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) #1,118 of 1,284 Restaurants in Bristol £ , British,
Lodekka Tramway Road | Brislington, Bristol BS4 3DS, England
+44 117 971 2975
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible31%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lodekka Tramway Road | Brislington, Bristol BS4 3DS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this bar last Sunday evening, the place is looking very tired and worn and the toilets are disgustingly dirty. We tried to order food at 19.00 and in typical fashion there was hardly any variety left (the bar tender stated the chef had...More

Thank johnshar
Reviewed 6 days ago

was really disappointed with the food we ordered, was not freshly cooked. staff also was not brilliant., would not return to this one, the most disappointing one we've been too.

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Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Return visit with friends Arrived at midday noticed the car par was quiet Found a seat started to check menu, found the menus very sticky. Not a good start Went to bar and placed order 3 of our choices were not available. Another person had...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here several times but this time it was not good. All I can say is that the Thatchers was nice. I wrote to them with all of my issues and received no acknowledgement or reply. We will not be returning. Food was poor and...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is clearly a staffing issue here sat in the middle of three families eating. And not one person approached anyone to ask was the food ok in fact there were places needing to be cleared and it's the funnies thing I've ever seen, the...More

Thank Damon N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went visit the pub several times a week, the food is good and the staff very friendly and make you feel welcome, they cater for everyone and there is a play area for the children. We have had a couple of problems with the food...More

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Thank roberthV9699RI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a family meal for father's day, the staff were really accommodating, and the food was really good

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Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Great for sports and family meal. Have a massive garden for the kids to run around and play. Would definitely go back!

Thank timmosimmo145
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Recently went here and will not bother again. The last two visits to this place have been disappointing. The food is tasteless and dry. It looks like it has been in the microwave a few times. The customers are a disgrace, one family there would...More

Thank daka1uk
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Poor quality of food. Friendly staff, fast service, but felt I was let down by the quality of the food.

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Thank Megan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lodekka Tramway Road | Brislington, Bristol BS4 3DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 971 2975
Part of the Hungry Horse chain, this new pub and restaurant stands on the Bath Road site, in Brislington, Bristol, where the city's iconic Lodekka buses were built 60 years ago. The pub's links with these green and cream low-height double deckers are mapped out on a wall near the bar. It explains that 5,217 Lodekkas were built at the Brislington works between 1949 and 1968, although they were still in service as recently as 1983, when they were withdrawn. The retro bus theme even extends to one wall being used as a screen to show old films. They were showing On The Buses, which was amusing and quirky although wall-to-ceiling projections of Olive and Blakey might be enough to put you off your dinner. The huge menu is basically the same as in any other Hungry Horse and it certainly appeals to all tastes and budgets. There are the "famous" big plate specials, such as The Full Monty Mixed Grill (£9.49) And the Smothered 9oz Steak Sizzler for the same price. Other options include burgers, hot dogs, pizzas, jackets, burritos and a large section of "favourites" - everything from £3.99 Sausages, mash, peas and gravy to British beef and ale pie (£5.89). This is not trying to be a gastronomic experience, but a child-friendly place where lots of families can enjoy generous portions of familiar, consistently cooked dishes at low prices
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