Date Night in Bristol

On the hunt for first date ideas? 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.

Be At One Bristol

248 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 has tonnes of tipples at their disposal, along with a mean happy hour, buzzy atmosphere and gorgeous interiors. 

No.4 Clifton Village

35 user reviews 4

A romantic restaurant in Bristol, No. 4 Clifton Village is bound to impress that someone special with its delicious food and gorgeous decor. Housed inside a former Georgian manor, the spot has an AA Rosette, intimate wine bar, charming dining room and a number of secret gardens for those summer months.

Glamorous interiors, sultry lighting and a menu of quirky cocktails... 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.


131 user reviews 5

Combining stunning views with tasty fare and great drinks, Riverstation is a no-brainer for dates in Bristol. 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. A fun option for a night with your date, the bar has a host of arcade games, ping pong tables and craft beer aplenty. Time to flex your Pac-Man muscles...

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.

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.

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. Their Monday comedy night, A Bunch Of Japes, showcases rising talents if you're after a weekday event.