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An industrial port city, devastated during the Second World War; not an encouraging prospect! And yet…with its bustling port, Norman and Gothic buildings bearing witness to its prosperous past, its centre largely rebuilt after the war, warehouses converted into restaurants, exhibitions centres and art galleries, Bristol is a city of remarkable dynamism.
Tourist attractions Bristol : Things to see and do
rd. King GB - Bristol BS1 4DZ
The oldest playhouse in the country still in use, which opened in 1766 and was granted a royal licence by George III in 1778. It is supposedly haunted by the ghost of a black lady and a man called Richard who move various objects around the theatre.
st. Great George GB - Bristol BS1 5RR
Built in 1790 by William Paty for a merchant and sugar cane planter, the house was built of Bath stone in typical 18C style with a pedimented door and rooms decorated in the style of Robert Adam (1728-1792). The furniture includes a secretaire-bookca..
12 Colston Parade GB - Bristol BS1 6RA
- if Queen Elizabeth I can be believed - built of light-coloured Dundry stone. Its architecture is a perfect epitome of Gothic style, developing from the 12-13C Early English style to Decorated and then to Perpendicular (c. 14C). The spire (1872) tow..
College Green GB - Bristol BS1 5TA
This Victorian-style hotel has a fabulous location next to Bristol Cathedral and the historic waterfront. It features its own leisure club, and on-site spa, and a choice of restaurants. Guests get unlimited free WiFi in the public areas. Some rooms ..
Prince Street GB - Bristol BS1 4QF
Prix Prices from : 88 £
On the quayside of the Floating Harbour, The Bristol Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from Brunel's SS Great Britain. It has stylish rooms, free internet and a riverside restaurant. The light and airy rooms feature modern furniture and many have views acro..
2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market GB - Bristol BS1 3AD
In the heart of Bristol, close to all of the city centre’s businesses, shops and attractions, this 4-star family-friendly hotel offers spacious accommodation and modern facilities, including an indoor swimming pool. There is free WiFi in public areas..
27 Philadelphia St, Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus GB - Bristol BS1 3BZ
A spacious and elegant light-filled restaurant with stylish gold décor. Good value lunch menu and concise à la carte offering original, modern dishes. Chic lounge bar for cocktails and light bites. Attentive service.
38 High St, Westbury-on-Trym GB - Bristol BS9 3DZ
This understated, minimalist restaurant is passionately run by two brothers and a well-informed team. Like the details in the décor, the set 13 course menus change with the seasons (there's the option of 6 courses at lunch). Ambitious, skilful and hi..
34 Cotham Hill GB - Bristol BS6 6LA
The combined effort of two couples; one pair are independent wine merchants, the other, chefs. Unfussy cooking relies on quality local produce and features some lesser-known cuts; dishes are largely Mediterranean but with some Asian influences. The r..
1 Chandos Rd GB - Bristol BS6 6PG
Appealing neighbourhood restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and a simple, understated style. Menus are modern and highly original. Dishes are well-balanced and refreshingly lacking in over-adornment, displaying a lightness of touch and a real unders..
17 Weston Rd GB - Long Ashton BS41 9LA
Tiny country pub with eclectic décor, including an antelope's head and a wall covered in pages from Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. Simple, super value set price lunch menu; the evening à la carte offers tasty, carefully cooked dishes whic..
5-7 Welsh Back GB - Bristol BS1 4SP
Knowle Hill, New Town GB - Chew Magna BS40 8TQ
A cosy whitewashed pub with a characterful bar featuring church pews and an old range - and superb countryside views from the rustic dining room and terrace. Twice-daily menu of extremely fresh, seasonal produce, including locally sourced, hung and s..
Barley Wood Walled Garden, Long Ln GB - Wrington BS40 5SA
Two converted glasshouses within a beautiful walled garden. It's rustic, informal and a break from the norm, and strives to be ethical and epicurean. The daily menu uses excellent ingredients - many, fresh from the garden; be sure to try the home-pre..
The Sugar House GB - Bristol BS1 2NU