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(formerly Joe Daflo's Café-Bar; Café Sol; Cloisters)

Commercial Road
SO15 1GG

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Premises Status

This pub is temporarily Closed. Closed for lockdown & didn't reopen. July 2020: Lease up for sale - free of tie; 30th October 2020: Freehold for sale, £795k VAT. July 2021: New ownership (leasehold/freehold?) and planned reopening under a new name September 2021.

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight

About the Pub

Smart converted church still with the old wood beams & stained glass windows and added multiple raised areas and mezzanine. Seating ranges from armchairs to plush dining to high tables with bar stools. Very handy for the Mayflower Theatre, which is just opposite, and it will open on Sunday if the theatre has a Sunday show.

Historic Interest

Built 1845-46 as the Church of St Peter. Grade II listed. Historic England list entry 1092038.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

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  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Commercial Road
SO15 1GG

Sat Nav Reference

50.90907, -1.41086


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Nearby Bus Routes (220m)


Nearby Station (350m)

Southampton Central

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Vestry, Southampton

Temporarily Closed


Commercial Road
SO15 1GG

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Pubs with Outstanding Conversions and Restorations
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Family Friendly
  • Live Music
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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