The Milk Thistle

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Celebrations, Group dining [8+], Special occasions


For those with a taste for the finer things, The Milk Thistle is the sister branch of Bristol’s original Prohibition establishment, Hyde & Co. Tucked away yet in plain sight, spanning four floors of excellent hospitality in the heart of the city centre, The Milk Thistle is surrounded by beautiful architecture, equally stunning interior, and unparalleled cocktail craftsmanship. The secret vault, a lounge bar, and the attic – a dining space and bar, which is tailored for intimate gatherings, make for an incredible night out. Meanwhile, the parlour bar is the most popular spot where customers can stop in for an incredible cocktail.

The cocktail menu here regularly changes in order to keep refreshing guests' palettes with new concoctions and twists on tasty classics. Some of the best bartenders in the city work at this bar, and the multiple awards that the company has won are there to back up that claim. There are always monthly specials for those who pop in frequently in order to keep things nice and fresh, so you can always expect to find something new and exciting. If you're not a cocktail drinker, don't worry, there are also some great wines, locally sourced beers and ciders to choose from.

The Promised Orchards drink is made with Hendrick's Neptunia, Bristol Aperitivo Co, Sophia and Granny Smith and fennel cordial with caraway and salted soda, what a unique blend. The Ripple Tipple contains Grey Goose vodka with white chocolate, raspberry and vanilla, topped with fluffy egg white, or foamer if you want an egg free option. For something sure to pack a punch, Sugar For The Pill is spicy, warming and rich, made with Avallen Calvados, Somerset Cider brandy, spiced Pedro Ximenez Caramel, chocolate and Absinthe.


Is this venue available for private hire?

Yes, there are multiple rooms available for private hire.

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Does The Milk Thistle offer gift vouchers?

Yes, there are four gift bundles to choose from.

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Quay Head House, Colston Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 1EB

0117 9294429 0117 9294429


Opening Times

Mon-Sat 6pm-1.30am (Fri-Sat -3.30am)


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