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Gate Guide - Exeter Chiefs

Bristol Bears welcome Exeter Chiefs to Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday, January 26th (3pm KO).

Here’s your easy guide for what to expect, if you’re heading to the Gate.


10:00am - Coffee Shop & Bristol Sport store open

10:00am - Matchday ticket office open

11:00am - Sports Bar Open

12:00pm - Fan Village Open

1:30pm - Turnstiles open and big screen entertainment begins

2:15pm - Team announcements

3:00pm - Kick-off


The lower Lansdown Stand and the South Stand are open for Saturday's match. The Atyeo Stand and Dolman Stand are closed for this game, while Dolman turnstiles, concourse and one concession will be available.

Please note, this is an all pay game and season cards are not valid.

Following a supporter poll on social media, the musical theme on Saturday’s match day will be 80s rock.


Tickets are currently still available for all open stands. We encourage supporters to buy in advance, although pay on the day is available from 10am.



Bristol Bears programmes are available from each of the concession stands inside the stadium.

Premiership fan radios are also available from the Bristol Sport Store and there will also be opportunities to buy inside the stadium too.


We are selling a range of 100% vegan and gluten-free specials from the Mexican food outlet this month.

  • Falafel Fajitas
  • Mexican Paella
  • Five Bean Chilli


Changing units are now installed in the following areas:

  • Lansdown stand concourse disabled toilet next to W10/11
  • Lansdown stand concourse ladies toilet next to W10/11
  • Lansdown stand 2nd floor, Lansdown restaurant disabled toilet at the VIP1 end
  • Lansdown stand 3rd floor, disabled toilet at the VIP1 end
  • Heineken lounge disabled toilet
  • South / west corner disabled toilet next to A8
  • Coffee shop
  • Disabled toilet by Dolman lounges


All stadium concessions will be open throughout the stadium. There is also a free fruit option for all U19s supporters in the family area. For more information, click here.

The pizzeria in the sports bar is open with a brand new menu, including a special Bears pizza and drinks offers. Book in advance via


The Ashton Gate Fan Village opens at 12pm and fans can enjoy live music from the band Fake Plastic Chairs, as well as being able to experience many food and drinks concessions, including our new Guinness bar at the Ashton Road end of the stadium.

Toilets for the fan village are situated in the South Stand.


Supporters are urged to get here early due to the volume of fans attending the match on Saturday. Parking is available to purchase:

Midas - £12

Avonline – £10

It can be booked by calling Supporter Services on 0117 963 0600.

For full travel information, click here.