12:00 – 00:00 (Sun – Wed)
12:00 – 01:00 (Thurs – Sat)

​12:00 – 16:00 everyday

Tucked away from the hustle & bustle of the city centre, The Bank Tavern has stood since the 1800’s. Surviving an alarming number of riots, two world wars, Bristol City Council town planners and Thatcher.

An independent free house, it prides itself on an award winning ales and ciders, excellent food and not taking itself too seriously.

With music on throughout the week and an ever rotating selection of ales & ciders its always worth a visit. Check out our Kitchen page, and Listings page!


Breaking News

Your astrological week ahead, with Psychic Bob
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Leo (23 JUL-22 AUG) Every dog has his day, and it's your dog's day this Thursday. Get his his robe and crown. 


Top level hipsters meet to discuss gammon
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LEADING hipsters have met in a craft ale pub to discuss whether gammon should be the next food trend.


Leicester win exposing public to toxic levels of Kasabian
Posted 1 hour 27 minutes ago
MILLIONS have been exposed to potentially deadly levels of Kasabian following Leicester City's title win.


Tests 'prepare children for constantly being judged by idiots'
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TESTING children at school is the only way to prepare them for constant, arbitrary judgement as adults, it has been claimed.


Sensible man reads Trump news then googles 'build a nuclear shelter'
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A PERFECTLY rational man is planning to build a nuclear fallout shelter after reading about Donald Trump's presidential nomination.


Man awkwardly awaits fist bump
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A MAN has been left awkwardly waiting for a response to his offer of a fist bump, it has emerged.


Enchanting football fairytale had better not happen twice, warns Premier League
Posted 1 day 45 minutes ago
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Birth of first child was rubbish compared to this, says Leicester fan
Posted 1 day 1 hour 30 minutes ago
A LEICESTER City fan has confirmed that the birth of his first child was only a minor mood-lifter compared to last night's title win. 


Tipping bullshit on every level
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EVERYTHING about tipping in restaurants is idiotic, customers and waiters have agreed.


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PEOPLE who know nothing about football are demanding to know exactly what this thing is all about.


Everyone f**king hates gardening
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All life merely a figment of Leicester fan's imagination
Posted 3 days 34 minutes ago
ALL of human existence is the dream of a Leicester City fan and will expire the moment he wakes up.


Leicester fan one more win just trying one more win to get through one more win the weekend
Posted 4 days 48 minutes ago
LEICESTER fan Steve one more win Malley is just attempting one more win to get through an ordinary one more win weekend with the family.


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Bus driver gives change from a tenner without being a twat about it
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A BUS driver has given change from a £10 note without acting like it is a natural disaster.


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Friend-with-benefits votes to reduce benefits
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A WOMAN has announced a unilateral reduction in benefits for her casual sexual partner.


Hercules the Lion resigns as Villa mascot
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Livingstone has pet newt called 'Adolf'
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KEN Livingstone named one of his pet newts 'Adolf', it has emerged.