problem and I have found that the draught beers or...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Chas C
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Came in on a Friday night, was empty but early, ordered 2 pints of coors, 1st was opaque, 2nd was very cloudy third and fourth were barely drinkable but with a very eggy smell! We were told they would be fine as the pipes were...More

2  Thank James W
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I wouldn't come here unless there was live music being played, the place is quite grotty (blood stains on wall and toilets needed attending to) however I did enjoy the night watching joker play. Bar and security staff were fairly polite.

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Only worth coming here if there's a good band or singer. Not somewhere I would come to just for a drink. Don't get stuck behind big people if you want to see. Beware the steep staircase to the facilities downstairs..

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank Terry C
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