Accessible Places to Eat & Drink in Bristol

Do you enjoy eating out but have certain dietary requirements? Looking for disabled access restaurants, stylish restaurants with a step-free entrance? Want to find out which cafés and restaurants in Bristol are suitable for wheelchairs or offer a braille or large print menu? Here are some welcoming, accessible places to eat and drink in Bristol. 

Our understanding is that these establishments are 'accessible' however we advise that you check with them directly based on your own specific needs.  

Meeting your access needs 

Many of Bristol’s top attractions and venues have a cafe or restaurant which has level or ramp access and accessible toilets, such as Colonnade at Bristol Beacon or The Harbour Kitchen at Brunel’s SS Great Britain.  

If you’re in need of a Changing Places toilet facility, you’ll find them within easy reach of many of the city centre’s top cafes and restaurants in Cabot Circus, M Shed in the harbour, the RWA in Clifton and Bristol City Hall on College Green. 

Watershed Cafe Bar is accessible via a lift and has both gender neutral and gender specific toilets as well as two accessible toilets. 

The Wiper and True brewery taproom has full wheelchair access inside and out, including a dropped bar area, accessible toilets and a changing places facility, plus easy access for brewery tours. 

Harbour House is a street level restaurant with no stairs, accessible toilets and a scenic terrace overlooking the harbour. Flourish Kitchen is a great stop-off between Bristol and Bath with disabled parking spots, level access throughout and accessible toilets. 

Following a restricted diet? 

Many of the city’s dining establishments and bars will do their best to accommodate any specific dietary requirements, but it’s best to check their website for menu details or contact them in advance if you have any concerns about ingredients. 

Restaurants such as Three Brothers Burgers, and The Real Greek provide dedicated vegan menus if you’re following a plant-based diet. Find out more in our guide to The Best Places to get Vegan Food in Bristol

COR in Bedminster can provide tailored menus for vegan, dairy-free, nut-free or gluten-free diets, while The Coconut Tree and Bar 44 provide a detailed list of allergens for every dish on their website. 

If you’re looking for halal food in Bristol, you’ll find a range of Indian street food at Talwar Express in the city centre, Japanese-inspired dishes at Yakinori on Park Street, and food from across the world at Cosmo buffet restaurant

You can find out more about attractions, hotels and more across Bristol on our Accessibility page

AccessAble Access guides

AccessAble (previously Disabled Go) have produced a number of guides, all in one place, to help you plan where you might like to eat and drink in Bristol. As well as the restaurants listed below, you can check their website to find out step by step descriptions of what accessibility is like at a particular place. Including information on accessible entrances, door widths, accessible toilets (often including photos) and more.