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The Milk Thistle

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The Milk Thistle


A venue for the discerning drinker. The Milk Thistle is the big brother of Bristol’s hippest prohibition bar, Hyde & Co. Housed over four floors in one of the finest historic buildings in the city, The Milk Thistle incorporates a cocktail bar, lounge & private function rooms. Bookings are encouraged for groups over 8 persons.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Sarah O
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely Cocktails
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 28th May 2017
    Wanted to visit for ages and finally did so early evening on a Friday. Hadn't booked but we were early enough there were no issues getting a table. Nice cocktail menu and the bartender came over to... Read full review
  • Vincent B
    Trip Type:
    Don't tell anyone...
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 27th May 2017
    The trick is finding the way in and then being given let in... After that you won't be disappointed by the quirky and eclectic speakeasy that awaits. This is a cocktail bar like no other and one that... Read full review
  • DMLA
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Trip Type:
    I don't even want to tell you about this place
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th May 2017
    I found this place by looking online for "cocktail bars" and it was described as a "speakeasy." Once we found the place, and figured out how to get in, I never wanted to leave. I spent two nights... Read full review
Quay Head House
Colston Avenue

Tel: +44 (0)117 929 4429

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Opening Times

* Opening times:
Monday to Thursday - 5pm til 1am
Friday – 5pm til 3am
Saturday – 6pm til 3am
Sunday – Closed


Thursday, 29th June 2017 - Thursday, 29th June 2017

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Thursday, 29th June 2017 - Thursday, 29th June 2017

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