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The Priory

Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
+44 1275 376307
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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“pies” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
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1 - 10 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went for Sunday lunch on Nov 5th. We had our usual roast turkey with all the trimmings plus cauliflower cheese. Accompanied by a pint of lovely Doombar and a large merlot. All absolutely superb. Keep up the great work!

Thank Chris P
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Chris P, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Priory, Portbury! We look forward to your next visit! The Priory Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here for dinner with my son and as always, a very nice meal. He opted for a starter of pate with bread which I sampled as well. Then a burger with chips etc for him and beef & mushroom pie cooked in red wine, mash...More

Thank Terence K
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Terence K, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Priory, Portbury! We will look at the beef pie and reduce the size of the beef so all come out tender. Again, thanks for your feedback. The Priory Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on early on Saturday evening with five others for a birthday treat. Had a three course meal starting with the Mushrooms, then the Chicken & Thyme Pie followed by the Raspberry Milkshake Cheesecake. First two courses were excellent, was a bit wary of a...More

Thank Lynda H
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lynda H, thank you so much for your high rating! and we are glad you enjoyed the cheesecake it is proving very popular and the team appreciate your kind comment's The Priory Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue and service. Love this place, first visit in the evening and all good as ever. Staff as friendly as ever, great menu and executed well. Menu has something for everyone and wine / drinks great. Lovely pub/restaurant worth a try. Give them a...More

Thank Chris B
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Chris B, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Priory, Portbury! and the team lived up to your expectations on this occasion and we hope to see you again soon. The Priory Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick steak and chips on a Friday night. Table not booked but friendly staff found us a table no problem. Shared a cheesy flatbread starter which was delicious. Steak was cooked well and chips and onion rings were crisp. Food standard...More

Thank m138809
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

M138809, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Priory, Portbury! and we hope to see you again soon. The Priory Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunchtime advanced booking for 6 persons. On ordering we were told not all menu items available. Long delay (30mins +) in receiving main course. . When mains were finished we ordered dessert and coffee. Coffee arrived in about 10mins when waitress discovered our empty plates...More

Thank Ken L
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ken L, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, so we are disappointed to hear that your visit with us was anything less than satisfactory which is not our usual standards as you can see by the other reviews. We will look into it. Thank...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the 4th time we have been (came for lunch just yesterday). Again, not disappointed in anyway. Barman saw we had a hungry toddler - took our food order and sat us promptly. Food came within 10 mins. Pies were excellent (I recommend the...More

Thank Jeff_restive
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jeff_restive, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Priory, Portbury. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Thank you again for leaving us this response!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

had lunch here, staff very friendly and took alot of time with us and our dog.lovely building, prices about average but the food wasnt great, it was ok and edible but reading the menu which sounded good but didnt live up to the discriptionMore

Thank kirsty r
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hello Kirsty R, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. and we are happy to hear that you found our staff to be friendly and engaging with ref to the food I am sorry it did not impress you we have...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We have dined here several times over the last 20 years or so and always felt that the food did not match the prices paid, usually because of very small portions virgin on the nuveau cuisine size, not a very satisfactory experience especially when the...More

Thank cartia58
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Cartia, thank you so much for the positive review! and we are glad you liked our new menu and the team looked after you well. Hope to see you soon. The Priory Team

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were surprised at the size of this establishment, it is much bigger than it looks from the road. There was a good choice of beers and a cloudy cider. The food is ordered at the bar and a server delivers it. It was all...More

1  Thank Wraxall_Travellers
General Manager A, Manager at The Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Wraxall_travellers, thank you so much for your high rating! and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. The Priory Team

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Jacklyn T
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Response from Fran W | Reviewed this property |
here are facilities outside for dogs to have a drink, so I wouls imagine tyhey are. You could always call them to ask the question, I have always found them very helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Portbury BS20 7TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Portbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 376307
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