The Grain Barge

Mardyke Wharf , Hotwell Road, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS8 4RU
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Sunday-Wednesday 10am-11pm
Thursday- Saturday 10am-11.30pm

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

About The Grain Barge

Situated on a barge on the River Avon, The Grain Barge is a unique Bristol experience, named one of Britain's best pubs with a view. Serving pub classics along with new seasonal dishes, using fresh produce from our own Five Acre farm, a great breakfast menu and an extensive choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes. Fantastic Roasts on a Sunday. A great selection of local ales and ciders, along with some regional gins. Coffee from Clifton Coffee Roasters, we pride ourselves in using local suppliers and helping the community. We are also dog friendly.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

I went back in November and I still remember it very clearly and shout about it from the rooftops! Ordered all the vegan options and shared it with my partner. Although it wasn't a very coherrent meal (kebab, flatbread & tapenade, curry (maybe katsu?) and a roast), everything was deliciousssssss and I can't wait to come back when you're open again :)

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Visited On Thursday, 24 December 2020

Even with Covid to cancel our reservation just over an hour before our booking without any real Explanation, especially after you confirming our booking 24 hours before is just disgusting customer service. My wife and I purposefully booked up with plenty of notice being Christmas Eve and with such a late cancellation struggled to find anything anywhere else. We’d been really looking forward to getting out, sorted child care and then you cancel right at the last minute. Won’t be back and won’t be recommending you to friends or family.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

I didn’t join you on that day due to the fact you were close and we’re not opening to the new year as it state in your website and by the phone call I received not sure why I get a message asking me to comment on the service when I didn’t have any I would normally recommend you place but I can’t at the moment as stated above

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

They confirmed my reservation and then weren’t open

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Can someone call me I booked a table nd you were not open it was my birthday 🎁 and it was ruined We all got taxie down to ge wSiting outside and nothing Call me on 07576151154

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit on the last chance before the second lockdown. The staff are all super friendly and I love the new menu!! George was our server and he made our day.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Hope to see you again in December.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Last dinner before Lock down.....see you again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

We visited on the day before lockdown so the menu was very limited (no chips!). Alternatives such as 'goose fat roasted potatoes' were boiled and showed no evidence of roasting. Puddings were incomplete (i.e. ones that said they were accompanied by ice-cream weren't). I realise that the restaurant were having to run stocks down, but no discounts were offered for the omissions.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Dirty cutlery, slow service and food quality was average.

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

Love the pub quiz on a Monday. All staff were attentive and friendly.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Fantastic staff. Service was second to none. A bit loud but it was of course extremely busy. Food was ok. Would return to try other things on the menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

LOVED IT!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Great time

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Really enjoyed our visit. Staff went above and beyond finding us a table when we arrived 30 minutes before our booking. Great atmosphere as always.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Really enjoyed our visit to Grain Barge at the weekend - lovely welcoming staff and the food was amazing - the Milk Stout pudding was INCREDIBLE!! Thanks Grain Barge team! x

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Pies were a bit dry but still really enjoyed it, Beer was just awesome.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Had a nice time Lovely food ,great beer and genuinely pleasant staff Top marks

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Really lovely staff and food!

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

We always love the food and the service and the staff make sure they keep everyone safe in a really friendly way 😊

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Great place. Really friendly staff who make you feel very welcome. Everything is cleaned regularly and the place feels safe.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Friendly & helpful staff

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Another great evening at the Grain Barge - so lucky to have you on our doorstep, thank you 😊

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Fantastic views

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

The music wasn't the best

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