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The Lamplighters

££ - £££, British,
Station Road, Bristol BS11 9XA, England
+44 117 279 3754
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (8 reviews)
“falafel” (6 reviews)
“swordfish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Station Road, Bristol BS11 9XA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a family gathering and the pub, staff and location were all great! As a veggie and being sunday i was left with no other food choice than the veggie Sunday lunch. I wasn't sure exactly what i was going to get and...More

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on my Birthday on the way back from Cornwall to Suffolk. We all had a great meal with delicious real ale and cider on tap. I highly recommend it! Absolutely no disappointment in a family of four in which one is a...More

Thank Papitsch
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Atmospheric pub with the building directly facing the village of Pill on the other side of the river. The jetty remains of what was once the Pill Ferry before the massive M5 Avonmouth bridge was built still exists nearby. Pub grub was great. Swordfish and...More

Thank Micklah
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been to The Lamplighters for a while so decided to call in for lunch. Excellent menu with some good veggie choices. Very pleased with our meals, especially the amazing desserts. Very friendly & professional bar & table service. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome...More

Thank Rachel S
dominicgwhite, Owner at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi, thank you so much for your kind comments. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, richard, General Manager.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Booked table for ten on sunday. Looking forward to a ploughmans, only to be told on arrival ploughmans not available though advertised on website. As it was 2 o'clock, we had not choice but to order a roast which was extremely over cooked. On the...More

Thank michaellowda
dominicgwhite, Owner at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit to our pub. I have asked the staff why the Ploughmans wasn't available and it was because we were let down by an agency Chef so there was only one Chef on. Rather than...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Having looked at various places to meet, half the family being in Birmingham, and half Torquay. We decided on the Lamplighters as it looked so lovely online and it's half way. What a mistake that was. I booked it weeks ago and asked for a...More

Thank craftylady872018
dominicgwhite, Owner at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I'm sorry that you felt you were unwelcome and I'm a bit shocked as I don't recognise this as our pub. We pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming to all customers wherever they come from. Sundays are our busiest days for food and our...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Really fancied a ploughmans lunch. Looked up on trip advisor and decided to try it. Turned out it was a bad decision. Great big chunks of ham, looked like the end of a ham joint, dry and not nice. Ordinary sliced bread. Chunks of cucumber...More

Thank Teresa B
dominicgwhite, Owner at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hi, so sorry you didn't enjoy your meal. The bread is sourced locally and sliced for us as we serve toasted sandwiches at lunch time. The ham is, again, from our local butchers and treacle glazed in house. It is usually very well received by...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

We booked a table for eight for a family lunch and was impressed by the friendly and effeicient staff who were quick to take our orders for food and drinks. although the restaurant was busy we did not wait very long for our meals to...More

Thank patricia h
dominicgwhite, Owner at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments and hope to see you back in the near future. Richard

Reviewed 26 May 2018

I visited this place over the Bank Holiday weekend in May 2018 and it was a great place to visit - the welcome was great, and food was presented well - I know that this place closed for a while and then reopened the inside...More

Thank Ann L
dominicgwhite, Manager at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Many thanks for your kind comments. We love it when customers enjoy our pub and it's beautiful location. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Regards, Richard.

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been here for about six months and I remembered the ploughman’s was absolutely spot on so thought I was on a sure bet this time. I was however a little disappointed. The pork pie was so so, pastry wasn’t crisp and not much meat....More

Thank teejaybeeBristolUK
dominicgwhite, Manager at The Lamplighters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your latest visit. The cheese is a bit smaller as we have added the pork pie and a more expensive salad. The pies are supplied fresh (along with the ham) from Woods our local Butchers and are, usually, well...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Bristol BS11 9XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 279 3754
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