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Hope & Anchor

$$ - $$$, British,
38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
+44 117 929 2987
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“cheesy chips” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great home made pub food, good beers and old fashioned charm. Have always loved this pub and glad to see that it’s still great.

Thank zdcgbjm
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Good range of ales (enjoyed Otter and Bath Gem beers), prices are okay and the food we had was pretty nice (giant dish of tortillas, chilli etc, some decent chips, a veg burger, which was a bit no-frills). More of a traditional pub than it...More

Thank thenv77
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My partner & I had the vegetarian roast & when mine came with hardly any gravy,, so I asked politely for some more. Rather than simply getting me some more, the waiter went off to have a conference with his manager and then came back...More

Thank julie p
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Relaxed atmosphere and exceptional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings. Staff including the chefs very attentive and friendly.

Thank julievass49
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Our daughter took us here without realising it had changed hands. We had vegetarian roast, which consisted of veg with a puff pastry tart on top smothered in the most peculiar sauce. Potatoes were cold, dry and chewy, other veg was tasteless and tart undercooked....More

1  Thank LarkrisetoCandleford
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Came with a few friends yesterday after the harbor side festival, We were greeted by a lovely lady on the bar who was very friendly. The beer garden was lovely and clean with a good layout. We ordered some chips and had a great time...More

Thank gemsmith2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We visited the Hope & Anchor tonight and asked if they were still serving food. The barmaid asked a chap sitting at the bar and he inquired the time. Upon being informed it was 9.20pm, he said "no" to her and she told us she...More

Thank Heiligenstadt
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Attended this bar with colleagues after work. Quirky little place and a good choice of beers but the whole experience was tainted by the miserable and, frankly, rude staff - everyone of them. They don't deserve your custom!

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This used to be a local favourite, and still is when I can be bothered to wander down Jacobs wells road. Lovely little pub and from what I can tell has recently been taken over again. Always a friendly atmosphere and great Gin selection, also...More

Thank Nutty26
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visited today with two friends using a wriggle deal. We all had beef burgers. The meat was like dog food and served in a buttered bun with some lettuce, undercooked chips and something they called coleslaw but it definitely wasn't. It was disgusting and inedible....More

Thank Spoon-Gnome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 2987
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Traditional pub, bridging the gap between Hotwells and Clifton. Nothing fancy, but a good place to grab a burger and a pint.
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