Business Meetings & Events near Bristol

The most relaxing place to do business in Bristol

View a virtual tour of our Meetings and Events facilities at Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand

Located on Broad Street, just a short cab ride from Bristol Temple Meads station, Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand provides an ideal venue for business meetings and events or family occasions.

Our largest function room, the Wessex Suite, seats up to 600 guests, making it suitable for large conferences: it’s also one of Bristol’s most popular wedding venues. We also have nine further rooms suitable for board and team meetings, training sessions, presentations, interviews and private dining.

All our meeting rooms come fully equipped with:
• Air-conditioning
• LCD projector and screen
• BT Openzone wireless internet access

Mix business with pleasure

You can choose from a wide range of refreshments, including healthy options, and make use of our Tyrell’s Restaurant and Marlow’s Bar. And whether you’re planning a board meeting or a birthday bash, our dedicated Meetings & Events team will help you from start to finish. 

So when you’re searching for a wedding venue or doing business in Bristol, look no further than Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand.

Event
Space
Theatre Thistle Class Room Thistle Cabaret Thistle U-Shape Thistle Board Room Thistle Banquet Thistle Reception Thistle

Ballroom & Bar

  • 19.2 x 12
  • 8m high
300 160 150 60 70 200 350

Clifton

  • 8.1 x 5.1
  • 2.37m high
30 20 10 18 18 30 40

Colston

  • 6.9 x 4
  • 3.6m high
20 12 8 12 12 - 25

Devon

  • 9.6 x 7.7
  • 3.6m high
60 35 40 25 20 40 50

Duchess Suite

  • 22.5 x 9.55
  • 3.5m high
100 64 64 64 88 120 175

Marlborough

  • 14.6 x 8.28
  • 4m high
100 60 50 30 30 100 140

Wessex Suite

  • 28.6 x 22.1
  • 4m high
600 250 250 70 70 420 600

Local Information

Today's Weather

in Bristol °C or °F

25 Apr Fri

Occasional rain
Occasional rain
High Temperature:
16oC
Low Temperature:
7oC

26 Apr Sat

Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers
Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers
High Temperature:
15oC
Low Temperature:
7oC

27 Apr Sun

Periods of rain
Periods of rain
High Temperature:
14oC
Low Temperature:
7oC

28 Apr Mon

Periods of rain
Periods of rain
High Temperature:
14oC
Low Temperature:
8oC

29 Apr Tue

Mostly cloudy with a few showers
Mostly cloudy with a few showers
High Temperature:
14oC
Low Temperature:
5oC
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