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The Milk Thistle

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The Milk Thistle Bristol interior


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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    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:

    • Melissa N
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Awful Service
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th March 2019
      Ok, so the one star is for the drinks because I did like mine. But really, I wouldn’t go here again. We got in and there’s a spiel that goes a bit like this ‘ooohh, umm, no reservation, hmm... I... Read full review
    • Ashleyd1973
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Worth a visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th March 2019
      Popped in on an off chance they could squeeze us in. So glad they could. Interesting cocktail menu - not the norm! Creative and interesting. Qwerky vibe! Attentive staff! Worth a visit for... Read full review
    • Kay1502
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Quirky and interesting place for cocktails
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th April 2019
      You'd walk past this place without noticing it, which adds to the charm. It looks like, in it's time, a grand town house. Ring the doorbell and you are let in. We sat on the ground floor. The... Read full review
    Quay Head House
    Colston Avenue
    BS1 1EB

    Tel: +44 (0)117 929 4429

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


    Thursday, 25th April 2019 - Thursday, 25th April 2019

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