Cafés can be a great place to chill, study and meet up with friends, and Bristol accommodates many wonderful coffee houses to visit and appreciate. The following is a list of some of the top cafés in Bristol.

1. Café Kino

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Address: 108 Stokes Croft, Cotham, Bristol BS1 3RU

Café Kino remains a student favourite in Bristol and can be found on Stokes Croft. Most of the dishes on their menu are handmade, local and organic. For anyone who follows a vegan diet, Café Kino provides many menu options that are free from animal products. It is certainly a highlight on Stokes Croft, and it can be enjoyable to relax and have a coffee after a day of exploring the other curious businesses along the road.

2. Playground Coffee House

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Address: 45 St Nicholas St, Bristol BS1 1TP

If you loved going to the park as a kid, the Playground Coffee House is the perfect spot for you. Situated on St. Nicholas Street, Playground offers a broad range of teas, as well as a selection of craft beers and cocktails if you are looking to book for an evening out. The establishment also stocks shelves full of board games to play while you take in the café’s unique vibes. Who wouldn’t want to enjoy a latte and a game of chess while sitting on a swing?

3. Mrs Potts Chocolate House


Address: 20 Park St, Bristol BS1 5JA

From rich, velvety cakes to fresh cookies, Mrs Potts Chocolate House on Park Street is somewhere you have to visit if you love chocolate. Mrs Potts has been a very popular café spot in central Bristol for quite a while now, and they are particularly known for their slices of cake, which they serve with melted chocolate if desired.

4. No. 12 Easton

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Address: 12 High St, Easton, Bristol BS5 6DL

If you’re looking for a café with a selection of delicious pastries and coffees made using high-quality coffee beans, No. 12 Easton may be for you. Currently offering a collection service, you can make your order to No. 12 Easton via their website. As well as their delicacies, you can also order a variety of wines and other alcoholic beverages.

5. Ahh Toots

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Address: 17 Christmas St, Bristol BS1 5BT

Ahh Toots isn’t just fun to say, but it is also a great Bristol café-bakery. They are known especially for crafting a range of bespoke cakes for events, though they also serve delicious slices at their cafés. Ahh Toots can be found at the Christmas Steps if you were in the mood for some afternoon tea, and also at St. Nick’s Market if you were perusing the glass arcade.

6. Milk Teeth

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Address: 21 Portland Square, St Paul’s, Bristol BS2 8SJ

Milk Teeth is a small but imaginative café situated around Portland Square which opened in 2017. Their coffees are marvellous, especially their flat whites, and the majority of their beverages are sourced locally. If you are looking to enjoy a local brew in a new, indie café, Milk Teeth would be perfect.

7. Albatross

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Address: 60 North St, Southville, Bristol BS3 1HJ

For any lovers of house plants, and for people who appreciate venues with a minimalist aesthetic, the Albatross Café is ideal. With its seasonal menu and range of fantastic brews, this North Street café provides a relaxing ambience to chill out and relish with friends.