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Highbury Vaults

164 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DE, England
+44 117 973 3203
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Great beers but needs some air freshner

Stopped here for a few beers whilst on a pub crawl. The bar is very atmospheric and quite gloomy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
peter h
Swindon, United Kingdom
Hidden gem of an old world pub

Desperately trying to think of somewhere in Bristol nearby that did good Sunday Roasts, totally... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Devizes, United Kingdom
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164 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DE, England
+44 117 973 3203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here for a few beers whilst on a pub crawl. The bar is very atmospheric and quite gloomy with all the dark panelling and subdued lighting. However, the bar has a very stale smell that is quite nauseous and we had to sit outside...More

Thank peter h
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Desperately trying to think of somewhere in Bristol nearby that did good Sunday Roasts, totally lucked out here. Fantastic tender roasted lamb was one of the best I tasted. Love dark cosy the old world feel of the pub, and they even have a bar...More

1  Thank Kitalon
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great boozer with always at least half a dozen real ales on. Since Youngs have acquired we have their standard fare and 4 others one of which being the ubiquitous Gem. What adds salt to the wounds is the lack of home...More

Thank TootsieUk
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food here was second to none, particularly the Sunday roast. Massive portion with all the trimmings. Very cosy pub which accommodates for summer drinks or wintertime drinks. Feels very homely definitely a hidden gem!

Thank Ross W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We enjoyed drinks in this interesting pub, choosing to sit in the busy garden. Drinks were chosen from a wide selection of real ales and we all enjoyed our choices

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This pub whisks you back in time. Loads of history with a real mix of customers. The food is good and the Sunday lunches are delicious and very reasonably priced. Happy staff make happy customers.

Thank mona75_11
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The pub itself is a bit dark inside but it has a lovely garden. The staff are always friendly and the food is delicious. Not far from where I work so a perfect place to meet friends for lunch.

Thank Zoe L
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice pub to head to for a quick lunch with work if you are based at/near the university, especially when the sun is shining. As a result we visit regularly, but as a vegetarian I seem to be stuck with variations on the veggie chilli...More

Thank MrsNorriss
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Love this pub. Not too much to say really but if you like an old fashioned pub in a great location then it's worth a visit. Decent selection of beers and ciders. Also worth trying to balance a coin on the lemon to win a...More

Thank Charlotte A
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Another stop to drink beers during my stay in Bristol. This is typical student pub which was always full of students. Beers were perfect here - lots of dark, pale beers and ciders. Meals were good as well. But toilets were little dirty.

Thank MarSiv10
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