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The Priory

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Bar, British, Pub
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Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
+44 1275 376307
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely country pub. Food was fantastic and resonably priced too. Definitely would recommend and to book too. Hunters chicken is the best you'll ever try 😆

Thank claire S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loveley old English pub. Called in for Sunday lunch,a little disappointed tho,beef was ok,you do get lots of vegetables but soggy ones but the main thing for me the food was warm not hot. Its a shame because its a lovey place but the food lets its down.

Thank sue642
Bristol UK
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Usual crowd in - Sat lunch not too busy, but seemed to take an age to get our food. Worth the wait, and probably not too long. Food was excellent

Thank Neil S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Priory on 4th November for dinner. New menu since our last visit with plenty of choice. Staff very efficient, friendly and helpful. A good wine list. Meal well cooked and presented. Had a starter, main and desert. Can't find any fault. Both of us had risotto based dishes which are notoriously hard to perfect. The fillet of... More 

Thank StuartWood52
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went yesterday for lunch with my friends. Lovely atmosphere, the food was amazing! Had a cheese and bacon burger and brownie. One of the best burgers ever. Bacon was so thick and scrumptious. Great menu selection. Good prices Good service

Thank Emmabollen
Bristol, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in at the Priory on our way home from a recent visit to the area. It is near the motorway so in an ideal spot for passing trade. Its a big pub with lots of little dining areas. We found a table which suited us then ordered our meals and drinks from the bar. As well as the... More 

Thank Julie S
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206 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Big group of us for a celebration lunch. They had reserved a table for us in an alcove which was really nice. Service was very slow but the staff kept us informed and were lovely. Food was very nice and beautifully served with large dishes of fresh veg etc. So much nicer than cooking and washing up for a crowd.

Thank SPW21
Barnt Green, England, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This charming country pub is less than 4 miles off the M5, so much better than the services! I had the asparagus risotto, and a pint of Doom Bar. It was very tasty, and the service was friendly. My daughters had pizza (properly stone baked), and pasta. They really enjoyed their meals. Highly recommended.

Thank Tony S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner at the priory last night and I'm sorry to say it was a bit of a disappointment, I really like this pub, the staff are always friendly and the atmosphere good, and the beer is good too. My daughter had a pork burger with chips -which she said was just average, and I had... More 

2 Thank Sarah E
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Have used this pub to meet up with my wife's parents on the way back from Devon, a few times. Lovely atmosphere (various tables and nooks and crannies) and a very good menu plus specials on offer. Food has always been constantly good and the service really excellent. The staff are very helpful, polite and willing. Would use it far... More 

1 Thank Jack H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Portbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 376307

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?