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Best cocktail bar.

Walked in on a quiet evening. Asked Jodie if it was possible to make a penicillin ( My fave drink... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Incredible Place!

This is, hands down, the best and most fun bar in Bristol. The bartenders I met (I think their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joe M
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“cocktail menu”(4 reviews)
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 5 days ago via mobile

Walked in on a quiet evening. Asked Jodie if it was possible to make a penicillin ( My fave drink ) and she straight away looked it up and made it. It was also delicious! Excellent customer service, amazing drinks and well worth a visit!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TomV3009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is, hands down, the best and most fun bar in Bristol. The bartenders I met (I think their names were Jodie and Ali) are incredibly talented individuals and make the tastiest drinks! Definitely coming back here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jodie is a lovely barmaid. Great vibes all round here. Had one of every cocktail here, over the past few weeks and can't fault any of them! See you soon xx

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank georgecT9687KR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, good vibes, bartender (Jodie) gave us recommendations on cocktails to pick from the happy hour menu - good recommendation! Definitely worth it for the price. Will be back!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hector P
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 28 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
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