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Anonymous

Very nice place good nightlife but too many standard students that like ket, I enjoys the shopping a lot has a good range of clothing to show and beauty and himware to then restaurants will all different culture

Anonymous

amazing student city, have had a great first term. perfect balance of shopping, clubs of all sorts, bars, green spaces & restaurants. only downside is all the hills !

Anonymous

So much to do here. It's like London without the huge crowds and queues. There's something for everyone whether it's shopping at Cabot Circus or in the smaller local areas with fantastic markets. My favourite place it eat is ZaZa Bazaar which is down on the harbour and is an all you can eat place with food from all over the world.

Anonymous

City is very lively yet safe. Most student accommodation are in the city thus it's a very student friendly area. There are many things to see and events that are very inclusive.

Anonymous

Bristol is a great city for sustainability. It is encouraged here that you cycle, buy a reusable water bottle / coffee cup. It's also full of loads of independent shops which is great. Fantastic food and good bars and pubs.

Anonymous

It's a great city to be a student. The food is amazing but some meals and nights out can be a bit pricey. I recommend a walk by the harbour. Its a very friendly place to live.

Anonymous

It's a great city to be a student in. Some nights out can get pricey but the food is incredible and Cabot is a great place to shop. I reccomend a walk by the harbour.

Anonymous

Diverse creative city, amazing nights out, mr wolfs is great, lots of food places, good shopping centres. Had so much fun in Bristol when it comes to everything, everyone's super nice and welcoming, haven't had a bad experience yet!

Anonymous

Small city but so much to do. Very diverse night life, and can be pretty cheap So many amazing food places , especially burgers and taka taka. Cool vintage shops on Park Street , and Cabot Circus is amazing for shopping!

Anonymous

Bristol is a great city for all ages. If you're a student and not sure which uni to go to, Bristol has 2 great unis that have great facilities and the halls at UWE are amazing. The city it's self has a great atmosphere in the day and the night. In the day there is loads to do between the huge amount of places to eat that serve amazing food and are reasonably priced to going to the Aquarium or the zoo. The shopping malls in Bristol are also great they have almost every shop that you can think of so you have plenty of choice. In the evening, Bristols nightlife is on the same level as Cardiff, vibrant and full of life as well as cheap drinks. What more could you ask for.

Anonymous

Bristol is a fun city with lots to explore from the graffiti art in Stokes Croft to the harbour side restaurants with an amazing view of the harbour. There are a variety of food from around the world located in every corner of Bristol. There are plenty of night out choices in the city, depending on the music you like. Overall, a great student friendly city with a real sense of community feel.

Anonymous

Very nice city, awsome things to do, best nightlife, good wether, university is good. I love river side and harbourside and its bars. Expensive accomodation, nice VS shop, nice Michael Kors shop.

Anonymous

Bristol is a city of many different attributes, one minute you eating at ZaZa Bazaar to clubbing in Pryzm right outside

Anonymous

Bristol is a great city, despite its reputation for being really rainy the weather it not that bad! There are many clubs to go to depending on what you like, there are the big ones like Pryzm. SWX, Motion and Thekla but there are smaller ones on the Triangle as well. There are so many places to eat out whether it's in Cabot, Clifton, Harbouside etc. Cabot circus is such an amazing place for shopping! You have everything from Nee Look to Harvey Nichols. Would 100% recommend. Transport isn't amazing but it's not awful either, there are a few buses that tend to run late but so far not to the point where it's a massive inconvenience!

Anonymous

Bristol has a lovely vibe, as a student city there is so much going on and plenty of places to try out! There's plenty of things to get involved in

Anonymous

The best night life and music scene, including pubs, clubs and bars- whatever night you're looking for Bristol can cater for! A larger music venue for bigger acts is needed though. Cabot circus provides great shopping facilities and plenty of places to eat as well as Gloucester Road which offers great independent shops and places to eat/drink. Reason for 4 stars overall and not 5 is because the public transport is a joke (slow, unreliable and expensive) resulting in congested roads.

Anonymous

Bristol is a vibrant city full of street art and independent culture. It's got great night life with a large d&b scene but also a huge variety of music from funk&soul to baseline to pop. There's two decent size shopping areas with a big variety of shops and plenty of restaurants and bars. One thing that lets Bristol down is the public transport, expect your journey to take double the time the first bus app tells you it will take and expect at least one of your busses to be delayed or cancelled daily. Although Bristol markets itself as a cycling town I would say that the majority of the roads are not actually very bike safe. Also the design of the cycle lanes is ridulous, they are on the pavements and aren't painted a different colour or made easily distinguishable from the pedestrian area in any way, meaning people step in front of bikes daily. Apart from the transport issues, Bristol is a wonderful fun place, big enough to stay interesting, small enough to feel like home very quickly.

Anonymous

A beautiful town with lots of attractions and events going on all year round. Popular shopping mall: cribbs causeway and Cabot circus are definite go to.

Anonymous

Strong variety of food and entertainment. Can eat from different parts of the world everyday! So many veggie and vegan options also! Most of the food is reasonably priced however drinks are very expensive. Music scene is buzzing, every night there is something different. Great opportunities for up and coming artists with an abundance of open mic nights. Buses are over priced for students however they are frequent and mostly reliable.

Anonymous

Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life Loving the food and the night life

Anonymous

Bristol is a large, vibrant, divers city at the heart of the south west, with everything from food to shops

Anonymous

Bristol is such a young and vibrant to city to live in. There will always be activities/events going on in the town every week. The people in Bristol are friendly as well.

Anonymous

Great place to live, really unique! Plenty of restaurant, my favourite being zar zar. Lots of choices for vegans. Just be careful where about a in Bristol you go as St. Paul's and Gloucester Road are known to be quite rough. Other than that I love Bristol!!!

Anonymous

Christmas market is beautiful and the shopping centre is gorgeous love the layout and how much variety of shops they have there I love the green scenery and huge train station 🚉

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