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Your Bristol Favourites: Romantic restaurants

By bristol247, Friday Jan 31, 2020

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we asked Bristol24/7 readers for their favourite places to go for a date, here are some of the top picks:

Lido Spa & Restaurant

Oakfield Place, Clifton, BS8 2BJ, www.lidobristol.com

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“Great choice of food and if the date goes well you can have a swim.” Nick R J Good via Facebook

Café Cuba

69 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QP, 0117 329 4722

“Relaxed, friendly atmosphere and great food.” Nicky Harwood via Facebook

Bar + Block

King Street, BS1 4ER, www.bar andblock.co.uk/bristol

“The lighting in the evening is just perfect for a romantic date.” Kazia Szuba via Facebook

Little French

2 North View, Westbury Park, BS6 7QB, www.littlefrench.co.uk

“Cosy and intimate and the service is great.” @melaniefrancesh via Twitter

The Botanist

20 Berkeley Square, Clifton, BS8 1HP, www.thebotanistbristol.co.uk

“Great food, good drink and friendly service. The potting shed is so cosy and romantic!” Diane Ferraby via Facebook

Cargo Cantina

Cargo 2, Wapping Wharf, BS1 6ZA, www.cargocantina.co.uk

“Relaxed atmosphere, friendly service, tasty food and I’m a messy eater, so finger food every time!” Claire Sharpe via Facebook

The Olive Shed

Floating Harbour, Princes Wharf, BS1 4RN, www.theoliveshed.com

“Tapas are lush and great views.” Jacqueline Day via Facebook

River Cottage Kitchen

St John’s Court, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, BS8 2QY, www.rivercottage.net

“Great food and ambience.” Mirna Chan via Facebook


Unit 12, Wapping Wharf, BS1 6ZA, www.gambasbristol.co.uk

“I went there with my boyfriend of one and a half years on our first date so I’d rate it as far as romance is concerned!” Lauren Luscombe via Facebook


18 St Nicholas Street, BS1 1UB, www.mugshotrestaurants.com

“Sharing a sizzling chateaubriand with my partner in crime.” @VickySmale1 via Twitter

Poco Tapas Bar

45 Jamaica Street, BS2 8JP, www.pocotapasbar.com

“Lively atmosphere at the front by intimate at the back.” @Lucyjenkins20


47 Raleigh Road, Southville, BS3 1QS, www.birchbristol.co

“Lovely intimate place, always great food and drinks. Honestly, can’t fault it.” @phillmc81 via Twitter

The Old Market Assembly

25 West Street, BS2 0DF, www.oldmarketassembly.co.uk

“Beautiful atmosphere, caring staff, glorious food.” Annette Parsons via Facebook


51 North Street, Bedminster, BS3 1EN, www.kaskwine.co.uk

“Really chilled and lovely.” Tanya Hazell via Facebook

Under The Stars

Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA, www.underthestarsbar.co.uk

“I go there every time.” Abigail Smith via Facebook

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