Romantic Restaurants In Bristol

Whether you're in the market for a special occasion spot, or hoping to impress the other half with a sultry new haunt, these romantic Bristol restaurants have got looks and charm by the bucket. From sushi and cocktails to the city's finest steak restaurants, we've rounded up some intimate locales to help freshen up your date night game.

Last updated on 4th February 2022

Looking for an intimate ambiance with your other half? For your next date night, book your spot at KIBOU Clifton, the award-winning Japanese kitchen. They're whipping up sushi, ramen, and bao buns galore. Don't forget to get sake.

Ideal for wine tastings, boozy afternoon teas and post-work pick-me-ups with the other half, Veeno is a bar and restaurant that offers romantic vibes in a casual setting. Home to some of the city's best bottles, it's the perfect spot to sink a few glasses of the good juice, paired with Sicilian spuntini, and sharing platters of charcuterie. 

The Florist is a no-brainer if you're looking to snap some Insta-worthy pictures for your next date night. Donning Victorian-style interiors and an iconic floral wall, the place is ideal for slinging back a few botanical tipples while munching on Asian-inspired plates.

With delicious food and waterside views, this modish restaurant serves as the in-house eatery for the Lido. Whether you're an active twosome looking for a post-dip bite, or simply there to sample some edible delights, this Clifton beaut is one to add to the date night repertoire.

Another fab spot in the city, Bianchi's is a friendly Cotham Hill Italian with some delicious delicacies on offer. A project from the brains behind Pasta Loco, La Sorella and Pasta Ripiena, their menus are a mixture of shareable antipasti and mouthwatering main plates.

Is your date a real art lover? This restaurant is also a gorgeous gallery, where you'll be able to take in quirky furniture and artsy frames while enjoying creative concoctions and fabulous fare. Check out their latest masterpieces for a unique dining experience.

For romantic rooftop restaurants in Bristol, The White Lion Bar are fab for anniversary dinners, engagement soirees and first dates alike. Not only do they offer a slew of great drinks, but they also dish out a killer food menu with wood-fired pizzas and plant-based burgers.

A must-visit if your loved one likes fancy restaurants in Bristol, Casamia offers a non-traditional approach to eating out. You'll get to chow down on 20 different courses while listening to music and taking in the swish ambience of this Michelin-starred eatery.

Hidden away on York Place, Rosemarino is an ever-so-charming restaurant offering classic brunch dishes with an Italian twist. With pretty lighting, rustic seating and contemporary dishes, it makes for the perfect place to cosy up in while tipping back glasses of vino.

One of the city's lauded restaurants, Mugshot brings 1920s glamour and juicy cuts to the Old City. A quirkier take on the traditionally stuffy steak spot, this eatery's vintage theme immerses you in the jazz age, and even lets you take your very own mugshot.

One of the city's most sought after steak spots, Pasture is open for all your lunch, dinner and late-night cocktail needs. Specialising in British cuisine, the eatery is dedicated to sourcing their ingredients from around the West Country.

While not your traditional date spot, don't let the shipping container exterior fool you, because Seven Lucky Gods is romancing you with sushi and slick cocktails. A small but mighty izakaya bar over in Whapping Wharf, it's bringing something a little different to you couple's night out.