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Submitted on Saturday, 17th October 2015
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Cafe Barrio, Nottingham

45 Bridlesmith Gate
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Alan Winfield left this review about Cafe Barrio

Cafe Barrio was originally called the Bench and Bar,this was the only pub to be built in the Broadmarsh centre development,it stood outside the centre when coming from the upper levels,the pub was unusuall in having three floors for drinking,there was a main lounge at ground floor level and a pool room on one of the upper levels.
This pub was a Mansfield tied house and had a decent drink of keg Mansfield bitter on the bar.
I have been in this pub quite a few times over the years.
When the Bench and Bar closed down Cafe Barrio was created this was a posh looking cafe bar that the trendy types who shopped on bridlesmithgate would go in for a coffee and later a glass of wine.
This has now all come to an end as Caffe Barrio is now boarded up and will probably be converted into retail use.

Bench and Bar first visited 1981

Photo taken 1984

On 18th October 2015 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Alan Winfield
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18th Oct 2015, 13:15
Review submitted by Alan Winfield amended by Alan Winfield
17th Oct 2015, 22:38
Picture submitted by Alan Winfield approved
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