Great pubs and restaurants in Bristol

Whether you're planning a big night out or simply looking for a brilliant place to eat in Bristol, we've got the answer.

This eclectic city offers a unique blend of history, heritage and a happening after–dark scene. Where else can you discover works by both Brunel and Banksy, enjoy lunch in the classy Clifton area then listen to live jazz on cobbled King Street? From old navy ships to upmarket shopping, Bristol has something for everyone.

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Why not begin your exploration by unearthing a hidden gem? Take a stroll down Queen Square and into The Hole In Wall. Of all the pubs and restaurants in Bristol, it's one of best placed for soaking up the nearby arts scene – like the Old Vic and Arnolfini – or simply taking in the waterside views. This city centre pub is steeped in old seafaring tales too: pop in to uncover its secrets over some freshly cooked pub–food and regional real–ales.

If you're after a great meal out with friends, try The Botantist in Clifton for modern British food with a Mediterranean twist. Fancy something more traditional? The Priory in Portbury serves great food with helpings of history. And if you've been shopping all day at The Mall, stop to refuel at Harvester Cribbs Causeway.

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