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Lovely food, nice place

Went here for lunch on Sunday. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. It was nice to be able to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marie-Thérèse H
via mobile
Great pub lunch

Stopped off here for a quick business catch up over lunch. Simple menu, decent beer and the burger... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
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23 Old Market Street | Old Market, Bristol BS2 0HB, England
+44 117 930 4967
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on Sunday. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. It was nice to be able to relax without feeling rushed. Had a drink before lunch then food came. Generous portions but not too much. Hate when my plate is overly full. The...More

Thank Marie-Thérèse H
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick business catch up over lunch. Simple menu, decent beer and the burger and fries was top notch. Great portion, brilliantly cooked chips and a decent burger. Will definitely be back here - impressive.

Thank SJ6
Reviewed 7 July 2018 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
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
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

Thank r_gly_jo
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

Thank hjd1984
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
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
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

Thank ms_pea_72
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

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Peter W
21 May 2017|
Response from mcaw33 | Reviewed this property |
yes, was sold and undergoing a refit.