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Bar des Arts

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Bar, Pub
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Millbrook, Guildford, England
8:30 am - 1:00 am
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Tue - Thu 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:30 am
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2016

I really enjoy this cocktail place with live music. I find it hard to find a really nice atmosphere in Guildford besides a few. This one was one of my favourites and they had a variety of great selection of cocktails and enjoyed the atmosphere here with my friends.

Thank Jade_Sakura
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86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2015

Bar des Arts can draw a more varied crowd and is a nice change from some of the other venues in Guildford that are popular with uni students. They have a great cocktail menu, as well as an extensive wine list. They also occasionally host live music which is always fantastic!

Thank ExpeditionEnthusiast
Surrey in the U.K.
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2015

This wine bar has great ambience, nice low-key live music, with duos and solo artists. Serving really nice cocktails and the bar attracts more mature age-group of guests.

Thank Jools3
Guildford, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

A combined 5th Anniversary Tasting was held with Bar des Arts on Monday night .The evening was hosted by the ever popular James Clark, Brand Ambassador for Pol Roger and the guests were served meat/cheese and bread platters and other tidbits to complement the whiskies being tasted ( such as Whisky Cake). Tom Lewis from Hunters and Frankau gave a... More 

Thank Lynette A
Guildford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2015

We decided to stop in at this venue as it was on the way home from dinner - essentially to order coffee and/or a night cap. There were around 8 folk at another table - no one else there except a couple of staff who waved to us when we walked in. We took a table at the window -... More 

Thank Duncan B
Guildford, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2015

This place has some brilliant entertainment on a regular basis - Pop Up Poetry once a month is a fabulous poetry open mic often packed with star guests, and there are regularly great bands on here, so it's definitely coming down for these. However, without any music or entertainment Bar Des Arts is... well, soulless. Lacking in character and the... More 

Thank ElseyMaySun
Guildford, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2015

Outstanding value for money - Flamenco Dance Show, only £10 per person and well worth it. Shared platters served in the evenings are a treat, beautifully prepared and presented and not expensive at all. All the staff very friendly and welcoming and extremely well trained. Very professional

Thank Lynette A
Woking, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Seen quite a few acts there including Topsie Redfern and So Sinatra. Staff are always so welcoming and professional. There 7 year old rum mojito is out of this world Keep an eye on their website for the next event.

Thank Hels1904
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Bar des Arts a few times and it was great every time. The life music creates amazing atmosphere especially if you are on a date. The drinks are a bit more expensive but affordable and the bar team are happy to make any cocktail you wish as long as they have right ingredients. Their customer service... More 

Thank emibor
Guildford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2015

we only went for the cocktails. so cannot comment on anything else, but they are first class. the staff were excellent.

Thank ShuddaRunThat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Millbrook, Guildford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford

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