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The Golden Heart in Winterbourne Down

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

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

The serviced we received was second to none, from first ordering our first drink to paying our bill. The staff we friendly and welcoming.

Edward Hall 12 February 2017
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

3,8 ((((* (based on 25 reviews)
84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (18)
  • lunch (16)
  • 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)
  • ((((* 12 February 2017 by Edward Hall from Bristol

    The serviced we received was second to none, from first ordering our first drink to paying our bill. The staff we friendly and welcoming.

  • ((*** 6 February 2017 by Chris Sparkes from Bristol

    Pub was very nice but my meal wasn't. I had cod and chips which I found very salty.

  • ((((( 5 February 2017 by Teresa James from Bristol

    Lovely warm, friendly environment which is cosy but stylish.

  • (((** 30 January 2017 by Matty Lewis from Bristol

    I have been to The Golden Heart multiple times before therefore opted to dine to celebrate recently becoming a Dad with some close friends. Food here is usually immense and well worth a visit. However it took 3 hours to get through three courses yesterday, which is a joke. The pub was clearly understaffed and the service to our table lacked attentiveness. This wasn't the experience which we are used to receiving from the pub and may be a one off, however I am not sure if I will be returning which is a shame.

  • ((((* 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 .

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