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The Priory

Station Road, Portbury, Bristol, BS20 7TN

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Brilliant food and service we keep going back again and again.

Anthony 03 July 2018
from North somerset

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Constructed in 1822, The Priory near Bristol has always concerned itself with serving great traditional meals, since it was formerly a hotel. With a classic whitewashed exterior and large Victorian windows, The Priory boasts an enticing log-fire and an al fresco beer garden. It is furnished with rustic beams and an ornate mantelpiece, aiding its rural character.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Priory menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Priory ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Located in the country, but only a few miles from the sea, The Priory Portbury is a country haven, just 18 minutes’ driving into Bristol.

The Priory

Station Road, Portbury, Bristol, BS20 7TN

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Customer reviews for The Priory

4.2 ((((* (based on 92 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (65)
  • lunch (52)
  • value (28)
  • private dining (18)
  • al fresco (9)
  • child friendly (9)
  • large parties (9)
  • romantic (8)
  • business (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • entertainment (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • (((** 7 December 2018 by Ann from Bristol

    Prompt service, good food, helpful staff

  • ((((( 26 September 2018 by Theresa from Bristol

    Visited for Sunday lunch, 4 adults. We were a little worried after reading some negative reviews but needn’t have been. Friendly, courteous service. We had lamb shanks and turkey roasts between us. Everything was delicious, extra gravy provided on request. Only slight criticism, I do find cabbage a boring veg. Would still give top marks though! Lovely deserts also

  • ((((( 3 July 2018 by Anthony from North somerset

    Brilliant food and service we keep going back again and again.

  • (**** 12 June 2018 by Alan from Bristol

    Waited 45 minutes for meals,one of our party had salmon witch was over cooked.While were waiting we noticed 4 meals being sent back from other tables. Also some members of staff were quite surly.I have dined here on many occasions but will now think twice about returning.

  • (((** 15 May 2018 by Lyn from Bristol

    I made a special request for the round table by the fire. When we arrived we had been given a different table in s different part of the pub No one had the courtesy to have replied to my request to tell ne this. When I asked I wad told that it probably was already booked, eventhough I booked it weeks ago. Also 2 of our party arrived, went to the table and the man went straight to the bar to order drinks and was "spoken to" about not reporting straight away that they had arrived! The pub was really busy so one less person in the queue should have been welcomed. When ordering food we were told it would be 45 minutes to an hour, so we asked for crisps or nuts and told they had NONE! The food when it arrived was great. There were too few staff.

  • ((((( 12 February 2018 by Graham from Thornbury

    A venue of convenience for meeting friends from South Bristol as we often do. Always use The Priory for all sorts of 'good' reasons.

  • ((((* 9 January 2018 by Tony from Weaton super Mare

    Lovely meal and friendly service

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Madeline from Birmingham

    Very good welcome. Food very good value for money. Cosy atmosphere.

  • ((((( 1 November 2017 by Jamie from S Milton Devon

    Excellent Sunday lunch

  • ((((( 11 September 2017 by Jackie from Bristol

    6 of us had the Sunday lunch - some said it was the best they'd had. We were impressed by the quantity and the quality and took up the offer of extra gray which was delicious.

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