The Rising Sun now boasts the addition of a Secret Garden comprising of 8 heated pods under canvas. Whatever the weather, the Secret Garden can offer exclusivity and privacy for an intimate lunch or dinner or a celebration for many guests. The recent addition of a Garden Bar serving cool draught pints and great wines alongside Woodfired Sourdough Pizzas is an experience not to be missed, whatever the weather. The Rising Sun has put itself on the map as a go-to venue for any sized event in the Bristol and surrounding areas.


Now owned by the OHH family since 2016, the Rising Sun is set in the historic village of Backwell, perfectly placed for a staycation exploring the North Somerset countryside or for a corporate stay while working in nearby Bristol or Weston-Super-Mare.


This traditional gastropub is ideal for a spot of lunch or a delicious dinner, a countryside retreat or for a rest stop en route to Bristol International Airport. Perfect for families with the added bonus of an extensive children’s play area, the venue will satisfy all most tastes with it’s modern decoration and boutique bedrooms. One can now experience luxury pub accommodation within easy reach of Bristol Airport, the City of Bristol, the South West and the M5.


91 West Town Road, Backwell, North Somerset, BS48 3BH

Opening Times

Monday – Saturday from 7.30am to 11pm
Sunday from 8.30am to 10.30pm

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