Cheap and cheerful guide to a student life in Bristol
About to start studying in Bristol?
Well, welcome to our amazing, vibrant city full of culture, music and gurt lush food spots. It’s a city that has something to offer everyone.
You won't be bored, we can assure you that. Whether you're after high street brands, independent stores or to bag yourself a cheeky bargin, Bristol will fulfill your shopping dreams.
With the likes of Zara, & Other Stories, H&M, Topshop, JD, Urban Outfitters you will be spoilt for choice, so make sure you take your student card with you as most high street chains do offer student discount. Just make sure you ask at the till!
St Nicholas Market
A vibrant covered market located on Corn St just east of Castle Park. This Georgian arcade houses a mix of tiny shops, independent stalls and incredible street-food stands, that is open six days a week, Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm.
(Photo credit: St Nicholas Market)
You know the one, the BIG hill. It holds an abundance of independent stories along both sides of the street, from vintage clothing, beauty stores to charity shops. Worth stopping and having a gander to see what bargains you can pick up.
Its said to be the country’s largest continuous stretch of independent businesses, and has been seen as the epitome of Bristol’s independent spirit. With it’s collection of quirky pubs, bars and independent shops and businesses. As well as all of this, you’ll be spoilt for choice with charity shops, so go grab yourself a bargain.
(Photo credit: Industry Bristol)
Now, if you’re a foodie you’re going to love what Bristol has to offer.
Whether you’re on a 9am commute to class and needing a pick me up coffee, or looking for a change of scenery for an evening wind down study session, Caffe Clifton offer 10% student discount all day long.
With a reputation for some of the best breakfasts in Bristol and located in Montpelier, you’ll find an array of delicious brunch, lunch and dinner options with plenty of veggie and vegan choices ranging from £5.90 - £14.
If you’re a fan of pizza, you’re going to love Bosco’s. Tasty wood-fire and handmade pizza’s priced between £10-12, so why not treat yourself or share between a few with some extra sides ready to line your belly’s for the night ahead. Located in the heart of Clifton.
(photo credit: Bosco)
Racks Bar & Kitchen
Whether you just fancy a nice meal out, or you’re organising a social for your society/sports club Racks offer amazing deals for students. Just make an enquire through their website and they will get back to you.
As well as their student deal, if you ask at the bar for a free MyQuarter Card, you will receive lots of weekly deals aswell as £10 back for every £10 you spend at any of Quarter’s restaurants and hotels. Located in Clifton
Posted on 23rd August 2019 by Kelsee Leighton