Great Places to Drink in Backwell

the-george-at-backwellFor anyone visiting Bristol, a day trip to the beautiful, historic village of Backwell is a fantastic way to shake off the hustle and bustle of the city. You may well find that you’re in need of a swift pint while you’re there. Fortunately, Backwell is currently home to three fantastic watering holes.

The George

Offering fine dining, accommodation and a great drinks selection, The George is a great place to meet with friends, family or colleagues. Their menu offers a variety of meals, including sharing platters and sandwiches. Sunday roasts are a weekly special. They stock an excellent range of craft beers by the bottle and serve local real ales and cider on tap, as well as lager. Their extensive wine menu ensures you’ll have something suitable to wash your food down with, and they stock a number of unusual spirits.

The Rising Sun

This traditional country pub come bed and breakfast, offers visitors an excellent choice of high quality meals, lovingly crafted from local produce. By way of drinks they offer a great selection of local ales and ciders, as well as an eclectic wine list and a range of spirits. The accommodation is also top notch, set within fantastic scenery.

Backwell Village Club

For those unfamiliar with village clubs, this may seem an unusual venue. The club requires those attending to purchase a membership, however guests can be signed in by either a member, or the management if you get in touch in advance. It’s worth giving it a go, and the club extends a warm welcome to strangers. They stock a range of well kept real ales, as well as fine wines, spirits, cider and draft lager. The club comes complete with two fantastic, full sized snooker tables, a pool table, darts boards, table skittles, fruit machines and even a bowling alley, ensuring you’re never left twiddling your thumbs. As it’s a members club, the prices for drinks are lower than anywhere else in the village.

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