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Bars and nightlife in Kennet and Avon Canal

Top bars

Indie Cinema
“Walk down Park Street pat the imposing Wills building, to this famous independent cinema in the centre of Bristol on the harbourside, which is full of bars and restaurants.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
“Lively, bohemian and arty bar with regular live music and open late. Draws a mixture of alternative locals and students. Famous graffiti art outside - the stunning 'Breakdancing Jesus', and Banksy's 'Mild, mild West'.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Sub 13 is a great cocktail bar for daytime to evening drinking, it has 2 upstairs cocktail bars and then a late night club beneath. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic Italian menu with a contemporary twist in candlelit vaulted cellars with bare stone walls.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
“Rustic cafe/bar serving global tapas with an ethical spin, made using local and organic ingredients.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Theatre
“The oldest continuously working theatre in the English-speaking world. The theatre offers a wide range of performances from different genres.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pub
“Good food, workshops, music, yoga and more. It's the pub that is at the heart of the community, it even has cakes! ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Spa
“For a unique spa experience head to Bristol Lido in the heart of Clifton, which features a restored Victorian swimming pool, café and restaurant and wonderful spa that uses their unique Lido Spa products. ”
  • 45 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Cocktail Bar
“Sub 13 is a great cocktail bar for daytime to evening drinking, it has 2 upstairs cocktail bars and then a late night club beneath. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Circo Bar Occupy's a stylish designed four-storey Georgian townhouse in the heart of Bath. Circo has one of the most extensive back bars in Bath. A lively cocktail bar, with a stunning array of cocktails on offer and a designated rum bar with over 60 rums as well as a comprehensive champagne wine and spirits lists all served by attentive and knowledgable bar staff. An inviting coffee lounge complete with modern sofa's. Fresh food is also served if you want to grab a bite. Its the perfect venue for the after work mid-week drink, if your travelling to bath and want to dine, or drink and just want to enjoy a typical quintessential Bath Georgian townhouse. or maybe you want to shake a leg to the in-house DJ playing a mix of funk and soul through to disco, house electro beats. This bar is licensed to 3:00 am at the weekends. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Night Club
“Comedy club in central Bath. Turns into a club later in the evening. Also serves food. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Lounge
“Cosy cafe, serving all-day brunch, and lounge bar with reclaimed chairs and pews in former bank.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Road
“Café Walcot within the Walcot House building is a nice casual spot and good for breakfast, brunch or lunch”
  • 21 locals recommend
Music Venue
“A great venue, situated on a ship in the harbour. Live music and great for a night out.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Lounge
“Great gin bar in Bristol where you can purchase and taste local gin distilled on site.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Want to party? This is the place to go for electronic music and one of the best voted clubs in the world. Most nights sell out in advance so check before arriving if tickets are available..”
  • 4 locals recommend

Music venues

Bar
“Lively, bohemian and arty bar with regular live music and open late. Draws a mixture of alternative locals and students. Famous graffiti art outside - the stunning 'Breakdancing Jesus', and Banksy's 'Mild, mild West'.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Bar
“Tapas-style dishes served in a cosy cafe-bar with quirky vintage decor and live music nights.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“Alternative scene pub. Great atmosphere, live music and mix of locals. You won't find many tourists in here. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing converted old bank serving great drinks and nightly live music. There’s a cracking little theatre out the back for contemporary theatre and touring comedy”
  • 12 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“A major all-round venue and arts centre. Free concerts in their huge foyer area most nights at the weekend, with their main halls featuring some top international musicians and entertainers.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
“Lively, spacious pub offering a wide beer range, cocktails and British/Med food, plus weekend DJs.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Bristol is renowned for its vibrant music scene attracting bands and performers from far and wide. The Academy hosts a wide range of live shows from the latest acts and classical performers, to nights from the biggest club brands. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Music Venue
“A great venue, situated on a ship in the harbour. Live music and great for a night out.”
  • 14 locals recommend
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