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Grain Barge

) #145 of 1,272 Restaurants in Bristol $$ - $$$ , British,
Hotwell Road | Hotwells Rd, Bristol BS8 4RU, England
0117-929-9347
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good56%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (18 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hotwell Road | Hotwells Rd, Bristol BS8 4RU, England
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We came in for a midday drink to cool off and ended up staying for several more, enjoying the sun out on the top deck. Then decided the roasts looked to good to pass up - no regrets. The pork roast was the best I've...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of beers here on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Their decked area is a perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine with lovely views across Cumberland Basin. Good selection of drinks and pub snacks (we didn't eat but the food menu also looked...More

1  Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of draft ales, ciders and beers. Friendly and pleasant staff. Upper seating on 01 deck, Not sure if they serve nosh. Toilets on 2 deck all good.

Thank GuliverSantinni
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

After a cool and wet Saturday on the ferry we were looking for a place to have a bite for a late lunch, having been here for a pint previously we decided to try the food. A mix of pub favourites at reasonable prices and...More

Thank southwestern
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Always stop here for a few drinks when in Bristol,couldn't have been better the sun was out so sat on the top deck looking out over the dock area. Nice selection of draft and craft drinks on offer many from the Bristol Brewing Co also...More

Thank jive3238
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Really disappointed with the food. Ordered the barge burger and the bun was so rock hard that we struggled to cut it. Eventually cut a piece off and our jaws ached chewing it. Gave up on the Bun and just ate the burner which was...More

Thank MrCinGlos
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Moored in the docks, the Grain barge attracts a really interesting and mixed clientele. The beer is excellent (Bristol Beer Factory plus guests) and it's terrific to sit and sup upon the upper deck and watch the world sail by-literally. Great views of the SS...More

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

On this occasion I only had a few drinks here but the food menu was as usual very enticing. I think this is owned/associated with the Bristol Beer Company and the beer is fantastic as you would expect.

Thank 1sammi
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Grain Barge is a delightful location to waste an afternoon drinking ale. The open top and enclosed areas give you the option on either enjoying the occasional British sun or a pleasant meal inside. The barge also offers a rentable space for parties. A welcome...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Great beer from the Bristol Beer Factory and other Brewers. Had lunch today. There were 7 of us and we all enjoyed what we had I.e. Fish Pies, Burgers, Steak Sandwich and Goats Cheese Salad. We all enjoyed what we had....More

Thank Pierre48
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Kazhearts
Hi there Coming to the grain barge for a party night soon Can you tell me if the boat moves at all as my husband suffers badly with motion sickness Tia
27 June 2015|
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Response from Wayne T | Reviewed this property |
It's not out on the open sea! It hardly moves, get more motion sickness from having a bath! :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotwell Road | Hotwells Rd, Bristol BS8 4RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 0117-929-9347
  • E-mail
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