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Our favourite date night spots in Bristol

Updated: Sep 13, 2022

Bristol is a city that has captured our hearts and many others.

"UK's most desirable location" - Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide.
"One of the coolest cities in the world." - National Geographic

If you're looking for somewhere special to take your date this Valentine's Day in Bristol; we share some of our favourites spots in this beautiful city.

The Everyman Cinema You can't quite beat the traditional cinema date night and the Everyman Cinema truly captures that classic tradition. Located on the desirable Whiteladies Road this grade II-listed cinema is a beautiful & extraordinary restoration of the former 1920's ABC cinema. Featuring a stunning art deco inspired bar area, it is an experience to remember from your usual cinema date night.

The inside of Everyman Cinema on White Ladies road has luxurious large red seating and 1920s decor

The Gold Bar Here at wild about flowers we love a cocktail so it's no surprise that The Gold Bar makes an appearance on our list of recommendations. Set in the luxurious 5-star Harbour Hotel, the Gold Bar is a den of opulence featuring stylish banquette seating, cosy corners and decadent chandeliers. It's the perfect place for a romantic tipple without the hustle and bustle of a Bristol bar whilst still enjoying the atmosphere of great music and an enticing drinks menu; a favourite is The Lady Godiva. And because Bristol is just the best city, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to cocktail drinking...we would also recommend Hyde & Co, Milk Thistle and Her Majesty's Secret Service if you're wanting to enjoy a speakeasy special experience.

A colourful array of furniture sits in the alcove of Bristol Harbour Hotel's cocktail Gold Bar

Brunch? If you're looking to start the day right on February 14th then you might want to begin with a delicious breakfast date. Bristol has a plethora of options when it comes to Brunch to suit all tastebuds and budgets. Tucked away under the Cumberland Basin, The Lockside is a hidden gem overlooking the waterfront that offers great views of the Clifton Suspension Bridge all while serving a delectable menu. The heart of Stokes Croft is a place we love to explore and has many options for your morning meal. Masa and Mezcal is a lively Mexican cantina born from a passion of Mexican food and drink and have a wholesome but unique selection of brunch dishes to enjoy. Surrounded by street art the Crafty Egg is a warm and rustic cafe on Cheltenham Road serving every egg dish you could ever dream of with a brunch that is served until 4.30pm.

A cooked breakfast on a red plate and wooden table

The Arnolfini Outside of London, Bristol has plenty to offer when it comes to arts and culture. The Arnolfini is one of Europe's leading centres for contemporary arts and always has an enticing programme for visitors to enjoy. Check out their current exhibitions or enjoy a cosy afternoon in their bookshop and cafe.

A woman is browsing books in a book shop

Clifton Suspension Bridge If you're not all about the food and drink and a brisk walk on Valentine's Day is your idea of romance, then you need to head to the Clifton Suspension Bridge. With breathtaking views across the city for miles, it's a special spot to enjoy with company. Enjoy the skyline during the day, or for a more romantic feel, head up in the evening to see the shining lights of Bristol in awe.

A blue sky view of Bristols Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Lido For those who want to opt for a more unique experience this Valentine's Day, why not book yourself in at The Clifton Lido? A restored Victorian swimming pool which was originally first opened in 1850; it is now undergone a huge renovation project to offer users a chilled dip, spa treatments, plus a dining experience which has gained a reputable following here in Bristol.

Swimmers enjoy restored Victorian swimming pool, The Clifton Lido on a sunny day

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