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The Clifton

$$ - $$$, British,
16 Regent Street, Bristol BS8 4HG, England
+44 117 974 1967
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“pot roast” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
16 Regent Street, Bristol BS8 4HG, England
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Went for Sunday lunch today. Found the service a bit indifferent. The chicken and beef were lovely, unfortunately the accompanying root vegetables were cold and potatoes luke warm. Good portions.

Thank debzo2015
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi debzo2015, thank you for your review. Your comments have been passed to the kitchen to ensure we deliver great food to you all the next time you visit us. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A group of us went to the Clifton for lunch and were very pleased. The food was a bit slow and it wasn’t anything special but the staff were lovely and the atmosphere was nice which was more important to us as we wanted a...More

Thank limeinside
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi limeinside, thank you for your review. Your comments have been passed to the kitchen to ensure we deliver great food to you all the next time you visit. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly, efficient bar staff. Prompt service. Relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Good choice of food, reasonably priced, cooked week and delivered promptly and in a pleasant manner. I'd eaten here once before a while ago with other Bristol colleague and found it certainly as good as before....More

Thank spartantartan1
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi spartantartan1, thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you had great time with us and recommended us to your London colleagues. We look forward to seeing you all again soon

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I regularly visit The Clifton, we always enjoy the food and drinks here. A few weeks ago we came to watch the Bristol City vs Man United match, my fiancé is a Bristol Rovers fan so had some friendly banter with some...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Mary, thank you for your review. First of all i would like to apologise for your experience with us. This is in no way what we want or strive to acheive for all guests who come into our pub. Could you please get in...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent, staff are so friendly and very obliging. Starters was delicious, main course outstanding. Dessert was lovely. Will definitely be back.

Thank Gillian W
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Gillian, thank you for your fantastic review! Have passed your comments on to the team and we are all pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

As I said, wow. Great food, great drinks, great service, great pub. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Eoin C
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hi Eoin, thank you for your great review and recommendation, your comments have been passed to the team and they are thrilled!

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Great little pub with good food, good drinks but importantly great service and atmosphere. My new local! Would highly recommend it to anyone

Thank The_Drinks_Guy
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hi thank you for your 5* review! I have passed your comments to the Team and we look forward to seeing one of our new locals again soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

It's been nearly 20 years since I last ventured into the Clifton - and in those days it was very different, with two separate bars and an outdated chintzy feel. Nowadays the place is greatly improved - the two bars knocked into one, some stylish...More

Thank cltc43
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hey, Thanks for the lovely review and feedback :)

Reviewed 4 October 2017

This was a family lunch, two adults and two very hungry teenagers. Two pints of Comfortably Numb bitter were top draw. We had roast chicken x 2, roast beef and the gammon. All were amazing. Large portions and really tasty. We wanted somewhere that was...More

Thank James D
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hey James, Thanks for the review - we love our roasts too and are very proud to be a proper pub! See you again

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We met here on a Saturday afternoon . It was pleasantly quiet, the barmen were friendly and attentive . We had the mushroom risotto and halloumi rainbow salad. Both were lovely, we had two glasses of sauv blanc at £14 made for expensive drinks ....More

Thank Dottydebs74
General Manager A, Manager at The Clifton, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hey, Thanks for the lovely review. We review our prices within hour area regularly and will bear this in mind. Cheers

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Regent Street, Bristol BS8 4HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 974 1967
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Description
A charming Clifton village pub.At the heart of Clifton village you'll find a unique and magical pub, where the much-loved retro décor combines perfectly with walls adorned with local artwork. Soak up the atmosphere over a pint of cask ale and a bit of banter with our friendly bartenders, or tuck into some fresh, seasonal pub food lovingly created in our open kitchen. Better still, why not hold your own celebration in our front bar? Whatever takes your fancy at The Clifton, you won't be disappointed.
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