Come in a stranger, leave as a friend

The Horseshoe is a traditional public house in a wonderful building dating back to the 15th century.

Its the only public house on the high street in the medieval town of Chipping Sodbury and was established in 2013.

Dave and Gilly own this wonderful Freehouse “The Horseshoe” where
our motto is “Come in as a Stranger, leave as a Friend”.

We always have 7 Fantastic ever changing Real Ales along with an award winning Beer garden having many exotic plants, palms, its a lovely sunny place to relax with a drink in the summer. We support Camra, and are dog friendly, children friendly.

The Horseshoe is also home to Gilly’s Many Gins and our own distillery “Still in Sodbury”.

Our Beer

Butcombe 4.5%

Avocet 3.9%

Pigs Ear 5%

Bristol Best 4%

Pedigree 4.5%

Tribute 4.2%


NEW Dinneywicks Gin 40% – £28

Celestine Spa Gin 50% – £30

Lemon Drizzle Gin 40% – £28

Honey Bee Gin 40% – £28

Merry Berry Mead – £14.95

Gift wrapped only £1 extra!

Call or email to order!

01454 325658 – 07833204771 –


What’s Going On?

If the data allows, we will be opening inside on 17th May. We boast a beautiful garden thats won many awards thats well covered from the rain by a quality marquee as well as plenty of inside space.
We will be open from 10am daily. Booking is advisable, esopecially on Fridays and Saturdays, but not needed.
Our priorities are to keep customers and staff safe. To do so, we ask everyone to wear masks when arriving and away from your table. We require everyone to check in via our track and trace forms or via the NHS Track and Trace App. Please be patient with staff during this difficult time. Be respectful of our rules and what the staff may ask of you, this is to ensure we remain a safe environment and remain open. Please read our Risk Assessment below.

Covid – 19 Risk Assessment

Please Don’t Come to the Pub if you have any Symptoms of Covid – 19, are in self-isolation, living with someone who has symptoms or have been contacted by the Government Track and Trace advising you to self-isolate.

All our tables in the Marquee or inside the pub are available to book at any time, walk ins welcome.

We must remind you of the legal and safety necessity to wear your mask when entering and leaving the pub and when not at your table.

Upon arrival at The Horseshoe via front door you will be shown to a table and we request that you remain within the boundary of your allotted table. If a queue forms while waiting for a seat please keep right into the nearside of the pavement.

There is table service and we will take cash or cards. We will also take your names and either phone number or address or email as requested by the Governments policy or customers may use the NHS Track and Trace App. These will be destroyed by management after 21 days by shredding.

We are operating a 1 in 1 out toilet policy. If more than 3 in queue could you please return to your table until less than 3 people waiting. Remember social distancing, washing hands and sanitising.

We have made available at top of garden a smoking area. Please do not use this area if it is crowded. We ask you please not to smoke anywhere else. Thank You.

Upon leaving, please leave by the front door.  Please keep social distancing in mind and allow plenty of space for those entering.

We understand the frustration of these rules and regulations, please be patient with staff and keep in mind fellow customers and staffs safety as well as your own.

Thank you all for your support.

Ours hours are:

10am to 11pm Sunday to Thusday

10am to Midnight Friday and Saturday


Gilly’s Gin Nights

Dave and Gilly are hoping one day to set a record for how many Gins they serve.

Join our Bar Manager and Gin Expert, Matt, on a night out all about the amazing spirit! Enjoy an informative history of gin, followed by 5 gins with their mixers and garnishes. Food is included.

Only £35 a head, £10 deposit may be required. Call Matt on 07501904842 to book.

We will release all dates for our gin nights when the restrictions allows.

About the Horseshoe

The Horseshoe is a Lovely Traditional Public House in a 15th Century Building and yet was only founded in 2013 by Landlord and Landlady Dave and Gilly. They made their home into a Pub and it is very successful. Their motto is “Come in as a Stranger, leave as a friend”.

2 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol BS37 6AH
Tel: 01454 325 658

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