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

Christmas booze already finished
Posted 1 day 15 hours 34 minutes ago
ALL the alcohol that was being saved for Christmas has already been drunk.


Atheist child being read Bible as fairy tale
Posted 1 day 16 hours 1 minute ago
A SIX-YEAR-OLD is being read the Old Testament as a fairy story by her proudly atheist father.


Office git wearing scarf at desk
Posted 2 days 12 hours 11 minutes ago
AN office poser has taken to wearing a scarf throughout the working day, not just when outside.


Brain damage is absolutely the point, explain cannabis users
Posted 2 days 13 hours 59 minutes ago
CANNABIS users have explained the brain damage they suffer is the only thing that gets them through the same episode of Friends for the 12th time.


Smug twats planning to give art stuff to other people's children
Posted 2 days 15 hours 9 minutes ago
A PAIR of childless, self-satisfied twats are buying their nieces and nephews some art equipment for Christmas.


Syria vote to be last thing Labour Party does
Posted 2 days 16 hours 18 minutes ago
THE Labour Party has agreed to vote on Syria next week and then 'knock it on the head'.


Everything on Black Friday costs your soul
Posted 2 days 17 hours 22 minutes ago
THE price of any item reduced on Black Friday is whatever it says on the label plus your very soul, retailers have agreed.


RAF to look for any unbombed bits of Syria
Posted 2 days 17 hours 46 minutes ago
DAVID Cameron has called on Britain to flatten the last remaining bumpy bits of Syria.


Corbyn 'more of a Pol Pot guy'
Posted 3 days 15 hours 44 minutes ago
JEREMY Corbyn has apologised after the shadow chancellor quoted Mao in the Commons yesterday, clarifying that he always preferred Pol Pot.


Robin f**king hates Christmas
Posted 3 days 16 hours 26 minutes ago
A ROBIN has described its intense dislike of everything associated with Christmas.


Ask Holly: Are colouring books suitable for grown men?
Posted 3 days 16 hours 49 minutes ago
COLOURING in is NOT suitable for adults, and certainly not adults of a fragile state of mind.


Man views every minor inconvenience as sign terrorists have won
Posted 3 days 17 hours 19 minutes ago
NOT being allowed to take a backpack into the National Gallery is proof that terrorism has won, it has been claimed.


Leicester's secret is not playing any good teams
Posted 3 days 17 hours 30 minutes ago
THE KEY to Leicester City's success is to avoid playing anyone decent, it has been confirmed.


Buy-to-let landlords just in it for the twisted power trip
Posted 3 days 17 hours 43 minutes ago
BRITAIN'S middle class landlords have admitted that they are just like Walter White from Breaking Bad.


Man deeply in love with his logs
Posted 4 days 14 hours 10 minutes ago
A 43-YEAR-OLD man has become so emotionally attached to the seasoned hardwood logs in his woodshed that he is refusing to let anyone burn them.


Welshman sentenced to live in London
Posted 4 days 15 hours 47 minutes ago
A WELSH criminal has been sentenced to live in London.


Psychic Bob: After your biscuits are stolen you decide to burn down the building
Posted 4 days 16 hours 36 minutes ago
Aries (21 MAR-19 APRIL) After some custard creams are accidentally eaten from your desk today, you have no option but to set fire to the building as a retaliatory measure.


Woman's dream meaningless
Posted 4 days 17 hours 13 minutes ago
A 29-YEAR-OLD woman's bizarre and convoluted dream has no meaning whatsoever, it has been confirmed.


Osborne's attempt to bond with builders ends with threat to have them all killed
Posted 4 days 17 hours 30 minutes ago
GEORGE Osborne has threatened to 'disappear' everyone on a building site after they criticised his bricklaying technique.


Family dreading plan to 'do something different' for Christmas
Posted 4 days 17 hours 41 minutes ago
A MUM'S desire to 'do something different' at Christmas has been met with fear and suspicion by her family, it has emerged.