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Good Companions

Good Companions, Plymouth

Picture source: Jonathon Nelson


The Good Companions was situated on Mayflower Street. This pub was closed in 2008 and converted to the Flavela eatery and nightclub. This stayed open for nine months, closing in 2009.
The ‘Goodies’ used to be a regular for Deck & Engineer Cadets at the Plymouth Nautical College in Portland Place, back in 1972/73/74. I lived in Torbay and managed to get home most weekends – but a fellow local (the late Steve Lyons) had an MG Midget and would drive like a mad thing to get us back to the Goodies on Sunday night for last orders, leaving Torbay at 9.00pm!
Bear in mind that the duel carriageway didn’t exist back then, it was the old A38 in those days!
Derek Hore (June 2016)

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Name Dates Comments
Damian Abbott 1988/1989 I was a student in Plymouth and went there regularly. I was very friendly with Leslie the barmaid and she later went on to work at the Pen and Parchment. I would love to trace her again but can't remember her surname!
Peter Gunn 1973/1980 I was the d j there for 7 years iworked there with a lot of well known bands inc The Searchers .Acker Bilk.Chris Barber.etc. It was one of the best and busiest pubs in Devon