Clifton restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Clifton

Primrose Cafe

The Primrose richly deserves its status as a Clifton institution, thanks to decades of serving towering homemade cakes and imaginative lunches, such as halloumi and courgette burgers, and slow-cooked pheasant. Pavem…
Indian in Clifton

Thali Café

At Thali, something of the makeshift exuberance of Indian street food comes to Clifton's hills. Richly flavoured dishes infused with spices include the eponymous thalis (multicourse meals), showcasing different curr…
Seafood in Clifton


Bristol's top choice for fish dishes rustles up everything from garlicky pan-fried bream with pesto, to succulent grilled whole lobster. The hot shellfish platter (£46 for two people) is memorable. The simple settin…
Bistro in Clifton

Shop 3

It's a bit like heading into a French neighbourhood bistro when you step through the door at Shop 3 to encounter the rich aromas of rustic food. The focus is firmly on local and foraged – expect delicate presentatio…
British in Clifton

Clifton Sausage

One for Brits to go all misty-eyed over: a cool eatery that places the much-beloved sausage on a culinary pedestal. The varieties on offer here include Gloucester pork, Cotswold lamb, and beef and Butcombe ale – all…
Cafe in Clifton

Chapter & Holmes

Top-notch coffee and cake served from a lovingly converted Piaggio Ape parked up near the Clifton Suspension Bridge visitor centre.