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

Food:
​12:00 – 16:00 everyday

Closed Bank Holiday Mondays

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.

Recently crowned the home of Bristol's best Sunday Lunch at the Bristol Good Food Awards 2018!

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

 

Want to book a table? Use the widget on this page or contact us by email or social media.

 

 

Breaking News

Do you deserve benefits?
Posted 11 hours 41 minutes ago
YOU'VE paid into the system your whole life, and now you're expecting to claim benefits. But do you deserve to, or are you workshy freeloader scum?

 

Tesco removes ‘best before’ dates from stuff that was never any good
Posted 12 hours 22 minutes ago
TESCO has announced it will stop giving false hope to shoppers with ‘best before’ dates on food that is honestly appalling whenever.

 

All modern friendships based on liking same telly programme
Posted 12 hours 42 minutes ago
MODERN friendships are based on overlapping tastes in TV, experts have confirmed.

 

I’ve had enough of identity politics, says man obsessed with Britishness
Posted 13 hours 26 minutes ago
A MAN who ridicules identity politics is also really worried about his British identity being erased, it has been emerged.

 

Stupid arse fly can’t get out of wide-open patio door
Posted 14 hours 30 minutes ago
A FLY is somehow trapped in the living room of a house despite being guided towards an open patio door.

 

Mums will defend threatened M&S stores ‘to the death’
Posted 15 hours 17 minutes ago
MUMS have formed a militia to defend their favourite branches of Marks & Spencer by any means necessary, they have confirmed.

 

Unimaginative 8-year-old’s favourite dinosaur is a T Rex
Posted 15 hours 35 minutes ago
A QUITE frankly unimaginative boy has loudly declared that his favourite dinosaur is a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

 

Woman has decent sex on one-night stand
Posted 1 day 12 hours 33 minutes ago
A WOMAN has been left stunned by a one-night stand that was not a complete sexual disaster, she has confessed.

 

The Daily Mash email about our plans to continue violating your privacy
Posted 1 day 12 hours 49 minutes ago
SOME time ago you allowed us access to every aspect of your life. Don’t deny it.

 

Were you the kid that was always rude to their mum?
Posted 1 day 13 hours 39 minutes ago
ONE kid at school was always totally out of order to their mum. Was it you? Take our test to find out.

 

Staring into empty fridge does not make food appear, scientists confirm
Posted 1 day 14 hours 38 minutes ago
YOU cannot restock a fridge by staring blankly into it for several minutes, it has been confirmed.

 

Nans confirm they are no longer racist
Posted 1 day 15 hours 20 minutes ago
NANS have decided to stop being racist following the royal wedding, they have confirmed.

 

Fergie returns to Windsor Castle to pilfer leftovers
Posted 1 day 15 hours 40 minutes ago
THE Duchess of York is back at the royal wedding venue stuffing canapes into a bin bag, it has been confirmed.

 

Queen manically texting to find out what the hell she did last night
Posted 2 days 15 hours 41 minutes ago
THE Queen is frantically texting friends, family and courtiers to find out what the hell she got up to while blackout drunk last night.

 

Mum sending message via WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook, text and email perfectly aware they all go to same device
Posted 3 days 14 hours 37 minutes ago
A MUM sending the same message via five different platforms is perfectly aware that they all goes to her daughter’s one phone, she has confirmed.

 

It’s my wedding today too, and I’ll spend the entire day pretending I’m not f**ked off
Posted 3 days 14 hours 37 minutes ago
Thanks to the spontaneous decision of some tuppenny ha’penny TV actress and a wastrel who happens to be sixth in line to the throne, I will spend the best day of my life hiding the fact that I’m incredibly pissed off.

 

Saturday, May 19th 2018: A day to clean the fridge
Posted 4 days 8 hours 28 minutes ago
ACROSS the country, British people are readying themselves for a once-in-a-lifetime fridge-cleaning moment.

 

Man who hates ‘fake-looking’ women wants girlfriend with natural 36GG breasts
Posted 4 days 11 hours 57 minutes ago
A MAN who hates the ‘plastic surgery look’ is searching for a girlfriend who has extraordinarily large natural breasts.    

 

What is ‘savings’? ask under-30s
Posted 4 days 12 hours 55 minutes ago
YOUNG people have been left confused by an obscure term used by financial experts called ‘savings’.  

 

Who will walk Meghan up the aisle?
Posted 4 days 13 hours 54 minutes ago
WITH Meghan Markle’s father in Mexico, the actress has a tough choice to make about who will give her away. Here are the bookies’ favourites.  

 

THE BANK TAVERN . 8 JOHN ST . BRISTOL . BS1 2HR . 0117 930 46 91 . BANKTAVERN.COM . LANDLORD@BANKTAVERN.COM