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The Priory

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Bar, British, Pub
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Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
+44 1275 376307
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi Sunday lunch, all 3 main meals lukewarm, yorkshires so totally flat & soggy that it's impossible for the kitchen & serving staff not to know they had a problem prior to serving to their paying customer, roasties totally not crisp, gravy excellent, meat decent, Penfolds red wine by the glass on the cusp of turning Mentioned all of the... More 

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Thank IainMc68
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Received a 20% off voucher (not that that should make a difference, or should it?), arrived on a freezing cold Wednesday evening and got a lovely table by the roaring fire. Front of house staff were really nice and welcoming, we looked forward to our dinner. I ordered Wagyu burger at £13.50, tempted because it was 'specially bred for its... More 

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Thank LuxJulesHawkins
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this review

We regret that you had a negative experience with us, but are glad you brought this to our attention. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal or that no one asked you how the meal was. What you described is not our normal standard and I am sorry that it was served to you. There is no excuse... More 

Portishead, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First time at the Priory, we normally eat at The Windmill or The Royal, but the food here is fresher, better quality and a more personal service. Nice interior and bar area, good selection of wines, beers and IPA on tap! Menu is more extensive and interesting than the other places mentioned here, and kids portions are possible. Service is... More 

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Thank richardY4847BQ
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this review

Thank you, Richard, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. I appreciate your comments and we hope to welcome you again at the priory More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Both of us drove over from south Bristol for lunch. Both our lunch choices were unavailable. Not what i expect. Shan't visit again in a hurry!

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Thank Ken S
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this review

Ken, Thank you for your feedback and we regret that you had a negative experience with us, with reference to your 2 choices being unavailable as we have over 40 other menu items and a special board but on some occasions we do run out of certain dishes . Again thank you for your feedback. More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 12 had what felt like a nice private corner at the back of the restaurant. The place looked fully booked but was in no way loud and made for a nice atmosphere. Our expressionless waiter did memorise all 13 of our starters and mains which did feel a little bizarre but we gave him a deserving round... More 

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Thank bumblybazaar
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Priory, Portbury. I am glad that you enjoyed your evening and we hope to welcome you again soon. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for Sunday lunch. Lovely meal in nice surroundings. The Sunday platter was well worth the money. The pub was packed so it was just as well we booked ahead.

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Thank Peteinbristol
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us at the priory and that you felt that the platter was great value for money. Looking forward to seeing you again at the Priory More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a meal for 2 during the week, lovely pub, ample parking and fantastically decorated throughout. Warm, friendly atmosphere, staff were welcoming and helpful from entry to exit. Food was sublime, fire was on- nice and warm. Clean tables, cutlery and crockery. Wine was fantastic and nice and cold! Have wanted to go here for a while and I'm... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this review

Josh, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. The staff are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit we us. We hope to see again soon More 

Clevedon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here lots of times, the food is always nice, and a nice atmosphere and country feel. There is a big car park at the side.

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Thank jeanlc2016
Portishead, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a casual pub lunch as we've visited The Globe near Bath previously and had a good meal and they are both Vintage Inns. Picked a lovely table near the fire as it was a cold day. Husband ordered the burger which was delicious apparently, daughter and I had chicken blt which came with chips and salad, I... More 

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Thank Louise B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the priory pub on the 29th December for a family get together to celebrate my stepfathers birthday, the meal was booked for just after midday. There were two menus to choose from, the main menu and the christmas menu. I wanted a steak sandwich but was told they were not doing them, so then asked for a rump... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Portbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 376307

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?