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The Horse and Groom, Bristol - pub details

Address: 17 St Georges Road, Bristol, BS1 5UU [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 35230) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Clifton Down (0.9 miles), Bristol Temple Meads (1.1 miles), Redland (1.2 miles)

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This place is now the Lime Kiln. It's another small, single bar Bristol pub with just a couple of other customers in. Luckily some of the anarchist protesters attempted to enter as we arrived. But I don't think their lager of choice was available. We were happy enough with the ale selection though - Staggeringly Good Veloci Rapture, Byatts American Brown Ale, Yeovil Star Gazer, Vibrant Forest Vienna Pale Ale, Church End EU & Fat Cat Porter. Cider was Sandford Orchards Devon Mist. A CAMRA discount is offered.
blue_scrumpy - 5 Jun 2016 18:03
New landlord (March 2012) and now open until 11pm again with plans for a later licence. Four well kept real ales. Very friendly bar staff. Great location near the center of town. Discount given to CAMRA members.
kevinproven - 1 Apr 2012 11:45
This pub has recently re-opened after being shut for some time, which is great to see. As yet though, it closes at 7:00pm during the week (Monday – Thursday) so bear this in mind if you’re making a special trip. It’s quite a small pub, being split in to a bar area at the front, and an even tinier snug at the rear.

It’s a while since I have been in here, so I’m not sure how much has changed, but it’s still pretty much the same as far as I recall, although the loos have clearly been retiled and tidied up. The main bar at the front has a carpeted floor with lino around the bar, some wood panelling on the lower part of the wall with plenty of photographs and paintings up above, a small fire place and a small wood panelled bar. There is a brick backdrop behind the bat that looks as though it may have been a chimney breast at one time. A solitary black beam runs across the ceiling and this was adorned with horse brasses.

There’s a couple of tables outside to watch the world go by, and a basic food menu is offered. This was chalked on boards above the bar and consisted of Lasagne, Bangers & Mash, Burgers, Ham Egg & Chips, etc, with most dishes being around the £6 mark. There was also a selection of rolls in a basket on the bar counter. Barmaid seemed friendly enough, and most drinks were £2.50 a pint on Saturday’s which suited me just fine as that’s when I was there.

Beers on tap were Butcombe and London Pride. There was a third pump on the bar although this was not in use. Good choice of ciders with four from Thatcher’s – Gold, Heritage, Traditional and Cheddar Valley as well as Happy Daze from Gwynt y Ddraig and a pump for Black Rat which was apparently “coming soon”. All in all a great little pub and well worth a visit.
Blackthorn - 25 Sep 2011 18:33
Three real Thatchers ciders plus the gold and a couple of ales, I had the Otter and it was in good condition. Also tucked into a Herberts bakery roll with my pint, Nice! Hopefully it might extend its opening hours.
billybraggscombiboiler - 19 Jul 2011 10:56
deja vu pub has reopened again , although closes at 7.30 at night . not going to do reveiw yet as there is still work going on inside , will wait till it has bedded in .
beatles38 - 11 Jun 2011 12:48

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