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Old Castle Green, Old Market, Bristol

Gloucester Lane
Phone: 07854862970
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Blackthorn _ left this review about Old Castle Green

Located just off the popular Old Market strip, this pub has had something of a chequered history of late, with spells of closure as well as some sort of private member’s club I believe, so it’s good to see it back open again as a regular pub.

Internally it’s mostly one long, open plan room, although with a separate seating area at the rear. It’s got quite a cosy ambience with some sort of wood strip on the floor, painted wood panelling on much of the walls and black painted wooden cladding down below. An old fireplace was at the front, with fitted bench seating and some colourful cushions along one side as well as regular tables and chairs. A mixture of portraits were on the walls, including one of the queen and several of the East Enders cast. The rear part was perhaps a little cosier with red patterned carpet on the floor, wallpaper on the walls and various table lamps. A booth in the corner was an unusual feature, a small private seating area with draped red and gold curtains, it looked rather like something a fortune teller might use. There was also a good-sized courtyard garden to the side.

Despite four hand pumps on the bar, only one appeared to be in use dispensing Good Chemistry's Full Circle. Ciders fared much better though, with Cider Syndicate’s Proper Drop, Vintage Cider, Ashton Press and Inch’s Medium Apple. Not a bad spot overall, and worth checking out if in the area.

On 10th August 2022 - rating: 6
[User has posted 1936 recommendations about 1850 pubs]

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Pete Yeates left this review about The Old Castle Green

If you want to get to this Pub by car, you will need to drive along Braggs Lane from the Police Station end.

This used to be a Marstons Pub in years gone by, with live music and food. Not been here for quite a while.

On 29th December 2007 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 99 recommendations about 92 pubs]

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10th Aug 2022, 09:02
Review submitted by Blackthorn _ amended by Blackthorn _
9th Aug 2022, 11:52
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 03 August 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 03 August 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 03 August 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Car Park : No last updated 03 August 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Hot Food : No last updated 03 August 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 02 December 2015 by Blackthorn _
  • Real Ale : No last updated 23 September 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 03 August 2017 by Jonathan Wilde
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