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The Portcullis

3 Wellington Tce, Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4LE. New No. 0117 9730270  

portcullis@dawkins-taverns.co.uk   map  pub crawls

About us

Grade II* listed little gem of a pub on two floors in a Georgian parade near the Suspension Bridge. This was the fourth Dawkins pub.


CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011/12/13/14/15/16

CAMRA Bristol Pub of Year 2010 Runner up


Draught: Six real ales including Dawkins brands and guests, real cider

Blue Moon, Sharps Cornish Pilsner, Leffe Blond, Grolsch, Grolsch Blond, Aspalls, The only outlet we know of in the West for draught Delirium Tremens

Upper ‘comic’ room with new juke box!

Rotating rare imported draught beers

Wide range of wines & spirits. Specialists in whisky, bottled beers


Now available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays. Great regular menu, Sunday Roasts with meats supplied by Dave Giles butchers.

NEW Curry Mondays, Burger Tuesdays. £5.50 and 50p off accompanying Dawkins pint

Kitchen closed Weds. Opening times below.


Dog friendly (on the lead)

Free Wi-Fi, power points

Courtyard beer garden open till 10pm daily

Jukebox upstairs with random days of free plays (up to 100 free)

Regular Events

Beer Festivals TBC

OPPO comedy last Sunday of the month, 7.30pm

Quiz Every Thursday 8.30pm

Opening hours-now all day Fridays

Mon-Thu 4-11; Fri/Sat 12-11; Sun 12-10.30

Food: Mon/Tues 4-9; Thu 4-8.30; Fri 4-9; Sat 12-9; Sun from Noon: See sample menu here

Find us: Click here for a map

Across the road from White Lion/Avon Gorge Hotel near the Suspension Bridge

Buses: 8, 9, 505 stop on Regent St. Rail: 25 mins walk to Clifton Down


Paul & Dee Tanner

New Telephone No. 0117 9730270

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