Central Bristol Friends Meeting House

Central Bristol Quaker Meeting House serves a large and vibrant local community and offers a warm welcome to many thousands of people of all ages throughout the year. The Meeting House has four pleasant meeting rooms set around a quiet courtyard garden, and is a haven of peace in the centre of Bristol. The  rooms are for hire and are in regular use by a great variety of groups including community & activist groups, counselling, wellbeing,  training organisations, fellowship groups, company meetingsThe Meeting House is a place of worship twice a week and is used by other faith groups too. It is mostly wheelchair accessible. Two of the four toilets are accessible.
Our central location is within 2 minutes of the main shopping area of Bristol, 15 minutes walk from Temple Meads train station, 10 minutes walk from the main Bus station, and is on several bus routes. Parking in Cabot Circus car park is immediately adjacent and there is limited parking on the premises.
The extensive facilities include a large domestic style kitchen, a commercial food preparation Servery, a laundry and two showers. The new Servery is a fully commercial quality cooking area with large fridges and freezer, large induction cooking range and utensils, with a commercial dishwasher, stainless steel food preparation areas and plentiful storage. The domestic kitchen offers a 5-burner gas hob, 2 ovens, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, filtered boiling water and many new cooking utensils and an extensive range of crockery and cutlery. 


Meeting Room

Our meeting room, 10.1m x 7m is a pleasant hall with level access to our quiet enclosed garden via large glazed doors. The hall has an airy 5m high ceiling and a beautiful wood parquet floor, state of the art zoned heating and warmed fresh air ventilation, wired internet, WiFi, and a hearing loop. The AV system includes a powerful ceiling mount projector, large screen and loudspeakers. The room has storage off to one side for chairs and tables so that it is not cluttered but these are easily accessible.

Capacity 80


Double doors

Hearing Loop


AV projection on 135 inch screen and loudspeakers, hand held and stand microphones, flipchart holder available

Tables & Chairs

Access to Kitchen included in Hire

Small Meeting Room

Our small meeting room is 7.m x 5m, with a capacity of 20 seated, and it opens on to the enclosed and quiet garden via large glazed doors. It has a high ceiling, parquet floor, wired internet and WiFi. It has a tea station for hot drinks, as well as access to the main kitchen. 

Level access


Portable projection screen and flipchart holder available

Tea station and sink

Chairs and tables available



Library often used as a classroom, has  a capacity of 12, serving hatch to kitchen and to Servery, a small commercial kitchen. 

Level access


Portable projection screen and flipchart holder available

Large wall-mounted whiteboards

Tables and chairs available

Access to kitchen included in hire