Wildly Different – Wild Beer at Wapping Wharf

 

If you’re a beer geek, just the name Wild Beer will get you at least a little excited. And a place where you can drink all the Wild Beer you can handle will probably make you pop. And the thought of Wild Beer, 22 draft beers, and a bucket load of bottles and cans in one place might just make you see stars.

 

 

Enter the latest addition to the Wild Beer family in form of their second restaurant; Wild Beer at Wapping Wharf, in the brewery’s spiritual home of Bristol. It’s popped on a corner behind the M-Shed, with a view of the harbour and The Matthew moored in front of the bar. It’s got massive windows for people watching and beer spying whichever side of the glass you’re on.

 

 

Right. I said they have 22 draft beers, right? I’ll be honest, I didn’t count the taps because I was so blown away with the selection that I forgot. They had Bibble, Sleeping Lemons Export, Pogo, Wildebeest and so on, from their own barrels and Calypso from Siren Brewing, Milkshake from Wiper and True, The Stooge from Magic Rock… you get the gist. The beer list is pretty blooming fabulous. And that’s just the taps! They have fridges bursting in their seams with bottles and cans of the good stuff – I think I’d lose the ability to walk and form sentences before trying them all.

 

 

But they’re not just a watering hole. I mean, I would have been happy with them being “just” a watering hole with a fabulous watering list, but they also serve food. And by the looks of it, the food is amazing. I visited just gone midday on a lazy Sunday afternoon and before one the place was packed. There were tables filled with mates meeting for lunch and families feasting on a Sunday treat. I was there for the beer but you can have a butchers at their menu here.

 

 

So yeah. Wild Beer at Wapping Wharf ticks all the boxes for me, not just because it’s packed to high heavens with Wild Beer, but its got some soul. It’s perfect for a chilled beer excursion or luncheon, but it definitely has a buzz about it. The front is a perfect place to enjoy some sun and watch the world go by, and in case weather is not great, the massive windows allow you to ogle the outside world from the comfort of the bar itself. The beer selection is obviously fantastic and from what I’ve gathered, the so’s the food.

 

 

If you’re in Bristol and haven’t visited there, you’re totally missing a trick. In fact, if beer is your game it’s worth a visit from further afield too.

 

Have you been to Wild Beer at Wapping Wharf? Tell me all about it in the comments.

30 Comments

  • Ashlea March 19, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    This sounds like an awesome place to go with all the selections and view.

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  • aziel morte January 29, 2017 at 6:02 pm

    Sounds like a good place to visit and so relaxing. I bet my hubby would love to go there too

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  • Sandra January 28, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    What a great place to hang out with your friends. I’m more a wine person hihi. X – https://esseremoda.nl/matte-lipsticks-from-the-body-shop/

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  • Ree love30 January 26, 2017 at 12:07 pm

    I love a craft beer! I love experiencing all the different tastes. Some are horrendous but some are so gorgeous that I drink them like fruit juice! This place looks very cool. Ree Love30

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  • Tabitha Shakespeare January 26, 2017 at 7:02 am

    Sounds like a cool place! I always like to visit unique places with good beer!

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  • Jennifer January 26, 2017 at 4:14 am

    Looks like you had a wonderful time! What a neat place

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  • Helene January 25, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Great place! And sooo many different beers! If i was there i am pretty sure i wouldn’t know which one to choose. Great presentation Katja!

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  • Rose Sahetapy January 25, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    Wild beer looks like a cool place to hang out while tasting different beer, especially for those the beer lovers.

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  • Jasmin N January 25, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    I love the fact that you’re so into beer! 😀
    That place looks great & sounds like they’ve got a huge range of different beers for every taste 🙂

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  • Scott Balaam January 25, 2017 at 10:37 am

    If I saw ‘Wild Beer’ in a pub I would be drawn to order it! It would be too hard not to. I hope you enjoyed it! Nice pictures and a great read!

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  • Nora January 25, 2017 at 10:01 am

    I’m not a big beer fan (actually only beer I have ever almost like was a ginger one so I think it doesn’t count haha). That place look cozy though!

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  • Melissa Rose January 25, 2017 at 9:26 am

    I don’t drink, but this place still looks like a neat place.

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  • Dawn McAlexander January 24, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    That’s a whole lot of beer! I would love to try some of it myself. Not that I am an expert on beer, but I would like to try and learn the different flavors.

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  • Wanderlust Vegans January 24, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    We’ve been to Bristol a couple times but we missed this place. There are so many great places in Bristol to see that it’s easy to miss places like this. I like the mural on the wall inside.

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  • Robin Rue January 24, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    My husband and I would love to visit a place like this. The atmosphere is certainly cozy.

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  • Renee Franklin January 24, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    I’ve never been much of a drinker, but the atmosphere sounds great too. I’ve never been anywhere close to there though yet.

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  • Tyler January 24, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    I am obsessed with these photos, this looks like such a great place. My best friend lovessssss beer she would love this place!

    xoxo
    Tyler

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  • Carol Cassara January 24, 2017 at 6:40 am

    I love the overall look of the place. It’s definitely one that I’d go to to catch up with friends! I’d love to see their food too.

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  • Elizabeth O. January 24, 2017 at 6:23 am

    This is a nice place to meet up with friends! You don’t have to be a heavy drinker to enjoy a place like this. I like the fact that they serve food as well.

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  • mira pstr January 24, 2017 at 6:19 am

    my husband would love this place will send him this post right now 🙂

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  • Gemma January 24, 2017 at 5:10 am

    Suddenly I want some beer! Looks like a great place to hangout!

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  • The Travel Ninjas January 24, 2017 at 3:58 am

    I’m in for Wild Beer. I’ll definitely try some next time I’m in Bristol. The place is also so inviting.

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  • Amber Myers January 24, 2017 at 2:05 am

    I wish I liked beer! I’ve never been able to find one I enjoy. Still, this place looks lovely.

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  • amer January 24, 2017 at 12:53 am

    That place is amazing. I’m definitely going to check this place out. I just don’t know what to order, lots of choices.

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  • Krysten January 23, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    I love wild beers! But 22 on tap, that’s amazing! Next time that I am in Bristol I am visiting here!

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  • Ana De- Jesus January 23, 2017 at 11:13 pm

    Wild beer sounds amazing, I like that they offer a variety of beer options! Divine x

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  • Aish Das-Padihari January 23, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    My husband would love to visit this place. He is a beer snob. I stick to my glass of Pinot usually.

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  • Kimberly Hsieh January 23, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    This sounds like a fun place to visit! It’s like wine tasting but beer tasting haha.

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  • Jason Le Nguyen January 23, 2017 at 5:02 pm

    Awesome. It looks great. A place you have to visit, when you like beer! 🙂

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  • Author Brandi Kennedy January 23, 2017 at 2:31 pm

    Sounds like a spectacular place to visit. And with so many different beers to choose from, there’s definitely something for every taste!

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