Hope and Anchor in Bristol - Sunday Lunch by day, Bubble and Squeak by nightPosted on: 13 Mar 2017
Hope and Anchor is now serving up some of Bristol's best roasts in traditional surroundings. Not only that, Bubble and Squeak is served from 5-9pm once the roasts have all been devoured. It's the perfect spot to add to your list of places you need to try on Sundays.
The Hope and Anchor in Bristol is an independent pub located between Clifton Triangle and the Harbourside on Jacob's Wells Road, just down from QEH School. A great selection of craft beers are available including local ales from the likes of Arbor Ales, Wiper and True and guest beers too. Beerd Brewery are a huge and welcome feature!
Their Sunday Roasts are extremely popular so booking is of course recommended. Served from 12pm until 5pm, though they might run out before that due to high demand.
A rotating range of meats and vegetarian options are available and all are served with potatoes roasted with garlic, rosemary & thyme. Roasted sweet potato & parsnips. Sage & onion stuffing. Seasonal veg. Pigs in blankets. Yorkshire pud. Featuring the Hope and Anchor red wine gravy!
3 meats and one vegetarian option are available each week. They do rotate but an idea of the delights on offer include:
Meat - £12.95
-Topside of beef with an English mustard & honey rub, roasted on a bed of seasonal veg and whole grain mustard.
-Belly of pork, marinated in cider, and slow roasted on a bed of apple & onion.
-Roasted breast of chicken, marinated with lemon and thyme.
-Leg of lamb marinated with sage and garlic, roasted on a bed of seasonal veg.
Vegetarian/Vegan - £11.25
-Vegetable Crumble - Butternut squash, sweet potato & mushrooms in a carrot gravy seasoned with cumin and rosemary. Suitable for vegans.
-Vegetable Wellington - Lentil, chestnut & mushroom stuffed Wellington. Suitable for vegans.
-Chestnut Sausage Lattice Pie - Golden short crust lattice pie stuffed with a chestnut sausage meat. Suitable for vegans if requested.
Once the roasts finish, attentions turn to Bubble and Squeak from 5-9pm...or until they run out:
It's one of the ultimate comfort foods and it's great to see a Bristol venue making a special event out of it. Bubble Bubble (vegetarian/vegan) or Squeak Squeak (including all the great leftovers of the day's meat) are heaped into a giant Yorkshire pudding and slathered in gravy.
Expect butternut squash, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, rosemary & thyme roasted potatoes, parsnips, sage & onion stuffing, seasonal vegetables and more. It's a real homely dish and one sure to top off a great weekend in Bristol. They are priced at £9.95 each.
If you are looking for a pub with pool tables, TVs, gaming machines and the like then this probably isn't the place for you. If you are looking for a proper legendary Bristol pub adored by visitors to and residents of our great city then make haste toward Hope and Anchor.
Born and raised in the suburbs of Swansea, Jimmy moved to Bristol back in 2004 to attend university. Passionate about live music, sport, science and nature, he can usually be found walking his cocker spaniel Baxter at any number of green spots around the city. Call James on 078 9999 3534 or email Editor@365Bristol.com.