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Hawkins Meeting House

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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Metamorphosis completed, pub CLOSED with change of use.

It's taken a while but the pub has been gutted and partially refronted so that it is now part of... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Pub refitting as art college annexe.

Closed presumably forever as a pub. Work well under way to convert into space for novice art and... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible33%
24 Aug 2017
“Metamorphosis completed, pub CLOSED with change of use.”
18 Apr 2017
“Pub refitting as art college annexe.”
Hawkins Meeting House is a Pub by day & Club by night, welcoming everyone, promoting diversity and providing a positive atmosphere for all cultures and communities. Previously The Breton Arms until it became Hawkins in August 2008, we are situated...more
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Hawkings 5 Buckwell Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2DA, England
+44 1752 222919
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

It's taken a while but the pub has been gutted and partially refronted so that it is now part of the Plymouth College of Art pre degree course complex.

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Closed presumably forever as a pub. Work well under way to convert into space for novice art and design students working towards a foundation diploma. Will be up and running by summer 2017.

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Dark and empty. A post war 1960s pub showing its age. Agents sign has been up for a year or more. Used to be called the Breton Arms. Not a bad site between town and the Barbican and will be yards away from the new...More

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed February 25, 2015

Walked by today. Big To Let sign. Interior dark. Furniture and stock gone. No notice to explain, just the agent's hoarding. It would be a pity if these premises cease to be a public house. long a bomb site the Breton Arms was built here...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed May 7, 2014

My name is ryan I am 21 years old I have been drinking in Hawkins since I was 18years old I love the place the staff are fantastic the food in Hawkins is fantastic overall Hawkins is the best gay bar in Plymouth you can...More

3  Thank ryanlomax1993
Reviewed April 14, 2014

Visited in August 2014 and September 2011. Both Saturday nights, one wet one hot! As a saturday night gay bar it is great; busy, lively and a good range of ages. Good 'dj' and plenty of dancing and singing. I am not sure why people...More

3  Thank Caliente62
Reviewed December 5, 2013

I thought I had died and gone to heaven or Hell - only it was colder and less friendly. Is this the best we can expect after nearly 50 years of gay liberation. Bring back the Swallow!

15  Thank SimonandDJ
Reviewed November 20, 2013

Hawkins Meeting House caters to the VERY YOUNG crowd wishing to EXPERIENCE a GAY PUB , they offer music to a very young clientele, who maybe less discerning than those of us who are more seasoned and have lived a little , I am always...More

5  Thank majical1
Reviewed October 14, 2013

It was my first time there, I first think was, get out of here, but is the only gay place in town. Well the only one in town. The music horrible, the prices unbelievably expensive for the quality of the place. If I will have...More

24  Thank tafael
Reviewed June 20, 2013

I've seen all the recent reviews of this place and thought I would try it out myself. it was a rainy day and we were stranded on the how so thought why not! Our pints were nice and chilled but the problem was that The...More

16  Thank Talulahgirl
gaytrotters, Manager at Hawkins Meeting House, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2013

Hi I would just like to point out that I keep a very close eye on time with every single order and have, to date, not had a single customer waiting more than 15mins. Also as all our food is fresh and cooked to order,...More

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