When the sun goes down, Academy comes to life

When the sun goes down or the rain has stopped, the Academy comes alive as a cool evening venue for your night ahead.

Weather you still need a caffeine fix or you want to indulge in our cocktails, fine wines or our beers you’re in charge! Spend a weekend evening relaxing, with a tailored range of speciality drinks in our beautiful converted Pumphouse venue


Our selection of beers, craft ales, and refreshing ciders are an eclectic mix of firm global favourites and award winners come and give them a try!


Summer is a time for experiencing life at its fullest, and our cocktail menu is built from the ground up to provide the perfect feel-good canvas for your sunny memories to unfold. From Salted Caramel Espresso Martinis to Summer Gin Fizz we have got the cocktail that’s guaranteed to put the sunshine into your summer.

View our seasonal cocktail menu


Working hand in hand with leading wine suppliers to give you best varied selection of fine produce from around the world.

View our wine list

Academy Espresso Bar

The Pumphouse
Unit A Hood Road
Barry CF62 5BE
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Opening Times

  • Mon-Weds: 9am – 5pm
  • Thurs – Sat: 9am – 11pm
  • Sundays: 10am – 4pm