The Cowshed aims to do one thing: serve good British food; and they succeed in doing just that with flying colors. The owner, Adam Denton, places great emphasis on sourcing local, fresh ingredients, and bringing the south-west countryside charm to the thriving city of Bristol. They proudly source their meats from their own butchers, Ruby & White, right next door, and keep the menu ‘simple and done well’. The rustic setting in a former cinema creates an honest, charming ambiance.
44-46 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, UK, +44 117 973 3550
The Brown’s Bristol building, modeled after the Doge’s palace in Venice, has served many purposes, from the city museum and art gallery to the University’s dining rooms But the venue has found real fame as one of Clifton’s best restaurants, serving British classics with a contemporary twist. Try the Classic Brown’s Burger, plus chef specials, cooked with fresh fish, and lobster nights on Thursdays.
38 Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, UK, +44 117 930 4777
The Clifton Sausage takes pride in creating exquisite and tasty versions of otherwise underrated traditional British cuisine. Furnished with pine tables, candles and yellow and sky-blue walls, it provides Cliftonites with a heaping mouthful of tradition and authenticity with its hearty sausage-based dishes.Vegetarians can join in with some wonderful homemade vegetarian sausages too.
7 Portland St, Bristol, City of Bristol, UK +44 117 973 1192