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Barbican

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Address: Plymouth, England
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Great place to wander around

Great place to have a potter and some fish and chips! Shame there is no fish market any more but some nice bars and restaurants and a great view

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of good eating establishments across all price ranges both on the Barbican and the How, quite a few of which are dog friendly. You must visit the world famous Cap'n Jasper's for good low cost meals and not far from the Mayflower Steps where the Pilgrim Fathers left from to sail to the USA. There are interesting antique shops... More 

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firefly2280
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to have a potter and some fish and chips! Shame there is no fish market any more but some nice bars and restaurants and a great view

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Lampang, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this area of Plymouth many times. Plenty bars and restaurants along with various fast food chains. Its an historical part of Plymouth and if you take your time you can have an enjoyable time in this area. The nightlife in this area tends to get too rowdy weekends,

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Kuwait
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Barbican is one of my favourite areas of Plymouth. It is close to the City Centre, next to the famous Hoe, and is right by the sea. The cobbled streets are a reminder of the heritage of the area, as are the old buildings, mixed with the new. Quaint art galleries and craft shops makes this an ideal place... More 

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited many times having once lived in Plymouth and watched this area transform from a seedy backwater to a wonderfully rejuvenated area of pubs, restaurants, trinket shops and cafes. Go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful area, full of history, a place to sit chill and relax, stunning views, a lovely area to walk with dogs too, so lucky to live here

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink and my daughter and I ordered food as well...the portions are big.well presented and tasted excellent...the staff are really friendly and made conversation with us... nothing was too much trouble...it's a definitely good pub to try...

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Kidderminster
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visitors to Plymouth should visit the Barbican. A multitude of restaurants, bars and pubs with a vibrant day and night life. In the summer sea bound day trips leave from the quay. Visit the Mayflower steps were the pilgrim fathers set sail to America.Take in the working fish quay were the trawlers still ply their trade.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really great local pub in an excellent location in the barbican that has a great atmosphere and excellent beer.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of shops and restaurants to visit and some great pubs and coffee housesto whet your whistle if thirsty. On a summers day it's a dream - views of the harbour make it so. In Winter, the shops give choice and a difference you'll love. The wonderful "village" atmosphere of the Barbican is enhanced by the welcoming local shop keepers... More 

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