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Country Pubs in Bristol

You may not think it, but Bristol is surrounded by good old traditional country pubs. With relaxing atmospheres, and delicious menus, if you're looking to venture out, these are the places to visit.

Looking for a change of scenery? Bristol is surrounded by the most wonderful selection of quaint, country pubs and eateries. Whether you're after a hearty Sunday roast, or traditional gastro pub food, here's a few suggestions. 

The Angel Inn

The Angel Inn

Location: Long Ashton

About: This Grade II listed pub has been a tavern in some capacity or another, and is still a favourite amongst Long Ashton natives today. Serving up pub classics alongside traditional ales, it’s the ideal place to while away a Sunday afternoon. Their impressive garden is a beautiful sun trap in the summer months, but come wintertime it’s all about snuggling up to that open roaring fire. 

Price range: ££ - £££

Address: 172 Long Ashton Road, Long Ashton BS41 9LT England

Telephone: +44 1275 392244

 

Pony & Trap

Pony & Trap

Location: Chew Magna

About: They have gained a well-deserved reputation for not only serving up the best roast in Bristol, but for their incredible-sounding à la carte menu too, which has held a Michelin star since 2011. Expect some of the best food in the South West, in an absolutely gorgeous countryside setting overlooking the rolling hills of Chew Magna.

Price range: ££ - £££

Address: Moorledge Road, Newtown, Chew Magna, Bristol

Telephone: 01275332627

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The Bird in Hand

The Bird in Hand

Location: Long Ashton

About: A truly decadent experience for food lovers is to be had at the Bird in Hand in Long Ashton; everything on the menu is prepared on the premises, from their loaves of crusty bread to the black pudding on their breakfasts!

Price range: ££ - £££

Address: 17 Weston Road, Long Ashton BS41 9LA England

Telephone: +44 1275 395222

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The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn

Location: Swineford

About: This Ales pub sits just outside the village of Bitton, on the scenic route towards Bath. With a cosy, cobblestoned interior and delectable food and drink on offer, it’s ideal for a pint and a post-ramble roast. Pop over the Bath Road for a stroll along the public footpath, which runs all the way along the river Avon, emerging at the other end in Keynsham.

Price range: ££ - £££

Address: The Swan Bath Road, Swineford BS30 6LN 

Telephone: 0117 932 3101

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New Inn

New Inn

Location: Blagdon

About: This countryside tavern with more charm than a chocolate box. This pub overlooks the beautiful Blagdon Lake, nestled on the outskirts of the Mendips. The food is informal, traditional and completely unpretentious, just what pub grub should be like!

Price range: ££ - £££

Address: Park Lane, Blagdon, Bath and North East Somerset, BS40 7SB

Telephone: +44 1761 462475

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The Bowl Inn

The Bowl Inn

Location: Almondsbury

About: This traditional inn is a little gem tucked away in the village of Almondsbury, taking its name from the shape of the land surrounding the Severn estuary, which can be seen from the inn. You'll find plenty of thick stone walls, rustic beams and cosy fires ready to roar in the winter and sunny patios for the warmer months.

Price range: ££ - £££

Address: 16 Church Road, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4DT

Telephone: 01454 612757

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