Your Guide to Tatoo Studios in Bristol

Getting a tattoo is an exciting decision, but it’s important to take your time and do your research. Patience is definitely a virtue in this case, and it will pay off in the long run when you end up with a tattoo you absolutely love.

Fortunately, if you’re in Bristol, you’re in luck! The city has a thriving tattoo scene filled with incredibly talented artists and top-notch studios. Finding the right studio can be the perfect way to match your vision with the right artist and start building a connection.

While Instagram is a great resource for checking out an artist’s portfolio, don’t forget about the curated selection and vision offered by studios. It can be an inspiring place to find new artists to explore further.

In this guide, we’re going to introduce you to 5 of the best and most reputable tattoo studios in Bristol. We’ll take you through their size and ethos, so you can make an informed decision when it comes to choosing the perfect studio for your next tattoo. So let’s get started!

Top Rated Tatoo Studios

1. No Regrets Studio

No Regrets is an award-winning studio space, modelled like an open-plan idea-sharing and creativity-fusing hub. On the walls are exhibitions of local and national artists work, and the studio is a bit of a hub for tattoo-related events too.

They have 18 resident artists, meaning a wide range of specialisms, and plenty of ideas to browse for inspiration. The style specialisms include fine line illustrative, colour realism and surrealism, oriental illustrative, water colour, ornamental, black and grey, neo-traditional, dot work and geometric.

The portfolios on their site are stunning!

No Regrets also always have guest artists, who bring different and exciting offerings to the table.

The is beautifully crafted, with free wifi and free refreshments during the sessions.

No Regrets Studio Website

2. The Inkwell Studio

Inkwell is home to 4 excellent Bristol Tattoo artists with a mix of highly experienced artists in expert training. The studio is owned by Aaron Porter who calls this space a dream come true. His speciality is portrait work.

Between them, they offer gorgeous works, with specialities in realism, neo-traditionalism dot work mandala and floral, and neo-traditionalism,

The Inkwell Studio Website

3. Infinity Ink Bristol

Infinity Ink is a welcoming, relaxed studio, hosting 4 excellent tattoo artists. They pride themselves on high-quality bespoke designs that they will generate alongside you, at very reasonable prices

There are 4 resident artists, and between them, they cover a broad range of styles including American Traditional, Classic/Old School, Japanese, Illustrative, Black and Grey Realism, Portrait, Blackwork, Fine Line, Cartoon/Anime, Graphic and Lettering. Infinity Ink has a helpful description on their site as to what each of these styles means, with great images for inspiration.

What’s more, we love when studios have a mission they share. Infinity tries to use vegan inks and eco-friendly supplies where possible.

Infinity Ink Bristol Website

4. Purple Rose Tatoo

Purple rose tattoo studio in Fishponds is also a big name on the Bristol tattoo scene. It is welcoming, friendly and modern and a bit of bran in itself with its own purple rose merch and authentic purple rose identity. It has a very good reputation.

There are about 10 resident artists covering a range of styles, many of them keen on cartoon, colour or impressive realistic figures.

Mostly, the place seems unintimidating and like it’s run by people who take great pride and care in their work.

Purple Rose Tatoo Website

5. Forever Bound Tatoo

Forever bound studio was founded by Toni Moore in 2014, and has since grown much bigger. It was founded to be a relaxed and creative space where artist and clients could design together. The website and branding look punk-like but the interior is a stylish mix of framed art on the walls, fresh flowers and lots of skulls.

They have 6 resident artists, between them specialising in a wide range of styles including stylised realism, vintage bold colour, block and line mandala and mendhi, metal punk and horror images, and many more.

Mostly they recommend pre-booking by contacting and arranging sessions with the artists directly though they also sometimes take walk-ins.

Forever Bound Tatoo Website

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