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The Criterion

45 Upper Church Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2DY, England
+44 7538 753350
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Stumbled on this place by walking around to the delight of the husband who was delighted with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
helstravels
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middlesbrough
Great honest local pub

Friends recommended The Criterion to us and we agree with them, good well kept ale and cider. Old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simon A
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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A friendly local pub in the Knightstone area of Weston-super-Mare. Easily accessible from the seafront. We are at the top of Greenfield Place which is next to the seafront 'Crazy Golf'. We are a free house, and locals and visitors are assured of a warm welcome. We sell locally sourced real ale, premium lagers and a wide range of wine and spirits. Free Wi-Fi is available - ask at the bar for the password. Quiz night is held every Tuesday and we have free events which are advertised on our Facebook page.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“friendly pub” (4 reviews)
“real ale” (5 reviews)
“warm welcome” (4 reviews)
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45 Upper Church Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2DY, England
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+44 7538 753350
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"traditional english pub"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled on this place by walking around to the delight of the husband who was delighted with the reL ales as I was with the gin selection. Definately not your modem pub but if you want good drinks at good prices call here

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends recommended The Criterion to us and we agree with them, good well kept ale and cider. Old style pub with good friendly service.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Great local pub good ales and beers and 31 gins truly a friendly place to visit great owners and staff

Thank Shane E
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katkae1961, Landlady at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your Review. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

A great pub with atmosphere worth a visit tucked away in a back st.For a Sunday evening it was very busy filled with locals who were very friendly and welcoming It's dog friendly not that we had a dog but they were well behaved

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katkae1961, Landlady at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you for your review. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Great local pub, excellent selection of Gin good choice of ales. Bar staff are brilliant. Dog friendly a must visit

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katkae1961, Landlady at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you we look forward to seeing you soon for some more gin.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I can only say I'll be back what a great pub friendly people staff brill great English pub really good place to chill out

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katkae1961, Landlady at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

We are glad you had a nice time hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Pubs up and down the land boast a warm welcome, Very few deliver. I’d just perched on the end of the bar with one of the four hand pulled ales on offer when Sinatra comes wafting over the speakers, ten locals sing New York, New...More

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katkae1961, Landlady at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If you want a real pub, great atmosphere, wonderful bar staff, quality ales with an open fire look no further. Ten out of ten, a must visit.

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katkae1961, Owner at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed you visit. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Popped in to the criterion for a quick drink as I was in the area, bar staff Alisha was ever so friendly and even managed getting me to try a different drink that I’ve not tried before! It was very busy and everyone was so...More

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katkae1961, Owner at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you we are so please you had a warm welcome.

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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

If like me you are a lover of old fashioned traditional pubs try this place. My brother & me come down to Weston about 3 times a year & always drop in to this pub. A backstreet pub one road back from the seafront, a...More

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katkae1961, Landlady at The Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Sorry for the delay in replying. Glad you had a nice visit see you again soon.

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