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Bag of Nails, Bristol

141 St. Georges Road, Bristol BS1 5UW, England
+44 7941 521777
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Great pub near Bristol Harbourside

Great pub near Bristol Harbourside, large choice of beers and loads of cats. A proper boozer and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
brendan120
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Beers and cats

This pub is fairly small and easily missed if you’re not looking for it but since it gained a mass... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LynsFrostee
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“record player” (17 reviews)
“board games” (13 reviews)
“the pub” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
141 St. Georges Road, Bristol BS1 5UW, England
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+44 7941 521777
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"record player"
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"board games"
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"the pub"
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"pork pie"
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"love cats"
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"cat lovers"
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"real ale"
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"craft ales"
in 3 reviews
"quick half"
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"fantastic pub"
in 3 reviews
"cats wandering"
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"great cats"
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"lovely landlord"
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"friendly cats"
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"friendly barman"
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"great choice of beers"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub near Bristol Harbourside, large choice of beers and loads of cats. A proper boozer and a very cool glass well you can look down into the cellar from

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is fairly small and easily missed if you’re not looking for it but since it gained a mass of cats it has become a place that many people are searching for. Basically the pub is home to more than 10 cute kitties who...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here for years, dating back to slipping out of work nearby on lunchtimes to spend an hour in this marvellous gas-lit pup with a delciious range of beers. The management's changed a few times since I've known it (one of the previous...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great pub, great beer, great music and great cats. Lots of real ales. Music played on a record player. Funny rules, probably tongue in cheek except maybe the ‘no dogs’ rule.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This pub has a really friendly chilled atmosphere. The bar staff were very good. The pub has a good range of beer. It also has a good range of non-alcoholic drinks. Its is a pub with no frills but it does feel authentic and down...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

If you visit Bristol it is a must to go to! Incredible beer and man behind the bar. But you need to like cats.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

So we are on a stag weekend in Bristol and some in the group mentioned a pub that was full of cats...really we all said so if we went to the Bag of Nails. And there on the bar (yes on the bar) were some...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you like cats and real ale, this is the only pub for you. About a dozen friendly moggies inhabit the place, all are friendly can usually be found scattered around enjoying the attention of customers. Sound system is an old record player with a...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Was really looking forward to visiting this pub. However, it did smell of cats litter boxes and had half a dozen cats sleeping in cut down boxes on the bar and cats wandering about. I love cats so this wasn’t a bother. Re earlier comments,...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

No nonsense small quirky bar with and excellent choice of Real Ales. Knowledgable and friendly barman. Good music played on vinyl and loads of board games etc available. The resident cats (I think 16 in all) were also very friendly and happily stroked. I think...More

Thank Peter D
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richyhp
27 May 2018|
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Response from midnite1031 | Reviewed this property |
We took our 11 year old. She was treat very nice.
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RhiannonLampard
3 March 2015|
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Response from Luke D | Property representative |
Hello. I'm sorry that I didn't see this enquiry yesterday evening. The Bag weekly quiz starts at 8.30 every Tuesday, with alternating quizmasters, Brucey and Andy.
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