Academy Espresso Bar

Covid 19 Update - There is a reduced menu. Social distancing measures and test, trace protect forms are in place. Limited indoor and outdoor seating is available for customers. From Thursday 24th September all customers must be seated in order to make a purchase from our online Yoello system.

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.

*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 - September

Flour'd Up - Friday 4th

Cegin Half N Half - Saturday 5th

Pregos - Friday 11th

That Street Food - Saturday 12th

The Bearded Taco - Friday 18th

Flour'd Up - Saturday 19th

That Street Food - Friday 25th

Cegin Half N Half - Saturday 26th

Live Music & Events


The Pumphouse,

Unit 1 Hood Road,

Barry CF62 5BE

Opening Hours

Sun - Wed: 10am to 7pm

Thurs - Saturday: 10am to 10pm