We are a cosy Spanish bar nestled on the thriving North street in Southville, Bristol. Established around the year 2007, making us now the oldest Spanish bar in Bristol. Specialising in the traditional food and drinks of Spain accompanied by some of the finest live music from the UK and beyond. We also offer Spanish classes, accomodation and private hire of our intimate venue.
We’re reservation free on all evenings, keeping it friendly and accessible to everyone at all times of the day.
We're still serving yummy Sangria all through the year and why not!
JOW XMAS ESPECIAL
The supremely unusual cello & trumpet duo of James Gow (Eleven Magpies, Dau, etc) & Pete Judge (Get The Blessing, Three Cane Whale, etc) invite you to join them in the hygge-haven that is El Rincón for an evening of delightfully diverse original tunes, including some brand new ones, plus a few surprise festive additions, and maybe even the odd guest or two
Flamenco Performances at the Spanish Bar
Always a real treat for us.
Our tapas are served throughout the performances.
Friday 8th Dec. Doors open 6pm
Carol Singing, Sat 23rd Dec
Yes it's that time of year again
Roll up, warm up, squeeze in and feel the love!!
Donations (£5) to a hat for charity
Los Tress Magos
Saturday 6th Jan
12 Grapes Fiesta
Sunday 31st Dec
Almost every Thursday we host live music, so an advance ticket is required and as they're so goood they're usually all sold out before you get to the door. So check out our listing and enjoy the tunes!
From Folk to Jazz, Flamenco to Classical and much more besides our tiny gigs are a diverse set of shows, however what unites them is the talent and warmth of the performers. A rare chance to see some outstanding acts up close and personal.
Tickets from £6 plus booking fee with all sales online, please note these events are busy so perching, standing and sharing table with others all goes on.
AUDIENCE NOISE - WE KINDLY REQUEST THAT CONVERSATIONS BE KEPT TO A MINIMUM DURING PERFORMANCES
THIS IS OUT OF RESPECT FOR THE MUSICIANS AND YOUR FELLOW GUESTS. THANK YOU!
MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS open from 6pm
Evenings for like minded people to come in for an Hola in the bar, ideal if you love Spain, the language, it's wine, cerveza, the weather and meeting new amigos
Tortilla and olives served, Estrella Galicia, Sangria, Rioja or a cup of tea.
Please feel welcome to drop in on your own, with your amigos or pets, it's a relaxed evening with no plans or structure just a Spanish bar doing it's thing! x
1st Chess and Backgammon night (free entry)
2nd Games night with Toyville of North Street (free entry)
3rd Under the Red Guitar Poetry evening (ticket required)
Last Noches de Comedia (ticket required) Weds 31st Jan
CHESS AND DAVE nights in the bar from 6pm. We're limited on bards so bring one if you can. All levels welcome, we're here to learn, improve and pasa a nice time!
Hot Of the Press
Learn to play the card game Bridge too here!
GAMES NIGHT - Games, games and games. Toyville bring them, we play them.
UNDER THE RED GUITAR - Poetry Event
A featured poet each month and open mic slots, with MCs hosted with The Spoke poets Elizabeth Parker and Robert Walton.
Tickets available to purchase online a month before each event with doors opening 6.30.
Beverages and our tapas available throughout the evenings.
For an open mic slot (limited number available), please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Events in the Poetline are:
Dec 20 Edson Burton
Four handpicked and flavoursome comedians with a featured guest to headline our Comedy nights.
Door open from 6pm. Tapas, Estrella Galicia served throughout the performance.
Come along and support our little gig 'Noches de Comedia'
Open for walkins, we can hold private fiestas to for private hire and events. So please do check ahead.
Drop in for tapas and cerveza, open from 6pm
Bear in mind when we have football fixtures at Ashton Gate we close early at 8pm
On the occasional Sunday walk in for tapas, cocktails, a tarta de santiago and cafe con leche with brandy, vino, Estrella Galicia, sangria y mucho mas!!
Hire us all to yourself!
We are now taking bookings for your private events and special occasions. We will provide live music in the style of your choosing and a fantastic traditional Spanish buffet
View our deal for more info and get in touch to arrange a date.
Y pasa un buen rato con nosotros!
We've been offering Spanish classes at El Rincon for over 15 years, but you'll have to hang on till W/c commencing 27th November to join one of our new 4 week class and workshops.
Beginner improver /lower intermediate Mon 27th 7.30pm
Total begiinner class Tuesday 28th Nov 6.15pm
Fill in the form to regester your interest, we will certainly get back to you when we have information regading new classes and workshops at El Rincon.
A clean and comfortable one bedroom two storey accommodation, ideally positioned for exploring the vibrant city of Bristol. Situated in the heart of Southville on a street populated with cafes, bars, indoor market, quirky shops, independent theatre and brewery and much more besides. Only a short walk to the stunning Ashton Court Estate and Bristol Harbour. This little haven provides the perfect base to get away relax, unwind and enjoy what this great city has to offer.
We're all booked up till April 2024, so for all all enquiries after this date do please get in touch.