The Bank Tavern

8 John Street, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS12HR
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Bar
Sunday - Wednesday: 12.00 - 00.00
Thursday - Saturday: 12.00 - 01.00

Food
​Everyday: 12.00 - 16.00

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Bank Tavern

Tucked away from the hustle & bustle of the city centre, The Bank Tavern has stood since the 1800’s. This freehouse offers a scrumptious selection of British food and an ever changing selection of local ales and ciders a warm and welcoming atmosphere that doesn't take itself too seriously. There is also live music on during the week and a quiz to keep you entertained. Well worth a visit.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

To quote my wife's words... "I think this is the best Sunday lunch I have ever had"... and she works in the food industry! Says it all.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Great staff and food. Thank.you - we've already booked again!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Wonderful from start to finish. The whole experience was fantastic

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Absolutely delicious. Three courses of beautifully cooked and presented food. Beef was rare, full of flavour and perfectly tender. Roasts were crispy on the outside and fluffy inside. Nice selection of vegetables/sides. Rhubarb Bakewell tart was refreshing and well balanced. All in all an excellent lunch and completely worthy of the high praise it receives.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

A very pleasant experience and will be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

We had a very enjoyable time at The Bank Tavern, food and service impeccable. Well worth the wait!

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

We had a great lunch and 1st experience Looking forward to visiting again

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Roast was amazing thoroughly enjoyed only criticism was the lack of vegetarian options

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Outstanding as always. Amazingly accommodating with my nut allergy, substituting rather than just removing ingredients as some places do.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Outstanding

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Lovely food and good veggie offering will definitely be back again. Can see why it’s booked up for so long as it’s very small - but worth the wait! My only qualm is two other punters who seemed to know to staff were quite drunk and intrusive not just to our party but to many others groups and couples dining there. I’m sure this isn’t a regular occurrence however and that staff realised it was inappropriate.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Fantastic roast and friendly staff, all at a reasonable price

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Fabulous hospitality as well as wonderful food - the manager accommodated our 2 small children despite a misunderstanding which meant they weren’t expecting them - thank you so much!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Excellent as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

As always three magnificent and tasty courses , all of us scraped our plates ...DELICIOUS

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Forget your Michelin-starred restaurants. It simply doesn't get better than this..!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Best roast ever

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Lovely Meal Excellent Value Already Booked to come again!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

I am unable to comment as I was phoned on the day of my booking to be told it had to be cancelled due to staff sickness. This was very disappointing as it was for a staff Xmas lunch and we then had to find somewhere else at the last minute. It would have been nice to have been asked if we'd wanted to make another reservation or even offered a discount for a future booking

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Lovely as always, would recommend 100%, great food, great staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Amazing

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Booked for a casual birthday lunch. No where on the website mentioned that there was a restricted menu due to the Christmas period. When we arrived, there was only 1 person working, trying to serve a full pub so not his fault...but it meant there were long wait times. We were eventually shown our table.. No menu to be seen. Had to ask the table next to us - it then became clear there was a very limited menu on offer (literally about 3 burgers... Meat, veggie & vegan). When the poor guy managed to get a break at the bar to come to us, we were told due to the number of Christmas parties they'd had they couldn't offer a full menu. But had failed to advertise this anywhere. Even if its not made public, at least make your pre bookings aware. Very disappointing. We left and went to another bar close by that had a full menu on offer.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Great food, service and atmosphere. Looking forward to a return visit.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Excellent food and service, will go again as soon as we can get a booking!

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

The Bank simply cannot be beaten for scrumptious food, great staff and lovely atmosphere, not to mention amazing value , can't wait for our next visit

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