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Hunting for a suitable bar venue for hire in Bristol? Well, whether it’s a graduation or a birthday party, Tagvenue has many venues that are sure to please. Bristol is the perfect place to go if you want to chill out with delicious cocktails or a pint of beer. Start your search using our smart filters and whether you are looking for a small pub in the Old City or a larger bar near the Harbourside, we can help you find what you need. Get your search started and book today, Bristol’s fantastic private bars are waiting for you!

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Private Bars Hire Guide

Bristol is a town well known for its vibrant and exciting nightlife. You will find no shortage of bars here, whatever your particular needs. From pubs to cocktail bars, wine bars and private bar function rooms, this city has just what you need. Many of these places will allow you to hire the whole venue, although some can offer private bars or function spaces away from the main tap room. It’s worth noting that some locations offer live music that may or may not conflict with your plans for your event, especially if you want to have your own music or a DJ, so check with the venue manager ahead of time. 

Start your hunt in the Old City, in this district you can find a wide variety of pubs and clubs of every size to suit all tastes, some even with waterfront views. If you look south and across the river, there are some more traditional bars in Wapping Wharf and along Redcliffe Way. Heading up north, away from the Avon towards Broadmead and Brandon you will encounter more venues, including The Milk Thistle, a four-floor cocktail bar with a hidden entrance which is sure to delight those with adventurous guests!

Private Bars in Bristol FAQ

How much does it cost to hire a private bar in Bristol?

When it comes to pricing, most bars tend to use the minimum spend model and charge nothing for the venue hire. In Bristol, this minimum spend can range anywhere from £50 to £5,000+ per session, but always check the fine print on the offer and make sure your guests are prepared to help you meet the cost! The prices might vary due to many factors, including the day of the week on which you organise your event, so keep that in mind before deciding on a date. Some Bristol venues also offer a flat hire fee which can start from £130 per session or £60 per hour. If you’re looking for package deals at the city’s bars, expect to pay between £10 and £40 per person. (All data from Tagvenue.)

What events can I host at a bar in Bristol?

Bars in Bristol should be where your mind wanders as soon as you hear the word ‘party’. Is your birthday coming soon and you want to celebrate with a bang? Or maybe a friend is about to get married and you need to find a venue for their hen or stag night? Just check out all the bars available for private hire in Bristol and you’ll find excellent options to host these celebrations. There are many bar venues located near the city centre, and they are a perfect choice for after-work drinks or the final destination of a pub crawl!

If you’re not that into the buzzing nightlife, there’s a variety of classy bars that can be hired for dinners and other low-key celebrations. Some bar venues in Bristol have private rooms and lounges available, which can even host business meetings.

Can you recommend some of the best private bars for hire in Bristol?

Sure! Here are some of our favourite bars you can hire in Bristol:

  • Second Floor Bar at Harvey Nichols Bristol, rated 5/5 stars - This chic and classy private space, complete with a marble bar and lush lounges, is perfect for private and business occasions. Sip on delicious champagne and cocktails and enjoy a bespoke menu created especially for you! This bar is located near Broadmead.
  • The Cocktail Club Triangle (Clifton), rated 5/5 stars - The wonderfully eclectic interiors and plenty of space to go wild in, make this exclusive hire bar the perfect setting for your upcoming party! The venue is located near the University of Bristol, with plenty of bus stops around, so the commute won’t be a problem for your guests.
  • The Lounge at The Lost & Found Bristol, rated 4.7/5 stars - Looking for something more vibrant and floral? This charming bar lounge, flooded with natural light, will make time spent with friends and family even more enjoyable than ever before! This bar, located at Queen’s Road, also offers multiple spaces for hire, so definitely check them out!

Ellis Spicer
Booked The Secret Bar at The Lost & Found Bristol
Friendly staff and very attentive, the two servers we had downstairs were so lovely and approachable. All the staff were great and nothing was too much, thank you so much for the lovely evening.

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