Bars in Bristol

A hub of all things eating, drinking and entertainment, this South West city is abuzz with quirky watering holes to suit all imbibers. Fancy a cocktail in an underground den? A craft pint whilst watching some live music? Check out all these and more in our collection of the best bars in Bristol.

Last updated on 29th June 2022

Lola Lo Bristol

56 user reviews 4

Boasting pale bamboo trunks and tiki vibes, Lola Lo brings a touch of the tropical to Bristol. But it's not just funky aesthetics and summery tunes you're in for; the party bar also whips up a range of fruity tipples, made using the finest spirits and freshest spices. 

Racks Bar & Kitchen

67 user reviews 4

Racks Bar and Kitchen is a fun and family-friendly boozer in Clifton. Spend an afternoon here watching sports on large HD TVs and sinking pints or tuck into gastro pub grub on the outdoor terrace which features parasols during the summer months and heaters during winter.

The Lanes

287 user reviews 4

Championing all things raucous, debaucherous and gaming, The Lanes is a quirky Bristol bar that brings together bowling, DJs, dancing and dining all under one roof. It's less your typical boozer, more of a hangout turned revellers paradise. 

The Bristol Stable

633 user reviews 4

Purveyors of homemade sourdough pizzas and cider, The Bristol Stable have got you covered for cheesy slices and fruity brews. Offering up tasting boards and buckets of scrumpy, the Harbourside hangout also plays host to a regular lineup of talented musicians.

Situated on Anchor Road in Bristol, Grosvenor Casino is a fabulous watering hole to head to for food, entertainment and delicious cocktails - think cosmopolitans, mojitos and gin drinks. Plus, if you're feeling extra lucky, you can hit the poker tables and have a go at blackjack.

Among some of the best bars in Bristol is O'Neill's. A watering hole perfect for any sports fixture, it's a fab place for drinking and eating as well. While watching the latest match, chow down on stacked burgers and wash it all down with a pint.

Red Light

1 user review 5

Red Light are specialists in risqué romps and illicit drinking activities. Shrouded in low lights, sex appeal and all the guilty alcohol pleasures you could possibly desire, this underground gem is a taste of something a little different.