Hidden beneath The Library, discover The Archive, an extraordinary venue pulsating with live music, curated events, and an array of glamorous cocktails. 

Immerse yourself in a vast collection of whisky and drinks that includes timeless classics and a selection of our exclusive “Archived” cocktails, resurrected from the bygone cocktail menus of our sister venues. 


Opening times

Friday – Saturday



We are honoured to facilitate a variety of wonderful events in The Archive, including intimate tastings where guests can explore the intricacies of fine spirits, as well as lively live music performances and gigs that bring joy and energy to our space.

We are soon to be offering Private hire in The Archive! 

From small business functions to birthdays, wedding receptions and more. 

Please email our bookings team at


The Archive will have ‘Member Exclusives’ such as priority access and discounted tickets to the bar and events.

Please let us know if you are interested in membership by emailing our bookings team at

Please use the Libraries contact number:  0117 363 7949

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DISCLAIMER: During busy days such as Friday and Saturday card details are required when booking.

We do not charge deposits, it’s just an assurance for us that people show up when they reserve tables. If you no-show without giving us at least 24 hours notice there is a no show fee of  £10 per head charged directly to your card.

On table sizes of 6+ we do implement a non-optional service charge of 12.5% 

Our bar is not liable for any damage, breakage, or loss of items left in the premises or brought in by individuals, and therefore will not provide replacements or refunds.

Please note, that we have a smart-casual dress code: no flip-flops, tracksuits, fancy dress costumes, or baseball caps/hats. This dress code is a guideline, so if you need to wear any of the above or are unsure, please let us know before your booking.

Please make sure you have a confirmation email for your booking.