12 best serviced offices in Bristol

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Home to the second highest number of start-ups in the UK, we recently awarded Bristol an impressive second place in our List of the Top UK Cities to start a business.

And it’s easy to see why. With almost 20,000 businesses currently there and more sprouting up each year, Bristol is one of the country’s most world-class, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial urban centres.

For many small business owners, there’s no better place to grow a great idea into a great business than in the growing trend for coworking spaces in the UK. But in a city that’s as on the move as Bristol, it’s vital to find the right place to stop and start making your dream a reality.

It’s an area we at Startups have been covering since it started to kick off nearly a decade ago, and now we’re proud to bring you the ultimate list of the Top 12 Coworking Spaces in Bristol right now, split into the best picks for: quality, price and work atmosphere.

In this article, we cover Bristol’s best office and coworking spaces for:


And if at the end of it all, you’d like a little more help deciding, we’ve made a quick quote-finder to help our readers compare their options at lightning speeds, which you’ll find at the top of this page. Enjoy!


Best coworking spaces in Bristol for: High Quality


1. Regus Business Lounge – Quality workspaces, wherever you are

    • Location – Six Bristol sites (including Temple Quay and Castlemead), and UK-wide


  • Cost – From £89 per month for access to the Business Lounges, or just £6.90 per person, per day


What’s the vibe like?


Whether you’re looking for an unreserved coworking space (hot-desking) or a reserved working space (a permanent desk), Regus has earned a nationwide reputation for providing pockets of well-equipped work spaces in some of the UK’s busiest cities.

Who will be at home here?


Sometimes running your own small business can feel like you’re always on the move. If that ever sounds like you, Regus Bristol’s deluxe yet affordable range of business lounges and coworking spaces might be just what you need.

With their extensive global and UK-wide network, you can find pockets of fully serviced offices and private lounges at many of the spots your small business ambitions is likely to take you.

What are the perks?


Regus’ vast network is a big one – but also their free Wi-Fi, printing facilities, on-site admin support, and for that added bit of privacy, you can sit back and be productive at one of their ThinkPod desks.

Or, to get a better idea of Regus’ Business Lounges, why not check out their video:

2. Urban Desk Space Bristol – For coworking in style

    • Location – Backfields Lane


  • Cost – You can hot desk from £10+VAT a day, or have your very own permanent desk (with 24/7 access) from £150+VAT a month


What’s the vibe like?


Established back in 2012, Urban Desk Space Bristol was one of the first coworking spaces in Stokes Croft, and it’s still one of the most loved.

Their work environment is friendly, productive and secure in equal measures, and the spacious and light new build studio is a sanctuary for people doing what they love.

“Urban Desk Space offers a light and open co-working environment which is also great for inviting clients to. We are a group of genuine friends who work hard and also love to get together out of work hours. Come say hi!”

― Amy Teslin


Who will be at home here?


Creative types will enjoy being at the arty centre of Stokes Croft, and working alongside like-minded freelancers and entrepreneurs, including architects, media companies, and even the off yoga teacher.

What are the perks?


As one of Bristol’s leading coworking environments, at Urban Desk Space you’ll find everything you’d expect like high speed Internet, a kitchen and bike storage – as well as a few perks that really make them stand out: extra large desks, eco cleaning products, and even a bose communal sound dock.

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3. Orega – A premier building in a prime location

    • Location – Victoria Street


  • Cost – Prices available on request


What’s the vibe like?


Orega on Victoria Street is a dream for any start-ups looking to grow. This beautiful, five-storey, red-brick building is nestled at the core of Bristol’s business district, and makes a lasting impression on any clients or potential collaborators.

Who will be at home here?


Any small business owners who are starting to make a name for themselves and want an address with clout, walk this way.

What are the perks?


10 Victoria Street is well-connected, within minutes from the floating harbour and a direct, 30-minute bus ride from Bristol Airport. Or, if you’re a road user, you’ll appreciate their private car park and secure cycle storage.

Then, to help your small business stay connected, you can enjoy state of the art IT and stylish business lounges, complete with satellite TV and daily newspapers.

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4. The Office Group – For flexible packages and well-connected offices

    • Location – St Nicholas House on Bristol High Street (and in London and Leeds)


  • Cost – Costs vary according to the space you require – we might be able to help you find a tailored quote in our form below


What’s the vibe like?


The Office Group is a British network of 30 serviced offices and coworking spaces, and their main sites are in Bristol, London and Leeds.

As a popular provider of virtual offices in Bristol, their packages are some of the most flexible and their offices spaces are always at the centre of attention.

Who will be at home here?


The Office Group can cater for most needs, and offers a space which balances both aesthetics and key functions.

There you’ll find a nice mix of professionals, from established law firms to the latest tech start-ups. Plus, the host of business and social events will help you make vital connections, if that interests you.

What are the perks?

Now with 30 sites right by key transport links, you feel good about cutting your carbon footprint, and keeping your small business or start-up well-connected.

In addition to flexible and well-designed drop-in spaces, members can also use the site as their business address, and benefit from their call handling service.

This video explains what it’s like to join The Office Group’s community:

TOG Manifesto from The Office Group on Vimeo.


Best for: Value for Money


1. Citibase Bristol Business Park – Great service at budget-friendly prices

    • Location – Opposite the University of the West of England campus


  • Cost – Prices available on request


What’s the vibe like?


This business centre is located in a contemporary office building, alongside a friendly crowd of both well-established and up-and-coming businesses. The tree-lined 38-acre grounds would make a nice change from your computer screen.

Who will be at home here?

Citibase is a great option for any growing businesses looking for high spec offices at low-costs.

What are the perks?

These landscaped grounds have good transport connections to Bristol Parkway station, the M4 and the M32, and you’ll be able to park on-site.

There, you can enjoy the convenience of fully serviced offices, super-fast Internet and a helpful concierge.

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2. Rombourne – A green oasis in the centre of Bristol

    • Location – St Brandon’s House, BS1


  • Cost – Prices available on request


What’s the vibe like?


As a Georgian listed property with contemporary-styled interiors, located just across from Cabot Tower, St Brandon’s House certainly has the wow factor. It enjoys a central but green location, and offers stunning city views.

Who will be at home here?


Their suites are all fully furnished, and can cater for between one and 30 professionals. This is a spot for busy small business owners who want to get on with things.

What are the perks?

You could look forward to working right at the heart of Bristol, and having a top-notch range of shops, restaurants and cafes just outside your door. St Brandon’s House additionally provides a quality reception service, meeting rooms and secure parking.


3. Raw Space – For a coworking space with character

    • Location – Gloucester Road


  • Cost – You can rent your own private desk space from £299 a month


What’s the vibe like?


Need a hot desk, fixed desk, private office or meeting room? How about somewhere just tucked away (at half a mile) from the inner-city buzz of Stokes Croft, in a friendly neighbourhood on Gloucester Road?

If that sounds like you, Raw Space could be right up your street. This beloved haunt of many a Bristol entrepreneur offers 3,500 square foot of rooms, each with their own character.

Who will be at home here?


Raw Space aspires to give its members more than just a place to work – this is a coworking space built around an ethos of collaboration and community.

You have an option of large open plan rooms, an eclectic mix of casual work zones, and more traditional office spaces.

What are the perks?


Raw Space is such a hotbed of collaboration, it even offers its own app to help you reserve spaces, talk to the support team, and keep your finger on the pulse of the busy social calendar.

What’s more, this app can take the pain out of networking – it’s easier than ever to make connections with the people around you when every member has their own profile. Who knows who you could be bumping into soon?

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Best for: Working Environment



Shall we cut to the chase…?

If you’d like to cut through the noise and go straight to finding the best options for you personally, you can skip to our personalised quote-finder now.

We’ve made this super-speedy form to help save our readers time and money, which you can hop to just by clicking here.

1. Redbrick House – For a modern and professional workspace

    • Location – Stokes Croft


  • Cost – Redbrick House offers simple billing and flexible membership packages, with prices available on request


What’s the vibe like?


Nice and central, Redbrick House brings together an impressive range of friendly and comfortables workspaces, and for professionals looking for somewhere both unique and affordable, this is a great option.

Who will be at home here?


The variety of spaces and flexibility of packages on offer here makes Redbrick House ideal for start-ups, entrepreneurs and freelancers in any industry.

What are the perks?

With three floors of working space at your disposal, Redbrick House members can choose between private working hubs and more dynamic spots to help get the creative juices flowing.

And as a not-for-profit, you can feel proud to be part of PAPER, a charity on a mission to help young guns make their business ideas a reality.

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2. Martrain – One for the long term

    • Location – Bristol City Centre


  • Cost – Monthly desk rentals cost £150 per month, but you can also negotiate more flexible rates if you don’t need to be there so often


What’s the vibe like?


Martrain houses a friendly bunch of entrepreneurs and freelancers working together in a light and open-plan shared office space. There are nine desks, which you can rent all to yourself, or for your team.

Who will be at home here?


Starting their own business is one of the best decisions many people say they ever made, but it can feel lonely for some.

If that sounds familiar, Martrain can offer a friendly helping hand, with their community of social freelancers who like to stick around for the long term.

What are the perks?

Included in your monthly rent is high speed fibre optic Internet, free meeting room hire and full use of the bathroom and kitchen. And for when you’re not working, you can put your feet out in their ping pong-ready chill-out area.

martrain coworking bristol

3. Future Space Bristol – For a space that grows with you

    • Location – Stoke Gifford


  • Cost – Prices start at £40 a month for a virtual membership, and upwards of £125 for desk spaces


What’s the vibe like?


Located on the UWE Bristol campus, Future Space makes a nice change from your typical city working environment.

And don’t worry, this isn’t your standard grotty student halls – you’ll get to choose between a high quality range of virtual memberships, hot desks and shared or private offices.

Who will be at home here?


Whether you’re after a short-term coworking hub for one or a serviced office for the whole team, Future Space is at the ready with a range of flexible and affordable options.

What are the perks?

Apart from feeling like a bright, young student again, Future Space workers will get access to some of the benefits of campus life – like the on-site facilities and even one-to-one business coaching.

future space coworking bristol

4. DeskLodge – Great vibes and even greater value for money

    • Location – Gloucester Road


  • Cost – You can drop in, or pay by the hour – prices start at just £10 a month


What’s the vibe like?


Once the home of the Evening Post, today DeskLodge attracts a vibrant community of businesses looking for a hot desking, fixed desks, private offices and meeting rooms in a space with a bit of character.

Who will be at home here?


DeskLodge is a shared office space for the hard-working but fun-loving professional. You’re free to drop in and pay by the hour, or stay a while, joining in on many events and meet-ups.

What are the perks?

DeskLodge Bristol has an ideal location, at a stone’s throw from Temple Meads station, Cabot Circus and Castle Park. You also won’t want to miss their popular socials, events and workshops.

We’ll let DeskLodge explain more:

5. Bristol Business Centre – A dream office space in the heart of Bristol

    • Location – Temple Back East


  • Cost – Prices range from virtual offices spaces starting at £39 per month, to private offices from £300 a month


What’s the vibe like?


In a word: it’s fantastic! Overlooking Bristol’s floating harbour and with working spaces bathed in natural light, Bristol Business Centre is an address to wow your clients – or just enjoy for yourself.

Who will be at home here?


Small business owners and entrepreneurs especially like the beautiful views of the harbour outside, unbeatable location, and quality restaurant on-site. If that sounds like your dream working environment, this will be a business centre to explore.

What are the perks?

Bristol Business Centre has a host of fantastic services including soft-seating areas, private work pods, free Wifi-Fi and coffee – not to mention having the M5 and Temple Meads main train station on your doorstep.

Let us take you on a virtual tour:


In a nutshell


So, is coworking or hiring a serviced office right for your small business? Of course, it depends on your goals, but it could be if you are keen to:

    1. Be more productive – None of us can focus properly in coffee shops and it can be tiring working where you sleep. Coworking spaces can be a great option for helping you focus on growing your business.


    1. Cut down on loneliness – Building a business can be tough work, but being surrounded by like-minded people can make all the difference. Sometimes all you need is to see that you’re not alone to stay motivated.


  1. Network – Coworking spaces are an exciting place to be thanks to the range of business and social events you’ll often get there. Plus, they’re the place to be if you’re interested in meeting potential collaborators, new friends or even investors.

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How can I get quotes for coworking spaces in Bristol?


Luckily, today there are coworking options to suit most budgets. Plus, these contracts tend to be flexible, so you can only pay for what you need – and come and go at ease.

If you would like to get in on the coworking action, we at Startups are here to help. The next natural step is to get some quotes for the leading coworking communities under your belt. Of course, these companies often need a few simple questions answered to give you the best deal for you personally.

But rather than sourcing these individually, we’ve made a no-hassle quote-finder for our readers. You only need to fill in your key details once, and will get quotes from your best matches to help you make the best decision.


To get your tailored quotes to compare, just click here to hop back to our quote-finder, and see how quickly you can get the answers you need now.

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