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Barbican Pasta Bar

40 Southside Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LE, England
+44 1752 671299
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (157 reviews)
“chilli poppers” (10 reviews)
“korma” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
40 Southside Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LE, England
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1 - 10 of 893 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Went here for a works xmas meal and thought it was overpriced for the quality and amount of food provided. We had a three course meal for £23 mine consisted of a prawn cocktail with a few tiny prawns and a jar of cheap sauce...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anne H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited for a works Christmas Meal and was not impressed with either the food or service. I found the food was mediocre and considering it’s a ‘pasta bar’ the pasta was not fresh and tasted like a ready meal. No fresh parmesan offered like...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stephaniesperry
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited for a family lunch, the service was good and despite not being packed it had a nice buzz and family feel to the place. Food was lovely and would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mr8lack
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredible meals and service in lovely location. Prices were very good and we had a lovely time. We will definitely be going back. Only slight improvement was we preordered three vegan puddings which were nice apparently however very small slices for a fiver and no...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rdb2566
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant. Went in for dinner with a friend. We’re found a table straight away even though we hadn’t booked. The service was excellent and the food was absolutely delicious and a reasonable selection of wines available. Highly recommend the Barbican chicken!! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sgj666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a table for 2 booked and when we arrived it was the only empty table in the restaurant and right in the front window. The food was very good, tasty and hot. Service was quick but could have been a little more friendly....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 943traceyh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three adults and two children - lovely dinner in a lovely restaurant...again. Never had a bad meal here. Staff very friendly, and very professional....and the food is a delight.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 81mikew27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first visit and we turned up without a booking on a busy evening and luckily the staff found us a table almost immediately. The atmosphere inside is great and so are the staff. The food was also very good. This was recommended...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jaybees22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t been back to Plymouth in about 20 years. I used to come to the Pasta Bar and as it is still here had to visit. I was not disappointed. Attentive but not intrusive service, which is professional and friendly. Delicious fettuccine special loaded...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carao4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been numerous times and never had a bad meal.Staff freindly and attentive, meals yummy too.Plenty of choice plus non pasta dishes but I have only had the pasta choices. Plenty of choice .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank blackorchid222
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Questions & Answers
Departure561585
13 March 2018|
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Response from George H | Property representative |
No, we are a family run restaurant
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lynniemac30
6 March 2018|
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Response from George H | Property representative |
We also serve gluten free pasta
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Gracie B
10 August 2017|
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Response from Johnnyjetset1974 | Property representative |
Hi. Guide dogs only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Southside Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 671299
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