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Brunel Bedminster

#1,093 of 1,293 Restaurants in Bristol}
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315 St. Johns Lane | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 5AZ, England
+44 117 966 3339
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible22%
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Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
315 St. Johns Lane | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 5AZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the other day with my Mother to see the newly rebubished brunel. Yes it looks very nice but would be better with more staff!! There was one taking food orders plus doing drinks! Some in and out of the kitchen trying to waitress and...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went on Monday for a couple after work. Friend tried to order several items off the menu each time greeted with "don't have that" Just a debacle. guy behind the bar was genuinely embarrassed. clearly not his fault. he handled the situation well.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The place we went to has just been refurbished, it looks brighter and cleaner now. My partner and I ordered from the 2 meals for £10 deal. I had the Gigantic Gammon and he had the Chicken New Yorker. I know they were from the...More

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Thank AngieT794
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the new look Brunel today, place looks really nice, pity can’t say same thing about food, had gammon egg and chips , the gammon came out in about 5 minuets, undercooked and covered in black spotted bits, obviously frying pan not clean,left most...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband & three grandchildren visited this pub for the first time since it was refurbished & what a disappointment , food ordered was not of a good quality, desserts had not arrived after waiting one hour, when they arrived they were not edible, shame...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a regular here I couldn’t resist popping in to see the all new Brunel. I think they have really improved the look of the place, nice & bright. Separating the bar from the family friendly restaurant. It does look good. Unfortunately the waiting time...More

Thank paulyb79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well visited the new look Brunel today about 4pm found a wait at the bar of10 minuets or more as they still have only 1 barman trying to serve drinks take food orders and make hot drinks well what do you think happened people were...More

Thank 263garryc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opening night after an amazing refurbishment, looks amazing. The food great. Also love there is an over 18’s area. Definitely recommend to anyone in the area.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Got moved from the area that actually had the football on, as we had a child under 18, who has always been allowed in the area previously, moved to an area you can't eat and watch the football, lost our custom until it's improved need...More

Thank Lizbessell
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

On my last visit Saturday the pub was very busy,I was served in no time and only waited 10 mins for our food "8oz sizzler" x2 and it was great,perfect portion size and tasty steak nice chips and a good pint of cider

Thank spursfan12
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12 May 2017|
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Response from HENDO1272003 |
Cheers Keith you made me just open my phone for nothing !
17 October 2015|
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Response from TheBrunel | Property representative |
Hi Connor Our children's licence here at the Brunel is valid from 9am til 10pm so everyone under the age of 18 must vacate the premises by 10pm, I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 St. Johns Lane | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 966 3339
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The Brunel is one of Greene King's 200 Hungry Horse pub's. A newly refurbished modern welcoming pub. The Brunel brings in a lot of Locals, businesses, friends and families. It has a childrens outside play area, pool table, and soon to be skittle alley. We also show SKY sports all day every day with all the top football games etc. We serve food 11am-10pm all day every day, with a wide selection of daily offers.
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