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Bag of Nails, Bristol

Closed Now: 12:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:00 - 23:00
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Pub crawl

We made small pub crawl on st georges road och visited amongst other pubs this one. Great place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sven-åke J
via mobile
Cat and beer heaven

This is a really interesting and eccentric pub. The main highlights are the range of real ales and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John M
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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141 St. Georges Road, Bristol BS1 5UW, England
+44 7941 521777
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Reviewed today

Came across this pub whilst visiting Bristol for the weekend. Oldie worldey type of pub with people playing board games in the corner and a turntable playing a good selection of vinyl LP's for background music, however the first thing that hits you as you...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made small pub crawl on st georges road och visited amongst other pubs this one. Great place. Friendly atmosphere, a lot of cats, good beer etc.

Thank sven-åke J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really interesting and eccentric pub. The main highlights are the range of real ales and craft beers, many local, and the numerous cats that live here. Added bonuses are the friendly bar staff who will let you try beers before buying, the...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited Bag of Nails on a busy Thursday afternoon. We were initially greeted by Sally (not pregnant) a fat and friendly Tabby cat. Moments later, the lovely Lily, human with pin straight chestnut hair, not unlike that of a fairytale princess,...More

Thank angryghosts
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I purposely went to this pub on the recommendation from some friends as I love cats. And it certainly did not disappoint! As soon as we passed the window, 3 beautiful tabby cats were laid out on the window sill, 2 cats...More

1  Thank boobrett
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Wandering aimlessly I came across this pub. I'm so glad I did. I had a nice elderflower cider and hung out with some very pleasant cats. Wolfgang in particular was so soft. I suppose if you don't like cats lacing on the pub counter then...More

2  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The pub is tiny but that makes it good, less rowdy. 4 cats were in attendance, mostly sleeping on the bar or window ledge. Was lovely to watch them as one customer was laser point playing with one. Had a pork pie for £1, just...More

2  Thank helene4562018
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

What a delightful little pub! Great staff with Luke and Ed behind the bar. Great selection of ales. Great atmosphere, just refreshing to see the cats literally own the place they're that relaxed. A proper delightful experience! Thanks to both Luke & Ed.

1  Thank CupcakeAnn
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Great pub near Bristol Harbourside, large choice of beers and loads of cats. A proper boozer and a very cool glass well you can look down into the cellar from

Thank brendan120
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This pub is fairly small and easily missed if you’re not looking for it but since it gained a mass of cats it has become a place that many people are searching for. Basically the pub is home to more than 10 cute kitties who...More

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27 May 2018|
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Response from midnite1031 | Reviewed this property |
We took our 11 year old. She was treat very nice.
3 March 2015|
Response from Luke D | Property representative |
Hello. I'm sorry that I didn't see this enquiry yesterday evening. The Bag weekly quiz starts at 8.30 every Tuesday, with alternating quizmasters, Brucey and Andy.