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Merchants Arms

(also known as Merchant Arms)

5 Merchants Road

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Opening Times


Monday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - 11.00 pm
SaturdayNoon - 11.00 pm
SundayNoon - 10.30 pm



About the Pub

A traditional free of tie pub close to the Cumberland Basin waterfront selling mainly south-west cask conditioned ales. Two small rooms are furnished with dark wood seating and was refurbished a couple of years ago after a car drove into the bar! There is a real log fire in the front room and a television in each for showing sports. A range of board games are available and occasional poetry nights feature. Its home-made scotch eggs, hand-finished pork pies and real Cornish pasties are well known and are complemented by a 'Thirsty Thursday' price promotion. There is a small free car park 50 metres behind the pub and access to the front has been improved with a new pedestrian crossing to the bus stop across the busy road.

Historic Interest

Licensed since 1832.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Cheddar Ales Gorge Best

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • Parking Parking

    Small municipal free car park 50 yards behind the pub.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SportsTV Sports TV


  • WiFi Wifi

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Merchants Arms

5 Merchants Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.449794, -2.618336


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

X1, X3, X6, X1A, 902 (Park and Ride), 71, 505, X4, X8, X9

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Merchants Arms - Bristol

Merchants Arms

5 Merchants Road

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Real Fire
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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