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Dolphin Hotel

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Address: 14 Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
Phone Number: 01752 660876
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A pub like no other,

When on the Barbican in Plymouth you must visit this great British pub. Go back in time when pubs were welcoming drinkers who appreciated their beers. Great regulars who are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I must admit that this is not the smartest place on the Barbican. It’s a little spit and sawdust – so if you like places like this, this pub maybe right up your street. As for myself it’s not the kind of place that I go often: it’s the kind of place which I pass through on route to somewhere... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

When on the Barbican in Plymouth you must visit this great British pub. Go back in time when pubs were welcoming drinkers who appreciated their beers. Great regulars who are always ready to have a conversation. So you must try this pub.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Lovely old pub steeped in history and full of character and characters ! Paintings by Beryl Cooke sum up the uniqueness of this place, which is not to be missed. You will not be disappointed. (However not really suitable for children) Almost forgot--the beer is excellent !!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Lovely place, always friendly, generally full at weekends. You won't find fine dining here, just a good, honest, old style pub. For me, the No. 1 pub on Plymouth Barbican. Don't go to the Barbican without visiting this inn.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I haven't been in the pub for a while because I only return to Plymouth a few times a year, however in my misspent youth this was a favourite and, the last couple of times it has been a great place for a drink.Situated opposite the old fish market and the Mayflower Steps its a great place to have a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very friendly pub some weard customers but that what makes that place more peace full than the navy on the other side of the road love staff worth a visit if on the barbican

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nice old fashioned pub on the Barbican in Plymouth not the biggest of pubs but a good vibe friendly staff all in all really recommend a visit

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a great pub , all walks of life and professions !! Great real ales , and great atmosphere . No frills , no nonsense , no food . Just a great traditional ale house.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Dolphin one of the oldest pubs on The Barbican opposite the old fishmarket locals pub with selection real ales never any trouble locals will not tolerate it realistic prices in winter has a real fireplace with warm fire most customers characters of the Barbican young and old . Any problems dealt with immediately no troublemakers allowed my opinion one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You must vist the Dolphin when in Plymouth .... A proper drinkers pub - uber friendly and great cask ale.

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