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I have always had THE best time at Bootlegger! I've lived in Bristol for 6 years and they serve... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Nice cocktails and great live music

I’ve lived near this place for a year and a half, but had always walked past. So glad we went in... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Opened in Bristol in April 2014 - The Bristol Bootlegger - Prohibition inspired Performance and Cocktails - The accessible speakeasy
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
233 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QP, England
+44 117 942 2700
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

I have always had THE best time at Bootlegger! I've lived in Bristol for 6 years and they serve some of the best cocktails I've had here. Especially recommend bartender James ;) Great service, tasty cocktails, amazing people = fun explosion! Always turns into a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank floBoydGorst
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived near this place for a year and a half, but had always walked past. So glad we went in there on a Friday night. Really great cocktails during happy hour, bar staff friendly and the live music was brilliant. Looking forward to going...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevinuk82
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Soon as you enter you feel at home the atmosphere is electric,The staff make you feel like youve known them forever,Leigh the manager is the heart and soul of the bar,Its a must visit place if your looking for great music,great atmosphere,amazing cocktails,all this under...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Theworldsabeautifull
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Been here a few times over last few weeks and it is a great place for a night. The bar itself is a little narrow so it can be a bit crammed at times and a bit hard to get around but they have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank disorder80
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Enjoyed a very well made, delicious dark berry cocktail here with friends before going for a meal at Green's around the corner. We all took advantage of the Happy Hour two for £10 deal which makes the cocktails good value. The person making the drinks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ajk1994
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This bar is one of my favourites! I usually go to the Cardiff Bootlegger but thought I'd try the original bootlegger and it did not disappoint!! The cocktails were just as good and the atmosphere was amazing! The manager Leigh adds a splash of fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DanielallanJack
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic Saturday night, the cocktails are brilliant (I recommend going for happy hours) the DJ was amazing and got everyone dancing. Great atmosphere, we'll definitely be back very soon!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nat822015
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

What a hidden gem this place is. The cocktail menu is the most extensive I’ve ever seen. The cocktails I had were all amazing, freshly prepared from quality ingredients. The live band were excellent, then the DJ followed with a high energy set of music...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kimsZ5723LO
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Well where do I start was out with friends for food and drinks so we were strolling along Cheltenham rd Bristol when we came across what looked like a small public house how fooled were we when we walked through the door it was like...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

First time visitors to this bar. Made to feel very welcome. The happy hour is fantastic value as they certainly don’t skimp on the booze in their cocktails. Excellent service and deserves to be No1 in trip advisor! We will be back!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank lloydie666
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