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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Wine Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
About
Formerly Bar 1898, this is a fabulous and well stocked cocktail and grill bar, we currently serve a lunch menu an evening, grill menu and a traditional Sunday lunch.
PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$17
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Wine Bar, Barbecue, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fabulous food for a very reasonable price, service amazing and great friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Richard D, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your fabulous review, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 June 2021

Wanted to try and treat ourselves mid week and we sure did make the right choice. The service was spot on, the wings and nachos we had were lovely. For mains we had the steak, peppercorn chicken and a spicy pepperoni pizza, all really good....The Philly cheese sauce was the star of the evening. The mock tails were fun and delicious. And our dog was well looked after. I think we’ve found our new local.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Richard D, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we are looking to add some doggie bar snacks to our menu, soon.

Reviewed 2 September 2020

Greeted by staff and made to feel totally at ease. Service was great, food was delicious, will definitely go back

Date of visit: September 2020
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richarddO5276RP, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Always lovely to get such a positive review, thank you. We look forward to seeing you again, soon.😁

Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

Visited this evening with the husband and our 2 young children. We had 3 courses, wine and beer and came to only £27 in total due to the government scheme. Despite the cheap price, the food and service were fantastic; the nacho and Indian platter...starters we shared were fresh and tasty, followed by well cooked burgers for the adults and a pizza for the children. The staff were lovely and served our children their special ice creams afterwards and were very pleasant to us throughout, we'll definitely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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richarddO5276RP, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

We are loving the positive feedback, we look forward to you popping along again soon.

Reviewed 12 August 2020

My partner and I visited this establishment just yesterday (11th August 2020), it was advised to book a table, which we did and upon arrival were greeted by Briony who directed us to our dining area. Brilliant!! the food was very well presented and beautifully...cooked we ordered the Tex Mex Burger and (highly recommended!!!) the Chicken Fajita. The Fajita in particular had a really beautiful woodsmoke flavour to it, and also a bit of a spicy kick. Dessert was sticky toffee pudding...mmmmmmmmm....mmmmmmm. Please visit this place the atmosphere is brilliant and the staff are superb.. Do not not go!!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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richarddO5276RP, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

Thanks for your wonderful review, we are loving the positive feedback.

Reviewed 22 March 2020 via mobile

Call in from work for a pizza and yet again was made most welcome ordered drinks found a seat decided to have something to eat so ordered a couple of pizzas which came in no time and was lovley crisp and full of flavour will...de calling againMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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richarddO5276RP, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

Thank you for your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 6 March 2020

Wow, very impressed, absolutely delicious food. We were made to feel very welcome will be going back again soon to try more of the menu.

Date of visit: March 2020
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richarddO5276RP, Owner at Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

You're very welcome, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 February 2020 via mobile

I fancied a spiced rum and the manager showed us a fabulous range of spiced and flavoured rum, from all over the world. A great ambience to the place and I will cerrtainly return, to sample some more of the delicious drinks and cocktails, that...are available in this oasis in a cultural desert.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2020

Top notch food made very welcome form start to finish will be going back again soon to try more of your menu

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 7 November 2019

My wife and myself regularly visit here for food and have always loved the food cooked by the lovely rachael. Well today we visited today and unfortunately Rachel was off sick so the food service fell solely at the feet of the owner richard..the food...was exceptional as always and the service was top notch. It speaks volumes for the kind of business this is.was very impressed by the attitude shown by all there and will definitely be back xMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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lauren m
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No, sorry Lauren, we only serve food from 12 to 4pm on a Sunday.
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Jo Allan's Cocktail Bar & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5