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The Gog and Magog

Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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57-59 Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LA, England
+44 1752 264160
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were somewhat disappointed with our lunch, very noisy & cramped. Beer was OK but food service slow & pretty average, not the greatest atmosphere either.

Thank PJ777
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wetherspoons pub on the Barbican, so busy and popular. Our group visits there 6 or 7 times a year. EVERY SINGLE TIME, without fail, they run out of menu items and/or beers. By the end of the night, you're lucky if there's more than 2 beers left on the handpumps. Why is it so difficult for a national chain to... More 

Thank ianmiller45
Detmold, Germany
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We went here on our Holiday in Plymouth. What can I say....if you know one Wetherspoon, you know them all. There is not much Atmosphere, much too loud, but the meals very quite good, For People who like GastroPubs it is ok

Thank Heike H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is a traditional Wetherspoons pub, set just off Southside Street on Plymouth's famous Barbican region. you won't get too many local/regional ales here, but typical Wetherspoons fair. They serve food here, though I have never eaten here., but it's a good point of call if your on a night out in the area, with plenty of outside seating in... More 

Thank Richard785
Torpoint, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

I dined here on Monday 6th February at 5pm. I ordered the Triple Chicken Feast. It was dreadful. The chicken steak was like shoe leather - tough and dry. The chicken wings were burnt and the chicken strips were dry. The chips were terrible, I strongly suspected that they had been precooked hours beforehand and flash fried just before serving... More 

Thank MIchael H
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast on a Sunday and service was super quick as it was quiet and the cooked breakfast tasted good but it was only just warm enough when it arrived so it was too cold to want to finish after a few minutes.

Thank Katie W
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Went here today while at the Barbican, and the service received at the bar by the young lady was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for her snd she evem remembered to advise me about the free coffee refills until 2pm. The name on the receipt is Deb. The food was of the same standard, the new chicken dish and... More 

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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

Service was fair but the food was cold, we ordered x4 Ham Egg & Chips but the fried eggs were all cold. We were in a hurry as going to the Barbican Theatre with children so no time to deal with it while there but wouldn't be rushing back

Thank ZambeziFamily
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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706 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Came here to catch up with a few mates, it was still the same with reasonable priced beer and a good atmosphere.Did not eat here but the food others had looked good.

Thank RonA_Plymouth
West Midlands
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We recently stayed at the Premier Inn on Sutton Road right by the Barbarian Center and wanted somewhere to eat Breakfasts and Dinners this was the IDEAL place great food always hot and pleasantly presented,the staff were all charming and ready to have a chat with the clientele sadly missing in many places now,the beer also cheap and well cooled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $14
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57-59 Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 264160

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?