Bristol’s brunch scene has thrived over the years, providing locals and visitors alike with a diverse range of incredible options to satisfy their mid-morning cravings. From Clifton to Central, Harbourside to Montpelier, you’ll find plenty to like about Bristol’s prospects for a sociable weekend bite.
Read on, or choose from the links below to go straight down to your preferred brunch style:
Enjoy your breakfast or brunch in style, the Italian way. Friendly staff serve a creative array of delicious bites, from classic brunch dishes to regional Italian specialities – you won’t be disappointed!
The Square Club, Clifton
Sunday brunch in The Square Club’s new Secret Garden makes for a unique and special experience. Enjoy flavoursome food and expertly crafted cocktails under festival style canopies and quirky lighting.
Opulent and impressive, you can safely say that Klosterhaus has done justice to the 18th century Friary Building in Quakers Friars. German-inspired delights can be sampled for weekend brunch, as well as the classics. Perfect for a special occasion.
The Ivy Clifton Brasserie
This sophisticated chain needs no introduction. In need of a fancy breakfast or brunch? Get dressed up and mark the occasion with pomp and pageantry in the main Art Deco restaurant, the beautiful orangery or even your own private dining room.
The Lost & Found, Clifton
Experience an attentive and accommodating brunch at Lost & Found’s plush, botanical surroundings. Situated on the Clifton Triangle, free-flowing bubbles can be consumed while choosing from a menu of ten unique brunch dishes – a little luxury to start the weekend.
No fuss, quality brunch
Quay Street Diner, Central
Enjoy a varied and flavoursome weekend (served 9-3 on Saturdays, 9-5 on Sundays) and weekday (all day) brunch in a cracking central location. Speedy and friendly service, a bottomless option and unique dishes that’ll put a smile on your face.
Coppa, Clifton Village
Coppa Club’s first location in the South West is a stylish yet comfortable restaurant on the edge of Clifton Village. Weekend brunch is served from 9-3 and includes all of the unfussy European classics.
The Crafty Egg, Stokes Croft
One of the few brunch venues that lives up to the hype. A satisfyingly eclectic menu is paired with locally roasted coffee, glorious smoothies and a great atmosphere.
The Bristolian, Montpelier
A top spot for brunch, with the ability to sit inside or out in the front garden. Breakfast and brunch menus accommodate vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Fresh, quality food and generous portions.
Bakesmiths, Whiteladies Road
Bakesmiths’ open plan coffee shop delights the senses with the welcoming aroma of freshly baked bread and ground coffee. A fantastic way to start the day.
Cafe Kino, Stokes Croft
Looking for 100% vegan? Cafe Kino has your back. Not only that, but Cafe Kino is a non-profit co-op with a focus on community and ethics. That translates to a friendly, welcoming and unfussy experience with a great selection of dishes to choose from.
Mud Dock Café, Central
A truly unique spot, Mud Dock Café overlooks the harbour from behind Queen Square and boasts a huge outdoor terrace and a beautifully designed interior. A laid-back venue, Mud Dock’s varied menu and great selection of drinks makes it a firm local’s favourite.
Boozy, bottomless brunch
Steam, Whiteladies Road
90 minutes of bottomless prosecco, beer and cider to compliment a new brunch menu – you can’t get much better than that when a boozy brunch is what you desire. Fantastic outdoor and indoor seating, plenty of screens for live sport and a buzzing atmosphere that will certainly kick off your weekend right.
Brace & Browns, Whiteladies Road
Brace & Browns lays claim to being the original Bristol bottomless brunch gathering place, having pioneered the category for Bristolians to sample the trend for a mid-morning booze-up. Perfect for groups wanting to start their Saturday celebrations early (DJ included!).
Turtle Bay, Central
Bottomless cocktails, mocktails, Red Stripe and prosecco. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Yes, you read that correctly. Turtle Bay has really pushed the boat out to ensure that your day begins with squiffy fun and debauchery! The massive venue in central Bristol accommodates multiple group sizes indoor or out.
Brunch at Bambalan is like a festival shindig. The restaurant extends beneath Beacon Tower in the centre of the city and boasts a spacious roof terrace with a buzzing atmosphere. This is definitely one for groups to indulge in a zestful bottomless brunch to liven up their weekend!
Revolucion de Cuba, Harbourside
Looking for something a little different? Cuban bottomless brunch will certainly tick a lot of boxes. Sip mimosas and feast on a menu of Latin-inspired in a large, well designed venue situated at the end of the row of Harbourside bars – a perfect spot to watch the boats go by and for an afternoon stroll along the river to walk it off afterwards.