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Primrose Cafe

1 Clifton Arcade Boyces Avenue, Bristol BS8 4AA, England
+44 117 946 6577
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Clifton Arcade Boyces Avenue, Bristol BS8 4AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were able to sit outside, on a perfect sunny Sunday morning. I ordered a Monty, the smaller of the breakfast options, and it was fullsome and satisfying, with excellent ingredients well-cooked. It was great to have proper mugs of tea as well. Service was...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with a group of friends for breakfast on Sunday, almost one month ago. It was not possible to book a table, but at 10am is quite easy to find one. They have table available also outside, if (when?) the weather is nice in...More

Thank 81FedericaDP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch midweek. Sat on Upstairs roof terrace, great sun catcher. Really delicious food as always with friendly staff and quick service.

Thank Georgie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Primrose cafe is tucked away from the main road down a cul-de-sac. With a pot of green tea and cake, which was fruity and fresh it was reminiscent of French cafes. Prices are average for Bristol and parking in the high street is £1/hr. Wish...More

Thank Harry_Roseblade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a spot for early lunch, sun was out and chairs were in the street, great food, decent coffee and lovely staff! Will be back to try the breakfast! Great spot

Thank nannett472
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen reviews, but to be perfectly honest thought it was a bit over rated and over priced. The tables are close together and it can be claustrophobic, excellent fresh mint tea, cheese, bacon and mushroom croissants just average, not very warm so the...More

1  Thank julie c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here quite alot. The food is really high quality, however it also not cheap. Hot drinks are really nice and the whole place has a really nice feel about it as does Clifton itself. Only problem is the staff, hover around the tables...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ran in here as an escape from the rain! After a very wet visit to Clifton Bridge. Food was great and cosy little cafe atmosphere. Perfect lunch spot for a sandwich and a few hot options available.

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting my daughter, she had the responsibility of finding us places to eat, so for lunch she recommended the cafe. It was buzzing full and lively, all very nice surroundings, but more important the food was every tasty and good portions. I would recommend this,...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Visited over the weekend and it was okay. Food was quite nice. Menu was pretty much like everywhere else in the UK, too many carbs in everything. Prices were a bit steep and space was a bit squashed so I wouldn't rush back as my...More

Thank Helen T
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Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
3 June 2016|
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Response from Ashley B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they allow dogs if behaved
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$55
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Clifton Arcade Boyces Avenue, Bristol BS8 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 946 6577
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