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Amoeba Lounge Bar

10 Kings Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4AB, England
+44 117 946 6461
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Nice but pricey

We turned up early at around 8pm and the place was empty - we were not even sure it was open and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alexaX5616IH
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Best drinks in Bristol

Just try it. Exceptional bar with a huge range of spirits. Brilliant cheese board and very... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Graham S
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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We are a Lounge Bar serving a massive range of bespoke Cocktails and Craft Beer. We were recently voted 'best beer list' in Bristol Cocktail Week awards and also have received many other nominations. Our specialty is creating cocktails for the individual taste in a laid back, funky and quirky bar with boutique-style decor and a great ambiance.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“great cocktails” (10 reviews)
“cocktail menu” (7 reviews)
“cheese board” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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10 Kings Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4AB, England
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+44 117 946 6461
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We turned up early at around 8pm and the place was empty - we were not even sure it was open and tentatively entered the venue. Drinks are not cheap at an average of £8.50 each. And the crisps are £2.50 a bag. Yes, you...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Just try it. Exceptional bar with a huge range of spirits. Brilliant cheese board and very knowledgeable and friendly staff!

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Amoeba Lounge Bar Bristol Rude staff 555040256 Charlie and his female companion know their stuff no doubt. That said How hard can it be to make a cocktail but they have zero personality or people skills They are extremely rude and full of themselves .Good...More

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amoebaclifton, Manager at Amoeba Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Unfriendly* condescending*

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Cocktails amazing. The place itself, lovely lighting and comfy. The 2 for £11 deal, spot on. Why is this 2 stars then? Well for anyone who’s clicked the 1 star reviews will see (i was totally expecting to see them) The staff - owner and...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Thank you Charlie for a really lovely evening. Impressive cocktails (a joy to watch in creation), ice-cold Little Creatures and some very nice Sauvignon. Indeed. Will be back soon - I promise not to mess with the candles. Ever again. P.S. The cheese board was...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

My group of 4 took advice to try Amoeba for some after dinner cocktails on Saturday. My friend placed his order for a 'porn star martini', was audibly laughed at by the barman before he bellowed over the bar 'Errrrr I don't think so, this...More

2  Thank Emily O
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

If you call yourself a cocktail bar (or a nightlife place as the category on tripadvisor suggests), you should be able to serve your customer the drinks they want to drink.... if someone orders a drink you don’t know how to make, you don’t have...More

2  Thank Konrad S
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

On first entering this bar I thought... this is nice. At the bar for service I found the staff very unfriendly and standoffish, and one in particular was extremely rude. Not to let terrible staff ruin our night we carried on downstairs with our drinks....More

1  Thank 186220Mary
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We discovered Amoeba quite by chance whilst wandering around Clifton in search of somewhere for a pre-dinner sharpener. The frontage is unassuming but inside is exactly my type of bar. Intimate, comfortable, cool, unintrusive music, eclectic furnishings and a superbly stocked bar. Of course, a...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I popped in for a drink with friends as the beer selection is good. Amoeba have a great deal, bottle of wine and a cheeseboard for £20.00. Was fab, enough for 4 people, great end to an evening, would heartily recommend.

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