Very large pub that is
part of the John Barras chain. The bar is split over
two levels. As you enter there is a fireplace near
the main entrance and some tables and chairs to the
front with a pool table and games machines. This leads
through to the main bar area which is fully carpeted
and has some high tables and chairs and comfortable
lounge seating dotted about. The bar is bright and
airy and is predominantly decked out with pine
furnishings, smart chandelier type lighting and has
brewery pictures adorning the walls. There is a
small juke box on the wall near to the bar.
right of the main entrance there is a small raised
area with lounge seating, tables and chairs and a
small fireplace. To the left of the bar is another
small raised area with similar seating. Children are
allowed in this area between 11am- 7pm. A wooden staircase
leads up to a huge upper level which overlooks the
main bar downstairs. Once again there is plenty of
seating with tables and chairs. There is also lounge
seating by the windows to the front as well as some
cosy snug areas dotted about. At one end there is a
small bar and juke box is also located near to the
Regular music is on play at most times.
Live sporting events are shown on large drop down
screens located both upstairs and downstairs and widescreen TV's, with
all live football and six nations rugby shown. The
bar attracts a steady student crowd and is also
frequented by locals and business people. All in all
the bar has a very pleasant atmosphere and is a good
place to relax and enjoy a drink. A quiz night is
held every Sunday (music) & Thursday (general knowledge) from 8.30pm. Cash back facility
is available and a cashlink machine is located opposite
to the bar.
Outside there is a seating area with
tables and chairs that is used in fine weather.
Disabled access is excellent with a ramp outside
leading to the main bar area. There is also a
designated disabled toilet at the rear.
Toilets located on both levels are small and clean.
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Smith's, Fosters, Kronenbourg 1664, Stella Artois,
Carling, Carlsberg and Guiness Cold on tap.
There are also some cask ales available which include Green King IPA, Adnams and Bombardier.
Strongbow and Woodpecker cider also on offer. An excellent range of
bottled beers, spirits, cocktails and shooters available.
served daily from 11am - 8.30pm Monday - Saturday and
12pm - 8.30pm Sunday. The menu includes starters £2.29 - £2.99, pick n mix sharing starters (minimum order 2 dishes), barras burgers £4.49 - £5.99, pub classics £4.29 - £5.89,
steak grills £5.89 - £7.69, mega feasts £6.99 - £7.39, curries £4.89 - £5.59 and sides 79p - £1.99. Desserts £1.49 - £4.99
and hot drinks are also served. Sunday
Roast is available. Look out for the specials board by the bar - Special offer of 2 selected meals for £8.00.
Grill night Tues from 5pm, Burger night Wed from 5pm and Curry night Thurs from 5pm - choose a drink with your meal.
Happy hour every day from 3pm - 8pm - press the happy hour button
and win your round free, 25% off, 50% off or pay full price.