North Street is a stone’s throw away from green spaces such as Greville Smyth Park and Ashton Court Estate, the latter of which is a perfect picnic spot and home to the annual Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. It’s perfectly located for commuter access too, with the centre just a 15-minute cycle away. You can also reach the centre in 30 minutes on foot, taking in the scenic harbourside on the way.

If you’re looking for a thriving community spirit, a different restaurant, bar or café for every day of the week and a buzzing arts and cultural scene, Balfour Villas is the perfect choice for your next home. With a family friendly vibe and a ‘shop local, love local’ mantra, you have everything you’ll ever need right on your doorstep

  • A Guardian ‘Top Ten Budget Eat’, Bagel Boy offers up healthy, nutritious fillings in every bagel.

  • A new and perfectly on trend hairdressing salon for all styles.

  • Fancy a laugh? Head to Comedy Box which has hosted many up-and-coming comics over the years.

  • The original Lounge café and bar (now one of 74), opened on North Street in 2002 and still going strong.

  • A specialist coffee house with its own seasonal espresso blend, along with homemade cakes and snacks.

  • There’s often a queue out the door at Rare, a fabulous local butcher selling everything from burgers to wild game.

  • Pick up the perfect gift from local artisan jewellery to handmade ceramics at this glass gallery and gift shop.

  • The freshest, tastiest fish and chips going, even cooked in eco-friendly palm oil for a healthier meal.

  • Opened in 2001, it’s now a Bristol institution for socialising, great food, art exhibitions, live music and theatre.

  • ‘Best Mediterranean restaurant at the Bristol Good Food Awards 2015’, the menu has the best local ingredients.

  • The largest of the Thali authentic Indian food chain, the Thali Café serves up tiffins, city snacks and mango lassi galore.

  • One of Bristol’s most renowned bakers, Mark’s Bread is the place to head for all your artisan bakery needs.