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The Old Fish Market

$$ - $$$, British,
59-63 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1QZ, England
+44 117 921 1515
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chowder” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“tartare” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
59-63 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1QZ, England
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fullers pubs are as good as they get with the legendary amazing London Pride. The Old Fish Market is brilliant it has a buzzing atmosphere. We ordered the Haddock & chips along with a Burger, decent pub food although the burger was a tad dry....More

Thank Boxerdogs1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a nice experience last sunday at the Old fish market.It is a warm pub in Bristol which offers a typical english pub meals.The service is very agile and efficient, the beer is very good and the dishes are really tasty and nicely presented.I...More

Thank sidtransit
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sidtransit, Thanks for the lovely review, appreciate all the kind words. Kind Regards Greg

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we called here a couple of times during our 3 night stay in the Mercure Brigstow just over the road. Listened to a jazz band on Sunday evening and called again for a glass of wine yesterday afternoon. The welcome was warm and my hubby...More

Thank wereoffagainsoon2016
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wereoffagainsoon2016, Thanks for the review. Glad you visited us a few times over your stay here, I hope you'll visit again on your next stay! Thanks Greg

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked table for 7.30 on Friday evening. Place was buzzing on arrival at 7.00. Great selection of beer. All ordered food, service was exceptional, all meals were great, really good pub food, Faggots were great as were all the meals. Did quieten down a little...More

Thank Arthur H
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Arthur H, Thanks for the review. I hope you'll return to us soon! Kind regards Greg

Reviewed October 2, 2018

A smart looking and tidy pub. Went in fairly late one evening and they were still doing food (and with a friendly face). Not a huge selection but did the job. Very welcoming staff, friendly and courteous. Seems to have rather a sports-theme to it...More

Thank DinFrance
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi DinFrance, Thanks for the great review, I hope you'll join us sometime soon to try our outstanding cask ales! Kind Regards Greg

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great night ruined by a security guard with delusions of grandeur, overly aggressive guy who demanded I close the a door after a memener of staff exited for a cigarette, I explained I didn’t know it wansnt a main door even though it lead in...More

Thank Daniel W
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi Daniel W, Thanks for leaving feedback of your bad experience. My deepest apologies that this happened to you at our establishment. It goes without saying that we neither condone nor tolerate the above behaviour within our team. If you could drop us an email...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

Looking for a beer and a bite to eat early evening we found this star of Bristol. The service was excellent and very friendly. There's a good selection of beers and varied menu. I heartily recommend the Rib-eye which was a super cut of meat...More

Thank DJG300
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi DJG300, Thanks for the great review, always a pleasure to read such positive feedback. Kind Regards Greg

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Dined here very early prior to a visit to St George's hall. They start serving food at 5.00pm, fair selection of quality pub food. They appear to specialise in Chowder. Service was quick and the chicken I ordered was well presented and very flavoursome. Good...More

Thank dtlibra
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi dtilbra, Thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad we ticked all the boxes, hopefully we'll be able to bring that rating up higher if you're in Bristol visiting again. Kind Regards Greg

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Bristol for a couple of days and as it was rainy on the Sunday went to fine a nice pud to have Sunday lunch and found this little gem. F Good ranges of local beers and cider and 59 type of gin but...More

Thank tonneso
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi Tonneso, Thanks for the amazing review, you're more than welcome back anytime! Kind Regards Greg

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Saturday lunch with a few ales and rhubarb cider! Good fish and chips and a bacon chop with egg& chips. Chips okay, but could be better. Nice relaxing atmosphere and good staff/management. Popular with a wide variety of customers.

Thank TenbyJohn
OldFishMarket, Manager at The Old Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi TenbyJohn, Thanks for review, appreciate it! Kind Regards greg

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hrwilliams
December 6, 2017|
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Response from OldFishMarket | Property representative |
Hi Hr William, Andy the head chef at the fish market here. I do like to hope that our roast dinners are nice,we do aim to ensure that each is treated as if we were feeding our own family on a sunday. In regards to vegetarian... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $19
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59-63 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 921 1515
  • E-mail
Description
At the centre of Bristol’s old town, The Old Fish Market provides fresh food and perfectly poured pints - as well as a wide range of whiskies and gins - to the whole city. Whether you drop by for our exclusive express lunches or for the regular live music, you won’t regret it.
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