Balloon Bar


The Balloon Bar is your student bar at Bristol SU.

We serve tasty homemade food, host lots of student group takeovers and we even have BT Sport. We’re committed to being a more sustainable bar by reducing waste and single-use plastic, so remember to bring your keep-cup with you for reduced prices!

Whether you’re here for the weekly RAG Pub Quiz, to catch up with friends between lectures, take advantage of our Midweek Markdown drinks deals or just looking for a spot to study – make yourself at home.


We serve fresh, homemade, hot food from 8:30am-8pm during weekdays. We’ve also got a selection of sandwiches and pastries which you can grab on the go.

You can enjoy a tasty 10% off everything with an NUS TOTUM Card.


Daily Deals


Looking to run a society social? Look no further than the Balloon Bar! Equipped with a stage, speakers, projector and screen it’s the perfect place to host a pub quiz, karaoke, live music or bingo and at no cost to your student group. 

You can apply for a society takeover by email here. Please note that the bar will remain open to other students and the public.

The Balloon Bar is also available for non-student hire outside of term time and can cater for anywhere between 100 and 180 people.