Beer Emporium | Bristol, Gloucestershire
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Beer Emporium
Excellent based on 14 ratings
Type: Bar

15 King Street
Bristol, Gloucestershire England BS1 4EF [ print map ]
0117 379 0333

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Hours: Mon-Thu 16:00-02:00, Fri 12:00-02:00, Sat 11:00-02:00, Sun 12:00-00:00


Mayor: downender (15) | Affiliated user(s) here marcoTBE, drinkwithpaul | Taps: 24 | Bottles: 380


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Beer Available At Beer Emporium (arranged by most recent)
Siren Broken Dream (Jim Beam Barrel Aged) 98, Celt Experience / Saint-Germain Page 24 í613 Annťesí 90, Tempest Saison Solaire , Strands Russian Imperiar Stout , Strands Irresponsibly , Beerd Mantis , Collective S„o Gabriel Handwerk All-Day IPA 64, Arbor / Indy Man Brew House Lemon & Lime IPA , Buxton American Rye 86, Wild Beer Madness IPA 98, Wild Beer Epic Saison 88, Thornbridge Lord Marples 70, Moor Confidence 85, Moor Illusion 97, Moor NoríHop 96, Wild Beer Bibble 84, Wiper and True Amber Ale Red Orange 73, De Dochter van de Korenaar Belle-Fleur IPA 97, Wiper and True Quintet 96, Verzet Oud Bruin 94
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14 reviews for Beer Emporium
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  83%
 Selection  91%
 Food  72%
 Value  72%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  88%
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74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Beese  (64) Watford, England | November 25, 2014
Popped in here twice, while in Bristol. The first time was on a Friday evening. When I arrived, the small basement bar area was packed with nowhere to sit, but after a few hours some tables had freed up. The whole layout is rather constrictive and as you walk in the bar is immediately to your right. Because of this lack of space, it can be a bit difficult to queue up and not get in peoplesí way. Massive bottled selection, with a heavy lean towards Belgians. Draught selection was ok, but there seemed to be a lot of taps not on the first time I went. Food was ok, but pretty expensive for what it was. when I came back the second time, the bar wasnít actually open, but the barman was already there, so he opened up early (which was very nice of him). This was a Monday and there were quite a few more beers on. They do sell thirds, but will tend to only offer them for stronger beers.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v  (90) Lille, France | November 11, 2014
Visited on Monday 10th November 2014. In the centre of Bristol, you will find the place on a cellar. Really clear and clean.The place is big enough and clear for a downstair place without windows. The ambiance was calm and cool maybe because of a Monday (notes: there is a discount of 15% on beer tap every Monday). The selection is really nice and good on cask and tap, with great British beers. On fridge you will find also an amazing selection of beer from Europe. I donít know the price but itís a must to try. Really good place.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (146) London, England | August 10, 2014
Great selection, lots of beers on tap and in bottles. Downstairs seating a bit dark, has a few tables outdoor during summer. Bottleshop as well.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
whimbreltits  (9) , England | August 8, 2014
Really nice place with great beer and my burger was excellent. On the expensive side.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
boropaul  (17) , England | July 19, 2014
as the name says...been twice at dinner time, quiet, good bar guy with good knowledge, great selection, loads and loads of bottles upstairs, beer quality was excellent both times, open till 2 am most days, great for shift workers. Found a craft beer on tap from NZ, superb it was too. Local and worldwide beers on tap, nice place
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub  (524) Banbury, England | April 8, 2014
The pub itself is in vaulted cellars below the never opened bottle shop, we visited 3 times in the week and it was never once open! There is an almost monastry like atmosphere in the cellar, quiet and reverent. The bar carries a mixture of Cask and Kegged beers with a decent range, although the quality left a little to be desired on our visits. Certainly worth a look but it never became a favourite for us.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey  (424) Croydon, England | January 9, 2014
As you enter Beer Emporium you are confronted with a small beer shop - compact, but well-appointed. Nothing particularly hard to find, but Orval was only £3, so canít complain! Downstairs is the multi-room cellar bar, broadly like something you might find in Prague or Belgium. There is one very long bar with a wide selection of malty beverages. I think I counted 12 casks and 15 keg on offer. Quite a lot of tasty local options available from the likes of Arbor, BBF and Wiper & True. In addition there is plenty of World-wide craft beer on keg and bottles. Friendly and knowledgable staff. A very nice place indeed.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
johninmelb  (16) Bristol, England | December 20, 2013
A fantastic addition to the vibrant Bristol beer scene. Located in an underground vault in Bristol old town, the BBE offers a huge range of beers served up by friendly and knowledgeable-enough staff (enthusiastic, but not beer geeks!). And what a range! Once I saw Thornbridge Kipling on draft I was already sold, but a fine selection of other local and international craft brewers on draft (moor, BBF, Okell, Sierra Nevada, others) and in bottles and cans (Maui, Kernel, loads!) completes the picture. I think Brewdog had better watch out - Bristol has a new beer lovers paradise. Addition 20/12/13: And now they have a bottleshop up top. Stone, Vleteren, Buxton, everyone great. Potential Westvleteren coming as well, which is about as amazing as you can get. Perfect.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jamesakadamingo  (3) , England | December 11, 2013
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
lambic  (77) Newton Abbot, England | November 11, 2013
Cellar Bar with a great selection of beer from cask and keg, also has a beer menu with a lot of bottled beers mainly from Belgium but with a few from the US and Europe no rare ones but still a good selection, good well prepared food and friendly service

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