REAL ALE IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE


This page is part of a prototype web-based CAMRA guide to Gloucestershire pubs.
The pub information has been supplied by the Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Bristol and District
& North Cotswold branches of CAMRA and thus these pages are
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DOWNEND

BEAUFORT HUNT  See Map
64, Downend Road, BS16 5UE
Tel. Bristol (0117) 373-1936
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
JOHN SMITH'S Bitter (H)
GUEST BEER Regular (H)

Large two-bar pub with popular public
bar and quieter lounge. Family garden
with birds and rabbits. Guest beer
changes every few weeks.


1996
Historical information

DOWNEND TAVERN  See Map
125, Downend Road, BS16 5BE
Tel. Bristol (0117) 987-3413
website:http://www.thedownendtavern.co.uk/
BASS Draught Bass (H)
BUTCOMBE Butcombe Bitter (H)
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)

Street-corner pub staging live music
Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings
and a quiz on Sunday. Lunchtime food
(not Sunday).


2002

FORESTERS ARMS  See Map
20, Salisbury Road, BS16 5RB
Tel. Bristol (0117) 956-0690
BASS Draught Bass (H)
SHARP'S Doom Bar (H)
GUEST BEER Regular (H)

L-shaped local, which can get busy. Good
value food. occasional barbecues, live
music and special events.


1996
Historical information

HORSESHOE  See Map
Badminton Road, BS16 6BA
Tel. Bristol (0117) 956-0471
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
JOHN SMITH'S Bitter (H)
THEAKSTON Best Bitter (H)
THEAKSTON XB (H)

Expansive lounge with large bar and
lounge and two garden areas equipped
with children's facilities. Popular with
younger clientele. Adventurous menu -
but no food Sun-Tue evenings.


1996
Historical information

HUNTSMAN  See Map
Westerleigh Road, BS16 6UB
Tel. Bristol (0117) 956-1482
e-mail:huntsman@marstons.co.uk
website:http://www.tavernersdownendpub.co.uk/
BASS Draught Bass (H)
GUEST BEER Regular (H)

Large smartly refurbished pub with very
large lounge/restaurant and smaller snug
with adjoining function room. More
emphasis placed on meals. Currently
being rebuilt following a fire in April
2007.


2007

LEAP  See Map
Badminton Road, BS16 6NY
Tel. Bristol (0117) 956-1666
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
MARSTON'S Pedigree (H)

Large single-bar pub on busy road.
Serving food Wednesday to Sunday.


1996

MEZZE AT THE GREEN DRAGON  See Map
44, Badminton Road, BS16 6BS
Tel. Bristol (0117) 914-1101
website:http://www.mezzedownend.com/contactD.html
BATH ALES GEM (H)
SHARP'S Doom Bar (H)

Recently refurbished large pub and
called the Mezze bar.


2010
Historical information

SANDRINGHAM  See Map
Quaker's Road, Bromley Heath, BS16 6NH
Tel. Bristol (0117) 976-1691
BASS Draught Bass (H)

Very large plushly decorated three-bar
pub. Popular for pub games. Reasonably
priced food and occasional live music.


1996

WHITE SWAN  See Map
70, North Street, BS16 5SG
Tel. Bristol (0117) 373-6354
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
USHERS Best Bitter (H)
USHERS Founders (H)

Single, well furnished L-shaped bar,
popular with locals. Satellite TV and
pool table. A mecca for real cider
drinkers.


1996
Historical information

WILLY WICKET  See Map
WICK WICK CLOSE, BS36 7AD
Near A4174 ring road
Tel. (0117) 956 7308
BUTCOMBE Butcombe Bitter (H)
ST AUSTELL Tinners (H)

An old converted farmhouse.


2006

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