Insider guides to Bristol

It’s the place we’ve chosen to call home, and the one that’s always been Steve’s. We love Bristol, a creative, forward-thinking hub with a thriving sense of community and independent spirit. It’s sometimes easy to forget you’re living in a bubble here, and start thinking that everyone must be on the same page.

As you can imagine, since moving here back in 2016, I’ve made it my mission to find the best of everything in Bristol, from independent shops to neighbourhood restaurants.

Follow me on Instagram for more tips and live reviews. You’ll see I’m out trying all the best cafes, food and attractions as often as I can!

Things to do in Bristol

Bristol is an easy place to spend a weekend (or your life!). There’s loads to do, from museums and galleries to lush walks out in nature.

We’re always out and about discovering the best of the city and exploring the latest openings.

See these posts for plenty of ideas for things to keep you busy in Bristol.

Bristol’s food scene

Bristol is well known as a foodie destination in the UK, particularly famous for its friendly, neighbourhood restaurants and focus on sustainability.

Here are our guides to where to find the best food and drinks in Bristol.

Anna Cake Bristol
Kids walking through Wake the Tiger, Bristol UK

My Bristol favourites

Our Bristol guides

Here’s a handy list of all our Bristol posts, divided by category.

Bristol travel: 89 best things to do in Bristol | 50 things to do in Bristol with kids | Bristol’s best independent shops | Things to do at Christmas in Bristol

Bristol food: 30 of the best restaurants in Bristol | 8 of the best Bristol bakeries | Best places for brunch in Bristol |The best cafes in Bristol | 8 of the best places for speciality coffee in Bristol | Bristol’s best Sunday roasts

Bristol accommodation: Best Bristol hotels | Best Bristol Airbnbs

All our Bristol guides