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

Labelling half the country whinging Remoaner twats not politically popular, discovers May
Posted 3 hours 3 minutes ago
THE shock Richmond byelection result might be related to calling half of UK voters losers who should shut their traitor mouths forever, Conservative sources believe.


Hipster politician thinks Article 49 is really underrated
Posted 6 hours 21 minutes ago
A HIPSTER politician has claimed that Article 49 of the Lisbon Treaty is actually a lot better than Article 50.


Woman already making space under stairs for bullshit healthy lifestyle gadget
Posted 6 hours 48 minutes ago
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Pissed off Christmas trees refusing to leave loft in protest at 2016
Posted 7 hours 26 minutes ago
BRITISH Christmas trees have said they cannot face being in living rooms after such a hellish year.


Blair discovers centre ground is now a smouldering hole
Posted 8 hours 45 minutes ago
FORMER prime minister Tony Blair has discovered the centre ground on which he was planning to build his new institute is now a large crater.


Newly arrived Spanish waiter pleased with by-election result
Posted 9 hours 7 minutes ago
A SPANISH waiter, newly arrived in the UK, has said the Richmond Park by-election result has given him a sense of hope and relief.


Tories take huge lead in poll that’s definitely not wrong like all the other polls were
Posted 1 day 6 hours 45 minutes ago
PEOPLE are continuing to act like polls actually mean something, it has emerged.


Owning a National Lottery account worse than having it hacked
Posted 1 day 7 hours 9 minutes ago
YOUR life is already in serious trouble if you have a National Lottery account regardless of whether it gets hacked, experts believe.


Cafe puts on Fairport Convention to drive out hipsters
Posted 1 day 7 hours 51 minutes ago
A CAFE has started playing Fairport Convention to encourage trendy young professionals to go away.


Southgate enjoys best moment of reign as England manager
Posted 1 day 8 hours 32 minutes ago
GARETH Southgate has enjoyed what he will later agree was the happiest day of his stint as England manager.


Oh shit, Trump taking this seriously
Posted 1 day 8 hours 47 minutes ago
DONALD Trump’s announcement that he will leave his businesses for the presidency has left humanity terrified he is taking the job seriously.


34-year-old furious his mother hasn’t bought him an advent calendar
Posted 1 day 9 hours 5 minutes ago
A 34-YEAR-OLD man is outraged that his mother has not bought him an advent calendar for the first year ever.


Woman actually didn’t get text
Posted 2 days 6 hours 9 minutes ago
FOR the first time in recorded history, the excuse of not having received a text message has proved to be genuine.


RBS ordered to let someone else destroy the economy this time
Posted 2 days 6 hours 42 minutes ago
THE Royal Bank of Scotland has been told to stop being selfish and let another bank have a turn at ruining the UK economy.


‘Alt-right’ keyboard shortcut makes burning cross appear
Posted 2 days 7 hours ago
PRESSING ‘alt-right’ on a computer keyboard makes a picture of a burning cross appear, it has emerged.


Teachers to get revenge with nativity play casting
Posted 2 days 7 hours 54 minutes ago
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Government really sticking up for the little guy, say morons
Posted 2 days 8 hours 19 minutes ago
VAGUE plans to discuss bosses’ pay prove the Tory government is on the side of ordinary people, idiots believe.


I would take them out with darts like Rambo, says Bristow
Posted 2 days 8 hours 43 minutes ago
ERIC Bristow would go on a deadly darts rampage if he was threatened by abusers, he has announced.


Theresa May thinks Kate Bush is shit
Posted 2 days 9 hours 1 minute ago
THERESA May has thanked Kate Bush for her kind words but regrets she cannot return them because Bush’s music is ‘hippy crap’.


Smoker stops fannying about with ridiculous ‘vaping’
Posted 3 days 6 hours 11 minutes ago
A SMOKER has stopped messing around with ‘e-cigarettes’ and gone back to the real thing.