Laid-back and friendly, Brewhouse Bar & Kitchen is a stalwart on the pub scene and a great shout if you're wondering where to eat in Bristol. Along with 50 types of craft beer on tap, the restaurant's also known for its mouthwatering burgers and 'beer can chicken'.
Places to Eat in Bristol
Whether you're feeling a little peckish or could eat a horse, this city's not short of amazing places to dine and drink. From Clifton to Harbourside, the streets are packed with a rich and diverse range of restaurants, bars and pubs serving up farm-to-fork Mexican tapas, authentic Italian dishes and a whole host of other cuisines. So whatever you're looking for, take a look at our recommendations of places to eat in Bristol.
When looking for places to eat in Bristol, Revolution might not be the first spot that springs to mind - but you'd be missing out if you didn't give it a try. The vodka bar has an affordable menu of patties, bites and sharing platters, such as Cajun popcorn shrimp, sticky seitan bites and blackened chicken burgers.
Looking for a fun place to eat in Bristol? Keep things low-key with a visit to Honest Burgers on Clare Street. Not only does the charming haunt tout drool-worthy burgers, but also tempting sides and drinks like local brews, homemade mint lemonade and a signature G&T made with a gin distilled just for them.
Nestled on the waterfront, Riverstation offers up sweet-on-the-eyes views alongside British favourites, including sausage and mash with onion gravy and seasonal risotto. Grab a seat on the Harbourside balcony for optimum table-side scenery and tuck into a leisurely brunch, washed down with an afternoon drink or two.
Marmo is an exquisite Italian restaurant in Bristol cooking up authentic grub from various regions throughout the country. An evening at this Old City gem will have you sipping from an extensive wine list whilst feasting on classics like ricotta and artichoke ravioli.
Located on Whiteladies Road, The Cowshed specialises in all things red-blooded - think braised beef cheek, dry-aged rump steak and black pudding hash. Boasting their own butcher next door, these guys even source their meat down to the exact cow on the exact farm.
Employing a motto of 'good, clean and fair' to their cooking, The Canteen champions locally-sourced produce. Whilst the majority of its menu is made up of vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes, the meat and fish used are ethically caught and reared.
When it comes to dining in Bristol, this vegetarian restaurant is up there with the best of them. Known for its innovative eats and cosy interiors, Flow often sees guests come from far and wide to try their seasonal creations and biodynamic wines.
Combining artwork with award-winning meat, Steak of the Art is definitely one of the quirkiest restaurants in Bristol. As well as a number of decorated areas and table installations to choose from, they've also got all your steak needs sorted, offering everything from ribeye to T-Bone.
Considering it's located within the Bristol Old Vic, 1766 Bar & Kitchen is surprisingly modern. High ceilings and wooden interiors provide a bright and airy feel whilst the theatre's stone wall makes for a gawp-worthy backdrop. Peckish? The kitchen knocks out breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week alongside a daily happy hour.
Looking for a light bite? Or maybe something of a smorgasbord? Masa + Mescal is sure to have something up your street with a range of refreshing farm-to-fork tacos, tostadas and ceviche. The Mexican street food pros have even got brunch and vegan-friendly options so you're sorted for all times of the day.