This building is one of few in Plymouth that is still in perfect condition, after surviving the Blitz in the Second World War. It originated as an actual working bank, which is evident from the interior. The inside has not been modernized, and still keeps its original air of sophistication. The Bank offers a wide range of food and drinks, and is reasonably priced. . Every Wednesday they hold a karaoke and every Thursday there's a live band playing. They are quite often tribute bands, for example, the very talented Beatles tribute band. This pub is very popular with theater-goers as it is situated right behind the Theatre Royal.Call for more details.
This is a friendly local near the National Maritime Aquarium, with a good range of well kept beers, including some from the Sutton Brewery next door. In the middle of the 19th Century this pub was built on the edge of a field full of thistles, hence the name. The pub is open all day, they make children welcome, and there's live music at the weekends and they also host singarounds at festivals such as the Maritime Music Festival. Tasty well presented food, interesting decor and a friendly landlady all make this a good family pub.
Want a taste of good music spiced with a dash of hearty drinks? Head straight to Annabel's Cabaret and Discotheque. This unique haunt, frequented by many, is home to a wide range of entertainment and live performances from time to time. The Variety Bar plays host to many a live band, belly dance session, cabaret event, burlesque performance and tango nights among other things. Let the DJ rock your world with his choice of classic beats and rhythms that will keep you coming back for more. The discotheque is an ideal space to perfect your dance moves as yo meet like-minded folks and dance the night away! You can also hire the discotheque space or the 'Casting Couch' for hosting private events and parties while the Variety Bar lets you host your business events and corporate dos.
Located in the Mutley neighborhood of Plymouth which is a bit north of the city center, The Junction is a friendly bar that boasts an interesting selection of events each evening. Student and regulars throng here to participate in their famed quiz nights or to witness a local band showcasing their raw talent. Pool tables and dartboards keep others busy while the sports fans can catch their favorite matches on the live screens. Call for details.
A friendly, neighborhood pub, Millbridge Inn attracts hoards of patrons. Take your pick from one of the local drinks on offer: beer, ale, cider among other things, and have a fun night out. The pub has an array of live performances and gigs lined-up from time to time for your acoustic pleasure. Tap your feet to soulful music as you sip on your favorite drink and take in the festivities of the night.
This is a small local, friendly and spotlessly clean, where you are assured of good service and a friendly smile. The last owner decorated the place with a famous collection of over 700 china pigs, but it has now been refurbished and taken its name as its theme. "Victoriana" reigns supreme, but comfort hasn't been ignored and the commodious banquettes are a pleasant place to indulge in their justly famous crab sandwiches and home cooked cold foods.
Overlooking the Batson Creek, Salcombe Gin is an award-winning gin distillery that also functions as a school. Managed by Howard Davies and Angus Lugsdin, the interior of the two-storeyed distillery has a casual setting characterized by comfortable cushioned seats. There is a balcony facing the creek where you have the option of sitting and savoring the taste of gin.
This isolated Dartmoor pub can be found on open moorland between Postbridge and Moreton Hampstead. It's a traditional pub with beams, stone floor, old wooden settles and open fires at each end. Rumor has it that the fire has been continuously burning in the open fire place since the pub moved from its original site in 1845, traditionally to keep the Devil away. This is a free house and serves Flower's Original, Bishop's Tipple, Murphy's Stout, Taunton Cider, and more. Bar snacks are available at midday and meals in the evening.
Originally built for the stonemasons who constructed the church opposite.
This 13th Century pub can be found in a delightful village on Dartmoor National Park, just outside Tavistock. It was built by monks in the 13th Century as a church house, and in the function room there is still a Tithe Hole through which, long ago, locals paid their yearly tithes to the church. A cozy little pub, it has oak beams and an open fire at one end, with tables and seating at the other. It's a free house and serves Ruddles Best, Holstein Export, Taunton Cider, Bass, Webster's and many more. Food is served at midday and in the evening, and it's so popular that you have to book Sunday lunch in advance.