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Very good pub with good beer, friendly staff and locals, pretty much everything I would want in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
92glennw
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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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Pint size heaven

Friendly local pub with a no swearing rule. If you like traditional local pubs you will enjoy The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
paulvnurse
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London, United Kingdom
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The Pelican Inn is a no-nonsense Real Ale pub situated between Gloucester Cathedral and Kingsholm Rugby Stadium.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4 St Mary_s Street, Gloucester GL1 2QR, England
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+44 1452 582966
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good pub with good beer, friendly staff and locals, pretty much everything I would want in a pub, good music too

1  Thank 92glennw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly local pub with a no swearing rule. If you like traditional local pubs you will enjoy The Pelican. If you like real ale you will adore The Pelican. Pints and pints of delicious real ale and staff who are knowledgeable about every one of...More

Thank paulvnurse
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A gem hidden on the outskirts of the city centre behind the Cathedral. 5 - 10 minutes walk from Gloucester Rail and Bus Stations. Two rooms and a courtyard. Pleasant atmosphere, no silly music, friendly bar staff, and a regular clientele of real ale lovers....More

Thank Gordon F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Lovely summer's evening & when we arrived at the Pelican, many people were sat outside sampling the vast array of beers & cider on offer. Such a great atmosphere & excellent ales - my particular favourite was the espresso martini beer from Bristol Beer Factory...More

Thank julie r
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This little gem is a must for any real ale drinker who prefers the traditional type of pub. We would rather go here than to the modern manufactured establishments. You get a good pint and a warm welcome even if you are not a regular...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

It's probably forty years since I last visited The Pelican. A quick search for the name will tell you that they closed in 2008 but they've evidently reopened since then and I was greeted by a very good range of ales and ciders and a...More

1  Thank Rudy L
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Good selection of real ales in a nice cosy pub. Gets a bit busy when the rugby is on! Large garden/outside area. A true gem in Gloucester!

1  Thank AwrightDave
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Be very careful how you speak if you visit here.. We were a group of five that went for a drink on the way home from the Gloucester match, and one of our group swore on the way in. I was at the front and...More

3  Thank ripw364
Mgh0302, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

We have had a no swearing policy for six years now. It actually works really well, we can retain customers who enjoy the pub as it is and we can lose customers who cannot abide by a simple rule. If people swear on the way...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

The Pelican has an excellent selection of Wye Valley beers. We thought that the Wholesome Stout was exactly wholesome, in great condition and tasty. The Pelican also has an excellent selection of local characters chatting in the low ceiling bar on the Thursday lunchtime when...More

Thank MrComins
Mgh0302, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Very kind comments, Thankyou

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this bar behind Gloucester cathedral on 07 March. The barman was great very friendly I would recommend visiting there. Great ales and cider and worth trying their pickled eggs.

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