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All 2 Hanham Restaurants

The Blue Bowl

178 High Street, Hanham BS15 3HJ, England
+(44)01179 618836
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Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Hanham
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Pub
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The front of house staff were run off their feet and are not to blame. Whoever purchases the food and prepares it needs to receive some basic training. I attended at this venue to celebrate my grand daughters 17th birthday with 22 family members. My daughter had booked for 1630hrs on Sunday 160214 this was recommended by the pub as... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is by far the best place to eat in the area. The food is always cooked very well and served nice and hot (one thing my mother is always very picky on when we eat out). The staff are extremely attentive and go out of their way to help you. They always look happy even when it is busy.... More 

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Bristol
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83 reviews 83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

OOOOh - where does one begin? A lot of money has been spent turning this lovely old pub into a cosy village eatery - after that the owners must have had a lot to do - cause they sure haven't been back to check on it! First impressions, mega grubby, second impressions, cocky & arrogant bar staff - when ordering... More 

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Bristol, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I visited the restaurant with a party of 10 members of my family on a Monday night. I had a soup to start, which was presented in the smallest bowl i had ever seen and it was not as hot as I would have normally expected. The steak I had was cooked well, but contained a lot of grisle and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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336 reviews 336 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We have eaten here a few times and the food has consistently been good value pub food. The pub is a lovely old building and the staff are always decent with minimal waiting times for our food. There are usually offers on to get free desserts or 2 for 1 main meals too which always helps!

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Do not go here!! A "sizzling" plate consisted of sausages still frozen in the middle, dare to complain and you'll get short shrift. Hopelessly understaffed, dirty and somewhere I will never go again. I can honestly say I've never seen so many meals sent back to the kitchen. And all this after at least a 20 minute wait to even... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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46 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This restaurant is very good value for money. Its family friendly so gets very busy early evening and parking can be a bit of a problem. The staff are friendly and efficient but there can be a wait at peak times. They do special offers on meals, even at weekends.

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Bristol
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We recently asked our local pub - The Blue Bowl in Hanham, to serve a buffet for 30 guests in the pub on a Sunday afternoon, as we wanted to celebrate our engagement with family and friends, but couldn't fit that many of them in our house ! We were extremely well looked after right from the start. Our buffet... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

I'm surprised by the reviews on here. We had a lovely meal and the staff were friendly and food hot and tasty. It's not haute cuisine but pub/family fayre reasonably priced. Would come again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

I don't normally write reviews... But it was so bad I honestly cannot recommend it to anyone! We sat in a window seat next to a radiator that looked like it's never been cleaned, with food and drink spilt down it... I went to order while my partner took a phone call and by the time he had rang and... More 

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Additional Information about The Blue Bowl

Address: 178 High Street, Hanham BS15 3HJ, England
Phone Number: +(44)01179 618836
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Hanham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Pub

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