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No. 1 Harbourside, Bristol

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1 Canons Road
Bristol
BS1 5TX
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Ian Mapp left this review about No. 1 Harbourside

Modern, long narrow bar. Popular with parents and people popping in for coffees. So why the 10/10 rating? Well the beer was very good - mainly from Bristol Beer Factory. My chosen fortitude was very good.

However, I was starving and at 4pm on a Sunday, I must have been one of the last to get the roast dinner. It was simply the best roast meal I have had out.

On 6th January 2020 - rating: 10
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Pub SignMan left this review about No. 1 Harbourside

This is a large, open plan bar and restaurant with an ideal setting on the Harbour. The interior is formed of a shallow, but wide single room with exposed floorboards and a servery along the rear wall. The bar has a rough stone counter with graffiti-style doodlings on the front, plus a plain wooden bar back topped with some lovely old ceramic spirit dispensers. A row of pillars runs through the centre of the room, each painted in stripes, with standard tables and chairs arranged in between and sofas and armchairs at either end. Some large bookcases stand next to the bar, full of tatty old books, whilst a few paintings add a dash of colour at one end of the room and a bicycle is suspended from the wall at the other, next to a series of gig posters. Large floor-to-ceiling windows along the whole of the front wall allow for some excellent people watching opportunities and there are quite a few tables set outside along the busy walkway, most of which were under cover. Music played quietly in the background during my stay and there appeared to be a small performance area near a piano at the far end of the bar, perhaps for the occasional bit of live music.
The pub has made recent editions of the Good Beer Guide and there were five hand pumps in operation when I visited, offering Bristol Beer Factory Independence, Belgian Swipe Right and Fortitude, Sharps Atlantic and Butcombe El Toro. My pint of Fortitude was served to me by a rather distracted barmaid, but was in pretty good shape and I enjoyed sipping it whilst watching the folk outside get caught in a terrific rain storm!
The bars down on the harbour are mostly generic chain venues which don’t have a lot to recommend, so it was nice to try this place out and enjoy some of their locally sourced ales. The place felt a bit more like a restaurant than a bar to me, but having said that, I didn’t feel particularly uncomfortable drinking here and was able to take my time until the weather cleared up. Worth a look if you want a drink down on the water, but there are many better pubs back in the direction of the city centre.

On 9th January 2019 - rating: 6
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Gill Smith left this review about No. 1 Harbourside

Called in this 2016 Good Beer Guide pub and enjoyed a beer from Arbor and Bristol Beer Factory. Plain wooden floor and a stage occupying the room for live music. Seats outside by the river.Good selection of craft and keg beers, plus bottled beer and ciders.

On 21st April 2016 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Jonathan Wilde
Bristol Temple Meads, 1.05 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Bedminster, 1.25 miles, 24 min walk (show)
Clifton Down, 1.26 miles, 24 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for No. 1 Harbourside, Bristol
6th Jan 2020, 17:50
Picture submitted by Ian Mapp approved
 
6th Jan 2020, 17:50
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Beer Garden : Yes - outside seating by river - last updated 21 April 2016 by Gill Smith
  • Car Park : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Darts : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Function Room : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 14 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Karaoke : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 21 April 2016 by Gill Smith
  • Micropub : No last updated 22 December 2017 by Blackthorn _
  • Pinball : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Pool Table : No last updated 09 January 2019 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 14 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 14 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes - but use next bar for toilet - last updated 21 April 2016 by Gill Smith
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