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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' ceilings (fabric covering the ceiling in pleated sheets) create an exotic atmosphere; Part of the old city walls are exposed 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 pizzas along with the old favourites & specials. The pub hosts three beer festivals, at Easter, August Bank Holiday and the third weekend in November, and a cider festival at Spring Bank Holiday. Live music is a regular feature.

Historic Interest

Part of the ancient city walls are built into the bar.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Gales Seafarers Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

A constantly changing range.

Source: Regional

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

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

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Vibrant Forest; Red Cat;

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    3 or 4 per year, see description above.

  • 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, and Sunday 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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