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Keepers Lounge (Grand Hotel), Bristol Central, Bristol

Broad Street
Bristol
BS1 2EL
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Blackthorn _ left this review about Grand Thistle Hotel

As it’s name suggests, this is more of a hotel bar than your traditional pub, but it is nonetheless open to non-residents, although how many people would actually choose to go in there when there are other far better options nearby is a moot point.

The bar area is just to the right of the entrance doors and there are large floor to ceiling windows giving good views of the building opposite. A few comfy sofa’s were located here to make the most of this, whilst elsewhere high tables and chairs with very low backs, almost stools, were the seating options. The flooring was mostly parquet wood with some mosaic tiles around the bar, whilst the paintwork was predominantly cream with a shade of turquoise on the wood panelling. Elsewhere some very thin wooden strips had been fixed to the lower part of the walls and there was exposed brickwork behind the bar. A lamp fitting made of old Kilner jars was an unusual feature and a notice next to the bar advised that they had a resident bee keeper and a hive on the roof.

Unfortunately there were no real ales on tap, just keg Caledonian Coast to Coast, although even this appeared to have run out. The solitary cider meanwhile was Symonds Founders Reserve. Prices seemed expensive with two halves coming in at £5.20.

On 14th March 2017 - rating: 5
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Latest updates View all updates for Keepers Lounge (Grand Hotel), Bristol
2nd Jun 2017, 19:24
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2nd Jun 2017, 11:57
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Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 14 March 2017 by Blackthorn _
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 14 March 2017 by Blackthorn _
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 14 March 2017 by Blackthorn _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 26 October 2014 by Blackthorn _
  • Micropub : No last updated 14 March 2017 by Blackthorn _
  • Real Ale : No - Only bottled ales - last updated 10 May 2014 by David McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 14 March 2017 by Blackthorn _
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