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The Barracuda Bar, Bishopsgate - pub details

Previously called: Springbok, Eastern Monk

Barracuda Bar
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Address: 133 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BX [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 589) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Aldgate (0.1 miles), Aldgate East (0.2 miles), Liverpool Street (0.3 miles)

Nearest DLR stations Tower Gateway (0.4 miles), Bank (0.5 miles)

Nearest train stations Fenchurch Street (0.3 miles), London Liverpool Street (0.3 miles), Moorgate (0.6 miles)

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user reviews of the Barracuda Bar, Bishopsgate

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This place has undergone a major refit and now trades under the name of "The Alchemist" although it is still owned by the same company.

The refit has done away with the TV screens and pool tables. The emphasis now appears to be on food: the menu is nothing special but reasonably priced (for the area). I have not sampled the quality.

Lots of different cold, fizzy lagers on tap. Also 4 handpumps for proper beer. On my visit they were serving Bombardier, Youngs Bitter, London Pride and Hobgoblin. I had the last one (at £3.10 for a pint) and it was in pretty good condition.
PlainSong - 17 Nov 2010 16:47
The information on the on this venue is incorrect I have try to contact the site with no luck please can yyou remove this venue or contact me so i can up date the information
Helen Pearce
bookings@barracudagroup.co.uk
helenpearce - 2 Sep 2010 14:50
Cavernous bar, useless staff and an awful pint. I donít care how cheap this are, some are still a rip-off and this is one of them.
caskmark - 2 Jun 2010 12:47
Large sports bar on The Houndsditch off Bishopsgate. Several plazma screens including a 3-D one and a big pull down screen which is used for the major sporting occassions, and a couple of pool tables on the far side for those not interested in the screens.
Gets very busy when a key evening game is on, but is an excellent location to watch a footy game with fellow supporters.
And when your team wins to get into the Champions League 4th spot you almost forget about the sticky floors, crap gassy beer and 20 minutes fighting in the scrum up the bar to get served.
Gann - 7 May 2010 16:47
i had my christmas party at the barracuda bar this year i am very surprised with the comments below as the food was outstanding. later on in the evening there was live entertainment which made the night.

toni1 - 4 Jan 2010 10:41

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