cheap night bristol

Low on funds? Getting to the end of the month? Try these 10 nights out in Bristol for less than a tenner.

Don’t stay in! You can have a lot of fun in Bristol for less than 10 quid.

1. Independent Cinema

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There are loads of little cinemas in Bristol that are worth checking out. The most famous is The Watershed where you’ll find a variety of great films for less than a tenner.

Another is The Cube Cinema, hidden away in Stokes Croft. There’s a smaller selection but a bit cheaper with tickets costing no more than a fiver.

If you’re after the latest blockbusters you can pop to Scott Cinemas where you’ll be able to see the latest releases for around a fiver as well. Head over to 51 Northumbria Dr, Bristol BS9 4HN for this place.

The Arts House show independent films on a Monday and a Tuesday where entry will cost no more than £3.

2. Bowling at The Lanes

Get yourself down here and bowl the night away. It costs £5.50 per person for a walk in bowl. Bonus. Every Sunday and Monday, pizzas are buy one get one half price.

3. Table tennis & arcade games at Kongs

Most nights of the week you’ll be able to play table tennis for free in this brilliant King Street bar. On a weekend it will set you back a fiver for 30 minutes. There’s also a wide variety of arcade games to try your fancy it.

4. Bagel and a pint at Bagel Boy

You can find these guys just off of Corn Street or on Gloucester Road. Grab the ‘Whole Kaboodle Meal Deal’ to get a choice of – onion rings, homeBBQ beans or home-made ‘slaw and a Samuel Adams lager for £10.

5. See live music for free at The Canteen

There’s live music every night of the week here and the best of all, it’s free! You’ll also be able to eat a very tasty meal usually under a tenner.

6. Watch some cheap theatre at ‘The Wardrobe’

The Wardrobe Theatre used to sit above The White Bear pub up on St Michael’s Hill but they’ve soon to be moving to a new space in Old Market. and is committed to affordable nights out. Previously, tickets were usually no more than a fiver.

7. Rollerdisco and awesome music at the Trinity Centre

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If you book before hand it will cost you £9 (skate hire included), to strap up and roll around the Trinity Centre.

8. Test your knowledge at a pub quiz

There are endless places in Bristol where you can find a pub quiz. Friday’s and Saturdays are unlikely but here are some places Sunday-Thursday where you’ll find entry for just a quid.

Monday: ‘The Flyer’ on Gloucester Road

Tuesday: ‘The Brass Pig’ in Clifton

Wednesday: ‘The Christmas Steps’ on the Christmas Steps

Thursday: ‘The Hare on the Hill’ in Kingsdown

Sunday: ‘The Spotted Cow’ in Fishponds

9. Put away at Crazy Golf

Jungle Rumble in Cabot Circus is open until 11pm. A round of 18 holes will cost you a measly £7.50

10. Improv!

Located just off Whiteladies Road, The Bristol Improv Theatre has a variety of nights that are almost always below a tenner. We recommend the fantastic ‘Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera’ for a huge barrel of laughs!

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