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The Rummer Hotel

#211 of 1,212 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary, Gastropub
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All Saints Lane, Bristol BS1 1JH, England
+44 117 929 0111
Today
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having booked a table and advised it is only held for ten minutes we arrived early to be on the safe side. We were not allowed in as it was before 12.00 so we waited outside (good job it wasn't raining as my husband has his foot in plaster!) We asked for a different table as the one allocated was... More 

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Thank Debbie J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Being an old Bristolian, I remember the rummer as an old drinking den, spit & sawdust, sort of place. How times have changed, the restaurant now is a mix of old world Georgian with a modern urban twist ! On the strength of it, doesn't seem good bed fellows, but it works. The young front of house staff, very friendly,... More 

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Thank GunnerGriffiths
Hereford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Five of us booked a Sunday Lunchtime table at the Rummer Hotel. It was a cold day and there was a log fire in the corner of the large dining room but no tables close to it when we arrived. Whilst the service was good I didn't over-rate the food. I chose belly pork which would have been better served... More 

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Thank graham g
Cartagena, Spain
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I enjoyed a great Sunday lunch at this restaurant, but had to make a booking deposit of £10 to secure our table. As this was unusual for me, I forgot to check that the amount had been discounted from the bill when I paid with cash! Since then I have phoned and sent emails to the Rummer,... More 

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Thank Suzi W
guru2000, General Manager at The Rummer Hotel, responded to this review

Suzi, Thanks for taking the time to review us on this website. We have a system that requires a £5 deposit per head on all bookings, due to the popularity of our Sunday Roasts. It is usually deducted from your bill, and is not a booking fee. It appears that your waiter did not make the deduction, and we have... More 

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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for nibbles at lunchtime. Roaring fire and friendly attentive waitress. Had a bit of a long wait for food, but when it arrived nice selection of cheese and charcuterie platter and scrumptious bowl of crunchy home made chips. Wonderful choice of speciality drinks, would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Cherry P
guru2000, General Manager at The Rummer Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, and sorry if the food took a little too long. As with every place, busy periods can slow things down a little sometimes. We hope to welcome you again soon. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into here for a quick bite last Saturday. The bar was poorly stocked with non-alcoholic drinks, got my third choice (they didn't even have blackcurrant cordial). We didn't want a full meal so opted for the bubble & squeak with poached duck eggs. Small portion, pretty tasteless & under-cooked eggs. Considering; the views I have heard from others &... More 

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Thank Steve P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yorkshire pudding cold & burnt Gravy watery Expected roast but was a piece of steak Veg slightly beyond al dente Roast potatoes are normally always a let down eating out but were EXCELLENT Service, very good A lot of theatrics with the wooden platter but didn't deliver on quality or quantity!

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Thank Peterosso
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met with some friends and stayed for cocktails, more cocktails, great bar food and to toast ourselves warm by the log fire. The atmosphere was chilled and friendly with a good mix of ages and plenty of space to stretch and make yourself at home.

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Thank Karen B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We when here for a family lunch , and absolutely everything it was perfect. The table close to the fire place, the service who was vs Very professional and attentive and the food which was absolutely perfect. The lamb was perfectly cooked and the amount of food it's enough to everybody to feel full.great value for money. We are definitely... More 

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Thank 84Bristol
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Rummer yesterday for lunch. I had Bubble and squeak with poached duck eggs. Surprisingly the bubble (or was it the squeak) was PURPLE! Amazing! The eggs were perfect. The yolks were such a bright yellowly orange colour. Gorgeous. Hubby had the Pork belly with pically sandwich. We shared a bowl of chunky huge fried... More 

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Thank Heidi W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$164
Cuisine
British, Contemporary, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
13:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: All Saints Lane, Bristol BS1 1JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 0111
Description
Tucked away in All Saints Lane in Bristol is the much-loved dining institution, The Rummer Hotel. This gorgeous, classic restaurant and cocktail bar is set inside a Grade II listed building, and with its forest green leather sofas, oversized open fire and historic cellar bar and dining room - the Hotel has a relaxed and welcoming home-away-from-home vibe. Perfect for weddings, group get-togethers and intimate dinner parties, The Rummer Hotel is independently run and the menu, created by a reknowned Head Chef, is filled with contemporary British dishes. The restaurant is popular on weekdays for brunch (don't miss the kedgeree or the The Rummer all-day breakfast) as well as providing a relaxed, sophisticated atmosphere for fine-dining in the evenings. A mind blowing array of fine spirits, and cocktail bartenders who know how to mix them, make The Rummer Hotel's cocktail bar one of the great classic bars, and a destination for cocktail lovers the world over.

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