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Milk Thistle This Christmas

As the nights draw in and we creep ever closer to party season The Milk Thistle comes to life behind its closed door. Candles are lit and cocktails are shaken as we prepare for our favourite time of the year; Christmas party time!

Spread across four floors in one of Bristol’s most spectacular buildings, The Milk Thistle, one of the city’s best-loved cocktail bars, is the discerning drinker’s dream. With a reputation for some of the best drinks in Bristol, this clandestine cocktail bar is the perfect location for pre and post-dinner drinks, decadent dinner parties and cocktail & spirit experiences.

Our team are on hand to ensure you and your team eat, drink and get merry in true style this festive season. Whether you’re looking for a unique venue for a corporate party, private dining for client entertaining or just somewhere to enjoy mouthwatering cocktails we have something for everyone.

THE ATTIC

Our secret Attic, filled with a grand dining table and vintage decor, is ideal for drinks, buffets and small dinner parties. It has a private bar which can be set up to serve cocktails with its own sound system.

- Maximum capacity: 40 guests for drinks & buffets / 16 guests for formal dinner
- Suitable for: Lunch, dinner, drinks
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

THE LOUNGE

The Lounge is ideal for larger Christmas drinks parties, tastings and masterclasses. With a small bar and a sound system, there is also enough space for entertainment such as dancers or singers, all of which we can help you to find. Ideal for buffets and canape parties, food is catered by our award-winning sister restaurant The Ox.

- Maximum capacity: 60 guests for stand up receptions
- Suitable for: Buffets, canape receptions or drinks parties
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

THE LOUNGE

The Lounge is ideal for larger Christmas drinks parties, tastings and masterclasses. With a small bar and a sound system, there is also enough space for entertainment such as dancers or singers, all of which we can help you to find. Ideal for buffets and canape parties, food is catered by our award-winning sister restaurant The Ox. - Maximum capacity: 60 guests for stand up receptions
- Suitable for: Buffets, canape receptions or drinks parties
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

- Maximum capacity: 60 guests for stand up receptions
- Suitable for: Buffets, canape receptions or drinks parties
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

THE PARLOUR

Our ground floor bar on the entrance level of The Milk Thistle is ideal for casual drinks pre or post dinner for smaller groups, but can also be used as part of a full venue takeover.

- Maximum capacity: 80 guests
- Suitable for: Canape receptions or drinks parties
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

THE VAULT

Our smallest private room, The Vault is perfect for intimate drinks parties, spirit experiences or masterclasses and comes equipped with a small but perfectly stocked bar, specialising in excellent whisky, and a comfortable seating area.

- Maximum capacity: 16 guests for drinks
- Suitable for: Drinks parties and masterclasses
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

THE VAULT

Our smallest private room, The Vault holds up to 18 persons for a drinks party. The room comes equipped with a small bar and a comfortable seating area and is available with a bartender. A small minimum spend is reached.

- Maximum capacity: 16 guests for drinks
- Suitable for: Drinks parties and masterclasses
- Hire fee: Minimum spend - to be discussed on enquiry

FULL VENUE HIRE

The Milk Thistle can be hired exclusively for up to 120 people, offering you free reign of all four floors. Perfect for bigger groups we can work with you to create a unique event experience, offering advice on catering, drinks and even entertainment such as dancers, performers and musicians. Private hire is based on a minimum spend and is dependent on numbers, day of the week and the duration of your party. To discuss how we can help you throw a Christmas party to remember ring 0117 929 4429 or email info@milkthistlebristol.com.

GET IN TOUCH

To discuss how we can help you throw a Christmas party to remember, ring 0117 929 4429 or email info@milkthistlebristol.com.

The Milk Thistle
Quay Head House
Colston Ave,
Bristol, BS1 1EB