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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Sunday, 19 May 2019

Second visit to grain barge on a Sunday for the roast, first time customer service was excellent, this time it just felt like it was bit of an effort for the staff on at the time, but food was extremely tasty

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

The Grain Barge is my favourite place to chill when the sun is out but on Sunday I booked a table for my boyfriends 30th, the orders kept coming out wrong the food was poor, we had to keep asking where the rest of the food was and loads of wrong food kept coming out then they put it on our tab even though we hadn’t ordered it, in fairness it was a shambles and it has really put me off coming back

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Could not fault it!

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

The food was terrible. Meat cold and chewy. Roast veg lacking, not much gravy and generally poor roast dinner for the price. Got there and table was out for the wrong number of people and service was very slow.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

We asked to eat on the deck as is was very busy and noisy inside.staff were were helpful. We went on deck and found a ,table, opposite us were were a bunch of lads talking very loudly and some were spitting into the water. We did not stay for the meal. Staff were very helpful but seemed very busy, we explained that we would not stay and they were very understanding. Found a quiet restaurant down the road which was great.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

Insufficient selection of drinks especially non alcoholic options.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 May 2019

Team brilliant. Knowledge of beers amazing. Food excellent. Amazing views. Just brill

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Thanks all! I asked if we could change tables and the staff we really helpful and allowed this. Good was great and they brought food and water for my friend’s dog. Was a really nice experience, will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Food was amazing and didn't have to wait too long. Staff were lovely and attentive - can't fault it! Will definitely be returning soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Really enjoyed my latest visit and 1st time visitors in our group were impressed.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Completely lovely experience having brunch on Good Friday with my family. Food & Service fantastic. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

We were a family party with young children and the Grain Barge was almost deserted at lunch time - and yet it was an hour before we had any food served. The children were not the only ones who were getting restless - hence the less than delighted feedback.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Went for Sunday lunch Lovely food at a good price will go back.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

I ordered the lamb and the meat was quite tough, the rest of it was pretty good

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Lovely food and very efficient service

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Faboulous setting, great food and beer

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Tried it on recommendation of a friend. Great atmosphere, but loud however we did go on a Friday evening so no surprises. Even with a couple of loud groups it was great. Highly recommend and will be going back soon! Although we didn’t use it, the function room looked amazing!

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Fabulous music by Lespectre

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Great roast, perfect Sunday playlist playing in the background.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

Many thanks for a relaxed lunch with friends. Great veggie food, good beer, lovely ambience and friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Hi, It was okay - as it was Mother's day, you weren't doing your usual menu, which we weren't notified of in advance. We loved the look of your menu on line and that's why we booked to come there! The food was okay and plentiful but was basic pub grub.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Service a little slow, but staff were friendly & helpful. Tasty food & a good location, just a shame it was a bit draughty!

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

The Halloumi is definitely a masterpiece

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

A really nice experience. Lovely setting on the river, helped by the beautiful spring weather, and the food and service very good despite the busy lunchtime rush. Very easy to book online. Highly recommended but book first as they get busy for a reason!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Very good service, lovely food and good location.

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