18th April 2024
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A guide to the best brunch in Bristol

A local's ultimate guide. Perfect spots for weekend gatherings, stylish treats, indulgent breakfasts and mid-morning cures.
The best brunch restaurants in Bristol

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:

Classy brunch

Rosemarino, Clifton

Rosemarino, Clifton brunch Bristol

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!

Visit Rosemarino’s website

The Square Club, Clifton

Square Club Secret Garden brunch in Clifton, Bristol

Sunday brunch in The Square Club’s Secret Garden makes for a unique and special experience. Enjoy flavoursome food and expertly crafted cocktails under festival style canopies and quirky lighting.

Visit The Square Club’s website

The Ivy Clifton Brasserie

The Ivy Clifton Brasserie in Bristol – Classy Brunch

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.

Visit The Ivy Clifton Brasserie’s website

The Artist Residence Bristol, St Pauls

Nestled in the heart of St Pauls, The Artist Residence Bristol is a delightful all-day hangout that was once a boot factory. The rustic aesthetic pays homage to the building’s heritage while blending stylish vintage furniture with colourful contemporary touches. Patrons praise the beautiful décor, fabulous cocktails, friendly staff, and delicious food, making it a top-class destination for brunch.

Visit The Artist Residence Bristol’s website

The Lost & Found, Clifton

The Lost & Found, Clifton brunch

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.

Visit The Lost & Found’s website

No fuss, quality brunch

Quay Street Diner, Central

Quay Street Diner brunch in central Bristol

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.

Visit Quay Street Diner’s website

Coppa, Clifton Village

Coppa, Clifton Village brunch in Bristol

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.

Visit Coppa’s website

The Crafty Egg, Stokes Croft

The Crafty Egg, Stokes Croft brunch in Bristol

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.

Visit The Crafty Egg’s website

The Bristolian, Montpelier

The Bristolian, Montpelier brunch in Bristol

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.

Visit The Bristolian’s website

Bakesmiths, Whiteladies Road

Bakesmiths, Whiteladies Road brunch in Bristol

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.

Visit Bakesmiths’ website

Cafe Kino, Stokes Croft

Cafe Kino, Stokes Croft Bristol brunch and breakfast

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.

Visit Cafe Kino’s website

Mud Dock Café, Central

Mud Dock Café, Central Bristol brunch

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.

Visit Mud Dock Café’s website

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.

Visit Steam’s website

Brace & Browns, Whiteladies Road

Brunch at Brace & Browns in Bristol

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!).

Visit Brace & Browns’s website

Turtle Bay, Central

Turtle Bay, Bristol bottomless brunch

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.

Visit Turtle Bay’s website

Bambalan, Central

Bambalan bottomless brunch, Bristol

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!

Visit Bambalan’s website

Revolucion de Cuba, Harbourside

Revolucion de Cuba, Bristol Harbourside brunch

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.

Visit Revolucion de Cuba’s website

Activity brunch

Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Whistle Punks Bristol Bottomless Brunch with Axe Throwing

Why not combine your bottomless brunch with some urban axe throwing? Whistle Punks provides a fun experience with a dedicated instructor in the throwing lanes followed by bottomless drinks and pizza to really liven up your Sunday!

Visit Whistle Punk Bristol’s website