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Ten years at The Pumphouse

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The Pumphouse celebrates the big one-zero with a long weekend of top notch tapas and cocktails a-plenty and we’re all invited to the Bristol bash

The Pumphouse

Take a stroll down Bristol’s Cumberland Basin and you can’t miss The Pumphouse, standing proud at the edge of the floating harbour. From hydraulic station to abbatoir, the historic Victorian pumping house has had a number of guises before becoming the city’s best stocked gin bar and gourmet boozer when chef Toby Gritten and business partner Dan Obern took over in 2007.

With ten years under their belts and a top spot in Bristol’s prestigious restaurant rankings, the duo attribute their success to the many friends who’ve passed through The Pumphouse’s doors. And what better way to say thank you than inviting them round a good old knees up?

From after work bevvies on Friday, July 14 ‘til sundown on Sunday 16, the riverside restaurant will be celebrating the big one-zero with tasty tapas, cracking cocktails and, of course, live tunes from some of Bristol’s best DJs. With a host of local chefs making an appearance in the kitchen, including Josh Eggleton of The Pony & Trap and The Pumphouse’s own Tenzin Phuntsok, expect next level party grub.

If you’re a sucker for Sipmsmith or have a hankering for a Hendricks, you’re in luck as the pub’s first gin festival will form part of the anniversary celebrations and feature a stonking selection of over 700 tipples.

The celebratory shindig is open to all, find out more here.

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