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Hope & Anchor

) #579 of 1,283 Restaurants in Bristol $$ - $$$ , British,
38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
+44 117 929 2987
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“cheesy chips” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Packet Quorn fillets, soggy roast potatoes, cabbage and broccoli had been cooked for hours. Tasteless waste of money. The beer's good and the staff are friendly but food like this shouldn't be served up.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's changed hands! we been a couple of time in the past for Sunday lunch. One of our friends really wanted to go back we were all impressed before with the roasts. But now the veg is minimal and tasted strange not great stuffing was...More

Thank Hellie B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I had a voucher on Wriggle, so me and two friends went for an evening roast dinner. I'm guessing it was what was left over from the Sunday lunch but it really didn't matter as we paid very little with the voucher. It meant we...More

Thank georginadadswell
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The 6th pub on our list for tonight and not a disappointment. Excellent selection of beer. I had a pint of Mumbles, very good but by now I'm past caring who e brewer is. cheesy chips to soak up some of the alcohol. brilliant 😄

Thank Philip47
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Although this isn't my local I wish it was. The staff are friendly, the beer choice and taste is excellent and the food is quality too. In addition it has even when busy a laid back, relaxed and welcoming ambience. There is a beer garden...More

Thank fatbloke60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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Description
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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