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Where to go for incredible nights out in Plymouth

Feasts, cocktails, brunches, games, movies and more

Planning a brilliant night out in Plymouth? Look no further than Drake Circus and The Barcode.
From fun evenings out with friends at Spinners, Boom Battle Bar and Brewdog, tasty sourdough pizza at the newly arrived Franco Manca, date nights at Cosy Club and Zizzi to incredible street food, craft beer bars and movies, here’s our insider guide to the best evenings out.

1.  Plan a big night out at Spinners

The bowling alley at Spinners Plymouth
Image provided by Spinners

Whether you’re thinking about birthdays, summer work nights out or seeing mates on the weekend, Spinners’ cherry blossom-filled, plush velvet backdrop is full of welcoming vibes  and exactly the place to be.

With Amaretto sours, loaded nachos, duckpin bowling, electric darts and clay shooting, Spinners always means a night to remember. Open late every evening and until midnight on the weekends, pop in or book one of their incredible party packages.

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2.  Go late-night shopping

Open until 8pm on Thursdays, enjoy some chilled-out retail therapy before heading for drinks and dinner. For fashion and beauty, there’s Oliver Bonas, Mango, River Island, schuh, Levi’s, Lush, Rituals and Quiz with a brand-new Mountain Warehouse for summer camping gear and family wardrobe refreshes.

The mall in drake circus


3.  Tuck into the best sourdough pizza at the newly arrived Franco Manca

Two pizzas from franco manca
Image provided by Franco Manca

Franco Manca is all about delicious ingredients (spicy nduja from Spilinga, homemade Franco’s chilli oil, 24-hour sourdough, Italian smoked beef) bringing you some of the best pizzas on the planet. Enjoy seasonal specials, delicious beer and wines and take some time out on their sun-filled terrace.



4.  Enjoy the evening at Las Iguanas

Image provided by Las Iguanas

Enjoy a seriously authentic South American feast together at Las Iguanas with bottomless brunches (booking until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on Fridays) of chilli, tacos and curry bowls plus rum punch, caipirinhas and prosecco and main menus of burgers and spiced quinoa.

Their new menu also includes Cheesy Peru Fondue with crispy chunks of potato and fried cauliflower bites for dunking; Triple Taco Taxis with your choice of veggie chilli, chipotle chicken or achiote lemon fish; fiery Caruru curry, now available for the veggies and Wrayning Flamingos cocktails served with candy floss or a Mezcal Margarita. With two-for-one on cocktails, salsa beats and an outdoor space that loves the sun, Las Iguanas is pure joy.



5.  Get competitive at Boom Battle Bar

Shuffle board at Boom Battle Bar
Image provided by Boom Battle Bar.

Boom Battle Bar will shake up your nights out with excellent music and welcome drinks alongside axe throwing, shuffleboard, karaoke, beer and prosecco pong and AR darts. Line up your friends and have a really fun night out (they’ve got discounts for students plus 15% off games if you’ve been to Cineworld from Sunday to Thursday). Book your places here.


6.  Soak up some rays with al-fresco dining

The store front of Zizzi at Barcode

Order some cocktails and bask in the light of long summer evenings with the outdoor terraces at Drake Circus and The Barcode. Zizzi, Spinners, Brewdog, Las Iguanas, Franco Manca, Five Guys and Nando’s all have chilled outdoor spaces to help you make the most of the warmer months. Find out more here.

7.  Have an elegant evening at Cosy Club

With opulent interiors, chandeliers and a cocktail menu that leaves others standing, Cosy Club is a properly grown-up evening out. Dinner is served 5pm-10pm with roast chicken, green risotto, harissa torn lamb shoulder, burgers and mac ‘n’ cheese. It also has a host of private spaces for birthday parties and special nights out. Book here.


8.  See the latest movies at Cineworld

The barcode building

This summer’s big movies include Deadpool & Wolverine (26th July), Furiosa (24th May) and Beetlejuice Beetlejuice (5 September).

With 14 screens including IMAX, catch the latest blockbusters and arthouse releases in the comfort of Cineworld. Don’t miss special offers including Meerkat Movies and their special Unlimited passes.

9.  Unwind and get social at Brewdog

The entrance to brewdog barcode plymouth

With a gorgeous outdoor seating area and a dog-friendly attitude, Brewdog’s evening calendar is filled with inspired nights out: Vegan Mondays, Wings Wednesdays (bottomless buffalo hot wings) and two cocktails for £12 every day from 8pm. Make some new friends, enjoy some excellent craft beer and burgers and generally have a really good time. They’ve also got 18-25 Sunday night specials, Beer School and Dog Pawties (with special ice-cream dog sundaes). Find out more.

10. Enjoy a round or two of crazy golf

Order up some drinks, maybe a burrito and book in for an evening of crazy golf at Paradise Island Adventure Golf which is open until 11pm (last booking 10pm). They’ve got some incredible night out ideas including Pitcher & Putt for £32pp (adventure golf and unlimited cocktails at the Bunker); eat and play for £17.50 with amazing student, military and Blue Light discounts too. Go head to head on date night or make it a really funny night out with friends and work mates.

11. Make sushi with YO!

yo sushi

For £24.95, you can join the team at YO! to learn about the history of sushi, knife skills and learn to make your very own maki and sashimi like a pro. Original, fun and the perfect gift for the foodie in your life, find out more here.

12. Burgers, wraps, pizzas and more at The Barcode

Sometimes all you want to do with friends is eat some delicious street food and Drake Circus and The Barcode have all the best spots in one place. For Southern style chicken tenders and peri-peri cravings, head to Slim Chickens and Nando’s; Zizzi for dough balls and pizza; Five Guys for good burgers and Kaspa’s for late-night shakes, sundaes and waffles. Yum.


Getting here and special offers

If you’re travelling by train, we’re just under 15 minutes’ walk from Plymouth train station and, if you prefer to drive, then we have more than 2,000 spaces at our car parks. There are designated disabled spaces plus six electric charging points. Download the Glide Parking app to pay quickly and easily.

Keep an eye on our offers page for the latest deals, menus and ways to shop and enjoy delicious food and drink all year round.

Don’t forget there are always exclusive discounts for students, Blue Light and Cruise card holders, military personnel and NHS workers plus there are plenty of loyalty memberships to take advantage of.


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