Bristol is well known for its fantastic food and drink offering and is a city that champions its independent businesses. We’ve put together a list of venues that are perfect for private dining to suit all tastes.

If you’d like further information about booking your event at any of these options, contact us at conference@meetbristol.co.uk or call us on 0117 9462200.

Aquila

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Aquila

A modern Italian restaurant located in the city centre. The restaurant is set over two floors with a maximum capacity of 160. The top floor alone can be booked exclusively and seats up to 100 guests and is fully accessible.   

Browns Brasserie

Housed in part of the old Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, which was modelled on the Doge’s Palace in Venice, Browns Brasserie is beautiful setting for casual buffet receptions, afternoon tea or a sit-down meal. Varied menus cater for all tastes.

Browns

Image: Browns Brasserie

Hotel du Vin

Set in a collection of Grade II listed former sugar warehouses and beautifully transformed into one of the finest boutique hotels in Bristol, Hotel du Vin offers a variety of private dining rooms. Within the bistro you will find a private dining room for up to 12 guests and upstairs you will find the rustic and inviting Janneau Bar and Christie's Library, ideal for dinners for up to 20 people or drinks receptions up to 120 people.

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Image: Hotel du Vin Bristol City Centre

Racks

Located in Clifton, Racks can offer private dining for both formal and informal events up to 50 people. Their spacious terrace is a great place for summer BBQ’s. Check out their great value food and drink offers too. 

Racks

Image: Racks Bar and Kitchen

Square Kitchen

Part of the Square Club at the Berkley Hotel, the Square Kitchen has a quirky style and several tasty menu options for groups. Located at the back of the club is a spacious terrace that can also be utilised for events. 

The Square Kitchen

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No 4 Clifton Village

An intimate venue located in the heart of Clifton Village, with two rooms available for private dining. For larger events there is the option of exclusive hire plus use of the private garden. Accommodation is available in the adjoining Rodney Hotel.

No.4

Image: No.4 Clifton Village

Harvey Nichols

The stylish Second Floor Restaurant and Bar can be hired individually or combined to create a diverse space for unique experiences or functions. For a more intimate event, a private dining room seating up to 12 people is available within the restaurant. If you’re looking to offer your guests a unique and luxury experience, exclusive private shopping experiences can be arranged across the whole store or on a floor by floor basis. Make up or cocktail masterclasses can also be arranged as part of your event.

Harvey Nichols

Image: Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant and Bar

Grain Barge

A historic converted barge located on Bristol’s picturesque harbourside offers private hire for dining and parties. The lower deck can accommodate up to 100 people dependent on set up. You can even arrive by boat.

Grain Barge

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Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin

The newly refurbished Avon Gorge Hotel by Hotel du vin offers three elegant private dining rooms and a range of delicious menus. In the warmer months part of the terrace can be privately hired for drinks and BBQs overlooking the stunning Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Avon Gorge

Image: Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin

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The magnificently restored Sugar House, previously a collection of Grade II-listed warehouses from the 1700s.

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Located in Clifton, The Square Kitchen is a fantastic fine-dining restaurant using locally sourced ingredients. Come for the food, stay for the lower-deck cocktail bar, where the bartenders will wow you with their vast repertoire of cocktails!

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Located on the top floor of Bristol’s boutique store, with commanding views of Quakers Friars, Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious breakfast, light lunch, indulgent afternoon tea or sumptuous dinner.

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Sitting at the top of the Avon Gorge, this hotel has one of the best settings in the UK.