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Grain Barge is a bar, pub, and restaurant wedding venue located in the heart of Bristol City. When it was built in 1936, this space was an engineless transport barge carrying barley and wheat from Bristol to Cardiff. Today, Grain Barge is a relaxed and friendly space where family celebrations turn all the more festive!

Facilities and Capacity

The Hold Bar at Grain Barge is a coveted space featuring warm, wood-lined interiors. What makes this extra special is that it looks out to the harbour at water level. Plus, with its exclusive bar, stage, and sound system, this is truly where you get to make merry and memories. You can even dress up the space as you see fit. As for the capacities, around 100 guests can be accommodated here for a standing reception and 50 for a seated event.

Services Offered

You'll be pleased that Grain Barge makes a delightfully pleasing menu starring local produce paired with craft beers, ciders, wines, and coffees. That said, inform them of any dietary requirements, and they'll be sure to cater accordingly. The feast is one part of the day you will not have to worry about. This is in addition to overseeing your day from start to finish. You can also use the glassware, tableware, and furniture available here if needed. Decorative pieces include string lights, tealights, disco balls, and more. The onsite events manager is dedicated and committed to your vision and will account for every detail.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Pub or restaurant
In the city
Unique weddings

Dining options:

Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities

Other features:

Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road, Hotwells BS8 4RU Bristol City (Bristol)
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