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 April 2020

Waited a long time for the booking to come around but due to the current situation we had to miss it! Really hope to try you one day soon as heard great things x

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Visited On Sunday, 05 April 2020

What a fantastic Sunday lunch we didn’t have because of this damn virus. I’m rating my lunch as superb, based on the lunches we’ve had in the past. The beef would’ve been succulent and melty and a generous serving of perfectly cooked veg would’ve surrounded the beef...and gargantuan Yorkshire pud. I would’ve had the beef again but I can also recommend the nut roast which would’ve been very nutty with just the right amount of veg pulp. It would’ve been our joint 50th birthday lunch but because it didn’t happen, it means that we never actually turned 50! Thanks for a wonderful imaginary lunch. Be safe.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Amazing Sunday roast, almost worth the 9 month wait for a table!

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Absolutely stunning

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Great Sunday lunch well worth the wait

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Fab fab fab

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Excellent food as always with friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Brilliant food, great service, superb value for money. In short it lived up to the hype!

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

A great Sunday lunch. Cosy venue, good food and service and excellent value. Bank has not exploited its deserved popularity be crowding in extra tables, rushing customers or increasing prices, all of which are highly admirable and commendable. This venue certainly puts its customers first, ahead of profits, which is most refreshing. Just a pity I can only book again in 18 months time.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Blinding!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

The best roast dinner ever!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 February 2020

It was a lovely visit, food was great, and having the pub dog joining us for lunch was so cute!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Amazing afternoon, everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves, great food, great atmosphere and great company!!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

Looked forward to this for a long time!! Certainly lived up to expectations

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

Really enjoyed our Sunday roast, we will certainly be back (albeit in a couple of years it appears due to popularity). May be worth considering only releasing bookings in batches.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

Not impressed by the starter, sausage and muffin with a curry sauce but the main was to die for, beef for OH and pork for me. I had tart tatin for dessert which was luscious. Great value for money shame I wont be able to make another visit on a Sunday until 2022!!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 February 2020

Great value fabulous food as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Really lovely staff, great range of swigs and the food was amazing! Plus our pup was welcomed and got lots of love. Rugby was on and everyone, dinning or not, were aces. Awesomeness all round, love you guys!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Very friendly atmosphere, food was exceptional and we will definitely be coming again !

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Simply amazing as always we just wish we didn’t have to wait 2 years to come back for another roast! Haha

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Visited On Sunday, 26 January 2020

One of the best roast I’ve had

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Visited On Sunday, 26 January 2020

As usual the three courses of our meal were thoroughly enjoyed by us all, the Haddock chowder was so delicious as was the roast and the indulgent dessert, all served with a smile, Great wine too .

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Visited On Sunday, 26 January 2020

Fantastic😀

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Visited On Saturday, 25 January 2020

The food was amazing and the barman was very patient while we spent about 20 minutes deciding what to eat and drink!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Delicious food and fantastic value for money

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