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Grain Barge

Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road

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Opening Times


Monday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Sunday10.00 am - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

10 - 3, 6 - 9 Mon - Wed
10 - 3, 6 - 10 Thu & Fri
10 - 10 Sat
10 - 9 Sun

About the Pub

Open from 10am every day for coffee and breakfast, licensed from noon, this moored barge was built in 1936 and converted into a floating pub by Bristol Beer Factory in 2007. It boasts great views of the SS Great Britain, the floating harbour and passing boats. There is seating with wooden tables at either end of the central bar, and an extended shelf by the wind overlooking the water. The garden area is actually the top open top deck of the boat, but recently additional seating has been added on the pavement next to the boat. Food nights include Wednesday pie and a pint, Thursday steak club and Sunday roasts. Other activities include a Monday night quiz, a Wednesday Open Mic night and live music some other evenings.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Bristol Beer Factory Fortitude
  • Bristol Beer Factory Independence
  • Bristol Beer Factory Notorious

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Arbor --varies--
  • Good Chemistry --varies--
  • New Bristol --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Breakfast menu only before noon.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden

    Top deck and on adjacent pavement area.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    In downstairs hold bar.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Grain Barge

Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.449447, -2.612216


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

71, 505, X1, X1A, X3, X4, X6, X6A, X8, X9


Moored by Hotwell Road, opposite Baltic Wharf Marina

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Grain Barge - Bristol

Grain Barge

Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Function Room
  • Live Music
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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