Brooks Guesthouse Bristol

Local Bars, Pubs & Hangouts

St Nicholas street is filled with bars & relaxed pubs within a few minutes walk from our front door…


The Slug & Lettuce – Cocktail bar in Bristol – Open until 11pm weekends & late on weekends.

Vodka Revolution – Ping pong in the garden, great food and cool décor.

The Boardroom – The Boardroom is all about great cheeses, wines, cured meats, gins, rums, ciders, ales.

Mr Wolfs – Intimate dance venue with live music, club nights and open mic sessions, serving a simple noodle menu.

The Mothers Ruin – Live music, 80’s, new wave, indie and rock ‘n’ roll nights.

The Rummer Hotel – perfect for cosy drinks & cocktails right in the heart of St. Nicholas Market.

Seamus O’Donnell  – Whiskies, beers and poteen at a lively Irish bar with eclectic decor and traditional music sessions.

The Grain Barge – Moored in a beautiful location in Hotwells, the Grain Barge is bursting with character. 

The Apple Cider Boat – Bustling cider pub on 2 floors of a moored boat, with bench seats on the cobblestone quayside.

Bambalan – Fresh healthy and exciting all day dining, expertly crafted drinks menu, exceptional coffee & tea and unrivalled views over the Centre of Bristol from our rooftop terrace. 



Prohibition Style Bars…

The Red Light – Glamorous retro-style drinking den, for classic and modern cocktails mixed by bartenders in braces.

Milk Thistle –  With a reputation as one of Bristol’s best kept secrets we promise to provide a decadent escape for those in the know who are looking for good food, good drinks,  good company, and most of all, a good time! The Milk Thistle is the flirty younger sister of Bristol’s hippest prohibition bar, Hyde & Co.