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Barbican Kitchen

60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
+44 1752 604448
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. Greeted with a warm smile and a nice warm inviting room and just got better from there. Great service and we never felt rushed. And all the food was amazing from the nibbles as we looked at the menu. To all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 637marka
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to the Barbican kitchen. After reading good reviews, I came away very disappointed and felt ripped off. Avoid Christmas party package .. its expensive and the turkey dinner was very poor standard. 3 bruised potatoes from a pack (not even Aunt Bessie's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank tipsy2dles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant and service from entering to leaving. My wife's 60th Birthday Lunch. Food delicious staff attentive. My wife said she would have another glass of champagne but when she had finished the first. As soon as she had finished that glass the replacement was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 26kingfisher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food in this restaurant was to die for I decided to go of the 2 courses for £15.95 and the choice was fabulous. I decided to have a starter and a main and had haddock goujons to start and for main I had duck...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gregory193
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been on a boat trip in Plymouth and dropped in here for a snack before carrying on towards the train station.We had 2 starters as our meals, whitebait and squid a favourite of my daughter as well as skinny fries. It was quite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vickyw123452016
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Visited Saturday and had a really lovely evening from start to finish. Service exceptional, food absolutely amazing. Wish I had taken some pictures because the plates were work of art. I am vegetarian and the vegan main dish I had was the best main course...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Having eaten here many times, Barbican Kitchen never fails to impress. The staff are always friendly and welcoming and the food is always beautiful. My last visit I was waited on by Dawid who was attentive, professional and hospitable. In the past I have also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BLouise18
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We had spent the day in and around Plymouth, doing a little sight seeing before taking in a show at Plymouth pavilions, and not visit to Plymouth would be complete without a visit to the Barbican area of the city. We did the usual troll...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pinhoediner
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Having eaten here a few years ago, we decided to revisit this weekend and take an elderly relative - (although it's upstairs, it is well served by a quirky little lift for the less able bodied) The food, once again, was lovely and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane R
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely location gorgeous decor and food to match. Try the two course set menu for amazing value . Service excellent will not disappoint

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank frannyb3
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15 May 2018|
Response from Geezeer | Reviewed this property |
My Secretary has just brought question to my attention, and the answer is most definitely Yes !
Chas C
10 September 2015|
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Response from 157DavidM | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drop off outside the door and there is a lift
Crow M
8 September 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
They do have WiFi but it's not straightforward. Unless you access via Facebook or other social media, they insist that you give personal detail and your own email address etc so that you can then be deluged with promotional... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 604448
  • E-mail
Housed in the world famous Plymouth Gin Distillery, the 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. The Barbican Kitchen takes full advantage of the superb larder available to us here in the Westcountry.
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