Places to Perch for a Drink in Cotham

Cotham isn't just a serious contender on the food scene, but it also has some very tidy bars and quenching spots too. Here's the rundown....


Fancy a pint? If so, then you’re going to love staying at one of our serviced apartments in Cotham – and here’s why…

Cotham has an abundance of pitstops. Whether you’re someone who loves a pint, a prohibition bar or a beer garden, the area has its own take on them. As a matter of fact, there are actually quite a few very special places indeed.

The neighbourhood of Cotham shares its parameters with Whiteladies Road and Cheltenham/Gloucester Road so it really is no shock that Cotham’s streets are filled with places to get a good drink.

Here is our guide to where you should be perching in 2021…

Chandos Road

The Good Measure

A great place to start is this genuine neighbourhood pub, appropriately named The Good Measure and located in a ‘good’ place on the popular Chandos Road.


They have a mix of both their own ales alongside all your usuals. Each item on the bar is handpicked to give it that extra little local nod.

Cheltenham Road


Ahead of the curve (and a popular concept in Bristol) is Replay. A place where not only do you get a stellar range of all your favourite beverages to enjoy but they also have a million and one games to enjoy with whoever you choose to bring for company.


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Cheltenham Road

The Bootlegger

The Bootlegger is Cothams very own local prohibition bar located on the vibrant Cheltenham Road.


Just a short walk from our short let apartments in Cotham, this speakeasy joint is for those evenings where you fancy yourself a bit of swag.

Cheltenham Road

The Social Bar & Café

Another very popular spot with a great outdoor drinking area is The Social Bar.


It is also a cafe that serves up some hearty bites to eat to keep your evening on the straight and narrow.





Kingsdown Parade

The Kingsdown Vaults

If you’re looking for a traditional drinking pub, then just on the Kingsdown/Cotham border is The Kingsdown Vaults.


This perching spot serves great food and in the summer months, the beer garden is always brimming with local folk.

Cheltenham Road

Filthy Thirteen

One of the coolest places within a short walk of our serviced apartments in Cotham is Filthy Thirteen.


If you’re not fancying a full-on sit-down meal, then this is the snack and cocktail joint which you need to be pulling up a chair at.


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