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Bar Humbug

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89 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2NT, England
+44 117 904 0061
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
17 Jun 2017
“Gin bus tour ”
18 Dec 2017
“Over- priced, rude staff and owner”
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89 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2NT, England
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve visited Bar Humbug on a few occasions and thought it was ‘ok’. However on my most recent visit I found the venue had really gone down hill. The bar man was rude and the owner was slightly too sleezy for my liking. The drinks...More

Thank AlexaFreenam-green
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We are so grateful to Bar Humbug for being so unbelievably accommodating for my brother’s surprise 30th birthday party. They let us decorate the whole of the back area, put curtains up to block the party (for the surprise), turned the music down when we...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We booked out their back room for what ended up being a party of 13. The drinks are lovely, staff polite, but unfortunately the whole reason I chose this place is that they advertise serving food on their website. I also spoke to staff via...More

Thank Lucy M
Carl B, Owner at Bar Humbug, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Lucy, There's clearly been a mis-communication here as we have no interest in misleading any customers. We wouldn't have said we served food for you then to turn up and realise we don't. Is more hassle than it's worth. Our website says speak to...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visiting recently around 5.30pm on a Saturday, prior to what was an excellent meal at The Cowshed restaurant opposite, Bar Humbug had quite a few customers, but was not exactly busy. I explain that because on both my visits to the bar, I was the...More

Thank Calstock
Carl B, Owner at Bar Humbug, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hello Calstock, We are very happy to respond and listen to constructive criticism, which I would suggest you started off with before becoming quite unreasonable with your further comments. We do encourage our staff to be attentive to customers and sadly it may be on...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We called in for a drink about eight busy on the terrace but no_one down in the basement _ good feel area cafe society _ However a small pino with soda was a whopping seven pound fifty!! we are from the lake district and this...More

Thank Margaret Y
Carl B, Owner at Bar Humbug, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks Margaret, Clifton is an expensive place to host a business and we do our best to add extra value with our drinks and service. The Lake District is no real comparison to a city Cocktail Bar so can't really accept the comparison here.

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The gin bus tour operated be floozie is not to be missed. We had a great tour of Bristol with some good tunes and four tasty gin cocktails. Would recommend it to any gin fan.

Thank Rachel G
Carl B, Owner at Bar Humbug, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Rachel, Thanks for stopping by and leaving a review. Really pleased you enjoyed your time on the bus and hope you enjoyed the time at the bar before/after the event too.

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had an amazing party at Bar Humbug. Nothing was to much trouble for Andy and his staff on the night and the weeks leading up to the party. We were allowed to bring our own choice of music which was great. The buffet was...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went in for couple of drinks before dinner. Nice staff, good place but all a bit underwhelmed really. Campari soda was served without a garnish. Had to ask for one to be added. My Old Fashioned glass had ice put in then was left a...More

Thank seyz15
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great location on white ladies road, good variety of cocktails and a very chilled out atmosphere. Must visit

Thank A5golf
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Such a great venue for an event! All of the staff were so welcoming and helpful! We were able to set up the event space to how we wished and play music of our choice. Drinks were also lovely!!

Thank Holly H
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 904 0061
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Delicious Cocktails, Over 100 Spirits & Premium Beers & Ciders. Heading up Whiteladies Road since 1997
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