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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..
Broad Street GB - Bristol BS1 2EL
Built in 1869, this 4-star hotel is in the heart of Bristol city centre. It offers luxurious rooms as well as a bar, a restaurant and a leisure complex. Rooms at The Grand by Thistle are nicely decorated and come with tea/coffee making facilities. G..
Exchange Avenue, off St Nicholas Street GB - Bristol BS1 1UB
The Brooks Guesthouse Bristol is a 2-minute walk from the O2 Arena and the Bristol Hippodrome. This boutique hotel offers luxurious bedrooms with designer bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and a bar. Rooms feature modern amenities including flat-screen TVs, DVD..
The Sugar House, Narrow Lewins Mead GB - Bristol BS1 2NU
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With a secluded courtyard and award-winning bistro, this historic hotel offers luxury rooms with free Wi-Fi. Hotel du Vin Bristol is a 10-minute walk from the vibrant Waterside area. The elegant bedrooms feature Egyptian linen and air conditioning. ..
38 High St, Westbury-on-Trym GB - Bristol BS9 3DZ
This minimalistic restaurant with its understated feel puts the emphasis where it belongs: on the food. Like the details in the décor, the set menus - 5 or 7 courses at lunch and 13 courses at dinner - change with the seasons, and the ambitious, skil..
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. Concise menu of pub classics at lunch; more interesting dinner menu of tasty, carefully cooked dishes which..
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.
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..
The Sugar House GB - Bristol BS1 2NU
Barley Wood Walled Garden, Long Ln GB - Wrington BS40 5SA
Converted glasshouse within a beautifully restored Victorian walled garden: rustic, informal and a break from the norm, it strives to be both ethical and epicurean. Daily changing menu of fresh, simple dishes uses excellent ingredients; many from the..
5-7 Welsh Back GB - Bristol BS1 4SP
34 Cotham Hill GB - Bristol BS6 6LA
Combined effort of two couples; one pair are independent wine merchants, the other, chefs. Simple, rustic interior and friendly, knowledgeable team. Concise daily menu of Mediterranean small plates. Unfussy cooking relies on quality local produce and..
Knowle Hill, Newtown GB - Chew Magna BS40 8TQ
Cosy whitewashed pub in a tiny hamlet; its oversized dining room windows offering lovely country views. Twice-daily menu of extremely fresh, seasonal produce, including locally sourced, hung and smoked meats and fish. Classical cooking with clean, cl..