Food & Drink By Interest

Bristol is a food lover's paradise. We have some of the best independent restaurants serving freshly prepared, home-cooked food from the finest ingredients in the South West.  

Whatever your reason for visiting, we have some top recommendations for you when it comes to eating and drinking in the city. 

For a romantic break in Bristol we can recommend some of our finest restaurants to give that special person in your life an extra special treat, from Champagne on arrival to a table with a breathtaking view. Bristol even has a couple of Michelin-starred restaurants if you’re really looking to impress. 

Want to make the most of the sunshine? Take your pick from alfresco spots on the harbourside, stunning rooftop terraces and buzzing pub gardens. Bristol also has an array of boats that have been transformed into beautiful restaurants and bars. 

Many restaurants also cater for group bookings, including stag and hen weekends, but be sure to book in advance so you're not disappointed. 

The city makes a great family adventure and there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants in Bristol to choose from, with special menus for kids, highchairs and activities to keep them entertained. We've also got many dog-friendly bars and restaurants, if you have your four-legged friend with you. 

Many Bristol restaurants put sustainability front and centre of what they do, from local sourcing and seasonality to being mindful of food waste and energy usage. You’ve got plenty of choice if you’re following a vegetarian or vegan diet, and don’t forget to try some local specialities while you’re here! 

Find the perfect place for your needs...

From kids menus to accessible parking, you're guaranteed plenty of options in and around Bristol.


Bristol has a huge range of restaurants and bars in across the city that cater for…

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