The Ostrich

Lower Guinea Street, Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6TJ

Tel: +44 (0)117 374 6850

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The Ostrich

About

Perched on the edge of the historic Bristol Harbourside, The Ostrich sits proudly with its huge riverside beer garden and cosy interiors over two floors.

Upstairs, the recently refurbished ‘Top Deck’ dining space and bar is available for private hire with stunning views over the harbour, while downstairs the main bar space is ideal for a quiet pint and a bite to eat.

Outside, the Portside BBQ serves up amazing Americana-inspired street food to one of Bristol’s best beer gardens, with a mix of suntrap seating areas, shady spots, and the covered and heated all-weather teepees.

Behind the bar, it’s all about award-winning Butcombe beer, cocktails and an extensive rum menu – a nod to The Ostrich’s roots as a dockside inn where sailors, merchants and dock-workers once drank.

Please note outside tables are available on a first come, first served basis, and cannot be booked. Food and drink can be easily ordered to your table via OrderPay.

The Ostrich is child-friendly, dog-friendly, and LGBTQIA+ friendly, with plenty of space for small and large groups, so everyone’s welcome at The Ostrich.

Don’t forget to pay a visit to the ‘smugglers’ cave’ for a true slice of Bristol heritage!

FINALIST ‘BEST NEW PUB’ – PUBLICAN AWARDS 2020

Special Offers

  • Cocktail Club

    The offer: Enjoy 2 cocktails for £15 – 4pm-7pm every day. Offer available on the full cocktail list.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit The Ostrich website.

    Drinks offers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Drinks offers

  • 3 courses for the price of 2 on Sundays

    The offer: Choice of free starter or pudding when you buy two courses (must include a main). Delicious roasts served 12pm-8pm. Freshly cooked throughout the day.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit The Ostrich website.

    Set menus and special menu offers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Set menus and special menu offers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
DayTimes
Monday11:3023:00*
Tuesday11:3023:00*
Wednesday11:3023:00*
Thursday11:3023:00*
Friday11:3023:00*
Saturday11:0023:00*
Sunday11:0021:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Further Information

Catering

  • Cater for vegans
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Gluten-Free & Coeliac Options Available
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Children's menu
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      55
    • Very Good
      26
    • Average
      17
    • Poor
      18
    • Terrible
      12

    Recent Reviews:

    • Jason P
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      £12.50 for a double and a mixer!
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 16th December 2023
      £25 for two double vodkas and coke!!!!! It was Absolute, but still, I'd rather get a cocktail from somewhere else. Not going to do that again. Bar staff were friendly, and nice in the summer. Read full review
    • g t
      very poor - avoid
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 21st January 2024
      Possibly the worst service and food i have experienced in Bristol. I live opposite the pub and have never had an issue with service or food. We arrived for sunday lunch just before 15:00, and ordered... Read full review
    • Paul W
      Good Bristol pub
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd February 2024
      One of the best pubs on the harbour if you want a good Bristol brewed beer for a reasonable price. Not the most comfortable pubs but the atmosphere is good they sell a good selection of beers and pub... Read full review

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