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Hope & Anchor

#651 of 1,289 Restaurants in Bristol}
$$ - $$$, British,
38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
+44 117 929 2987
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“cheesy chips” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Relaxed atmosphere and exceptional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings. Staff including the chefs very attentive and friendly.

Thank julievass49
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Our daughter took us here without realising it had changed hands. We had vegetarian roast, which consisted of veg with a puff pastry tart on top smothered in the most peculiar sauce. Potatoes were cold, dry and chewy, other veg was tasteless and tart undercooked....More

1  Thank LarkrisetoCandleford
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Came with a few friends yesterday after the harbor side festival, We were greeted by a lovely lady on the bar who was very friendly. The beer garden was lovely and clean with a good layout. We ordered some chips and had a great time...More

Thank gemsmith2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We visited the Hope & Anchor tonight and asked if they were still serving food. The barmaid asked a chap sitting at the bar and he inquired the time. Upon being informed it was 9.20pm, he said "no" to her and she told us she...More

Thank Heiligenstadt
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Attended this bar with colleagues after work. Quirky little place and a good choice of beers but the whole experience was tainted by the miserable and, frankly, rude staff - everyone of them. They don't deserve your custom!

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This used to be a local favourite, and still is when I can be bothered to wander down Jacobs wells road. Lovely little pub and from what I can tell has recently been taken over again. Always a friendly atmosphere and great Gin selection, also...More

Thank Nutty26
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visited today with two friends using a wriggle deal. We all had beef burgers. The meat was like dog food and served in a buttered bun with some lettuce, undercooked chips and something they called coleslaw but it definitely wasn't. It was disgusting and inedible....More

Thank Spoon-Gnome
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Packet Quorn fillets, soggy roast potatoes, cabbage and broccoli had been cooked for hours. Tasteless waste of money. The beer's good and the staff are friendly but food like this shouldn't be served up.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

It's changed hands! we been a couple of time in the past for Sunday lunch. One of our friends really wanted to go back we were all impressed before with the roasts. But now the veg is minimal and tasted strange not great stuffing was...More

Thank Hellie B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I had a voucher on Wriggle, so me and two friends went for an evening roast dinner. I'm guessing it was what was left over from the Sunday lunch but it really didn't matter as we paid very little with the voucher. It meant we...More

Thank georginadadswell
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 16
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 2987
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Traditional pub, bridging the gap between Hotwells and Clifton. Nothing fancy, but a good place to grab a burger and a pint.
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