Exmouth’s Famous Old Barrel remains closed for Christmas, but could re-open in New Year

PUBLISHED: 17:30 23 December 2017

The Famous Old Barrel. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exf 5928-32-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

The Famous Old Barrel. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exf 5928-32-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

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Exmouth’s Famous Old Barrel pub remains closed for Christmas, but there are hopes that the ‘iconic’ music venue will open ‘sometime’ in the new year.

The pub closed suddenly in late October.

This week, Star Pubs and Bars – the pub business of Heineken UK, which owns the Barrel – confirmed that the pub is still shut.

“The Famous Old Barrel in Exmouth remains closed at the current time,” said a spokesperson. “However, it is hoped that it will reopen sometime in the new year.