Make a weekend of it

As well as all the fantastic shopping there's so much to see and do in Bristol that you can't fit it in to just one day.

Even if you're all shopped out there's still plenty to see and do for the whole family in Bristol, so why not make a weekend of it?

  You can brighten up the darker evenings by meeting with friends for dinner before catching the latest movie.

There are over 25 restaurants and cafés in the city centre shopping area including Giraffe, Yo Sushi!, Coal Grill & Bar, Fratelli’s and Bella Pizza.

Bristol City Centre Shopping In Quakers Friars, the European-style, open-air piazza, renowned celebrity chef Raymond Blanc’s Brasserie Blanc offers a great lunch and dinner menu using locally sourced and seasonal produce.

If you’re in a hurry before the cinema, head to Subway to enjoy the exclusive autumn meal deal for £5 after 5pm Monday to Saturday and all day Sundays.

Bristol City Centre Shopping Cinema lovers are spoilt for choice with the UK's third Showcase Cinema de Lux in Cabot Circus which offers 13 screens, luxurious seating and an exclusive Directors Lounge.

While the Odeon cinema situated on Union Street provides an alternative venue for watching all the latest blockbusters. 

Need even more relaxation?

Spa Day For the ultimate in luxury, shoppers can unwind from their retail therapy and step into unrivalled relaxation at Sanctuary Spa in Quakers Friars.

This luxurious boutique spa offers the very best in treatments and products, as well as the latest Skin Spa treatments - from Dermaroller Therapy to Endermologie, Hydradermabrasion. and IPL. Visit the spa to find out more or book now on 0117 370 2791.  

A short stroll away from Bristol’s city centre shopping area is a fantastic range of attractions to suit all age groups.

Bristol City Centre Shopping In the historic Harbourside area is interactive science centre At-Bristol, Brunel’s ss Great Britain, The Bristol Aquarium and the city’s exciting new museum, M Shed.

John Wesley’s Chapel ‘The New Room’, which is the oldest Methodist building in the world, and St Mary Redcliffe Church will interest those with a passion for historical buildings. 

To help shoppers plan their trip to Bristol, a range of free downloadable maps are available here  and you'll see one day just isn't enough in Bristol, so why not consider staying over?

To extend the feel-good factor in Bristol’s city centre shopping area, rest up and unwind at the Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre located right next door to Cabot Circus.

Bristol Marriott City Centre The hotel offers spacious rooms with air conditioning, a mini-bar, high-speed internet access and 24-hour room service, plus use of the indoor pool. The hotel's Terrace Grill steakhouse restaurant features a delicious mix of locally-sourced produce.

It’s the perfect haven in which to relax and feel refreshed after a successful autumn shopping spree.

There's accommodation close to everything Bristol has to offer and to suit all tastes and budgets, check out all the options at

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