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Barbican Kitchen

60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
+44 1752 604448
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

Have been here many times and whilst nothing wrong with the food the sum of its part was underwhelming when compared to previous high standard. Lemon sole cooked and deboned perfectly, sauce vierge nice but can make better too much mash would have been better...More

Thank JQ62
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent early evening set meal including fish of the day beautifully cooked and presented. The restaurant was busy but the staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten here several times before and on our overnight stay in Plymouth it was our first choice for a night out. We enjoyed a cocktail in the Gin Factory bar first and then had a fabulous meal in the Barbican Kitchen. It's a great...More

Thank MJG2029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here at the end of April this year. Unfortunately just before we arrived, a gust of wind blew some dust into my eye, which I couldn't get out and was extremely painful. We decided to get some food here and I went in with...More

Thank Florence_brown12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us went for lunch today. One had the set menu which was an acceptable price. Two of us chose the Ray Wing at 17.95 it came with a small portion of mashed potatoes andit tasted nice but the ray wing was about the...More

Thank raineinspain2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today for lunch to celebrate my birthday with a number of girlfriends. We were treated extremely well and cared for attentively. They went along with the birthday cake etc and generally helped make the meal really enjoyable. The food was delicious - most...More

Thank jlwebb2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to the Barbican Kitchen on many occasions, with friends, with the Mr, and with family. The menu is always tempting and the food is based on genuinely great fresh ingredients, well treated and beautifully served. What I do particularly enjoy is the friendly...More

Thank PoppyWeez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table here after visiting the Gin Distillery next door, can't fault it one bit, from start to finish everything was great. Our waitress Helena was fantastic, friendly, knowledgeable nothing was too much trouble for her. She recommended food, wine she was great. We...More

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over-priced and over-hyped compared to similar establishments elsewhere. The food was OK, but not worth the prices. It is not that much better than other places either locally or globally. Staff very keen to push the drinks menu and chase up additional drinks orders, which...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here on numerous occasions. The food is very good (the belly pork ramen bowl was heavenly, especially the beautiful melt-in-the-mouth pork), atmosphere was chilled & relaxed, and the staff were attentive & friendly. But the prices are on the high end (too high...More

Thank Kim W
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Is there convenient parking or a close drop off point for the elderly or frail?
10 September 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Cars or taxis can drop off at the wagon entrance at the front but I am not sure if there is a lift to this restaurant which is on the first floor.
Do you have free WiFi?
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
Do you admit children?
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$58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
17:00 - 22:00
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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