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Tin of Sardines

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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We decided to visit after seeing an ad. A lovely small gin bar next to the bridge. Great selection... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angieboomoo
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Brockmans all the way......

Snug and cosy. Great gin, staff are fab, looking after every customer. Love this bar, lots of good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Juliet C
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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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18 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit after seeing an ad. A lovely small gin bar next to the bridge. Great selection and expert service. We tried several gins not commonly seen. Would recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angieboomoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snug and cosy. Great gin, staff are fab, looking after every customer. Love this bar, lots of good advice about different gins. Its a must try bar.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Juliet C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible service, awesome vibe! Matthew G whipping up amazing creations. Asked for a spicy gin and I was not disappointed! If you ever come through to Durham this is a must visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keegz43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time in this bar, never been a gin drinker in the past but Matthew made it a breeze and showed me the gin world and introduced me to several amazing drinks. Thank you so much I will now be drinking gin in the future.lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annagraham123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for some gin cocktails on an early Sunday afternoon. It wasn't busy, but the bartender told us it can get PACKED weekend nights. There are really only about 3 tables to sit at, hence the claim to smallest bar lol. But so many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank blueorphea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the bar and I absolutely loved it. The barman was great craic and very knowledgeable about all things gin. Even gave us a piece of his caramel shortbread! Will definitely be back again. Thank you 😊

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wanderer546382
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Well we had read about this bar and it lived up to its reviews, so many different Gin's and very knowledgeable staff. It was like being in Doctor Who's tardist, very small but it felt big. We managed to get seats which was a bonus,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alison B
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Poppy had by far, the best gin knowledge in Durham. She literally made our evening. Thank you so much. Will definitely be back again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ruaridhl2015
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Very nice - creative and delicious drinks made by Poppy. She was lovely and chatty and made our night - the tin of sardines makes for a great night out!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveler60737998822
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our 'ginologist' Poppy Lulu was absolutely brilliant, talking us through the widerange and choosing the perfect gin cocktail for each of us. A must do!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roma G
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