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About: The DIY G&T is a popular choice – bottled tonic and ingredients such as cucumber, mint and fresh raspberries are served in a crate so you can mix your gin and tonic to your liking and choose your garnishes. A large range of exclusive wine and bottled craft beer are also available alongside expertly created cocktails that utilise only premium branded ingredients – you won’t find any packet mixes here.
Address: Broad Quay, Bristol, BS1 4BY
Telephone: 0117 934 9500
About: Situated in a prime waterside location close to where the city docks meet the If you are looking to broaden your gin horizons then you need to head out to The Pumphouse in Hotwells. If gin is your go-to drink then The Pump House Bristol has got to be the number one stop-off spot for you. With a bar consisting of over 500 gins – yes 500! – You won’t ever be short of choice whilst an expert team of bartenders can help recommend unique gins to suit every individual.
Address: The Pump House, Merchants Road, Bristol BS8 4PZ
Telephone: 0117 927 2229
Location: St Michael’s Hill
About: A brewery with a difference makes Psycho Pomp one of Bristol’s best gin bars. Pumping out various gins all year round, from their own in-house microbrewery, this independent distillery has established itself at the forefront of gins rise amongst drinkers. Selling their wares all over the UK means that you can enjoy Psycho Pomp’s best products from wherever you find yourself needing a gin.
Address: 145 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DB
Location: Colston Avenue
About: Tucked away in one of Bristol’s most historical buildings, the Milk Thistle Bristol is one of the hippest bars around with its prohibition era theme a big hit with the city’s bar-goers. Boasting a taste bud tingling drinks menu with a variety of gins and cocktails at the bartender's disposal, the Milk Thistle certainly gets our vote! The drinks may not be cheap, but they’re expertly crafted and served in style by smart, attentive and discrete mixologists.
Address: Quay Head House, Colston Ave, Bristol BS1 1EB
Telephone: 0117 929 4429
About: This neighbourhood bar may not be the first place you’d think of when gin comes to mind, but the Green Man deservedly holds its place amongst Bristol’s best gin bars. Located in a Grade II listed building, the Green Man creates the perfect country atmosphere to enjoy your drinks in, whilst a gin list of over 150 variants means you will never be short of choice.
Address: 21 Alfred Place, Kingsdown, Bristol BS2 8HD
Telephone: 0117 9258062
Location: Cheltenham Road
About: Cox and Baloney’s heritage is well rooted in Bristol with its gin infused afternoon teas a big attraction. Open only three days of the week – Thursday, Friday, Saturday – Cox and Baloney is one of Bristol’s most exclusive venues. Offering the perfect combination with its gin and cheese club running every Friday and Saturday evening makes this a gin lover’s paradise.
Address: 182-184 Cheltenham Rd, Bristol BS6 5RB
Telephone: 0117 944 3100
Location: All Saints
About: Beneath one of our favourite Bristol pubs, The Rummer, lurks an immense micro-distillery: Bristol Dry Gin. The collective was born in 2016, with the aim of combining the skills found within the bar and restaurant industry, into a group that could produce some of the finest spirits in the world. The collective also aims to enjoy the process of creation, never releasing a product that has not been tested extensively on themselves and bring gin to any place they are invited.
Address: The Rummer, All Saints Lane, BS1 1JH
Location: Unity Street
About: Red Light is conventionally located near the hustle and bustle and offers mastered servings of classics and original creations.The drinks menu is divided into sections named ‘foreplay’, ‘sex’ and ‘cigarette’, offering a variety of flavours in short and long concoctions. By focusing on quality whilst maintaining its exclusivity, Red Light has become a top spot for a relaxed and intimate drinking experience for you to enjoy the cocktail of your choice.
Address: 1 Unity Street Bristol, BS1 5HH
Telephone: 0117 929 1453
About: Hidden in an industrial estate in the heart of Bedminster, you’ll find Bristol Distilling Company – the craft distillery aiming to take a fresh approach to the age old traditions of gin making. Their Modern British Spirit – as they call it – is strong, bold and balanced, and pleases everyone. Their stunning range of spirits goes from this traditional London Dry Gin to fruity gin liquors, all of which are simply a delight for the palate. Spirits that are bursting with flavour, refreshing and surprisingly spicy
Address: Unit D, Malago Vale Trading Estate, St John's Ln, Bristol BS3 5BQ
About: Head to this friendly and quirky little bar in Whitehall/Easton for some fantastic cocktails, most of them made with the infused gins and vodkas from Espensen Spirit! Bristol Spirit bar is the home of Espensen Spirit - it is our equivalent of a tap room! They serve their naturally infused spirits and also have a great selection of local beers, a cracking wine list and a variety of soft drinks including mocktails and low sugar options.
Address: 86, Whitehall Road, Bristol, United Kingdom
Telephone: 0117 939 3552
About: They probably aren't a well known place to grab a gin or two but they sure do offer it! They have received national attention and admiration for their Spanish-influenced dishes. Their appreciation of authentic ingredients is second to none and have now graced Bristol with their presence in the city. They are hugely knowledgeable about sherry if that's your tipple, and if it isn't they will be changing your mind. Think the finest jamón, the freshest fish, a table full of tapas: this is joyous food, best shared with as many as possible.
Address: Bar 44, Regent Street, Bristol, BS84HG