Gin Joint at the Barbican is a Searcys brasserie and bar serving 40 different types of gin.
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Level 2 Barbican Centre
Silk StreetLondonEC2Y 8DS
Gin Joint has been on my list of bars to try for a long time, mainly on account of the word "Gin" in its name. Having been here for the first time last night as I was catching a performance at the Barbican, I'm glad I didn't make a special effort to come here.
The gin cocktails, which we ordered as part of Gin Democracy (aka Happy Hour from 5 pm to 8 pm), were nice and strong. We'd opted for...more
Well, I must admit I'm bestowing 3 stars on this venue because of the variety of gin and the tasty cocktails, but you'd expect that of a gin joint, wouldn't you?
I'd originally come here for the Yelp Gin Joint event and had an excellent time. At that time, the service, the drinks, the food, the ambience were all fab and a week later I dragged a friend there for some pre-dinner drinks. (dinner...more
I admit, this place is less of a destination and more of a "pit stop" if you're inside or near the Barbican Centre, but it's a classy little gem with a wonderful view towards Bank.
I went to my friend's art opening at the Barbican Library; once it ended, a few of us were looking for a relaxed bar spot inside the centre. Surprisingly, there's many bar options dotted around the Centre, but...more
I had high hopes for this place. I really did. But I was disappointed.
We chose this place because we were seeing a theatre performance at the Barbican, arrived early and wanted somewhere to sit and drink cocktails.
First off, we were greeted by a guy who told us that we wouldn't be able to sit and eat because everyone was going to see the performance, which made us feel a bit like we were...more
Gin Joint is the new name for this branch of Searcys in the Barbican. Boasting a comprehensive range of gins and Gin Democracy, where gin mixers are the cost of a standard house gin. However whilst the Gin cocktails are okay, they are nothing close to the quality of the food.
The atmosphere of the place is extremely relaxed and quiet. The place is stylish without an air of snobbishness. Views...more