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The Punchbowl

23 Old Market Street | Old Market, Bristol BS2 0HB, England
+44 117 930 4967
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Okay but need to clean & clear up glasses & cans in garden

Love the revamped garden however it was full of empty glasses & cider cans (in the flowerbeds too... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BridgeBridge
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great pub with hidden beer garden

since the refit this pub really is a hidden gem with a brilliant and sunny beer garden to match... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
mcaw33
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Bristol
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  • Very good3%
  • Average7%
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“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“punch bowl” (3 reviews)
“great pub” (3 reviews)
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23 Old Market Street | Old Market, Bristol BS2 0HB, England
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+44 117 930 4967
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the revamped garden however it was full of empty glasses & cider cans (in the flowerbeds too). A staff member collected some glasses but ignored all the rest of the rubbish. Tables not cleaned. Come on guys its not rocket science. Please check the...More

Thank BridgeBridge
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

since the refit this pub really is a hidden gem with a brilliant and sunny beer garden to match. Both the food and beer is top notch!

Thank mcaw33
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This pub has become one of my favourite in Bristol It has super friendly staff with a cracking manager, the food is decent and the ale is gorgeous. It's also £2.90 for a pint of it! This is my goto pub of choice- you're not...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stumbled into the Punchbowl looking for dinner before an event - let's just say, we were pleasantly surprised. Finally, we've found a decent no-fuss 'gastro-pub' in Bristol; and there really is a lack of good pubs to eat at in Bristol. Don't be fooled by...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Another great lunch here,great pub,will be back soon.. the roast is best ever worth 40 mile round trip from wells.

Thank Rose F
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I visited at lunchtime with a colleague as we work down the road. The pub had a nice range of beers, and a small but attractive food menu. Unfortunately the lady on the bar that day acted like she would have preferred us to go...More

Thank Becks S
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Went to the Punchbowl to meet some friends last night and decided to have dinner whilst we were there. Everything on the menu sounded delicious but after some careful consideration, we opted for the steak and triple cooked chips, because I spotted there was a...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

just had Sunday roast at the Punchbowl for the fifth week in a row that's how good I is. we have had roast lunch in lots of pubs in Bristol and something always lets us down but we think this is about perfect, perfectly cooked...More

1  Thank 204DAVID
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We went to The Punchbowl for Sunday lunch today. The staff were super friendly and the food was delicious. Two of us had beef which was cooked perfectly with roast potatoes and vegetables and a great Yorkshire pudding. We were all too full for what...More

1  Thank Western1947
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service, reasonably priced - couldn’t fault it. Between us our group had steak, burgers and fish & chips - all were lovely (but a special mention for the chips!). This was our first time here but won’t be our last - Sunday...More

1  Thank Ken M
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yes, was sold and undergoing a refit.
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