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

Someone talks about something else
Posted 19 minutes ago
SOMEONE has briefly changed the subject, it has been confirmed.


Corbyn denies rumour that he is leader of the Labour Party
Posted 23 hours ago
JEREMY Corbyn has denied 'malicious' claims that he has been leader of the Labour Party for the last nine months.


Sunderland to become futuristic metropolis by 2018
Posted 1 day 37 minutes ago
SUNDERLAND will become a gleaming, futuristic utopia by 2018 now that Britain is leaving the EU.


Britain's short-term transition plan involves alcohol
Posted 1 day 19 hours 32 minutes ago
THE UK has announced that its immediate plan for cushioning the economic and social shockwaves of Brexit involves gin, wine and lager. 


Jubilant Leave voter 'will catch up with the financial news later'
Posted 1 day 23 hours 14 minutes ago
AN OVERJOYED Leave voter is celebrating the win and can catch up on all that financial stuff later, he has confirmed.


Entire British Empire restored
Posted 2 days 1 hour 16 minutes ago
EVERY country in the former British Empire has demanded Britain resume full political control now it has proven it is great again.


It's been real, says Scotland
Posted 2 days 1 hour 51 minutes ago
SCOTLAND has thanked the rest of the UK for the good times on its way out.


'Well, I f**ked that up, didn't I?'' says Cameron
Posted 2 days 2 hours 55 minutes ago
DAVID Cameron has confirmed that he well and truly fucked that up.


You have made this man happy
Posted 2 days 3 hours 25 minutes ago
YOU are responsible for the overwhelming happiness of this man, Britain has been told.


Ask Holly: Farage or Beckham?
Posted 2 days 21 hours 14 minutes ago
LIFE would be a lot simpler if the Queen made all our decisions for us.


Country split down the middle on whether Vardy should start for England
Posted 2 days 22 hours 18 minutes ago
THE debate over whether Leicester's Jamie Vardy should start on the left of a three-man attack has left the nation sharply divided.


Referendum includes 'what your mates think' option
Posted 2 days 23 hours 8 minutes ago
THE referendum ballot paper includes an option for voters whose priority is not upsetting their friends, officials have explained.


Racist nan definitely going to bother
Posted 3 days 1 hour 38 minutes ago
A RACIST nan who is fuelled entirely by hate has began her slow and unsteady journey to the polling station.


Britain in historic vote that only a handful of twats wanted in the first place
Posted 3 days 2 hours 24 minutes ago
BRITAIN faces a tumultuous decision today because of a relatively small number of annoying, obsessive twats, experts have confirmed.


Spoiler-conscious Game of Thrones fans excited by some vague thing that happened
Posted 3 days 23 hours 53 minutes ago
GAME of Thrones fans are running out of spoiler-free ways to describe a big thing that happened.


Leaving a tiny bit of booze in bottom of glass 'prevents alcoholism'
Posted 4 days 24 minutes ago
NOT completely finishing the alcohol you were drinking proves you do not have a drink problem, Britons believe.


Your astrological week ahead, with Psychic Bob
Posted 4 days 1 hour ago
Leo (23 JUL-22 AUG) YOU are always looking for people to massage your ego, which is massive progress given that it used to be your crotch.


Beautiful woman has no incentive to be less annoying
Posted 4 days 1 hour 43 minutes ago
A BEAUTIFUL woman is to continue being annoying because everyone will still be nice to her.


Farage: 'In less than 48 hours, I will cease to exist'
Posted 4 days 2 hours 7 minutes ago
IN LESS than two days, the reason I was summoned to your dimension will be gone.


Tesco to stop being passive-aggressively 'open at night'
Posted 4 days 23 hours 50 minutes ago
TESCO has announced plans to stop grudgingly allowing customers to weave through its all-night shelf-stacking sessions.