Academy Espresso Bar

Please note - parking restrictions implemented by The Pumphouse management company (not Academy Coffee) are now in place at The Pumphouse car park, so please enter your car registration immediately and accurately upon arrival on the tablet situated inside the shop. This will provide you with 3 hours of free parking. Please read our FAQ page for further information on parking at The Pumphouse.

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.

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 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 - July (5pm start)

Fri 1st July - The Real Ting

Sat 2nd July - Hot Damn Hoagies

Thurs 7th July - Ringos Dirty Diner

Fri 8th July - Flour'd Up

Sat 9th July - Nok & Ronis Kitchen

Thurs 14th July - Cegin

Fri 15th July - Big Bad Vegan

Sat 16th July - The Queen Pepiada

Thurs 21st July - Ringos Dirty Diner

Fri 22nd July - Flour'd Up

Sat 23rd July - Nok & Ronis Kitchen

Thurs 28th July - Cegin

Fri 29th July - Hot Damn Hoagies

Sat 30th July - Nok & Ronis Kitchen

Live Music & Events - July

Thurs 7th July - Quiz Night - 7pm

Thurs 14th July - Open Mic Night - 7pm

Thurs 21st July - Quiz Night - 7pm

Thurs 28th July - Open Mic Night - 7pm


The Pumphouse,

Unit 1 Hood Road,

Barry CF62 5BE

Opening Hours

Sun - Tues: 9am - 6pm

Weds - Sat: 9am - 11pm