We asked UWE students what their favourite pub is in Bristol, here's the results...
Bristol certainly isn’t short of pubs, wherever you’re living you’re bound to have a pretty good local. But if you’re looking for the top choices, as part of our 'Top 5' series, we recently asked UWE Bristol students on Instagram what their favourite pub is in Bristol, keep reading to find out where to find them. We know that drinking isn't for everyone, so if pubs aren't your thing check out our 'Top 5 Coffee Shops' list here
You’ll find The Cider Press on Gloucester Road among lots of other great food and drink establishments. They boast an incredible 32 draft ciders, as well as a selection of craft beers and cask ales. Even better, you can sign up to receive special student offers on food and drink.
If you’re a sports fan you’re in luck, The Cider Press has eight screens and two HD projectors so you’ll never miss a major sporting event again!
Find them at 86-90 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BN
If you’re a heavy metal fan who’s serious about good beer The Gryphon is the place for you. They’ve been featured in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide for an impressive eleven years in a row. With a constant rotation of cask and keg guest ales, which are generally dark and strong, there’s always something new to try.
If you’re in to metal, be sure to check out their live music listings for regular gigs.
Find them at 41 Colston Street, BS1 5AP
The Mothers’ Ruin is a dive bar with quirky décor offering a place for alternative nights out in Bristol, featuring live music including 80s, new wave, indie and rock ‘n’ roll nights. They often have some great drinks deals and are super student-friendly!
Stop by on a Tuesday night for their weekly pub quiz, which comes with free food at half time.
Find them at 7-9 St Nicholas Street, BS1 1UE
Located in the heart of Bristol, The Apple is a cider bar on a boat. Moored at the end of King Street, the Apple serves a huge range of farmhouse ciders ranging from dry to sweet, as well as some exciting fruit cider options, how good does a strawberry daiquiri cider sound!? If the sun’s shining, it’s a great spot to sit outside by the water.
Find them at Welsh Back, BS1 4SB
If you are fan of live music and events served with cocktails and hand-made Detroit style pizza, then this pub is for you. Find an extensive range of drinks and food at reasonable costs. Did we also forget to mention, that the pub is hosting a variety of events such as a pub quiz, live comedy, and Sunday roasts that will guarantee a fun time with your friends.
Find them at 33 Gordon Rd, BS8 1AW
An honourable mention also has to go to our very own Union 2! Perfectly placed on Frenchay campus for a post-lecture pint or a delicious lunch to get you through your day of studying, be sure to pay us a visit!
If you feel that you are no longer happy with your drinking or if the negative impacts are outweighing the positives, you can get support to make changes, please reach out to the UWE Wellbeing Team to speak to UWE's Drugs and Alcohol Specialist?