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Tin of Sardines

Open Now: 12:00 - 23:30
Open today: 12:00 - 23:30
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Small but Amazing

Well we had read about this bar and it lived up to its reviews, so many different Gin's and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alison B
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Corbridge, United Kingdom
Best service in durham

Poppy had by far, the best gin knowledge in Durham. She literally made our evening. Thank you so... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ruaridhl2015
,
Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sardines”(12 reviews)
“gin lovers”(9 reviews)
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18 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well we had read about this bar and it lived up to its reviews, so many different Gin's and very knowledgeable staff. It was like being in Doctor Who's tardist, very small but it felt big. We managed to get seats which was a bonus,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alison B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Poppy had by far, the best gin knowledge in Durham. She literally made our evening. Thank you so much. Will definitely be back again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ruaridhl2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice - creative and delicious drinks made by Poppy. She was lovely and chatty and made our night - the tin of sardines makes for a great night out!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveler60737998822
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our 'ginologist' Poppy Lulu was absolutely brilliant, talking us through the widerange and choosing the perfect gin cocktail for each of us. A must do!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roma G
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Tiny bar. Huge selection of gin. Hard to decide what to choose. The Ginologist ascertains likes and recommends. He clearly loves his job. Never learnt so much about gins and mixers before. Reasonably priced too. Had good fun and it is so small everyone there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michel
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It rides a lot on the novelty of being small, and obviously they have a lot of gin, but my god the guy who runs it (Teddy) is rude, to the point the customers were sharing incredulous looks at the comments he was coming out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 547jessicaf
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We had been to this little gem before but the amazing range of gins meant there's plenty of new gins to try. And the crowd of customers that gathered Saturday afternoon was all having a laugh, trying each others drinks, swapping stories.. Great fun, great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nigels397
Reviewed 20 October 2018

A tiny gin bar - possibly the smallest in the world. Very limited seating but that is part of the fun. Quite expensive as tonic is addition Bal to the advertised price of the gin.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Great wee find when out walking through the beautiful city of Durham. The bar is really small but has the most amazing display of Gin's. If there are 15 people in the bar it would be a tight squeeze. The young lady who looked after...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShazFinlay
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The smallest bar in Durham that specialises in gin. There are over 150 different gins each served with a recommended tonic and various additions. There is room for about 12 people inside and a few tables outside. Great atmosphere and a must visit for all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan B
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