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Your Bristol favourites: Cosy pubs

By bristol247, Wednesday Oct 30, 2019

This month, Bristol24/7 readers named their favourite cosy pubs. Here are some of the best:

The Orchard Inn

Hanover Place, Spike Island, BS1 6XT, www.orchardinn.com

“Very friendly and it has some really great cask ales and traditional ciders.” Dave Roberts via Facebook

The Robins

Winterstoke Road, Bristol, BS3 2NW, 0117 983 1130

“A good, friendly pub to go to before and after the City game.” David Clift via Facebook

The Windmill

14 Windmill Hill, Bristol, BS3 4LU, www.thewindmillbristol.com

“Never been and not had a conversation with a stranger.” @alrenwick66 via Twitter

The Highbury Vaults

164 St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, BS2 8DE, www.highburyvaults.co.uk

“Number one, every time.” @fysh67 via Twitter

The Miner’s Arms

136 Mina Road, Bristol, BS2 9YQ, www.facebook.com/theminersarms

“Coal fire ablazing, three tiers of crisps, lovely local ales.” @st3v3n85348556 via Twitter

The Bank Tavern

8 John Street, Bristol, BS1 2HR, www.banktavern.com

“The people, the live music, the location, the variety of beers and the roasts.” Owen O’Neill via Facebook

The Shakespeare

Lower Redland Road, Bristol, BS6 6SS, www.theshakespearebristol.co.uk

“Friendly staff, good selection of ales and gins and proper pub food.” Sally Pheasant via Facebook

The Hare on the Hill

41 Thomas Street North, Bristol, BS2 8LX, www.facebook.com/hareonthehill

“Lovely ales and now they have a new pop up kitchen serving amazing Latin American food!” Silvia Jiménez Cruz via Facebook

The Star

539 Fishponds Road, Bristol, BS16 3AF, 0117 965 4297

“Friendly, cosy, live music. What’s not to love?” Ruth Morris via Facebook

The Hillgrove Porter Stores

53 Hillgrove Street North, Kingsdown, BS2 8LT, 0117 924 9818

“Some of the widest beer selection I’ve ever seen, and they serve good food.” Manolo Rios via Facebook

The Bag of Nails

141 St George’s Road, Bristol, BS1 5UW, 07941 521777

“Chonky cats and the people that work there are really nice.” Evie Basch via Facebook

The Duke of York

2 Jubilee Road, Bristol, BS2 9RS, 0117 941 3677

“Lovely stuff to stare at on the walls, friendly people to chat to and snuggly spots.” Phoebe Kitcher via Facebook

The Cadbury

68 Richmond Road, Bristol, BS6 5EW, www.thecadbury.co.uk

“Friendly staff and good cider, nice cosy beer garden that pretty much always has at least one dog.” Tabi Panter via Facebook

The Stawberry Thief

26 Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2HG, www.strawberrythiefbar.com

“Most diverse, quality beer list in the South West, friendly, quirky and unique.” Mark Harris via Facebook

The Drapers Arms

447 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8TZ, www.thedrapersarms.co.uk

“Gorgeous ale and real hops hung from the ceiling.” Zee Moon Gillespie

Read more: Your Bristol Favourites: Pubs

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