This historic converted barge is bursting with character, and with stunning panoramic views, it makes for a great place to soak up its harbourside location.



A fantastic range of regularly changing craft beers, lagers & ciders from some of the UK's most exciting craft breweries and from further afield. 

On cask, there are three Bristol Beer Factory beers, plus two guest beers. On keg, Milk Stout (Bristol Beer Factory's multi award winning, National Champion Stout), plus three guest craft beers including sours, IPAs and wheat beers. 



Serving delicious, honest food with bold flavours, the menu at Grain Barge celebrates the best seasonal produce and takes its inspiration from amazing local ingredients and from local farms and suppliers. 

Try main dishes, lunches, snacks and tempting deserts, plus a selection of Daily Specials.

You can simply drop in and grab a table, or to make a reservation, call the friendly team on 0117 929 9347.



Every Thursday night (and sometimes on other days) there is quality live music from established and up-and-coming acts. Doors open at 8pm.  Free entry most nights.

For information about playing here if you are in a great band, email Kit McKenzie :



The Hold Bar is available for private hire and offers a superb venue for a wide variety of events. Located in the belly of the Barge, it delivers bucket-loads of character, has it’s own bar and a stage. 


Please click here for more info about Grain Barge.


Mon:  10 - 11pm
Tue:  10 - 11pm
Wed: 10 - 11pm
Thur:  10 - 11.30pm
Fri:  10 - 11.30pm
Sat: 10 - 11.30pm
Sun: 10 - 11pm

Mon:  10–3pm & 6-9pm
Tue:  10–3pm & 6-9pm
Wed:  10–3pm & 6-9pm
Thur:  10–3pm & 6-10pm
Fri:  10–3pm & 6-10pm
Sat:  10-10pm
Sun:  10-9pm

Mardyke Wharf
Hotwell Rd
Bristol, BS8 4RU

Tel: 0117 929 9347


Bus: You can catch the 361, 362 or 363 from Bristol Bus Station. Get off at Mardyke Wharf.

Ferry: Bristol Ferry Boat company run a regular service to Mardyke Wharf. Click here for their timetable.

In the summer months, and during school holidays only, you can catch the Hotwells ferry from the centre to Mardyke Wharf. For fares and timetables click HERE.


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