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Al Fresco Dining Bristol

What better way to spend a sunny day than a spot of Al Fresco Dining in Bristol? From chic patios to harbourside terraces and pub gardens, we run down the best places to enjoy some Al Fresco Dining in Bristol.

Ensure you make the most of those precious, fleeting rays by visiting the best alfresco dining options in Bristol...

Greenhouse

Greenhouse

Location: Green College

About: The sun is shining bright, and it's the perfect day to step out and enjoy some al fresco dining in Bristol. There's nothing better than savoring delicious food and drinks while soaking up the warm sun and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. And what could be a better place to do so than one of Bristol's ultimate pubs, Greenhouse?

This pub is known for its intimate ambiance, excellent service, and scrumptious food that will leave you craving for more. Whether you're with friends, family, or your significant other, there's something for everyone at Greenhouse.

Address: 37 College Green, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS1 5SP

Telephone: 0117 927 6426

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Lido

Lido

Location: Clifton

About: Located in the heart of Clifton, the Lido is an al fresco haven tucked away from the bustle of the city streets. The Poolside Bar serves a daily changing tapas menu with a variety of hot and cold small plates including patatas bravas, charcuterie and marinated olives. Precede your meal with a dip in the large swimming pool to stay cool. 

Al Fresco Rating: 5/5

Address: Oakfield Place, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2BJ

Telephone: 0117 933 9530

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Aqua

Aqua

Location: Welshback, Portished and Grande Cafe

About: For those who wish to combine fresh air with their food and drink, Aqua Whiteladies boasts a lovely street side dining area to enjoy a light lunch or bite to eat on a summer's day. Book here.

Al Fresco Rating: 5/5

Address: Welsh Back Bristol BS1 4RR, Portished Martingale Way, Bristol BS20 7AW, Grand Cafe 153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF

Telephone: 01179 733 314, 01275 842 590 or 01179 156 060

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The Apple

The Apple

Location: Harbourside

About: Cider, sunshine and waterside socialising are all a part of The Apple's charm. Located on a beautifully converted Dutch barge in the heart of Bristol’s Old City, its large sun-drenched quayside terrace and deck bar is the perfect setting to enjoy a menu of sumptuous, wholesome, west-country inspired dishes and locally produced ciders. 

Al Fresco Rating: 5/5

Address: Welsh Back, Bristol, BS1 4SB 

Telephone: 0117 925 3500

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The Olive Shed

The Olive Shed

Location: Harbourside

About: Situated a stone's throw from the water's edge, The Olive Shed offers the best of the Mediterranean. Whether you're looking for a delicious lunch time snack, an evening meal, or just want to share a few tapas dishes with a glass of wine in the sun, this is the perfect spot to dine when the sun comes out to play. 

Al Fresco Rating: 3/5

Address: The Floating Harbour, Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN

Telephone: 0117 929 1960

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Grain Barge

Grain Barge

Location: Harbourside

About: Bursting with character, this historic converted barge makes for a great place to soak up the harbourside in the sunshine. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the city while tucking into Grain Barge's hearty gastro-pub staples and vibrant, wine and ale menu. 

Al Fresco Rating: 4/5

Address: Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road, Bristol, BS8 4RU

Telephone: 0117 929 9347

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Square

Square

Location: Clifton

About: The Square's al fresco terrace is the perfect summer dining spot - by day it's filled with warm sunlight, and plenty of shade for those wishing to take a cooling break. By nightfall it's awash with warming heat lamps and hidden fairy lights. If the weather gets a little too chilly, don't be afraid to ask the barmen for a blanket!

Al Fresco Rating: 4/5

Address: 15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HB

Telephone: 0117 921 0455

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Severnshed

Severnshed

Location: Harbourside

About: Perched on the edge of Bristol's Floating Harbour, every seat on the al fresco deck boasts an impressive view of the city's skyline on a sunny afternoon. On the menu, you'll find traditional and modern British dishes and international cuisine, served up with Severnshed's own unique twist.

Al Fresco Rating: 4/5

Address: The Grove, Bristol, BS1 4RB

Telephone: 0117 925 1212

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Arnolfini

Arnolfini

Location: Harbourside

About: Arnolfini's Mediterranean-inspired menu tastes even better on a sunny afternoon. Sit outside and enjoy pavement dining as you people watch. There's plenty of spots to catch some rays, or if you'd prefer, some shady trees to seek refuge under. 

Al Fresco Rating: 5/5

Address: 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA

Telephone: 0117 917 2300

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The Albion

The Albion

Location: Clifton

About: Renowned for its modern British cuisine, real ales, extensive wine list and sunny courtyard, The Albion is a firm al fresco favourite located at the heart of Clifton village.

Al Fresco Rating: 3/5

Address: Boyce's Avenue, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4AA

Telephone: 0117 973 3522

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