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Food in Clifton Village

Restaurants in Clifton Village

Clifton Village plays host to some of Bristol's biggest and best restaurants. So whether you fancy a light snack to tickle your tastebuds, a sit-down meal with the whole family, or looking for the fine dining experience, Clifton Village has it all. Take a look below as we give our choices on the best restaurants in the area.

If you're eating out in Clifton Village then it's safe to say you're spoilt for choice! That's why we've put together this handy guide as we give our top tips on where to dine in one of Bristol's busiest areas. 

Know of a restaurant that deserves to be in this guide? Then drop us your recommendation in the comments below. 


Specialising in washoku (traditional Japanese restaurants), Noa just had to be included in our guide to Clifton Village. Located in the heart of Clifton Village, Noa brings contemporary Japanese cuisine to Bristol making it a sushi enthusiasts dream. Catering for sushi, sashimi and noodle lovers alike, diners can enjoy their meal in Noa’s Gojira dining area before retiring to the Manga lounge for drinks. 

Address: 12-13 Waterloo St, Bristol BS8 4BT


Situated in Clifton Village just underneath the Clifton Hotel, Rack’s Bar & Kitchen is one of the mainstays of the Bristol area, with it’s fantastic British Sunday roast a favourite amongst visitors. Boasting over 12 different television screens spread across the venue, Rack’s Bar & Kitchen is the number one place for watching all of the biggest and best sporting action in Clifton Village.

Address: St Paul's Rd, Bristol BS8 1LX


The main aim of The Cowshed is to serve honest food serving a selection of simple and uncomplicated dishes that excel in being of the highest quality. Developing a host of close relationships with some of Bristol’s best local producers and merchants, The Cowshed is well worth a visit on your next visit to the Clifton Village.

Address: 44-46 Whiteladies Rd, Bristol BS8 2NH


Modelled after the famous Doge’s Palace of Venice, the Brown’s Bristol building is renowned for its many uses over the years. But now the venue has found a new lease of life establishing Brown’s Bristol as one of the best restaurants in Clifton Village. Serving classic British dishes with a unique twist, the contemporary restaurant is the perfect place if you’re looking for somewhere to wine and dine in Clifton.

Address: 38 Queens Rd, Bristol, BS8 1RE


With an AA rosette to its name, No.4 is not only one of the best restaurants in Clifton Village, but one of the best restaurants in Bristol and beyond. Offering a seasonal À La Carte menu, No.4 is the ideal venue if you are looking for an intimate dinner or private dining event with its fantastic food certain to keep you returning time and time again. Operating out of a beautiful Georgian Mansion-house, No.4 is one of Clifton Village’s biggest evening attraction.

Address: Address: The Rodney Hotel, 4 Rodney Place, Bristol BS8 4HY


The Lion is a family-run and family-friendly restaurant located in the remote areas of Cliftonwood on the outskirts of the Clifton Village. A diverse menu with home-cooked food such as burgers, risottos, and fresh fish to name just a few of their dishes, this Clifton Village restaurant is certain to have you leaving well-fed, relaxed and ready for bed. 

Address: 19 Church Ln, Bristol BS8 4TX


The Clifton Sausage is one of Bristol’s most well-known restaurants with its simple and sophisticated menu making it one of the Clifton Village’s most popular restaurants. With a variety of at least six different sausages on the menu at any time, diners at this Bristol venue consume over 100,000 sausages every year! If you’re on the hunt for simple British food done well then head down to the Clifton Village and get your orders in.

Address: 7 Portland St, Bristol BS8 4JA

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