Welcome to Beese’s

Riverside Bar for Wedding Receptions, Celebrations, Cream Teas, Music, Beer, Cider, Wine and Cocktails

Set beside a beautiful wooded stretch of the River Avon, Beese’s Riverside Bar is an escape from the usual and where generations of city dwellers have taken refuge and put the cares of the city behind them, even if only for a few hours at a time.

Beese’s opens annually in Spring, and closes on the last full weekend in September (see our opening hours for details). Check out the menu links to see what we’re getting up to this year. You can see how to get here on the Getting to Beese’s page.











We welcome families, host celebrations and excel in private functions such as wedding receptions, parties and corporate hospitality events.

Our large riverside decking area is great for smaller informal parties up to 50 people (mostly covered).










Pre-book and order from our choice of cocktails, served ‘Beeses style’ in jugs for 6. See our party menu for details.  Cream teas are what put Beeses on the map over a hundred years ago and are still very much a big part of why so many people make the journey up river with one of the ferry companies

We love our our Music Nights at Beese’s on Fridays. The music’s free and we can pick you up and take you back across the river in our ferry, or you can come with Bristol Ferry from the city centre, leaving at 6 pm. That’s a one way trip so you’ll need to make arrangements to get home by road!


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