I always recommend the Bristol violin shop for its welcoming attitude and enthusiasm, for not just offering a quick fix, but taking their time to really listen to you and your instrument's needs
The friendly and welcoming atmosphere, coupled with the expertise and knowledge of the staff enables you to explore and reach the perfect setup for you and your violin. This is the only shop that I know that allows you to try and test any strings on your violin with no [...]
a wholly dependable cornerstone in the lives of many in the string-playing and teaching community
It is a pleasure to write in support of my friends at the Bristol Violin Shop. I took my violin to them for advice. Their assessment indicated that they could make it easier to play. After their subtle adjustments to the bass bar, the instrument began to sing very much [...]
very pleased with the instrument, and it has attracted attention and compliments from cellists for its appearance, the quality of its construction and sound
I’m very pleased with the instrument, and it has attracted attention and compliments from cellists for its appearance, the quality of its construction and sound, as well as my rather dramatic choice of colour and string adjusters!
I would heartily recommend them to players of all ages and abilities, they are a rarity indeed!
The Bristol Violin Shop is a real gem. Whether shopping for strings, or discussing a major restoration, the staff will always give their time with patience, skill and understanding. They offer informed and completely honest advice. I would heartily recommend them to players of all ages and abilities, they are [...]