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Brilliant 40th birthday party

I hired this venue for my 40th birthday and it was perfect. Really good size for 60 guests, felt... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Wendy C
Great venue, brilliant staff and cocktails!

I recently hired this venue for an intimate birthday gathering. The staff were fantastic in helping... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
TamTam W
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3 weeks ago
“Great staff but awful acoustics ”
Jan 28, 2018
We are a brand new, independent, late night cocktail bar in Clifton. We offer a wide array of cocktails and spirits as well as a handpicked wine and beer selection to cater for all tastes. Whilst we love the speakeasy style, we felt Bristol (and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
135 Whiteladies Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2PL, England
+44 117 970 6589
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff and cocktails were good, especially the strawberry one. Music was bad, though - jazz is more apt here not screamy rock. Group of louty lads could have been tasered too, they were that loud and distributive. Really not good on my eardrums. Furious!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DragonIII
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately my experience of this bar doesn't tally with the rest of the reviews on here :( we met friends here on Saturday evening around 8pm and although the atmosphere of the bar was nice and they had a good selection of cocktails, it was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Sophie F
Tom P, Owner at Bar 135, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Hi Sophie, sorry to hear about your poor experience at the bar. We always recommend booking ahead if planning to come as a big group as bars aren't necessarily staffed ready for capacity from the outset - especially that early on for a late night...More

Reviewed October 1, 2017

I hired this venue for my 40th birthday and it was perfect. Really good size for 60 guests, felt really busy but still had lots of room for a dance. Staff were awesome on the night and Tom looked after everything from a planning point...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Wendy C
Tom P, Owner at Bar 135, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks Wendy, it was lovely to have you! You're welcome back anytime. Apologies for the sore head

Reviewed September 4, 2017

I recently hired this venue for an intimate birthday gathering. The staff were fantastic in helping organise the evening and accommodating to our needs. We were also able to play our own music throughout the night. Would highly recommend as a venue to hire for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TamTam W
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Lovely little wine bar set in a basement on whiteladies road opposite clifton down. The ladies working there were absolutely lovely and there was a really nice atmosphere. The cocktails were 2 for £10 and the staff were knowledgeable and friendly. I stuck to the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank shane r
Tom P, Owner at Bar 135, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thanks Shane, glad you enjoyed yourself! Look forward to seeing you soon

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little cocktail bar that we visited on the 13th May after going to the foodies festival. We only saw it in the off chance the as a member of staff was putting the board outside. It said 2 cocktails for £10...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Diva27
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Held my 30th birthday here, and cannot recommend highly enough. Friendly and professional service from the get go, the team accommodated all my party needs. On the night they let us in early to set up, were super friendly to all the guests, and sorted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RachelJayneT
Reviewed February 7, 2017

A BIG THANKS to the team at Bar 135. Not only is it a brilliant private hire venue, lovely decor, yummy cocktails...but the staff are so friendly and go out of their way to make your night perfect! Had an unforgettable 30th Birthday Party! Thanks...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kayleigh L
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Attended the 1 day intensive cocktail making course and it was brilliant! I'm not much of a drinker, but I enjoyed this course so much, I'm looking forward to making drinks for my family now! So much info and delicious ingredients to choose from. I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kas185
Reviewed July 31, 2015

We have had many evenings in Bar 135 and the experience becomes better each time. We love the new furniture - so classy! The welcome us always warm, the drinks made with tlc and of the best quality always. We are impressed with these brothers!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Georgie M
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