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Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
01454 412 521
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 47
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  • 42
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  • 28
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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nick60

One of our regular places to visit, this time for a family birthday dinner. Now refurbished and looking refresheshed. Service from Abbey particularly good - thank you. The food and dining experience as good as always. One to recommend if you are on the north side of Bristol and looking for a place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
Nick L
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

One of our regular places to visit, this time for a family birthday dinner. Now refurbished and looking refresheshed. Service from Abbey particularly good - thank you. The food and dining experience as good as always. One to recommend if you are on the north side of Bristol and looking for a place to stay and eat, or even just... More 

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Thornbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Ship has been going through peaks and troughs in recent months (or even years!) and it has always seemed like there was the potential but not the willingness to improve. However having recently visited since their makeover, I am pleased to say that it is not only the walls that have improved! Staff were much more attentive, food was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The newly decorated resturant and new menu tempted us back after giving up regular visits due to the shocking quality of the food. The final straw was the inedible fish and chips. I was told that the chef used the incorrect batter! The premises has been newly painted and spruced up, the menu changed with some delicious sounding dishes. I... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Not local to us but we always call in if in the area. The food is fantastic,always quick and cooked to perfection. The staff are always making sure everything is just how you like it. The chefs are innovative. Can't wait to go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Below average food and had to go to the nearest shop to get cash as the card machine in the ship inn was broken. Very disappointing visit.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

staff work really hard but it cannot cope with the morning rush. food is average. Coffee is not great but looking around full English was what you'd' expect.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This place has extreme potential to be hitting 5/5 on trip advisor every time. It just needs some tweaks here and there. Waitress service is good but needs to be a little more snappy, we were sat for 20 minutes with menus before anyone came to take our order. The food was all delicious and had a wide variety of... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Fantastic friendly staff,food came to table quickly and was great.Lovely atmosphere and the food was good.Could not fault anything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Menu choice was very wide - had the mixed grill and cod. Both excellent - quality food, well presented and tasty and very competitively priced. The desserts - creme brûlée and the banoffee cheesecake were delicious too. The only bit that let them down was the speed of getting seated and getting drinks. Had to chase up the first round... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We mistakenly did not book at the Premier Inn when we checked in. It's s busy place. Some might say chaotic. But overall I liked it. Initially told to wait (twice) but being approached to sit in the bar. Actually preferred the bar due to the badly behaved children I could hear in the restaurant. Opted for the 1940s menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: 01454 412 521

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  • Cuisine: Pub

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