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The Drapers Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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Reviewed June 23, 2019

This was a great experience. It is more than just a great little pub, it is a fantastic experience. The service is friendly and informed. Great beer options and plenty to try. Add to any 'must do' list if anywhere near Bristol.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank seanconway101
Reviewed June 13, 2019

Drapers arms We had been in the Thai Restaurant next door and were keen to get into The Drapers Arms before they closed (9.30pm they call last orders). This is a quirky little Micro pub at 447 Gloucester Rd. Its a one room venue (Max...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank bill h
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

I’d heard great things about this pub and it didn’t disappoint. A real ale pub in an old shop and it absolutely does what it says it does-serve outstanding beer. We loved it. Cash only, great value and a superb selection of real ale. I’ll...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

What a great little piece of beer heaven. Well done Garv and Vince and we look forward to the Easter festival.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jerryo893
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Excellent selection of cask beers for all cask fans tastes. Busy due to football, but service remained really quick but still attentive. All beers tasted really fresh and all were reasonably priced. Always enjoy a visit to Drapers!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tonycU88XW
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Small ex shop turned into delightful micro pub serving lovely craft beers and excellent local gin. Beers change regularly. All excellent. My psychopomp local gin was delightful. Great atmosphere and free nibbles of cheese/crackers/samosa were an added bonus.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank annelainea
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Real Ale and Wine only bar,small ex shop,friendly staff and good atmosphere.Can make new friends easily.No menu and a lack of commercialism.I think these type of bar and small wine shops are the way to go to avoid the huge expense of huge pub sites.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank bowsprit
Reviewed August 30, 2018

OK it's a shop front but once inside you are in a proper old fashioned single room pub with a fantastic range of real ale from smaller independent brewers. The beer is well served from the barrel and there is always a good choice of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Windywest
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This little Micro pub on the Gloucester Road has a very good range of real ales, all sourced locally. There is a great choice straight from the barrel. All beers were priced at £3.50 per pint or £1.80 per half. The staff/owners were very helpful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Finer411
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Went there last night after dinner, and it was splendid. It specialises in truly excellent beer, best I've had for many years, and is basic and simple, with friendly staff and clients. This is what pubs are really about, beer and friends, not flashing screens...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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