Are you on the hunt for the best gin bars in Bristol? Well, look no further. We’ve rounded up the best places to sip your G&T in the city. From hidden gems to themed gin bars, there are so many places to enjoy a drink in Bristol. So why not do the rounds (by rounds we mean visit each bar, not buy drinks for everyone! FYI) and check out what all these gin bars in Bristol have to offer!

1. Psychopomp Microdistillery

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Looking for something a little different when it comes to gin bars in Bristol? Head on down to Psychopomp Microdistillery, where they craft their own gin on-site! With a cosy, intimate atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to learn about the gin-making process and sample some top-notch tipples. You can enjoy one of their masterclasses too if you really want to get into the whole gin-making thing.

Address: 145 St Michael’s Hill, Bristol BS2 8DB

2. The Clockwork Rose

Ahoy, matey! The Clockwork Rose is a steampunk-inspired bar that’ll transport you to a fantastical world of cogs, gears, and incredible cocktails. It has – for obvious reasons – a lot of whisky and rum, but also lots of great cocktails for different liquors. With a vast selection of gin and a creative menu, this is the perfect spot to kick-start your gin journey, or indulge in it if you’re already a gin fan.

Address: 16 Quay St, Bristol BS1 2JL

3. The Milk Thistle

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The Milk Thistle is a hidden gem and great gin bar in Bristol’s city centre. With its cosy, vintage atmosphere, it’s the ideal spot for gin lovers who enjoy a touch of sophistication. Don’t forget to try their gin-infused concoctions too.

Address: Quay Head House, Colston Avenue, Bristol BS1 1EB

4. The Scarlet Lantern

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If you’re looking for a hidden gem with an air of mystery, The Scarlet Lantern is the place to be. This secret, speakeasy-style gin bar in Bristol has so many cocktails, and if you can’t find one you like – just ask.  It’s located in the basement, further adding to the air of mystery. Once inside, you’ll be immersed in a world of glamour and intrigue.

Address: 1 Unity St, Bristol BS1 5HH

5. The Rummer

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Don’t let the name fool you – The Rummer Hotel is a gin haven  and one of the best gin bars in the heart of Bristol. This historic venue boasts an impressive selection of gin, alongside a delightful menu of inventive cocktails. There’s over 50 different gin cocktails to try!! Take a look at their menu to whet your appetite. It’s the perfect place to unwind after a long day.

Address: All Saints Ln, Bristol BS1 1JH

6. Gin & Juice

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Cocktails, gin, DJs, anything else you want to conjure up images of the best gin bars in Bristol? Oh and we haven’t even started on the decor. Gin & Juice is a great place for gin-lovers – it’s stylish and sophisticated, yet not too posey. Although if you look up, you’ll see all the rock stars that have visited! It’s in the historic quarter so great if you’re on a night out after too. Oh and it has an amazing roof terrace – anything else you need?

Address: 47 Park St, Bristol BS1 5NR

7. To The Moon


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Looking for a laid-back, artsy atmosphere? To The Moon is the place to be. With regular live music and art events, this gin bar in Bristol is the perfect spot for creative souls who enjoy a good G&T or gin cocktail. There’s actually a great selection of gins to try too, with over 9 different types available!

Address: 27 Midland Rd, Bristol BS2 0JT

8. The Pump House 

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The Pump House is not only one of the best gin bars, it’s also a great spot for food and views. It overlooks the River Avon and you can see the Clifton Suspension Bridge. It’s more of a pub, but you’ll find so many types of gin available you’ll be happily surprised! There’s 11 different types for your G&T, including a ‘Gin of the Week’ to try.

Address: Merchants Road Hotwells, Bristol, United Kingdom

And there you have it – the best gin bars in Bristol! Whether you’re a seasoned gin connoisseur or a curious newcomer, these fabulous establishments are sure to leave you buzzing. So, grab your mates, and get ready to explore the vibrant and eclectic gin scene that Bristol has to offer. Bottoms up!