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Top bar recommendations from locals

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
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“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
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“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
Gastropub
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“really lovely cosy atmosphere with stunning sea view and lovely food mid range prices”
  • 61 locals recommend
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“Classic Italian menu with a contemporary twist in candlelit vaulted cellars with bare stone walls.”
  • 39 locals recommend
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“Rustic cafe/bar serving global tapas with an ethical spin, made using local and organic ingredients.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“A great place to meet people, eat or to watch a movie, this Art House has been a hive of activity in the Canton area of Cardiff for 50years. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Theatre
“Lovely theatre, centrally situated and attracts a variety of national and local touring shows and artists”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“A 15th-century pub, cosy and stylish set in the pretty village of Mells. Inside, a warren of passageways, low doorways, nooks, crannies and beams. Local ales, fine wines and lovely pub food. Roaring fires, cosy old armchairs, candlelight and delicious food, ales and ciders. Bring your dog and ask for the free written guides for local walks ”
  • 44 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
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“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
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“The food here is excellent - you can tell they use fresh ingredients and the menu has some interesting choices. It's very stylish - country and unpretentious but comfortable and inviting. It's also worth a visit for the drive through the Fonthill Bishop Estate - beautiful, stretched out well kept paddocks and fields with horses grazing and attractive wooden fences...Very English country! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“An oldy worldy creekside pub, good food, drink, and views over the Helford River. Local coastal walks too.”
  • 38 locals recommend
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“Tapas-style dishes served in a cosy cafe-bar with quirky vintage decor and live music nights.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“In my opinion its the best steak house in Bath. great cosy atmosphere, great food, great wine! ”
  • 28 locals recommend