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

Workers' cafe has untouched copy of Guardian
Posted 10 hours 18 minutes ago
A LOCAL cafe has a copy of today's Guardian that will remain forever untouched by human hands.


Robot Wars enters peace talks phase
Posted 11 hours 10 minutes ago
THE combatants of BBC series Robot Wars have decided to settle their differences peacefully.


Can we do hanging next? asks Britain
Posted 11 hours 36 minutes ago
BRITONS have demanded another important issue to vote on without much thought for the consequences.


Neighbourhood traumatised by shorts incident
Posted 11 hours 44 minutes ago
LOCALS are coming to terms with having seen their neighbour's weird knees over the weekend.


France condemned as petty, jumped-up country obsessed with protecting its borders
Posted 12 hours 7 minutes ago
FRANCE hates foreigners and thinks it is better than neighbouring countries, it has been claimed.


Young offenders sentenced to two weeks at service station on the M6
Posted 1 day 10 hours 16 minutes ago
TWO youths convicted of selling cannabis in Wolverhampton have been sentenced to a fortnight at Hilton Park services on the M6.


Conspiracy theorists finally convinced no secret society could possibly be running this mess
Posted 1 day 11 hours 8 minutes ago
CONSPIRACY theorists have finally been convinced there is no secret society running the country because no-one could possibly believe any of this was orchestrated.


Company almost forgets to cover product with incredibly hard to remove stickers
Posted 2 days 10 hours 27 minutes ago
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Dress-down Friday a total shitshow
Posted 3 days 7 hours 36 minutes ago
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NHS to recruit debutante heiress nurses
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Neighbour loving song that goes 'dun dun dun, dun-dun dun-dun dun dun'
Posted 3 days 10 hours 5 minutes ago
THE RESIDENT of the flat next door likes the song that goes 'dun dun dun, dun-dun dun-dun dun dun' so much she is playing it over and over again.


British expats fully integrated into Spanish culture
Posted 3 days 10 hours 57 minutes ago
BRITISH citizens living on the Costa del Sol are now more Spanish than the Spaniards themselves, they have confirmed.


Mike Ashley 'just a huge Dickens fan'
Posted 3 days 11 hours 41 minutes ago
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Trump: 'I am literally an eagle'
Posted 3 days 12 hours 12 minutes ago
DONALD Trump has told America that he is actually an enormous eagle with red-and-white striped wings.


Should Fiona Bruce's eyebrows be on my list of what's wrong with Britain?
Posted 4 days 7 hours 50 minutes ago
DEAR Holly, I'm just perfecting my leadership manifesto, where I am going to tackle the five ills of 21st Century Britain. Yours, Jeremy Corbyn


Russia to hold Olympic Games on Drugs
Posted 4 days 9 hours 18 minutes ago
RUSSIA is to host an alternative Olympic Games this summer where drug use is not only allowed but encouraged.


180,000 new Labour members thought they were getting Beyonce tickets
Posted 4 days 9 hours 51 minutes ago
THE 180,000 new registered Labour supporters thought they were buying exclusive front-row access to a Beyonce gig.


Genuinely unexpected item found in bagging area
Posted 4 days 10 hours 54 minutes ago
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Government to spend £350 million a week on Brexit negotiations
Posted 4 days 12 hours ago
THERESA May has pledged to spend £350m a week negotiating Britain's exit from the EU.


FA says, 'f**k it, what does it matter?'
Posted 4 days 12 hours 25 minutes ago
THE Football Association has finally given up and appointed Sam Allardyce as England manager.