After a delicious dinner at one of Plymouth’s excellent restaurants, you may not be ready for the night to be over. Fortunately, you’ll find virtually endless options for how to end your evening, whether you want a few drinks, a dance party or something unique and different. 

    From sports and performing arts to nightclubs and burlesque shows, check out our list of the best things to do after dinner in Plymouth to experience the best the vibrant city has to offer during your holiday.



    Enjoy 5 bars spread across 2 nightclubs

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    • Couples

    PRYZM is a spectacular nightclub if you want to experience an exciting evening out in Plymouth. There are 5 bars across 2 nightclubs, all with futuristic and innovative themes. Resident DJs spin the hottest tracks so you can dance the night away on a massive dancefloor with lights and sparkling decor.

    You can choose an intimate VIP booth experience to celebrate a more private party with friends. PRYZM serves a variety of craft cocktails and premium liquors for a luxurious party experience.

    Location: Barbican Leisure Park, Barbican Approach, Plymouth PL4 0LG, UK

    Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday–Saturday from 10 pm to 3.30 am (closed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 251382


    Barbican Theatre

    Catch a live performance at this versatile venue

    • Nightlife

    The Barbican Theatre has just everything you could want for a cultured nightlife experience in Plymouth. It offers a diverse range of dances, theatres, comedies and musicals by world-class performers.

    You can enjoy a live performance and then head into the onsite B-Baror some drinks and intimate jazz or soul music. Along with live performances, the Barbican Theatre nurtures young talent by providing training programs and workshops on dance and theatre skills.

    Location: Castle St, Plymouth PL1 2NJ, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 267131


    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    A regional producing theatre with several performance spaces

    • Couples
    • Families
    • Luxury

    Theatre Royal Plymouth is a premiere regional live venue in the city centre. A variety of programs, including dance, musicals, opera and ballet takes place in The Lyric, its main performance space. It also hosts productions in smaller studios, called The Drum and The Lab. 

    Theatre Royal Plymouth organises rehearsals and workshops in various aspects of performing arts, which are held at the TR2 production centre. You can check the schedule to see what’s on during your trip, or simply stop by for drinks and catch the evening’s scheduled show.

    Location: Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 267222


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    The Loft

    Have drinks at this exciting nightclub

    • Nightlife
    • Couples

    The Loft is a nightclub with a range of music and themed nights, so you’ll never have the same experience twice. Open only a few nights a week, it has a diverse schedule of sounds and styles to ensure that everyone has a one-of-a-kind night out. 

    Along with DJ entertainment and live music, The Loft has a full-service cocktail bar with high-end drinks and a lounge atmosphere for a little relaxation after dinner with your friends or partner.

    Location: Harbour, Marina Bar, Vauxhall Quay, Sutton, Plymouth PL4 0DN, UK

    Open: Friday–Saturday from 6 pm to midnight, Sunday–Thursday from 6 pm to 11 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)7796 955147


    Hanging Gardens

    A community hub by day, vibrant nightclub by night

    • Nightlife

    The Hanging Gardens is one of the best nightclubs in Newport. Throughout the week, it serves as a local art and community hub for poetry readings and film screenings. At night, it transforms into a hopping club with great DJs and live music. 

    The Hanging Gardens has a full bar serving a wide range of beer, wine and speciality cocktails. It's a great place to enjoy an energetic nightlife in the city, as you get to party until the early hours.

    Location: 142 Vauxhall St, Plymouth PL4 0DF, UK


    Grosvenor Casino

    Try your luck at classic games and tables

    • Nightlife
    • Luxury

    Grosvenor Casino is a combination of gaming, food, bars, sporting events and entertainment in 1 massive space. You can find just about all the classics, including blackjack, poker, roulette and slot machines, so you can have whatever gaming experience you want. 

    There’s also a sports bar where you can catch the latest matches on an expansive projector. If you’re hungry, several restaurants within Grosvenor Casino serve late-night menus, full menus and snacks, all with different cuisines.

    Location: 15 Derry's Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 668922


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    Have a drink at one of Plymouth's best cocktail bar

    • Nightlife
    • Couples

    Revolution is an excellent cocktail bar that's split across 2 floors with an elegant environment. You’ll find a bit of everything, from speciality cocktails and delicious food to nightclub touches, so you can have a fun night out. 

    There are 3 bars with distinctive themes, so you can choose from a laidback night, a dance party with music, or a quiet dinner with drinks and conversation. Throughout the night, you can enjoy excellent food and drinks, as well as professional service from the talented staff.

    Location: 1 Derrys Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW, UK

    Open: Daily from noon to 10 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 666138


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    The Terrace

    Unwind with excellent sunset and ocean views

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    The Terrace is an excellent choice if you're looking for a romantic night with sunset and ocean views. Located on the waterfront in the Plymouth Hoe foreshore, the all-day dining venue offers comfort food and indulgent desserts, delicious craft cocktails, and spectacular views of the water. 

    Unwind with your choice of appetisers or desserts while watching the ships on the bay and the sunset over the water from the large terrace. Once the sun sets, you’ll see the coastline light up with activity as the nightlife begins in Plymouth.

    Location: Madeira Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NY, UK

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 11.30 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 603533


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    Annabel's Cabaret & Discotheque

    A Plymouth nightclub specialising in the unexpected

    • Nightlife
    • Couples

    Annabel’s Cabaret & Discotheque won’t disappoint specialises in unique entertainment and indulgent experiences for something unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. 

    You can choose to party and dance in the nightclub, drink and unwind in the comfort areas, or take part in something unique, such as exotic belly dances or burlesque shows. Whatever catches your interest, you can find something new and exciting with a night out at Annabel’s Cabaret & Discotheque.

    Location: 88 Vauxhall St, The, Plymouth PL4 0EY, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 260555


    Plymouth Athenaeum

    Spark your curiosity at this auditorium

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    • Families

    The Plymouth Athenaeum is an auditorium and library that focuses on literature, art, technology and science. The theatre hosts live performances of plays and dances, but you can also attend lectures and talks by prominent guests like Robert Lenkiewicz and Terry Waite. You could visit the library, which displays over 10,000 volumes on natural history and science from the 19th century. 

    During your trip, check the schedule to see what’s happening at the Plymouth Athenaeum. The building is located at Derry's Cross, less than 1 mile north of the Royal Citadel. 

    Location: Derrys Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW, UK

    Open: Monday–Friday from 11 am to 6 pm (closed on Saturdays and Sundays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1752 266079


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