Hire Our Space

Located on Southville’s bustling North Street, our café bar is a hub for great food, drink, music and art. Converted from an historic factory, once at the heart of Bristol’s industrial past, our bright and welcoming space is a great spot to eat, drink and relax with family and friends.


With everything from the cosy snug, to our covered outside space complete with bar – we can host all manner of celebrations and get togethers. Read on to learn more, or get in touch to chat about your future event.


From informal meetings to parties and celebrations, try our flexible and unique spaces for your next event.

Our spaces

  • The Snug – Inside – Capacity: 30-50 depending on set-up
  • The Tent – Outside, undercover – Capacity: 75-200 depending on set-up
  • The Tent and Terrace – Outside, undercover – Capacity: 100-250 depending on set-up

We can cater for

Business meetings and gatherings, wedding receptions and celebrations, filming and photography, private dining, arts and culture festivals, launches and exhibitions, and more!

To make an inquiry about an event with us, start the conversation: venues@tobaccofactory.com

Check out our hire pack as a PDF


Our sister venue Grain Barge has a great space for parties and special events…

With its attractive, cosy, wood-lined interior and windows looking out across the harbour at water level, the Hold Bar truly is a one-of-a-kind location to host your event. Our dedicated Events Manager will work personally with you to plan your day from start to finish, down to the smallest details, and be there on the day to make sure everything runs smoothly.

The space has its own exclusive bar and PA system – perfect if you want to hire a band or DJ for the night. You can decorate the space to your heart’s content and, if there is a particular drink you would like us to serve your guests, let us know and we can order it in for you.

Capacity: 100 people standing, 50 people seated

Full info on The Hold Bar and to download their hire pack visit their site.

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