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The Apple

Open Now: 17:00 - 00:00
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Chilled atmosphere, great cider

I haven't visited this bar in years but a weekend in Bristol wouldn't be complete with a trip to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ollie T
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Great venue , the ciders we had were amazing , very traditional . Service was great and we loved... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't visited this bar in years but a weekend in Bristol wouldn't be complete with a trip to the Apple. Great cider, friendly staff and a chilled vibe.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ollie T
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Great venue , the ciders we had were amazing , very traditional . Service was great and we loved the comfy sofas. Very relaxed drinking environment

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith130969
Reviewed 26 October 2018

One of my top place to chill in Bristol, especially when the weather is good ! Great to start parties as well, close to central :)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PM G
Reviewed 23 October 2018

It was a mild night and the place was busy. Really pleased to see the boat has a outside bar and lots of tables and benches to sit on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank swuBristol_england
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely scenic view of both sides of Bristol, Avon river running to your left, and copious amounts bars and city life to your right. Great cider, great look, great service. Thank you

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

The Apple is always a must do when I'm in Bristol. Friendly and knowledgeable bar staff, a great selection of PROPER ciders and a good atmosphere whether you're drinking in the boat or on the quayside. No frills but then who needs them?

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank betweencloudshadows
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Right off the Welshback and the centre of town you can't really go wrong. It's right next to 3 brothers burgers (excellent) so once you've had your fill of apple goodness then you can head there. Theres a nice bench seating area outside and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had a few here on a Saturday. Sat outside on benches. They had a mobile pizza place and you can bring your own food here. Pizzas were very good. Great on a nice day but got a bit cold later on. Good place for people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AngelaM007
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here today, wide range of ciders. Other alcoholic drinks available. Love the boat, a very quirky set up. The music and atmosphere was great. We'll definitely be back soon!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank poppyb45
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Got there to have dinner in a typucal location. Finally left without even ordering drinks. It was extremely nousy and cold, the tables were absoletely disgusting and sticky, you couldn t even touch them. The place was very dirty, not talking of the toilets !...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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