Best bars in Bristol: from banned cocktails to organic wines and best ales

Bambalan Bar

“Fresh healthy and exciting all day dining, expertly crafted drinks menu, exceptional coffee & tea and unrivalled views over the Centre of Bristol from our rooftop terrace”.


The Lost and Found Bar

“A Victorian hideaway with a secret. We’re a Cocktail Bar & Restaurant open for Bottomless Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Lunch and Dinner”.


The Library Bar

Bristol Good Food Awards Best Wine List 2018 Winner

“A friendly and intimate bar on the Cheltenham Road. All of our wines have been hand picked by us and our wine list expands and changes on a monthly basis. As well as sampling our Library of wine we also encourage you to enjoy a selection of our Cheese and Charcuterie boards, and our recently launched tapas menu”.


Milk Thistle Bar

“The flirty younger sister of Bristol’s hippest prohibition bar, Hyde & Co.

We pride ourselves on being purveyors of the finest cocktails in the city, and with four floors, including a cocktail bar, lounge and private function rooms we’re also the perfect place to host a truly fabulous party!”.


Steam Bar

“Steam Bristol is a welcoming pub serving excellent ales, wine and prosecco at the best prices in the area. They recently achieved the Cask Marque award for their ales.”.

Clifton Down Station, Bristol BS8 2PN


Hyde & Co

“Hyde & Co is Bristol’s best kept secret prohibition bar.”

Upper Byron Place, Bristol, BS8 1JY



Her Majesty’s Secret Service Bar

The bar depicts in its wonderful drinks menu every place from the UK you might need to know. Original cocktail recipes are the strongest suit.


Bristol Spirit Bar

“We serve our naturally infused spirits (Espensen Spirits) of course, and we also have a great selection of local beers, a cracking wine list and a variety of soft drinks including mocktails and low sugar options.”

86 Whitehall Road, Bristol, BS5 9BQ


Flipside Cocktail Club

“Awarded the Best Cocktail Bar in Bristol by 365Bristol. Our aim is to bring you the best night out in one of Bristol’s best bars. 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.”


Bootlegger Bar

“The Bootlegger, an independent, family run business welcoming all who look for a friendly company, good conversation, and an amazing selection of Liquor. The Bootlegger is a bar for all times, a place without pretence. Our liquor, our service and our music are inspired by Prohibition-era traditions but also offer the very best of contemporary modern America.”


Bar Buvette

“Auberge de Chassignolles Bristol. Pouring organic, biodynamic & chemical-free wines and beers from small producers. Small plates.”




Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.


When it comes to Bristol, we know that the city has this hipster vibe due to the fact that it adapts very quickly to new trends. Besides, artsy bars and coffee shops are on the menu.

However, if you’re looking for restaurants, Gloucester Road is a great place to start. But if you’re looking for bars too, we got your back.

Check out our list for best bars in bristol for a cocktail, special wines, or the best ales.