Academy Espresso Bar
Covid 19 Update - Academy Espresso Bar is now open for take away coffee and food service only. Note that there is a reduced menu for take away. Our opening hours throughout this period is 10am to 6pm. Social distancing measures are in place and outdoor seating is currently not available for customers.
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.
Live Music & Events
Unit 1 Hood Road,
Barry CF62 5BE
Mon - Sun: 10am to 6pm