You won’t want to miss out on these best places to eat in Clifton

Bristol is well known for its plethora of cafes, restaurants and the good food it brings to both those who live in and visit the city. With so much to choose from, its hard to decide where to go.

Clifton is a wonderfully historic part of the city; filled with Georgian townhouses and its world famous suspension bridge bringing many people to this part of the city. We’ve rounded up our top places to eat when visiting.

Racks Bar & Kitchen- St Paul’s Road, BS8 1LX

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If outdoor terraces, big- screen sports and hotel wine cellars are your thing, then Rack’s Bar is for you! With lots of space to enjoy both food and drink and live sport, Racks is perfect for those looking for somewhere a little livelier.

www.racks-bristol.co.uk

Bristol Lido & Spa – Oakfield Place, BS8 2BJ

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The Lido, Bristol is a historic lido originally built in 1849, opening on 29 July 1850 under the name Clifton Victoria Baths.

This award winning restaurant and poolside bar offers great food served in a buzzy yet chilled-out setting. The restaurant itself overlooks the pool on the original viewing gallery.

www.lidobristol.com

99 Queen’s- Queen’s Road, BS8 1LW

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This wonderfully bright coffee shop offers breakfast and lunch surrounded by lots of plants and greenery with ample outdoor seating.

www.facebook.com/99queens

Brew- Whiteladies Road, BS8 2LS

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As Brew themselves put it: “Brew Coffee company is a local Bristol hangout for brunch, lunch, cake or just a damn fine Brew.”

www.brewcoffeecompany.co.uk

Pasta loco- 37A Cotham Hill, BS6 6JY

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It’s worth noting here that booking is absolutely essential as this place is extremely popular! Pasta loco offers Italian dishes & fresh pastas, plus cocktails, beers & wine.

www.pastaloco.co.uk

Nutmeg – 10 The Mall, BS8 4DR

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Offering Indian cuisine at its finest, Nutmeg is based in Clifton Village. Inspired by the diversity of India its food derives from the regions of the Himalayas, to the spice and seafood of south India.

www.nutmegbristol.com

The Ivy Clifton- 42-44 Caledonia Place, BS8 4DN

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We cannot mention places to eat in Clifton without mentioning the iconic Ivy. Offering fine dining, this sophisticated space offers vintage inspired decor offering a historical fine dining experience.

www.theivycliftonbrasserie.com

The Spiny Lobster- 128-130 Whiteladies Road BS8 2RS

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This restaurant provides fresh fish daily, sourced from Brixham in Devon. Offering the freshest fish in town, the spiny lobsters offers all types of oysters from around the country; mussels, crabs, lobsters, prawns and a host of fresh shellfish bringing you the taste of the sea.

www.thespinylobster.co.uk

Souk Kitchen- 59 Apsley Road BS8 2SW

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Offering Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and North African cuisine, the Souk Kitchen provides bold dishes with local sourced ingredients.

www.soukkitchen.co.uk

Alma Vale Tavern and Theatre– 18-20 Alma Vale Road  BS8 2HY

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This pub has regular jazz pianists, offers an art space downstairs and also includes an intimate theatre! Perfect for those interested in the arts.

www.almatavernandtheatre.co.uk

Bosco Pizzeria– 96 Whiteladies Road BS8 2QX

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Although currently closed due to the pandemic, Bosco pizzeria are still offering their delicious pizzas for delivery between 12-3pm and 5-9pm daily.

www.boscopizzeria.co.uk

Have we missed any? We would love to hear from you.