360 Cafe at the Clifton Observatory

Litfield Rd, Bristol, BS8 3LT

Tel: +44 (0)117 974 1242

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Clifton Observatory entrance


The 360 Cafe is currently open 7 days a week for the following hours:

Monday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Clifton Observatory’s 360 glass cafe offers both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the City of Bristol and Clifton Suspension bridge. Located in the heart of Bristol visitors are invited to indulge in a variety of locally sourced refreshments, cake and a coffee on our rooftop terrace and enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding area.

The cafe currently serves a great  selection of refreshments and savouries from local suppliers including Bristol Twenty and Panino, along with delicious cakes from Cakesmiths.

360 café welcomes dogs so do feel free to bring your dog along to enjoy the café and surrounding areas

The observatory is not accessible by road, if driving please park your vehicle in the surrounding areas in Clifton and walk to the observatory.


Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Spring/Summer – from March:
Open 7 days a week from 10:00am – 5:00pm (Last entry 4:45pm)

Autumn/Winter From November:
Open 7 days a week from 10:00am – 4:00pm (Last entry 3:45pm)



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • alanw05
      Redditch, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Interesting way to pass an hour
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 10th April 2022
      Steep and narrow steps to get down to the viewing platform, and watch out for the missing section of top rail on the way down on the left!! But on the viewing platform it's an interesting view of... Read full review
    • philipc556
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      The lens in Camera need cleaning
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th May 2022
      Due to today heath and softly regulations I gather it is no possible to clean the lens making the Camera Obscura very obscure Read full review
    • toniawood
      Cheltenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Avoid if have vertigo
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 26th June 2022
      Was a nice tour of the camera obsecura and the cave below. Avoid if any issues with thin narrow steps or any issues like vertigo. I suffer with vertigo and struggled a little bit with the thin and... Read full review

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