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Carpenters Arms, Stanton Wick, Bristol

Stanton Wick
BS39 4BX
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Blackthorn _ left this review about Carpenters Arms

An attractive country pub located slightly off the beaten track but nonetheless only a couple of minute drive from the A37, it’s was at one time a row of miner’s cottages that have been knocked together, and has always been one of my favourite pubs ever since I first started visiting them.

It’s quite cosy and traditional inside, with a number of different rooms. The main bar counter is at the front of the pub, and this is a relatively narrow room with exposed stone walling. To the left is a pleasant seating area with a large stone fireplace, a wood burning stove and piles of logs stacked up ready for the cold weather. Some type of wooden boards were on the floor and down a couple of steps at the rear was a cosy old snug with more exposed stonework and unusual mirrored “windows” complete with wooden shutters, although the large TV screen on the wall seemed a little out of place. Fortunately, this was not in use on our visit. Elsewhere the décor consisted of dark wooden panelling on the lower part of the walls with cream painted wallpaper above. A number of small generic watercolours of country scenes were dotted around the walls. A further dining room was signposted to the left, although from memory there is also a larger restaurant area off to the right, and food is indeed something of a focus here, although this was not at all noticeable in the bar area.

Beers on tap were Doom Bar, Butcombe Original and Butcombe’s seasonal Chris Moose, whilst the ciders were Stowford Press, Mortimer’s Orchard and a hot mulled option.

On 18th December 2019 - rating: 8
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Map location corrected by Blackthorn _
Keynsham, 6.24 miles, 2 hr 0 min walk (show)
Parson Street, 7.34 miles, 2 hr 21 min walk (show)
Bedminster, 7.76 miles, 2 hr 29 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Carpenters Arms, Bristol
18th Dec 2019, 17:55
Review submitted by Blackthorn _ amended by Blackthorn _
12th Jun 2016, 01:11
Request to remove pub from area Pensford by Jonathan Wilde approved

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  • Function Room : Yes - According to Twitter - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes - Doombar - last updated 11 September 2013 by Dave McNally
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