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Family Pubs in Bristol

Here is our guide to the most family friendly pubs in Bristol which covers anywhere and everywhere with a great kids menu, a welcoming atmosphere and a top notch play area.

If you want to escape the hassle of cooking and enjoy some time with your family but don't know where to dine and perhaps fancy some pub grub too then take your pick from our great selection of options in and around Bristol below:

Gordano Gate

Gordano Gate

Location: Portishead

About: Part of the Brewer's Fayre group, this is the perfect place to enjoy classic pub food with family and friends at great prices! Gordano Gate is a large, bright and comfortable eatery that specialises in great value, classic pub food. You'll find all your favourites on the menu here, all served with a smile by the friendly team.

Kids menu: 

  • Bangers 'n' mash, £3.99
  • Tomato Pasta Blast, £3.99
  • Cod & chips, £3.99
  • Build your own wrap, £3.99
  • Mini chocolate mash-up

Menu: View Here

Play area: A fully supervised play area will be the highlight of your little ones day! There's also a fantastic tree-house play area, new toddlers zone.

Address: Wyndham Way, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7GA

Telephone: +44 1275 846526

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Jubilee Inn

Jubilee Inn

Location: Flax Bourton

About: Traditional village pub nestled off the Land Yeo River providing the ideal retreat for the family. The menu features contemporary classics, seasonal dishes and a range of locally sourced options.

Kids Menu: 

  • Welsh beef burger & chips, £4.50
  • Sausage, mash & onion gravy, £4.50
  • Ham, egg & chips, £4.50
  • Superfood salad, leaves, grains and blueberries, £4.50
  • Apple & raspberry crumble with clotted cream, £2

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Play area: You can relax in the riverside pub garden as the kids enjoy the extensive outdoor wooden playground featuring a slide and climbing ropes.

Address: Main Road, Flax Bourton BS48 3QX, England

Telephone: +44 1275 462797

Gloucester Old Spot

Gloucester Old Spot

Location: Horfield

About: An independent family-run pub on Kellaway Avenue in North Bristol, serving delicious locally-sourced food and a wide selection of drinks. The pub welcomes families and has a lovely beer garden. Whether you’re looking for a lazy brunch, relaxed lunch, indulgent dinner, sumptuous Sunday roast, or social eats and treats with friends and family, The Old Spot offers an enticing range of flavoursome dishes incorporating classic British ingredients with a creative twist.

Kids menu: 

  • Macaroni Cheese, £5.25
  • Mini Cheeseburger & Chips, £5.25
  • Sausage & Mash, £5.25
  • Fish Goujons, £5.25
  • Ice cream with a flake, £1.30

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Play area: There's a lovely wooden Wendy House, plenty of green space and a large chalk board for your child's artistic scribblings in the large beer garden.

Address: 138-140 Kellaway Avenue, Horfield, Bristol BS6 7YQ, United Kingdom

Telephone: 0117 924 7693

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Mill House Fayre

Mill House Fayre

Location: Emersons Green

About: A family friendly pub with a popular restaurant leading play area, Wacky Warehouse. There's a great selection of pub grub on offer and a large outdoor area where you can kick back and relax while the kids let off some steam.

Kids menu: 

  • Cheese & tomato pizza, £3.99
  • Chicken burger, £3.50
  • Roast beef, £3.99
  • Chicken tikka, £3.99
  • Pancake pirate face, £1.99

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Play area: A massive soft play maze with slides and inflatables, Wacky Warehouse is an award winning soft play and activity centre for children. £3.75 per child for one hour, £2.25 9.30am-3pm during term time, adults and babies under 12 months free.

Address: Emerson Way, Emersons Green BS16 7AE, England

Telephone: +44 117 970 2023

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The Lamplighters

The Lamplighters

Location: Shirehampton

About: About a mile from Shirehampton on the bank of the River Avon sits The Lamplighters. A family-friendly pub and restaurant dating back to 1760 it oozes warm character with the genuine feel of a country pub. Sunday lunch is particularly popular, so make sure you book early.

Kids menu: 

  • Fish goujons & chips, £4.95
  • Chicken goujons & chips, £4.95
  • Sausage & Mash, £4.95
  • Mac & cheese, £4.95
  • All children's meals come with a free scoop of ice cream

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Play area: The pub boasts a good outdoor space with stunning views and is situated next to a great park with a nautical theme and includes play ship climbing frames, areas of play sand, witches hat, roundabout and combination swing with toddler seat and nest swing.

Address: Station Road, Bristol BS11 9XA, England

Telephone: +44 117 279 3754

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Eastfield Inn

Eastfield Inn

Location: Henleaze

About: The pub, which serves delicious food and a wide range of drinks, boasts a comfy bar area, large restaurant, sunny conservatory, lovely beer garden and a soft play area. Whatever your reason to visit, you'll recieve a warm welcome, freshly cooked food, and a premium selection of beers, wines, spirits, as well as an extensive selection of soft drinks, and freshly ground espresso coffee.

Kids menu: 

  • Fish goujons, chips & garden peas, £5.50
  • Cheese burger & fries, £5.50
  • Sausage, mash & beans, £5.50
  • Cheese & tomato pasta, £4.95
  • All meals include an ice cream dessert

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Play area: There's a huge family friendly garden, complete with a children's play area, some lovely fluffy rabbits and garden games for hire. There's also a family room equipped with soft play for the little ones.

Address: 219 Henleaze Road, Bristol BS9 4NQ, England

Telephone: +44 117 239 1466

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