Beer Gardens In Bristol

It's finally happened. The clouds have cleared, the sun is out and, dare we say it, the weather is toasty. There's only one way to celebrate a glorious day and that's with an ice-cold drink outside in the balmy heat. From tiny courtyard gems through to whopping great stretches of grass, we've rounded up the best beer gardens in Bristol so you can bag yourself a spot as soon as the blue skies are showing.

Last updated on 29th June 2021




The White Hart Bristol

892 user reviews 4

The White Hart is a gorgeous country pub in the charming village of Littleton-upon-Severn - only 25 minutes from Bristol city centre. Escape the hustle and bustle with a trip to this 17th-century watering hole where real ales, comfort food and a stonking beer garden awaits.

Mall Clifton Bristol

92 user reviews 4

Wondering where to drink outside in Bristol? With a three-tiered patio space, The Mall has got to be your first port of call. Nab yourself a table and settle in for an afternoon of artisan spirits and craft brews. Better yet, catch them on a sunny day and you'll be treated to a BBQ feast.

Racks Bar & Kitchen

67 user reviews 4

Bristol beer gardens around Clifton? Racks Bar & Kitchen are serving up alfresco sips on their outdoor terrace. Along with heaters to keep you toasty in the colder months, the spot also has a BBQ cooking tasty food during summer.

No.4 Clifton Village

35 user reviews 4

If you haven't yet been to No.4 Clifton Village, then what are you waiting for? Not only is it home to a number of secret walled outdoor areas, a restaurant with an AA Rosette and an intimate wine bar, but this gem is also available for private hire.

White Harte

15 user reviews 5

You'd never know from the outside, but The White Harte houses an intimate beer garden. Situated along Park Row, the sports and gaming pub also cooks up a menu of tasty American-inspired food and serves real ales, wines and spirits.

Anchor

65 user reviews 4

A lush sports bar just outside of Bristol, The Anchor has an extensive fairy light covered beer garden. Catch some game day rays during half-time or spend a relaxing afternoon sinking pints and chomping on meaty burgers in the sunshine.

The Bristol Stable

633 user reviews 4

Head down to Harbourside and you'll find this eating and drinking gem. A must for cider lovers, The Bristol Stable has a mega list of over 80 craft brews along with pizza made in front of your eyes and a load of outdoor tables for those rare spots of sunshine.

Head to North Street where you'll find this fun boozer and beer garden in Bristol, decked out in wooden tables and vibrant murals. When night comes? The Spotted Cow's fairy lights turn the outdoor space into an enchanting retreat. 

Flyer Bristol

13 user reviews 4

While it might be more of a patio than a garden, The Flyer's courtyard is a beauty. Who needs greenery when you've got cosy booths and lashings of character? Hit them up for a top-notch burger, tasty lunch or a leisurely brew while soaking in the sunshine.

The Hole in the Wall doesn't disappoint as a top beer garden in Bristol. The traditional pub has several areas to choose from, kitted out with everything from picnic benches through to swish sofas; add in their selection of real ales and you've got a perfect Sunday afternoon.

An Old City pub with outdoor seating, King St Brewhouse is offering you some of the freshest pints in Bristol. Grab a spot out the front in their newly expanded alfresco area and enjoy some signature beers from their on-site microbrewery. 

When it comes to drinking outside in Bristol, The Apple is a firm favourite thanks to its massive terrace. With over 40 different ciders available, including their own home-brewed sip, the converted barge also offers riverside views and shady spots on board their boat.

The White Bear's outdoor terrace may be small but that doesn't stop it from being mighty. With highly sought after benches that are sure to be filled during summer and indoor pool tables, this spot is ideal for a day of soaking in the rays and an evening game or two.