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It’s not every day that a new fine dining venue opens in Bristol. Restaurant Fifty opened in Clifton Village on Saturday, July 30th, promising that “with their mix of modern cooking techniques they offer the Clifton dining scene a real treat”. Seeing the sample menus on their website and learning of the in-house smoker and credentials of owners Scott and Wendy Chance and head chef Dany Lancaster prompted us to book a table for dinner for the following Tuesday night… Read the rest of this entry »

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When tasked with looking for a cheapish, relaxed restaurant in Clifton to catch up with a friend over an early evening weekday dinner, Bauhinia seemed like a good option. There were three key reasons for the choice: it had been recommended by friends and colleagues, it’s somewhere I’d not been before, and it offers an early evening menu of a starter and a main (from a selection from the main menu) for £8.90 per head – including Saturdays and Sundays… Read the rest of this entry »

The next instalment of The Quadrant‘s regular wine tasting evenings is now in the calendar – book now for the evening of Thursday, July 14th for an introduction to wines from the Languedoc-Rousillon region of France… Read the rest of this entry »

Join the team at The Quadrant in Clifton Village next Thursday, June 30th for a chance to “compare and contrast six fine examples of this popular grape variety from around the world”… Read the rest of this entry »

Pig dinners seem to be popular in Bristol at the moment! After attending the first Castellano’s All Things Pig dinner, I unfortunately wasn’t able to make the second. So, when an email appeared in my inbox inviting me to the Primrose Cafe‘s celebration of the animal, we booked our table immediately… Read the rest of this entry »

I’m ashamed to admit that, despite having been in Bristol for almost two years, I’ve only recently paid my first visit to the Bristol institution that is The Thali Café. Winner of the Best Cheap Eats award in the Observer Food Monthly Awards last year, it’s a mini-chain of Indian restaurants with branches in Montpelier, Easton, Totterdown and Clifton – a friend and I headed to the Clifton Village restaurant for a review for the new food page in 247 MagazineRead the rest of this entry »

So reads a tweet from Princess Victoria Street’s Clifton Kitchen, posted on the morning of our visit. It seemed odd to us that the bread should be singled out as the highlight of the restaurant’s offerings on the day, but as it turned out, we agreed… Read the rest of this entry »


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