Date Night In Bristol

On the hunt for a new swish spot? Maybe somewhere new to surprise your other half? This city is full of romantic bars and restaurants that are sure to go down a storm, with everything from intimate pubs through to fancy cocktail joints. Check out our pick of the best places for a date night in Bristol and get ready to turn up the charm.

Last updated on 25th January 2022


691 user reviews 4

Combining stunning views with tasty fare and great drinks, Riverstation is a no-brainer for dates. Not only does the harbourside restaurant give you the choice of sitting in their lush dining room, outside on their waterside terrace or upstairs on their balcony, but they also serve up weekend brunch, lunch and dinner.

Is your crush a games fanatic? Maybe just a lover of all things retro? Then Kongs of King Street is the place for you. One of our more unusual date ideas in Bristol, the bar has a host of arcade games, ping pong tables and craft beer aplenty. Time to flex your Pac-Man muscles...

The Florist Bristol

299 user reviews 4

For floral interiors, scrumptious food and Insta-worthy pics, The Florist is one gorgeous spot with an intimate feel. Along with juicy rump steak and live DJs, the restaurant showcases the prettiest cocktails with botanical garnishes.

Be At One Bristol

295 user reviews 5

When it comes to date night ideas in Bristol, you can't go wrong with a cocktail or two. Fortunately for you, Be At One have tonnes of tipples at their disposal, along with a mean happy hour, buzzy atmosphere and gorgeous interiors. 

KIBOU Clifton

340 user reviews 4

Looking for one of the best date night restaurants in Bristol? Then KIBOU Clifton is the place to be. Opt for sushi classics like sashimi and California rolls or try one of the spot's original creations; the soft shell crab and tobiko spider rolls are to die for.

Glamorous interiors, sultry lighting and a menu of quirky tipples, London Cocktail Club has got your date night sorted. Grab yourself one of the various secretive nooks around the Neverland-themed bar and get to know one another over a drink or two.

This steampunk-inspired bar is quaint and cute in equal measures. Guaranteed to break the ice as soon as you enter, The Clockwork Rose is ideal for a first date in Bristol as it'll immerse you into a fictional world, complete with quirky cocktails and wacky trinkets.

After something a little different for your date night? Smoke & Mirrors is a brilliant comedy club in the heart of Bristol that's bound to have you both in stitches. Tuck into pizza as you watch a line-up of witty comedians and get to know each other between acts. 

The Love Inn

1 user review 4

The clue's in the name with this one. The Love Inn will steal your heart with its cool decor, live music sets and potent cocktails. They also play host to a number of pop-up kitchens, so you're sure to be kept on your toes in terms of food.