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The Three Lions, Bedminster, Bristol

206 West Street
Bedminster
Bristol
BS3 3NB
Phone: 01179020056
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Three Lions

The Three Lions has a large England flag covering its upper half with BS3 on it,they do seem proud of the BS3 post code in this area of Bristol.
Once inside there is an L shaped room which has a tiled floor,the bar is on the left side,the seating is normal tables and chairs to the front right and tall tables and chairs to the rear right,there is a pool table on a raised area to the rear right,you get a good view of Bristol Citys ground from the rear windows.
There are no real ales on the bar,i had a drink of Courage Best which was a decent enough keg bitter.
There is a large TV to the front which was showing football.
The pub seems to be a shrine to Bristol City with the wall covered in posters of Bristol City and its players.
This is a decent pub just a shame about the lack of a real ale.

Pub visited 23/1/2016

On 28th February 2016 - rating: 6
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Blackthorn _ left this review about The Three Lions

Currently the only remaining pub at this end of West Street, it’s a traditional, no frills boozer and is clearly one of a few pubs in the vicinity that has a strong allegiance to the nearby Bristol City football club. From previous visits I seem to recall a good sized beer garden at the rear with good views of the ground, although we did not investigate this on a recent mid-week visit.

Internally the pub is all one open plan, L-shape room and the walls are liberally plastered with all sorts of BCFC memorabilia such as photographs and a montage of press reports. The red and white colour scheme extends to the banquet seating and even the blinds on the windows. Flooring was some sort of lino and a plasma was showing, appropriately enough, a football match. A partition wall made out of green bottles separated the rear area of the pub slightly and there was also a retro style jukebox with what looked like 8-track cartridges in it. Lighting was quite bright creating a somewhat harsh atmosphere. A doorway to the side presumably led outside and was used by smokers, and whilst they no doubt complied with the law by having their cigarettes an inch or two the other side of the door, this did nothing to stop all the smoke drifting back in.

Unfortunately there were no real ales on tap, just a couple of unmemorable keg options. Ciders fared somewhat better with Thatcher’s Gold and Blackthorn.

On 23rd April 2015 - rating: 5
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Dave McNally
Parson Street, 0.19 miles, 3 min walk (show)
Bedminster, 0.85 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Bristol Temple Meads, 1.81 miles, 34 min walk (show)
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6th Jul 2018, 19:32
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 17 June 2011 by Will Larter
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Car Park : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Darts : Yes last updated 17 June 2011 by Will Larter
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 02 July 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Function Room : No last updated 02 July 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Hot Food : No last updated 02 July 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 15 March 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Live Music : No last updated 02 July 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 17 June 2011 by Will Larter
  • Micropub : No last updated 02 July 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pinball : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 02 July 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Real Ale : No last updated 17 June 2011 by Will Larter
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 17 June 2011 by Will Larter
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • WiFi : No last updated 23 October 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
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