do something different this year!

Since opening in 2016, Bambalan has become a firm favourite on the Bristol food and drink scene. Known for its vibrant, fresh food, drink and decor, Bambalan is bringing you something just a little different for Christmas 2023!

Bambalan can cater to parties of all sizes, including full venue takeovers. Available for drinks parties, Christmas lunch and dinner and dancing.

We’re passionate about great tasting, freshly prepared food, all created to share, and our Christmas menu will be full of mouthwatering dishes designed to be enjoyed with friends and colleagues. Taking inspiration from our Mediterranean inspired menu, our Christmas offering is perfectly suited for anyone looking to enjoy something punchy, exciting and bursting with flavour.


Bambalan’s open and vibrant restaurant is the perfect venue for a truly unique Christmas. Where you can host a festive brunch, lunch and dinner while overlooking the city from your seat! With floor to ceiling windows, raised stage area, snug booths and semi-private terrace, your party is complete with our delicious take on a Christmas dinner and buffet for larger parties.

– Maximum capacity: 250 guests

– Suitable for: Brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks and exclusive hire

– Extra charges: Entertainment

– Hire fee: Minimum spend for exclusive bookings, no hire fee for non-exclusive parties


Our winter terraces are the ultimate party destination this festive season.

With stylish decor, DJ booth and private bar, our canopy filled with space heaters and festive lights will be this season’s must-visit location.

Wen also help you take your celebrations to the next level with entertainment, such as singers and DJ’s, at an extra charge.

– Maximum capacity – 150 guests
– Suitable for: Drinks and parties
– Extra charges: DJ booth and entertainment
– Hire fee: Minimum spend for exclusive bookings, no hire fee for non-exclusive parties


If you’ve got a bigger group to entertain, we can offer full venue hire of Bambalan for up to 400, giving you exclusive use of one of the hottest spots in town all night!

Full venue capacity includes both indoor and outdoor space, so would be best suited to drinks parties or standing buffets, as maximum seated capacity is 250. As the night goes on we can create a dedicated dance floor in the restaurant, making it the perfect spot for DJs and dancing.

– Maximum capacity – 400 guests (indoor and outdoor)
– Suitable for: Drinks and parties
– Extra charges: DJ booth, Photobooth and entertainment
– Hire fee: Minimum spend for exclusive bookings


We have got the perfect team that will help get your Christmas party started! Contact the team on 0117 922 1880 or email at [email protected]



Being one of Bristol’s most popular drinking and dining venues, a Bambalan Gift Voucher is the perfect alternative gift for that someone special who loves sunshine food and drinks!

Choose from drinking and dining experiences and monetary vouchers as well.