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This pub was recommended by a barman in another bar in Clifton. I wasn't disappointed. A great atmosphere and offering a good range of beers.
It was so easy to strike up conversations with some of the other customers.
In fact, I stayed longer than...More
We stayed at a hotel over the road but visited this pub several times in the balloon festival weekend.
If you like superb real ales brewed locally, in a proper pub you will love it. Great ambience and the owners and George, their son were...More
This pub is an absolute gem. Tucked into the heart of the residential Clifton area in Bristol I am so happy I stumbled across this pub.
This has lots of local ales, and a good choice of drinks at the bar. There is a secret...More
The poster talking about bad service is talking absolute rubbish. This is a wonderful pub, well run by lovely people that do awesome food and beer. A brilliant place that is highly recommended. Pay no attention to that lady good people. :-)
What a great find. The perfect pub ,not pretentious in any way.Sat in the sunshine on the bench outside drinking proper beer. If you are visiting Bristol miss this pub at your peril. Please do not change this pub. It's great just the way it...More
I'm not going to waffle on; this tiny pub built into the walls of a Regency terrace in Clifton is well worth a visit. It's wonderfully unmodernised, always has a good range of real ales on draft if you're into that, plus a good selection...More
Loved this place when I visited a few years back. There was no hot food available at 1600 on a Sunday, not even a bowl of chips. Bit mad considering how they market themselves.
Beers were less interesting than before too. Still a great venue,...More
Drinkdawkin, Owner at The Portcullis, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016
Sorry you found your visit to us "disappointing"
With such a small kitchen we only cater for 20 Sunday roasts, some weeks we might only sell around 10 and others sell out by 1400hrs, and like a lot of pubs on Sundays only deal with...More