Pub Gardens in Bristol

The Best Pub Gardens in Bristol

Outdoor drinking – one of the many things the South West does best so it may interest you to be fully clued up on the best pubs with gardens in and around Bristol. The eclectic city of Bristol is both buzzing with urban life and surrounded by gorgeous countryside so the beer gardens on offer cover all bases.

From more central spots such as Highbury Vaults and Horts in the city centre to lesser-known gems like The Lock Keeper in Keynsham and The White Hart in Littleton-upon-Severn, these Bristol beer gardens are brimming with life and we are getting excited to officially welcome you back.

Whether you’re after an outdoor dining terrace for a city-break al fresco feel or a drink in our open garden to enjoy the Great British summer time, we’ve got those boxes ticked. The devil is in the detail so it’s worth reading up on the best pub gardens in Bristol before the long-awaited return. At time like this, we like to make your life easier so we have put together a handy list of the greatest pubs with gardens in and around Bristol.

So, read on and enjoy learning about the best beer gardens boasted by this brilliant city.

For those looking for the best beer gardens Bristol has to offer…

The Chequers, Hanham Mills

With our enviable spot perched on the edge of the River Avon, beautiful garden by the river and elevated terrace to watch the world go by, we think you’ll find a spot in our dog-friendly pub to call your own.

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Highbury Vaults, Bristol

Located close to Bristol University and the hospital, The Highbury Vaults is everyone’s favourite local. Step through the pub and into the beautiful hidden walled garden where you can enjoy alfresco this summer.

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Horts, Bristol

Located right in Britol’s city centre, a short walk from St Nicholas Market and Castle Park on broad street, Horts blends the best of a traditional city pub with contemporary style.

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The Lock Keeper, Keynsham

Situated ​just ​a ​10 ​minute ​drive ​from ​Bristol ​and ​Bath, ​and a ​short ​walk ​from ​Keynsham ​train ​station, ​the ​Lock ​Keeper ​has it ​all; ​a ​stunning ​riverside ​location, ​with ​a ​huge ​beer ​garden, serving ​freshly ​prepared ​British, seasonal food

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The Riverstation, Bristol

Located on Bristol’s iconic harbourside, The Riverstation has a stunning terrace, balcony and unrivalled views of the river, it can only be described as one of the best alfresco dining restaurants Bristol has to offer.


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The White Hart, Littleton-upon-Severn

Based just a short 20 minute drive outside of Bristol, the White Hart is a beautiful country pub that opens its doors to everyone. Holding onto many of its original features, guests can sink deep into a cosy sofa or take stroll through the venue’s cider orchard in the sun.

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