Situated in a prime waterside location close to where the city docks meet the River Avon, this acclaimed gastropub is housed in a former Victorian pumping station. Under the leadership of chef proprieter Toby Gritten, The Pump House provides a perfect destination for those in search of exquisite food and quality beverages, in fabulous surroundings.

Proud to be awarded again for 2015 The Pump House is delighted to be included in the AA Guide, being awarded 2 rosettes for culinary excellence. We have been in the guide since 2011 and have recognition for our wine, being awarded for a ‘Notable Wine List’.

The Pump House has been featured in The Good Food Guide since 2011 and we’re delighted to be included in this years 2015 edition.

‘Best Chef’ at the 2013 Bristol Good Food Awards.



We’re delighted to have received a Gold award in this years Taste of The West awards!


Public Bar

Sunday – Thursday 11am – 11pm
Friday – Saturday 11am – 12pm

A La Carte and bar menu served

Monday – Saturday 12pm – 3pm and 6pm – 9pm

Sunday roast served at lunch time 12pm – 4pm 

Sunday Evening 7pm – 8.30pm

Festive Opening Times

We are open as per our usual hours up to and including Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day – closed

26th, 27th, 30th December Bar open 11am-5pm, lunch served 12-4pm.

28th and 29th December – usual opening hours. 

31st December – 11am-late

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 6th January Bar open 11am-5pm, lunch served 12-4pm.

4th and 5th January – usual opening hours.