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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KINGSWOOD

ANCHOR MADE FOREVER  See Map
307, New Cheltenham Road, BS15 4RD
Tel. Bristol (0117) 947-5810
BASS Draught Bass (H)
COURAGE Bitter Ale (H)
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)

250-year old two-bar pub, rumoured to
have a residential ghost. Name came from
coal miners who thought they would be
'made forever' financially. Bass direct
from the cellar in summer.


1996
Historical information

CHASE INN  See Map
63-65, Regent Street, BS15 8LQ
Tel. Bristol (0117) 960-8191
BASS Draught Bass (H)
COURAGE Bitter Ale (H)

Real ale watering hole for disco crowd.
Bright lights, loud music - often live.


1996

ESSEX ARMS  See Map
237, Two Mile Hill Road, BS15 1AY
Tel. Bristol (0117)-967-4161
A basic two-bar cider house. Moles Black
Rat and Taunton Traditional.


1996

HIGHWAYMAN  See Map
Hill Street, BS15 4EP
A420-0.5 mile from centre
Tel. Bristol (0117) 967-1613
TETLEY Bitter (H)
GUEST BEER Two Ales (H)

Warm and friendly, single-bar roadside
pub where beams and stone fireplace and
window seats enhance its coach house
style. Popular with all ages, crib and
skittles are played along with regular
quiz nights. The lunchtime meals are
good value and recommended. It has a
well-appointed family room and a large,
enclosed, safe garden.


2001

JOLLY COBBLER  See Map
Chiphouse Road, BS15 4TS
Tel. Bristol (0117) 960-2109
website:http://www.jollycobbler.co.uk/
BASS Draught Bass (H)
BASS Worthington Best Bitter (H)

Large two-bar pub in residential area
with smart refurbished lounge.


1996

KING'S ARMS HOTEL  See Map
16, High Street, BS15 4AB
Tel. Bristol (0117) 967-4203
BASS Draught Bass (H)
COURAGE Bitter Ale (H)
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
TETLEY Bitter (H)
GUEST BEER Occasional (H)

Friendly local with skittle alley and
hexagonal-shaped bar. Deservedly
popular.


1996
Historical information

KINGSWOOD COLLIERS  See Map
94-96, Regent Street, BS15 8HP
Tel. Bristol (0117) 967-2247
BASS Draught Bass (H)
BUTCOMBE Butcombe Gold (H)
COURAGE Directors (H)
SHEPHERD NEAME Spitfire (H)
THEAKSTON Best Bitter (H)
GUEST BEER Regular (H)

New purpose-built Wetherspoon's outlet,
opened March 2000 on the site of the
former Kingswood market. The large
L-shaped bar features six regular ales
and two guests and is often, and
deservedly very busy. The garden at the
rear is planted with a wide variety of
trees and shrubs and has patio heaters.
The walls are adorned with mining
memorabilia and historic information
from its coal-mining heyday. Wheelchair
WC, but poorly located and difficult to
access when busy.


2001

OLD FLOWERPOT INN  See Map
High Street, BS15 4AQ
Tel. Bristol (0117) 961-2847
BASS Draught Bass (H)
BUTCOMBE Butcombe Bitter (H)
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)

Well decorated, busy pub next to
Kingswood police station.


1996
Historical information

OLD PLOUGH  See Map
Westons Way, BS15 9RR
Tel. Bristol (0117) 935-2885
BANKS'S Bitter (H)
MARSTON'S Pedigree (H)

Large single-bar modern pub with
separate children's room. Smart decor
and relaxed atmosphere. Note - Banks's
Mild is keg version.


1996

ROYAL ARCHER  See Map
5, Lees Hill, BS15 4TL
Tel. Bristol (0117) 983-0381
Fax: 0117 983 3513
BUTCOMBE Butcombe Bitter (H)
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)

Large suburban pun with basic public bar
and comfortable lounge. Pool table. No
children after 2100.


1996

SHANT  See Map
Crown Road, BS15 1PR
Tel. Bristol (0117) 967-3693
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
WADWORTH 6X (H)

Two-bar pub with plush lounge and
pleasant relaxing atmosphere. Pub faced
in the opposite direction in 1910.


1996

STAR INN  See Map
86, Hanham Road, BS15 8NP
Tel. Bristol (0117) 967-4106
GREENE KING IPA (H)
MORLAND Old Speckled Hen (H)

Smartly refurbished local with good
atmosphere and pool table.


1996
Historical information

TENNIS COURT INN  See Map
Deanery Road, BS15 4NA
Tel. Bristol (0117) 961-9824
BASS Draught Bass (H)

Popular main road pub with strong food
emphasis. Basic public bar and smarter
lounge.


1996
Historical information

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