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Dolphin Hotel

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Address: 14 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
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+44 1752 660876

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An actual pub

This is up there with the best. I can't think of a more pubby pub. It gives you a big warm beery hug.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
Ray B
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Love the olde worlde atmosphere of this pub. Service average. Drink choice ok. Prices ok. Good end of night pub.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is up there with the best. I can't think of a more pubby pub. It gives you a big warm beery hug.

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1 Thank Ray B
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Perfectly kept draft Bass and Weston's cider. Absolutely packed with locals! Just how a pub should be...

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Had a few xmas drinks with fellow bootnecks and co, really good atmosphere, staff worked there backsides of as packed out, always helpful and made us welcome hasn't changed in years and I love that (not broken don't fix it) been going there on and of for as long as rem every bootneck of a certain ages knows it..happy days... More 

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1 Thank CommandoBri
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Went in last Saturday with some old friends after an average chinese meal. The place was rammed and in full swing. We had a great night great beer and atmospher. Birdman of Plymouth turned up as well. Left 11 30 great unforgettable night.

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1 Thank John R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

A proper pub which does a great selection of real ales including Atlantic which can be hard to find in Devon. Staff friendly and you can bring your own food. Often get chips from The Harbourside and a pint and listen to the live music they have on a Sunday.

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Swanmore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

What a great little place with a welcoming staff & an open fire. A good selection of Real Ales even the locals chat to you & that seems to be a dying thing knower days. It was Cash Only when I popped in.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went with my wife on a coach trip to Plymouth. Visited the Dolphin for a pint of real ale before embarking on a boat trip. Excellent sunny day on 1st November!

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I was on holiday with 8 mate and we stopped here for a pint. I had been informed this is the best pub on the Barbican (such an historic place - with the sailing of the Mayflower from there) and when we went into the pub I saw why this was recommended. Excellent beer range, lots of seating, Good beers... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I do love it here.....Hubby always has to happen along here when in Plymouth when I am shopping as it serves real ale and great conversation and atmosphere I just wish they sold better dry Rose wine for us girls and perhaps small bottles of Prosecco for me so I didn't have to visit WS for a decent glass of... More 

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