The Milk Thistle

Opening Times
Monday – Thursday5pm – 1am
Friday5pm – 3am
Saturday6pm – 3am
BoozyCocktailAlcoholDate NightAfter Work Club££Events

Quay Head House, Colston Avenue, BS1 1EB
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Why we love it

Referred to as “the flirty younger sister” of Hyde & Co (another great speakeasy by the same folks), we’d consider it more of a classy (but slightly sozzled) great-aunt. This place smacks of timeless grandeur: walls dripping with rich velvet curtains; leather clad armchairs and mahogany propped bar stools; stained glass drenching sultry light over a fabulous array of spirits (they layer three bars across just as many floors). The drinks ain't cheap (great auntie wasn’t either), but they’re expertly crafted and served in style by smart, attentive and discrete mixologists. It’s always La Belle Epoque – so don your smartest stitches, hide the budget and get involved.


Liquidate your assets with an Old Fashioned
Private dining in the attic
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Milk Thistle is highly recommend for a posh cocktail and atmosphere!


Lovely cocktails and hosts. Really fun!


The Milk Thistle has a great atmosphere and excellent customer service. The gin tasting was very well done. Highly recommendeded


Beautiful, classy establishment. Very knowledgeable staff guided us through the evening.


It was a Chivas whisky blending experience and it was brilliant. Really well run, very informative and good fun!


It was a really good event! The staff were very enthusiastic, good value for money