Van Dyck Forum (Bristol) Reviews
Description:Pub of the J.D. Wetherspoon chain. 748-756 Fishponds Road, Bristol BS16 3UA. Phone +44(0)1179 651337.
Newest Review: ... rates of pay, a say in the direction of the company, and ‘great opportunities for progression’. If you doubt this, take a look at the walls of The Van Dyck, where recruitment ads are freely displayed, suggesting to me a degree of desperation more telling than anything written within them. Like the ... more
Customer Van Dyck Forum (Bristol) Reviews (1)
by - written on 08/05/01, updated on 08/05/01 (Very useful, 167 readings)
The Van Dyck dates back to 1926 when it was originally a cinema, from which the pub takes its name. In a subsequent incarnation it was also a bingo hall, until its conversion by Wetherspoons in 1998. Despite their best attempts and an outlay of over one million pounds, it still feels very much like a bingo hall today. Access is gained by means of a wide flight of stone steps that run across the front of the building, though since the company claim that all their pubs are wheelchair friendly, it’s worth giving them a ring to see if there’s a less obvious way into The Van Dyck should you need to find a place that will accommodate one. Close to a former ... Read the complete review
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