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Best in Barnsley

The best bar in Barnsley. Great drinks selection and live music. I’ve been here s number of times... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
woody_2810
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Barnsley's best night out!

Barnsley's coolest live music venue with a great vibe, friendly atmosphere and a busy dancefloor... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
TravelVlogger2018
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New York City, New York
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“Loud music no vocals”
Sep 23, 2018
“Best in Barnsley ”
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8 Shambles Street, Barnsley S70 2SW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this bar regularly however and over the last 6 weeks, the bands they have had on have being very poor, music too loud for such a small venue, the singers are drowned out by the instruments. While i we're there I used a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The best bar in Barnsley. Great drinks selection and live music. I’ve been here s number of times with friends and colleagues, always had a brilliant night.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Barnsley's coolest live music venue with a great vibe, friendly atmosphere and a busy dancefloor full of people having a top night out. The decor and environment are a mixture of Shoreditch cool, and an American blues rock bar and it looks great. Think there's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is hands down my favourite bar in Wakefield. The staff are a credit to the place, the atmosphere is great and the live music is fantastic. Such a great atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

While on a night out a member of our party fell and hit his head quite badly and was knocked out. We called an ambulance but while waiting the security men and bar staff refused to serve the rest of us with drinks and then...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a great, well needed addition to Barnsley's nightlife. When you're inside it has a feel that you could be in Leeds or Sheffield. Great live music too.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank cazbatt
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

It's been a while since we've had bars in the town centre that put on live bands on a weekend. We need more! You're attracting the sort of clientele Barnsley really needs. Good ales, good music, good atmosphere. Even my other half has started venturing...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank andrewaZ7008NM
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Didn't even know this little gem existed, first time in and won't be the last. Bar staff not only friendly but one of them even got up and started playing the guitar and singing just after a band had finished a sound check. Absolutely fantastic...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank PaulBJFT96
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited this bar for a comedy gig and absolutely loved it. Staff seemed to enjoy being there and the venue itself is decorated really nicely. The Town Hall directly opposite was looking especially lovely too with the fountains on at night. Only a couple of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank apples_yum_yum
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This bar has a great atmosphere, the live music isn't always to my taste but it's good the bar is supporting musicians. They have a good selection of craft beers but the bar staff always give me a half pint glass, Brewdog is more than...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Fiona S
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