The best pub gardens Bristol has to offer this summer.


The best pub gardens Bristol has to offer this summer.

true 11 August 2021

As a Bristol Rec2Rec company initially we are a little biased with our love of this city! And there is nothing better than enjoying a drink or two outside in the sunshine during the hot summer months around Bristol. As the temperature climbs and we get back to spending time with our friends and colleagues, it is the perfect opportunity to discover everything that beautiful Bristol has to offer.

We have compiled a list of some of the best pub gardens in Bristol for you to enjoy this summer. So, get your sunscreen on, sit back with a glass of something ice-cold, and find your new favourite place to enjoy the sunshine.

The White Lion

If you want to enjoy stunning views as you sip your favourite tipple, then this Clifton hotspot can't be beaten. Its glorious back terrace overlooks the Avon Gorge and the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. You can chow down on delicious pub grub and a fantastic range of beverages while soaking up the sun, and the outdoor space is heated when the sun goes down.

Steam Festival Garden
Another must-visit, Steam has launched an alfresco space to complement its buzzing beer hall. This outdoor space is covered, which is perfect for both scorchers and greyer days. Featuring a large seating area and a superior sound system, this is a wonderful place to spend a languid summer evening. Book your table in advance and get down to Steam for a great night out.

The Victoria Park Pub

The Victoria Park Pub is a beautiful spot to sit inside, but the view from the entry to the garden is truly attention-grabbing. On a bright day, you will love the scenery, and at night, fairy lights create the perfect atmosphere for casual summer drinks. Order a delicious sourdough pizza and relax with friends for a holiday feeling, even if you've just finished work.


You can't miss out on harbour views if you're drinking in Bristol! Arnolfini's deck is not strictly a beer garden, but for plenty of space and beautiful views, you can't go wrong. The bar is stocked by the Bristol Beer Factory, so this is a real treat for those who want to try a few locally produced beers.

The Inn on the Green

This pub gives off the feeling of a friendly countryside local without being too far from the Bristol action. It has two gardens and is even dog friendly, with bright and beautiful flowers and umbrellas to keep you out of the blazing sun. The Inn even throws a beer festival every year, and the welcoming feeling is exceptional. You will want to come back again and again during the long summer days.

With so many places to choose from, Bristol is a pub garden paradise for recruiters!

So if you've been here a while, then maybe we've inspired you to try out some new places, and if you're considering relocation, then hopefully, we've convinced you Bristol is well worth the move. With huge opportunities in the recruitment job market too, it's worth giving us a call and using our Bristol Rec2Rec services to your advantage!

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