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Cocktail Bars in Bristol

Looking for a Cocktail Bar in Bristol? Whether you fancy a classic cocktail or an innovative new creation, we've put together a list of our favourite spots to enjoy a cocktail in Bristol.

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Hyde & Co

Hyde & Co

About: Hyde & Co bring the term speakeasy bang up to date with their modern take on the concept.

Handsomely decked out with vintage furniture and a grand piano, the mood is set for an intimate yet raucous evening of cocktails and decadence

Hyde & Co like to go the extra mile to create unique and exciting drinks, so you'll find a plethora of tinctures, bitters and homemade syrups behind the bar. 

Signature Cocktail: Bon Voyage £8.50

Non-Alcoholic Options: Give them your favourite flavours and they'll do the rest.

Address: Upper Byron Place, Bristol, BS8 1JY

Telephone: 0117 9297007

Aqua

Aqua

About: With beautiful bespoke cocktails, a stylish interior and spectacular water front views, Aqua Welsh Back is the perfect place for a classic Bellini and a side of olives. The light and stylish bar opens onto the riverside terrace - allowing you to enjoy heated alfresco drinking all year round. Try Aqua's classic Bellini and savour this beautiful and iconic Italian peach cocktail, made with Prosecco and juicy peaches.

Signature Cocktail: Classic Bellini

Non-Alcoholic Options: We'd recommend the Sorrento Sunset £3.50. 

Address: Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 4RR

Telephones: 0117 915 6060

Browns

Browns

About: Shaken and stirred with equal measures of skill and enthusiasm, Brown's delicious cocktail menu covers everything from the classics to house favourites. 

Whether you fancy a martini or a Manhattan, Browns' highly skilled bar tenders can mix a superb cocktail either from their extensive list or to your individual order. 

Signature Cocktail: Rhubard & Cucumber Collins £7.50

Non-Alcoholic Options: A selection of 'Softails' available. 

Address: 38 Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RE

Telephone: 0117 930 4777

The Milk Thistle

The Milk Thistle

About: Dubbed one of Bristol’s best kept secrets, The Milk Thistle is a decadent speakeasy serving up some of finest cocktails in the city. 

Alongside classic cocktails with a twist, the menu features a variety of unique concoctions; including the vanilla infused Diana Ross and the citrus based MT Buck. 

To avoid disappointment, booking is essential! 

Signature Cocktail: Milk Thistle Daisy £9.50

Non-Alcoholic Options: There’s nothing that The Milk Thistle's expert bartenders can’t create - all you have to do is ask!

Address: Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 1EB

Telephone: 0117 929 4429

The Gold Bar at Bristol Harbour Hotel

The Gold Bar at Bristol Harbour Hotel

About: The Gold Bar at the Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa will lead the way in city lux; offering a stylish new venue with a prime central location. Set within Bristol’s most exquisite historic building, the former Lloyds bank, the lavish new haunt is oozing with character and style. Expert mixologists showcase daily changing innovative cocktails, perfectly accompanied by a selection of Jetty bites and sharing platters, for those that wish to dine and drink.

Signature cocktail: N/A

Non-alcoholic options: N/A

Address: 55 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HT, United Kingdom

Telephone:  +44 (0)844 811 1103 Tel:

The Ivy Clifton Brasserie

The Ivy Clifton Brasserie

About: The most striking thing when inside are the unusually high ceilings, which give a true sense of space, and which are adorned by impressive brass circular chandeliers. Diamond-patterned black, tan and cream floor tiling befits the elegant surroundings; dark-wood period furniture, navy and tan leather chairs and brass fixtures and fittings complement the look and feel!

Signature Cocktail: Blood Orange Margherita - £9.75

Non-alcoholic options: Yes they offer plenty of non-alcoholic options.

Address: 42-44 Caledonia Place, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4DN, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)117 2034 555

The Florist Bristol

The Florist Bristol

About: Cocktails inspired by floristry and influenced by sass, they have reinvented cocktails! Curated into the 3 key styles of floristry and paired perfectly with everyday occasions. Whether you're saying cheers to the weekend, want to celebrate your girl gang or toasting to a good outfit day, there's a cocktail for all your worthy occasions. 

Signature Cocktail: Elderflower Yuzu Spritz - £7.25

Non-alcoholic options: Yes they offer non-alcoholic drinks.

Address: 69 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5PB, England, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 117 203 4284
 

Slug and Lettuce Bristol

Slug and Lettuce Bristol

About: A beautiful bar located on St Nicholas Street - the perfect venue for celebrating a range of occasions.
They boast a lively and friendly atmosphere; with modern and stylish dining areas and fantastic birdcage booths – perfect to book for a party or get together – and their amazing staff that are happy to help, whether it’s taking you through our amazing Cocktail Masterclass experience or looking after your party, they are the ones to go to! They also offer an amazing 2 FOR 1 on cocktails all day, every day!

Signature cocktail: Berry Boobtini - £5.45

Non-alcoholic options: Yes they do offer non-alcoholic options.

Address: 26–28 St Nicholas Street, Bristol, BS1 1UB, United Kingdom

Telephone: 0117 952 9900

Flipside Cocktail Club

Flipside Cocktail Club

About: With the tastiest cocktails and awesome party beats from some of Bristol's finest cocktail slingers and DJs in a beautiful setting with a garden, the Flipside Cocktail Club is the ideal place to enjoy some delicious drinks.

Their bartenders are extremely passionate and knowledgeable, and with being awarded the Best Cocktail Bar in Bristol by 365Bristol, we’re sure you won’t be let down.

Signature Cocktail: Kamm Belt £8

Non-Alcoholic Options: Soft drinks are available.

Address: 38 Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1RE

Telephone: 01179 466144.

Cox and Baloney

Cox and Baloney

About: If you’re looking for a bar in Bristol where your cocktails can come in teapots and there’s plenty of gin, this is just the place.

A bit unusual, but why not! Here you can enjoy a tipple in a beautiful vintage tearoom setting.

These classy cocktails are carefully designed by the Cox and Baloney team to be full of flavour, they are made with homemade infused syrups and a wide selection of gins from the South West. 

Signature Cocktail: Drunken Granny's Garden £9

Non-alcoholic options: A variety of soft drinks available.

Address: 182 & 184 Cheltenham road, Cotham, Bristol BS6 5RB

Telephone: 0117 944 3100

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