Christmas gift ideas and places to eat on the Plymouth Barbican

Fall in love with the Barbican this Christmas.

Christmas is in the air and the Barbican is filled with Festive cheer this December. Local trades pulled out all the stops to enrich their busy shop windows with beautiful lights and decorations, the smell of mulled wine and gingerbread is in the air making your hunt for those perfect Christmas gifts a rather pleasant one.

Plymouth Barbican Christmas – Part 1

Meet four local Barbican businesses with a world of goods and treats this christmas including; Soperfect Images, Peardrops Jewellery, Boathouse Cafe and Domea Favour

Plymouth Barbican Christmas – Part 2

Explore four more local Barbican businesses with a world of unique gift ideas and tasty treats! All along New Street including; Kapadokya RestaurantMad MerchantTudor Rose Tea Rooms and Barbican Botanics Gin Room…

Plymouth Barbican Christmas – Part 3

More top local Barbican businesses with a world of unique gift ideas and tasty treats to see, including; Bonne SanteBlues barKaya Gallery and Harbourside Fish & Chips…

Plymouth Gin Christmas Crackers &
Late Night Shopping

Boxes of six Plymouth Gin Crackers are available at the Distillery shop! The shop is also open on 28th November and the following three Thursdays for late shopping (5pm to 6.30pm) including 20% off everything except tour tickets.

Join us for Christmas on the Plymouth Barbican – 2019

This Christmas join the independent traders across the Plymouth Barbican and Sutton Harbour to celebrate Christmas in style! We have a huge line up of events to enjoy along with local businesses tempting you with a host of offers and gift ideas to make your Christmas an enjoyable one!

When it comes to Christmas be sure to visit the Plymouth Barbican!

The Plymouth Barbican is filled with Shops staffed by friendly traders who are more than happy to help. Not sure what to buy the parents? Run out of ideas what to buy your partner? How about something unique?! With a huge wide range of Shops to choose from a brisk walk around the historic Barbican harbour will give you plenty of ideas to choose from.

After picking up a few items don’t forget there are also plenty of places to put your feet up for a coffee or a bite to eat. Check out our extensive range of Cafes, Restaurants and Take Away options.

Or alternatively after a successful shopping trip why not pop into one of the Pubs / Bars along the Plymouth Barbican Waterfront and celebrate with a cool drink and check out the local vibrate night life.

Yes, you could go online, you could pop into a major retailer and grab what everyone is grabbing or you can take a stroll on the Plymouth Barbican. Pick up a few items from a local Plymouth trader and follow this with a rest up in a Cafe / Restaurant / Pub before heading home…

Give it a try. You’ll be surprised what you may find!


On Facebook? See a selection of Christmas offers taking place throughout the Christmas period.

Sunday 1st December – Southside Street

See Santa arrive on the RNLI boat to switch on the Barbican lights, this year, in Southside Street, BUT… The Grinch will be making an appearance once again darting around between the shops trying to spoil Christmas! Can Santa save the day??

Also entertainment from 12pm leading up to the light switch on at 5pm

The Barbican Light Switch on is an annual event organised by the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership on behalf of Waterfront businesses.