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Barbican Kitchen

60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
+44 1752 604448
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“calves liver” (14 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (18 reviews)
“steak” (76 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Went on a Friday night as a party of six, having a drink first in the cocktail lounge (always a good way to start ). Staff very friendly and attentive, a mixture of starters which everybody really enjoyed. For the main I had the steak...More

Thank eltelstours
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Each time we come to Plymouth we always book this restaurant and each time the service and food is excellent. Although we have never been in December it was busy with Christmas party’s the service was still exceptional. See you again in the summer.

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed 6 days ago

As always, we have been here many times, the Barbican Kitchen produced a very well cooked & interesting meal at a good price - no wonder it is always busy. The only niggle - the 'turkey with all the trimmings' had no pigs in blankets...More

Thank BigAnnII
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our night there, there were a fair few “Christmas Parties” and most of the remaining tables were full. The atmosphere was gently buzzy (ideal). The menu is quite restricted with a good chunk of it being a lunchtime menu. That said there were four...More

Thank OldMatey2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat at the Brabican kitchen frequently. We have had last minute dinners for two,planned family meals and tonight we had a company Xmas meal. This really is the most consistently good restaurant in Plymouth. We have taken for granted the good service when eating...More

Thank happyhols42uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to go on the gin distillery tour allowing time for lunch before. A good decision! An excellent 2 or 3 course table d'hote proved delicious. Mushroom soup followed by slow cooked beef followed by ice cream set me up very well for the...More

Thank Bannatynescott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with friends on a university reunion. I thought the food was nice but somewhat overpriced. £22 for a smallish bowl of curry was a lot I think although it was nice. My friends thought the same. Decent but not outstanding. The thing that...More

1  Thank jijwhite
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Having recently had total hip replacement my mobility is somewhat reduced. I found the lift easy to use, and more importantly the disabled toilet was perfect the staff checked with me that I was comfortable and had everything I needed. The food was excellent and...More

Thank Steph O
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I hadnt been here for a while so we popped in on the off chance and were lucky to find a table for 2. It’s busy on a Saturday lunchtime and there were tables full of people enjoying their lunches. Two starters and two main...More

Thank Susi P
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

With friends from New Zealand we visited recently one lunchtime. The staff were most welcoming and we found the menu varied. Excellent drinks were followed by a high standard of food. The calves liver was tasty as were the other choices. It was good to...More

Thank Peterwba
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Questions & Answers
10 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drop off outside the door and there is a lift
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
25 August 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Do you have high chairs? Do you allow discrete breast feeding?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$62
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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