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

EU 'massively impressed' by the way Britain's handling this
Posted 7 hours 15 minutes ago
THE European Union has praised Britain for the calm, efficient way it has dealt with the aftermath of the referendum.


Glastonbury to be held in large gymnasium from now on
Posted 8 hours 27 minutes ago
MUD-COVERED Glastonbury wretches have agreed it is best if the festival is held in a big sports hall from now on.


Sharp drop in number of old ladies being helped across the road
Posted 10 hours 24 minutes ago
THE number of old ladies being helped to cross British streets has plummeted since Friday.


Someone talks about something else
Posted 11 hours 8 minutes ago
SOMEONE has briefly changed the subject, it has been confirmed.


Corbyn denies rumour that he is leader of the Labour Party
Posted 1 day 9 hours 49 minutes ago
JEREMY Corbyn has denied 'malicious' claims that he has been leader of the Labour Party for the last nine months.


Sunderland to become futuristic metropolis by 2018
Posted 1 day 11 hours 27 minutes ago
SUNDERLAND will become a gleaming, futuristic utopia by 2018 now that Britain is leaving the EU.


Britain's short-term transition plan involves alcohol
Posted 2 days 6 hours 21 minutes ago
THE UK has announced that its immediate plan for cushioning the economic and social shockwaves of Brexit involves gin, wine and lager. 


Jubilant Leave voter 'will catch up with the financial news later'
Posted 2 days 10 hours 3 minutes ago
AN OVERJOYED Leave voter is celebrating the win and can catch up on all that financial stuff later, he has confirmed.


Entire British Empire restored
Posted 2 days 12 hours 5 minutes ago
EVERY country in the former British Empire has demanded Britain resume full political control now it has proven it is great again.


It's been real, says Scotland
Posted 2 days 12 hours 40 minutes ago
SCOTLAND has thanked the rest of the UK for the good times on its way out.


'Well, I f**ked that up, didn't I?'' says Cameron
Posted 2 days 13 hours 44 minutes ago
DAVID Cameron has confirmed that he well and truly fucked that up.


You have made this man happy
Posted 2 days 14 hours 14 minutes ago
YOU are responsible for the overwhelming happiness of this man, Britain has been told.


Ask Holly: Farage or Beckham?
Posted 3 days 8 hours 3 minutes ago
LIFE would be a lot simpler if the Queen made all our decisions for us.


Country split down the middle on whether Vardy should start for England
Posted 3 days 9 hours 7 minutes ago
THE debate over whether Leicester's Jamie Vardy should start on the left of a three-man attack has left the nation sharply divided.


Referendum includes 'what your mates think' option
Posted 3 days 9 hours 57 minutes ago
THE referendum ballot paper includes an option for voters whose priority is not upsetting their friends, officials have explained.


Racist nan definitely going to bother
Posted 3 days 12 hours 27 minutes ago
A RACIST nan who is fuelled entirely by hate has began her slow and unsteady journey to the polling station.


Britain in historic vote that only a handful of twats wanted in the first place
Posted 3 days 13 hours 14 minutes ago
BRITAIN faces a tumultuous decision today because of a relatively small number of annoying, obsessive twats, experts have confirmed.


Spoiler-conscious Game of Thrones fans excited by some vague thing that happened
Posted 4 days 10 hours 42 minutes ago
GAME of Thrones fans are running out of spoiler-free ways to describe a big thing that happened.


Leaving a tiny bit of booze in bottom of glass 'prevents alcoholism'
Posted 4 days 11 hours 13 minutes ago
NOT completely finishing the alcohol you were drinking proves you do not have a drink problem, Britons believe.


Your astrological week ahead, with Psychic Bob
Posted 4 days 11 hours 50 minutes ago
Leo (23 JUL-22 AUG) YOU are always looking for people to massage your ego, which is massive progress given that it used to be your crotch.