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#1

Beese's Riverside Bar

Wyndham Cres, BS4 4SX, Bristol, Avon
Beese’s is the perfect place for a relaxed, informal party, and an ideal alternative if you are looking for something other than a hotel function room or community hall. And the emphasis is on informal – for example, we don’t do silver service or serve meals to tables, as all our menu options are served buffet-style. What we do offer is a beautiful riverside location, high quality food and drinks at reasonable prices, and excellent customer service.

Most of the information you need is below, and there is a link to our enquiry form at the bottom of this page if you have any further questions.


It is not possible to hire Beese’s for your exclusive use on any day of our opening hours. All bookings are subject to the Beese’s terms and conditions.


Hiring space at Beese’s

Our two marquees and decking areas are available for private hire, giving a total indoor capacity of 120 (96 for seated dining). The rest of the premises remain open to the general public. Our normal closing time is 11:00 p.m., but this can be extended to midnight upon request (minimum of two weeks notice required). The hire fees include the following services:

• use of all furniture in hire areas

• cutlery, crockery and tableware

• use of your own mp3 player through the marquee PA (for background music only)

• liaison with your band/DJ


Hold your wedding reception at Beese’s
#2

The Downend Tavern

125 Downend Rd, BS16 5BE, Bristol, Avon
Throughout the week, the pub is a hive of activity with darts, skittles, cribbage, live music & Karaoke.

On our two large screened TV’s we are proud to show sports from both BT & Sky. If we are not showing something you would like to watch then please just ask and we will try our best to accommodate you.


Free Wi-Fi is also available for all to enjoy and browse over a beverage; no cheating in the quiz!


As a community pub, the Downend Tavern is always looking to sign on darts, skittles and crib teams, and our hospitality incentives are second to none. Function Room & Private Hire is available and we can provide a package for every taste & budget whatever the occasion.
#3

PONY AND TRAP

Moorledge Road, Newtown, Chew Magna,, BS40 8TQ, Bristol, Avon
The Pony & Trap is the result of huge passion both in the kitchen and in the pub itself. Josh and Holly lead a talented team of chefs, wine experts and waiting staff, serving up food and drinks from the very best growers and producers in the region. The Pony & Trap was named the second best gastropub in the country at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub Awards

Josh and Holly Eggleton' took over this 200 year old country pub in 2006, lovingly restoring its original features and bringing in a fine dining ethos while still maintaining its tribe of locals that create its relaxed atmosphere.


Situated between the cities of Bristol and Bath, guests can enjoy unrivalled views of the Chew Valley from the restaurant or take a seat in the garden and oversee progress on the new fruit orchard being planted in the nearby field.


The menu is varied and changes daily but the emphasis is on simplicity, with all our fresh ingredients coming from just across the Valley and our team know the provenance of everything on the menu... feel free to ask them about anything you’re curious about. The farmland around The Pony & Trap is an extension of our kitchens, with our supplier partners applying the same ethos, drive and attention to detail as our team does in cooking and serving it up.


With an established reputation for quality, The Pony & Trap has held a Michelin Star rating in the Michelin Guide of Great Britain and Ireland since 2011. Holly Eggleton won the coveted Front of House of the Year at the Publican Morning Advertiser's Top 50 UK Gastropubs Awards 2014, while Josh picked up Chef of the Year.
#4

The Ox

43 Corn St, BS1 1HT, Bristol, Avon
We are a city centre restaurant and perfect for any occasion whether that’s quick mid-week bite to eat, after work drink or a celebration meal.

We believe in creating exceptional food cooked to perfection by our expert chefs. Steak is at the heart of everything we do, as is our commitment to using local and seasonal produce wherever possible.


Don’t be surprised to find a wonderful fresh fish dish and superb vegetarian choices. Our stunning small plates, classic charcuterie, superb sides and delectable deserts are something to be reckoned with and whilst we’re not ones to brag, word on the street is that our “Sunday Roast is one of the best in Bristol”.
#5

THE BEER EMPORIUM

15 King St,, BS1 4EF, Bristol, Avon
Don’t let the unassuming front of this bar give you the wrong impression – it really is an emporium. With three vaulted cellars in the heart of Bristol’s old town, this bar serves quality beer on keg and cask, alongside tapas and pizza.
#6

future inn bristol hotel

Cabot Circus,Bond St,., BS1 3EN, Bristol, Avon
£200
Up to 50 guests
Located in Bristol city centre, directly opposite Cabot Circus, our Bristol hotel boasts 149, spacious, air-conditioned, en-suite bedrooms offering all the facilities and services you would expect of a quality 4 star hotel at affordable prices.

Free Wi-Fi is available for all guests in all areas of the Future Inn Bristol including guest bedrooms and public areas. There is also Free Parking available in the adjacent Cabot Circus car park for overnight guests.


Housed within Future Inn Bristol Hotel you will find Chophouse Bar and Restaurant, which, in Future Inns’ humble opinion, serves some of the best steaks in Bristol. Chophouse serves fresh food all day every day in an inviting, contemporary environment.
#7

Revolution Bar

19 St Nicholas St, Old Fish Market, BS1 1UA, Bristol, Avon
Set in the impressive surroundings of the Old Fish Market building on St Nicholas Street, Revolution Bristol offers fantastic food, an extensive range of beer, cider, wine, premium spirits and of course, our incredible handcrafted cocktails!

With its stunning mezzanine level, the bar is perfect for relaxing with friends over food, or dancing the night away. Reserve the balcony for your parties, including birthdays and private hire functions. Or, make the most of the sunshine outdoors, with drinks on our gorgeous sun terrace. Whatever the weather, whatever the occasion, we’ll welcome you with the very best food, drink and party Bristol has to offer!
#8

The Golden Guinea

19 Guinea St, BS1 6SX, Bristol, Avon
Completely refurbished in 2010, The Golden Guinea now offers a stylish and sociable environment to come a relax with friends, with events held on most nights it also offers a function room available free of charge which features a large mural by Cheo and its own outdoor area. See our Function room page for more information.

We have over 10 years of experience in delivering the very best functions and when you see the decor of our venue and the atmosphere we create, you will know that we are the only venue for you!
#9

El Puerto

57 Prince St, BS1 4QH, Bristol, Avon
Up to 150 guests
l Puerto is delighted to be able to offer private venue hire in Bristol. Our private dining area which consists of two areas for team meetings, seminars, conferences, weddings and other celebration parties. Our function room can be designed to suit your event whatever the occasion and El Puerto would be delighted to help create the most amazing event or party ensuring the very finest in Spanish hospitality.

The main room can seat up to 150 guests for private dining or 200 with buffet, also with the option of a function room which can accommodate a further 50-60 guests seated and 70 stand.


We understand how important it is for you to ensure that all tastes are catered for and we have expert staff who can help you achieve this. We have a state of the art kitchen facility and offer superb set tapas menus which are fabulous way to share tapa. We can cater for various requirements including vegetarian, gluten free other food intolerance - please ask for more details. We have superb bar staff who offer our delicious cocktails and wines which perfectly compliment our tapas or we can create your own menu.
#10

Yurt Lush

Clock Tower Yard, Temple Meads, BS1 6QH, Bristol, Avon
BIRTHDay party? Office shindig? MAYbe a wedding! Whatever DO YOU'RE HOSTING, Yurt lush is available for hire.

BE it a small yurt for 30 people or the whole place for up to 100, our team can cater for a host of events offering a range of menu options and most importantly - A bar!


and for all you chefs out there yurt lush we welcome pop-ups and kitchen takeovers - just get in touch.
#11

THE RUMMER

All Saints Ln, Old,, BS1 1JH, Bristol, Avon
This bar and restaurant offer British food, brunch, and drinks in a peaceful and tranquil private dining space. The open log fire warms you from the outside, and their range of premium spirits from the inside!
#12

Glassboat Brasserie

Welsh Back, BS1 4SB, Bristol, Avon
Glassboat is situated on Welshback in Bristol’s historic floating harbour.

Our tables look out to the water through large, restored wooden windows, with views around the harbourside and to the city. On the lower deck original oak panels and portholes create a unique atmosphere for private dining.


The whole boat is available to hire for exclusive use, and we cater for weddings, business functions and all types of special occasion.


The restaurant opened 30 years ago, having been pulled from the muddy river Severn and restored as a labour of love in the early 1980s. Since then we’ve built a reputation for wonderful food served in one of Bristol’s prettiest locations.


Come and join us.


Glassboat offers a beautifully tranquil and unique setting for special occasions in the centre of Bristol.


Whether you are celebrating, getting married, looking for a private dining experience or hosting a business lunch or meeting, our position on the floating harbour in the city’s historic quarter – with its river boats, rowers and swans – provides the perfect backdrop to your event.
#13

Casamia

8, The General, Lower Guinea St,, BS1 6FU, Bristol, Avon
This Michelin Star restaurant offers seasonal dishes on the site of the former Bristol General Hospital. The subtle decor and optional tour of the kitchen offers an upmarket private dining experience.
#14

Riverstation

The Grove, BS1 4RB, Bristol, Avon
Up to 120 guests
If you have something to celebrate, we have the space for you to do it in. For informal get-togethers you can book any one of our spaces for drinks and nibbles, a sit-down meal or anything else you fancy. If you have something more formal in mind or just want a space to yourself, our private dining room can be entirely yours and lends itself perfectly to a great British banquet or birthday bash come and charge your batteries with some of the finest food and drink in Bristol.
#15

The Old Fish Market

59 Baldwin St,, BS1 1QZ, Bristol, Avon
£250
Up to 30 guests
With Bristol Temple Meads train station a quick walk away - and with practically every bus service in the city running past our doorstep - The Old Fish Market is the perfect place to hold a get-together in Bristol. Add to that that our fantastic events room, The Yard, is free to hire and you need look no further to find your venue.
#16

THE OX

43 Corn St, Bristol, BS1 1HT
The Ox in Clifton is here to answer your steak and cocktail prayers! Located in a unique basement with pre-Raphaelite murals, you and your guests are sure to love this beautiful setting for private dining. The Ox is also located beneath a Wetherspoon so it’s only a short walk if you want to continue the night after your meal.
#17

Horts

49 Broad St, BS1 2EP, Bristol, Avon
Up to 50 guests
We have a wide range of areas available to hire. Whether it’s a drinks area in the bar, private dining room or to relax in our mini cinema, we’ve got it covered.

The Director’s Cut Cinema is available for private hire for hen parties, sports nights, charity events and more. With large leather lounger seats with and with footstools. Horts also offer private screenings and weekly movie nights.


The Director’s Cut Cinema is available for private hire for hen parties, sports nights, charity events and more. With large leather lounger seats with and with footstools. Horts also offer private screenings and weekly movie nights.
#18

Cosy Club Bristol

31 Corn St, BS1 1HT, Bristol, Avon
£43 
Quirky, eccentric and playful the Cosy Club offers informal casual dining, drinking and lounging in a family friendly environment. From a lazy breakfast to evening cocktails, or a light lunch to a hefty burger, we’re here all day.

The interior of a Cosy Club is cosy (strangely enough)! Eras and styles clash in an eccentric yet eclectic fantasia. The furniture is a mixture of dining tables, battered old club chairs, and sleek vintage 1930’s sofas. On the walls you’ll see oil paintings opposite banners as well as portraits alongside flags. The occasional splash of taxidermy and all sorts of unusual pictures and prints. Lighting is soft and sumptuous to set the correct ambience.
#19

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2EL, Bristol, Avon
Up to 100 guests
Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel has had an extensive makeover giving the historic Grade II listed building a stylish and distinctive new look and feel for 2017. The 182 room property's fresh interior draws inspiration from the city's independent art scene and the building's rich historic past to create a classic yet contemporary finish. Keepers Bar & Kitchen features solid wood and metal fittings and serves much loved British meals using quality, locally sourced ingredients and a wide selection of drinks.

• Beautiful Iconic Grade II Listed Victorian Building

• Situated in the Old City of Bristol

• Stunning Ballroom

• No Venue Hire Fee

• Classic Victorian Architecture meets Contemporary Design

• Gorgeous Licensed Ceremony Rooms
#20

Brasserie Blanc

The Friary Bldg, BS1 3DF, Bristol, Avon
The party had an excellent evening, our waitress and waiter were fabulous, several people commented on how efficient they were….. I'll definitely be recommending it to our staff again.

Covent Garden, Customer feedback


Let us take care of your private event or party – your guests are our special guests and we know how to take care of them. We can accommodate large groups in all our brasseries and several have private dining rooms where you can hold meetings, dinners, presentations and parties supported by our great team and with fabulous food from canapes to full banquet menus.



Try our great value two course set menu for just 10.00 at lunch available Monday to Saturday until 6.30pm.


Inside this former Quaker meeting hall is brought to life with a muted palette of heritage tones and simple, functional but beautiful furniture, including vintage pieces, hand painted artwork and bespoke ceramics. Outside you will find an amazing terrace dining area complete with al fresco bar you can sit and watch the world go by, take a break from shopping or treat yourself to a post-work or pre-theatre drink or bite to eat.


Enjoy our deliciously seasonal modern & classic French fare every day for lunch, dinner or everything in between. Or just join friends at our fabulous cocktail bar for a cheeky post-work G & T or two. Our monthly changing set menu is fabulous value at just 10.00 for two delicious courses at lunchtime.

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