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The small ginger man

His a very nice man my second favourite member of staff after the pool table. The pool table is all... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Harley C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great pub!

Been coming now for over 20 years now since our student days. Visited recently to watch the rugby... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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11 Apr 2018
“The small ginger man ”
12 Mar 2018
“Great pub!”
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24 James Street, Plymouth PL4 6EQ, England
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

His a very nice man my second favourite member of staff after the pool table. The pool table is all ways polite and supportive, all so it's £2 doubles on a Thursday so if you want to treat a date and be a bit flash...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Harley C
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Been coming now for over 20 years now since our student days. Visited recently to watch the rugby and they had a great selection of drinks and a good atmosphere. Staff were really friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank DJRDevon
Reviewed 18 February 2018

A fantastic local pub with the feeling of actually being a pub! regular gigs, pool table a nice selection of Ales, Ciders and Lagers with a large spirit and bottle selection! Nothing better than having a nice mulled cider while sitting next to the JSV...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank JRound1993
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We came across this pub over the Christmas period walking my dog. What a great find! The James Street Vaults is an excellent place to have a drink. Its very dog friendly so we had no problem with our dog going inside the pub. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank 835stephenb835
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Came in last evening hot off the train from London, hoping to watch the Argyle FA cup replay on the TV. The JSV is closest pub to station and I vaguely remembered watching sport here before. Sadly no SKY or anything, The pub seems to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I hadn't visited her for years. It used to be quite run down, but now feels inviting and has a good selection of beer available. Bar staff are friendly and it was a good place to catch up with friends over a pint. Didn't try...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank ianedmunds
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I had 3 hours to wait for the late night Sleeper to London on Sunday evening. The friendly British Rail staff recommended this Pub as probably being the closest with a 5 minute walk. That's all it took and it was good recommendation. Being a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Raaraab
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Does take long to fill up and then it can get difficult to move about or get served but it has a friendly feel and the inevitable and proper predominance of late teenage students makes me feel very old. Quite enjoy getting in amongst it...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Given its location, James Street Vaults is very much a local for a number of students staying at the university. But don't let that fool you; JSV still maintains the true British pub ambience that one expects from such an old establishment, and does not...More

Date of experience: September 2014
5  Thank Alexander H
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Having been away from Plymouth for a couple of years, I returned to a pleasant surprise at the JSV. The new owners have sorted the place out. Its clean, with a good choice of well priced drinks and gone are the old toilets! Congrats to...More

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank Phil W
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Hettie W
18 August 2015|
Response from Chris D |
Do the pub TVs show rugby and football in HD! Are they able to show top football in Ultra HD?