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The Golden Heart in Winterbourne Down

Down Road, Winterbourne Down, Bristol, BS36 1AU +44 1454437210

((((* British
Main course: £8
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Good Sunday roast lunch. Great veg. Very busy with lots of children but service was quick and pleasant.

Dave M 19 December 2016
from Bristol

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With a sizeable beer garden for al fresco dining on sunny days, The Golden Heart in Winterbourne Down is a restored village pub & restaurant serving a seasonal menu of modern British cuisine. With plenty of soft armchairs and ottomans by the fireplace inside, and a restaurant furnished with rustic tables and chairs upholstered in brocade, it is an idyllic rural retreat.

Sourcing ingredients from trusted local suppliers, The Golden Heart menu features wholesome recipes based around the garden, land and sea. Sample hand-pressed burgers, beef & ale pie with cardamom carrots, or sea bass with potato gnocchi, while old-school puddings include warming crumbles, custard-lathered sponges and decadent brownies. Not forgetting younger diners, a kids’ menu includes miniature versions of British classics.

A partnership with the celebrated Rothschild wine merchants means The Golden Heart cellar is stocked full with an eclectic list of world wines, while indulgent wine flights allow guests to sample a variety of bins. Seasonal beers and barrel-kept ales also feature, as well as thirst-quenching cocktails and rich coffees.

The Golden Heart in Bristol is an 8-minute drive from Bristol Parkway Rail Station.

The Golden Heart in Winterbourne Down

Down Road, Winterbourne Down, Bristol, BS36 1AU

Contact +44 1454774392
Reservations +44 1454437210

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Customer reviews for The Golden Heart in Winterbourne Down

3.9 ((((* (based on 21 reviews)
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  • dinner (16)
  • lunch (14)
  • value (7)
  • al fresco (6)
  • views (6)
  • romantic (4)
  • child friendly (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((* 19 December 2016 by Susan Clouter from Bristol

    Very little choice for vegetarians. Just two options I think. When we visited waited approx 30 mins to be told that winter vegetable tart was unavailable. Fortunately my daughter does eat fish so she ended up having the salmon. More choice for vegetarians and vegans needed.

  • ((((* 19 December 2016 by Dave M from Bristol

    Good Sunday roast lunch. Great veg. Very busy with lots of children but service was quick and pleasant.

  • ((((( 18 December 2016 by Sue Elliott from Winterbourne

    tHE WAITER WAS EXTREMELY PERSONABLE AND HELPFUL, even though it was obviously busy. The three of us had the 2 courses for £11.95 and it was extremely good value, and just the right amount (brie and sticky chicken). I was able to change to sweet potato fries for a small extra amount very easily too.

  • ((((* 27 November 2016 by Robert from Bristol

    The food and ambience in the restaurant was very good. Service was good but a little slow. However we were given a 25% discount for the service which was very good touch.

  • ((((* 8 November 2016 by Sandra Lowe from Bristol

    A really enjoyable time for my birthday with my family. Excellent food extremely helpful staff would definitely recommend.

  • (**** 25 October 2016 by Alan Lambourne from fampton cotterell

    booked a table for 1945 for 5. did not get main course until 2150, to late by then to enjoy meal, drink orders took 15/20 min to come on 3 occasions. Got starters wrong.
    Question size of portions. Fillet meal was never worth £20. It appeared they only had 3 floor staff and 1 bar staff on a Friday night, it was very busy as you would expect !
    No blame to the staff out front not their fault. Price of drinks oh my god, one pint was £4.95.
    Would not recommend Friday or Saturday night or large party if this is the norm for staff working.
    Big disappointment .

  • (((** 13 September 2016 by Karen Lochhead from Bristol

    Lamb chewy was sent back and replaced with beef waitress very pleasant and polite and smiled a lot she did good service

  • ((((( 19 August 2016 by Dave M from Bristol

    Great ambiance in the restaurant. Table opposite french doors open to garden giving a lovely view. Attentive service with good advice. Everyone enjoyed the food.

  • (**** 20 January 2016 by Hollie Moore from Bristol

    I've eaten here before and the food was great, but this time we had a very long wait for our meal and when it finally arrived it was Cold, very disappointing. We complained and our bill was ammended but ruined our night so won't be returning.

  • ((*** 22 December 2015 by John Brain from Winterbourne

    I booked your restaurant for a midday meal for 4 persons (Office Lunch) for Friday 18th at 1.00 p.m.. My secretary advised you of the individual orders of each person in advance. We arrived on time. We were surprised on seating to be advised that you had no trace of the orders but we had made a copy of the orders which we passed to your waitress. We finished our first course at 1.45 p.m. and finished the dessert course at nearly 3.00 p.m. I would add that the restaurant was only about 1/3rd full on arrival. We did not stop for coffees. Only one of the credit card machines was working. Subsequently I found that I had been charged for 8 desserts instead of 4 and this was rectified today with a cash refund of £16.00. Generally the food was acceptable but presentation could been better.

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