Get yourself down to the Paintworks this May where Margarita Rumble will be amassing some of the best bars in Bristol for marg-laced mayhem all day long.
Something a Little Different in Bristol
From a cider bar on a boat through to a secret MI6 cocktail bar, there's no shortage of something a little different when it comes to a Bristol night out. Check out our recommendations for the quirkiest and coolest places in Bristol and ditch the 'boring' pronto.
Raising money for charity and heaps of fun, The Big Fat RAG Pub Quiz is a top way to cheer up a Monday night. The event takes place in Bristol Uni's Balloon Bar and deviates from your bog-standard quiz; expect cheap beer, silliness and tricky tasks.
Put your musical knowledge to the test as renowned magazine Crack take over The Christmas Steps for their weekly night of brain ticklers. There's also icy beer and cash prizes - we can't think of a reason not to go.
Looking for an alternative event? Forget the usual day out and have a go at this quirky escape room, where you'll be able to choose from a variety of games. You'll need your best crew for this one, so prepare for an adrenaline-pumping 60 minutes.
Reggae Brunch are taking over Bristol with whole load of fun and games, bottomless brunch and reggae hits aplenty. Head on down and enjoy free-flowing cocktails and rum punch, three courses of delectable dining and vibrant music to get you dancing.
This summer, celebrate Bristol Pride with Prince Street Social's epic drag brunch. Dynamic duo Spank & Roach will be hosting an afternoon of drinking, eating and entertainment, all putting you in the mood to party and raise money for charity.
Get ready to be immersed into a whole new world at this quirky and cool bar in Bristol. The Clockwork Rose is run by the illusive Captain, hear his story every time you order a cocktail or rummage through his trinkets that decorate the bar.
You're going to have to look a bit harder to find this Bristol secret bar. When you do find it, forget something a little different in Bristol, and expect a completely new bar experience as Her Majesty's Secret Service brings serious Bond vibes and a mean Martini list.
Smoke and Mirrors is not what it first appears; find the alternative pub in Bristol for a night of surprises. Grab a front row seat as the bar puts on regular entertainment, from magic shows through to comedy and burlesque.
Raucous, debauched and seriously sexy, Red Light has cool and quirky Bristol bar stamped all over it. The secret den serves up luscious libations, hosts fun party nights and has some of Bristol's naughtiest decor.
Steak of the Art is not your average night out in Bristol as it combines amazing art work with world-class steaks. Located on Cathedral Walk, the spot has amazing interiors, including suspended paintpots pouring paint and an illuminated bar.
Along with their hearty menu of homely dishes, The Cosy Club is all sorts of kitsch and alternative in Bristol. Go for a casual dinner or date-night cocktails in their taxidermy-filled restaurant.
Bristol's bar scene is full of interesting and fun bars, but none are quite as different as The Apple. An old dutch barge has been converted into one of the city's most popular watering holes which serves a massive selection of cider.
With views over Clifton Lido, Lido is a unique Bristol restaurant. The venue has floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the spot with light and food comes in the form of delicious tapas.