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The Lazy Dog

$$ - $$$, British,
112 Ashley Down Road, Bristol BS7 9JR, England
+44 117 924 4809
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“beef” (12 reviews)
“parsnips” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Ashley Down Road, Bristol BS7 9JR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good Roast beef dinner with red cabbage! Good hot horseradish as well! Reasonably priced at £14 per head.

Thank Peteathomas
Reviewed March 13, 2018

A very crowded pub with a young vibe. I was probably the oldest by 20 years or so! They do stand-up comedy upstairs and "worthy" films and quiz nights and so on. If I lived locally I'd be very grateful for a nice place to...More

Thank Froggydatjive
Reviewed February 26, 2018

visiting a couple of mates who live in the area from london so i looked on the internet to find a good pub for a lovely sunday lunch (the bristol post had a best sunday lunch article). it was a good walk away but definitely...More

Thank thB7263HT
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Never knew this place even existed went with the wife on the back of reviews and can honestly say it was the best roast i can ever remember having .... full of flavour I had pork belly and wife had lamb both absolutely spot on,...More

Thank matt301067
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Great food, very quiet on a Monday lunchtime, wheelchair accessible downstairs and - best of all - dog friendly! By some miracle an eatery that can satisfy foodie dad, 96yo grandmother, veggie me and will let the dog in too!

Thank CupOfTeaAndASitDown
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit after seeing a review on the best places to eat for Sunday lunch It’s not in our neighbourhood so as it was a blue sky and sunshine we decided to walk the 3 miles for the promised fantastic Sunday lunch Arrived...More

Thank Patsy m
Mike_CBristol, Owner at The Lazy Dog, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

Hi there, I am extremely disappointed to read your review. I am acutely aware how frustrating it can be when customers put their faith in us, and the reviews that exist online, when choosing our venue in the hope of a good experience. There were...More

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch after reading reviews and must say that it’s nothing special. Mushed up leaks, over done cabbage, skinny portion of beef top off with cold carrots and parsnips - “must try harder”More

Thank bristolbruce
Mike_CBristol, Owner at The Lazy Dog, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hello there, I am very disappointed to read that you were so underwhelmed. I am not here to make excuses but we did have some technical issues with our ovens on Sunday which led to some issues that resulted in problems with temperature. I can...More

Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal and drinks. It's very well kept inside, booths to sit in. Good selection of drinks- normal Bristol prices. The food was really lovely!! And really reasonably priced for the quality you get. Vegetarian and vegan options available too. There is a...More

1  Thank Oliveschat
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

A lovely lunch and early afternoon eating in the beer garden. Lovely pub, great food and friendly staff. We had the meat platter with olives to share for starter - amazing. Then the burger and fish for mains. All thoroughly enjoyable. Could easily have spent...More

3  Thank Zebra1900
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, delicious food, the cod was excellent and the red wine nicely warmed, liked the pint glasses of sweets on the bar too, nice touch, will definitely return.

2  Thank KJ C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Buffet, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Ashley Down Road, Bristol BS7 9JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 924 4809
  • E-mail
The Lazy Dog is a real gem of a pub. The food here is simple but quality-driven with an emphasis on fresh local produce and hearty British cuisine, with a cracking Sunday roast to round off your week.Drinks-wise, the emphasis is on quality and range, with everything from real ales to cocktails available, all served by friendly, well-trained staff.
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