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.
Before you decide on a spot for a weekend party in Plymouth, make sure you checkout the schedule of Images nightclub. This eclectic nightclub, which also doubles up as a wine bar, is host to some of the best Saturday nights the city has to offer. Known as Dark Angels, this electro club night is held on second Saturday of every month and hosts a number of renowned bands and DJ artists, much to the delight of those who love dancing to some amazing tunes. On other days, the club and wine bar serves as a perfect place for hangout with friends as occasional live music and DJ events are held for entertainment. Call ahead for more information.
This is one of the few tapas bars in Plymouth and it is very popular with the young sophisticated crowd and also theater-goers, as the Theatre Royal is close by. They serve good Spanish food, including stupendous nachos. In true Continental fashion, children are welcome to eat here too, although it does tend to get a bit smoky in the evenings. The prices are so reasonable that it won't break the bank to take the whole family out for a meal at Lorenzo's.