Alfred's Gifts and Antiques 331 Hope St, Bristol, RI02809 Since 1975, Alfred's Gifts and Antiques has been part of the historic downtown area in Bristol. Furniture, lamps,…More paintings, prints, glassware and dishes, all in excellent condition, are the mainstay of this shop and are offered primarily on consignment. New items include an extensive selection of Byer's Choice figurines, candles, Christmas decorations and gift items. Browse the lovely items on display any day of the week, and don't miss the annual Open House held every November.
Thames Waterside Bar & Grill 251 Thames St, Bristol, RI02809 "The best sunset in Rhode Island" canbe found at Thames Waterside Bar & Grill. Situated on the Bristol River, the…More outside decks and dining/bar area offer stunning views while you enjoy a varied menu and a full bar. Seafood is the house specialty, and you can stop in any day of the week for lunch or dinner. This is a great location for a casual lunch with friends or a private dinner party.
The Mount Saint Joseph Spiritual Life Center, sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Dorothy, is located on an…More overlook atop the Bristol peninsula on Monkey Wrench Lane that extends down to the edge of Narragansett Bay. The property serves as a retreat and resort facility. The Main House can accommodate day groups of up to 50 people, while the smaller Madonna Hall is available for private retreats.
Some of the functions is it has hosted include confirmation and Catholic-school retreats, days of recollection, meetings of parish councils, interdenominational conferences, leadership get-aways and individual days of prayer. Summer rentals are available; in July and August, Madonna Hall is available on a weekly basis. Due to the center's proximity to Newport and Boston, it is a popular place for friends and families to gather for reunions.