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Platform Tavern

Town Quay
SO14 2NY

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Opening Times


MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
Friday11.30 am - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3, 6 - 9 Mon - Wed
12 - 9 Thu - Sun

About the Pub

Busy pub located near to Southampton's ferry terminals. African art, including musical instruments and spectacular batik panels, as well as 'tented' ceiling (fabric covering the ceiling in pleated sheets) create an exotic atmosphere; Part of the old city walls are exposed (behind a glass panel) in a corner of the bar. Two rooms, the main bar area and through an arch a restaurant area. Freshly prepared food is served and now includes a range of stone baked pizzas along with the old favourites & specials. Live music is a very regular feature and can consequently make weekends very, very busy.

Historic Interest

Part of the ancient city walls are visible behind a glass panel in the bar.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Dark Star Hophead
  • Gales Seafarers Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

A constantly changing range.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Usually bag in box and not on display, ask at the bar.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Vibrant Forest; Red Cat;

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Water bowl behind bar.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Restaurant can be booked for functions.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Thu, Fri, Sat evenings, plus Sat and Sun lunchtimes.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Separate area for dining.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

    Ask at bar for password.

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Platform Tavern

Town Quay
SO14 2NY

Sat Nav Reference

50.89634, -1.40358


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Nearby Bus Routes (40m)

Bluestar: Quayconnect; First: 3; Unilink: U1 (until 20:30), U6 (from 20:30)

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Platform Tavern, Southampton

Platform Tavern

Town Quay
SO14 2NY

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Additional Services
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Dog Friendly
  • Function Room
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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