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 1st September 2021

Lola Lo Bristol

46 user reviews 3

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. 

Veeno Bristol

413 user reviews 5

With guided tastings and bottles by the bucketload, it's no wonder that Veeno is such a popular place to enjoy a glass of wine or three. Head on down to this wine bar in Bristol for an authentic sip alongside a delicious selection of spuntini. 

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

206 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. 

Be At One Bristol

285 user reviews 5

Be At One are royalty in the cocktail industry, housing masterful mixologists and a lively atmosphere. Try their handcrafted menu of liquor-laced delights, featuring everything from frozen concoctions to classics with a spicy twist.

Trade G&Ts in a bog-standard boozer for heady mixes in a whimsical setting at London Cocktail Club. The den is immersing you in a sultry Peter Pan-themed world with the help of eccentric decor, low-lit snugs and a watchful crocodile.

OMG Bristol Bar

2 user reviews 5

If you're obsessed with all things pop music, OMG is the bar in Bristol for you. One of the city's most popular LGBTQ+ hangouts, the venue and adjoining nightclub are a renowned for their banging playlists, live drag artists and unparalleled drinks deals. 

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.  

The Love Inn

1 user review 4

The Love Inn serves to satiate your liquid hankerings with its range of rum-fuelled tipples and seasonal sips. You can also fill your boots with food from the regularly changing kitchen resident and bop to live beats at this Stokes Croft playground.