Academy Espresso Bar
Based in Barry, Academy Espresso Bar is situated in a wonderful grade II listed building formerly a working pumphouse that powered the Barry Dock gates at the once thriving dock yard.
As well as serving outstanding coffee, food and cocktails, Academy Espresso Bar hosts a variety of events with live music sessions, craft workshops and venue hire at the exclusive Underground basement bar.
With high speed internet and power supplies accompanied with sharing tables it can make the perfect venue for informal business meetings, mobile office space or just to meet with friends.
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Please note that we don't take table reservations.
When the sun goes down the Academy Espresso Bar comes alive as a cool evening venue for your night ahead.
Whether you still need a caffeine fix or you want to indulge in our cocktails, fine wines or our craft beers you’re in charge! Spend a weekend evening relaxing, with a tailored range of speciality drinks in our beautiful converted Victorian pumphouse venue.
STREET FOOD - December
Thursday 5th - DIRT Popup
Friday 6th - Puckin' Poutine
Saturday 7th - That Street Food
Thursday 12th - Mr Croquewich
Friday 13th - Makasih & 90s Christmas Disco
Saturday 14th - Flour'd Up
Thursday 19th - Pregos
Friday 20th - Puckin' Poutine
Saturday 21st - The Queen Pepiada
Saturday 28th - Meating Point
Live MUsic & Events - December
Friday 13th - 90s Christmas Disco
Saturday 14th - Live music with Nikki Pope
Wednesday 24th - Live music with Wayne Brennan
Friday 27th - Live music with The Scoundrels
Tuesday 31st - New Year's Eve Party with Colum Regan (tickets)
Unit 1 Hood Road,
Barry CF62 5BE
Mon - Wed: 9am to 5pm
Thurs - Sat: 9am to 11pm
Sun: 10am to 4pm