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The Square

15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HB +44 1173017814

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Main course: £13
Food spend: £24
Opening hours
Monday: 17:00 - 22:30

Food ten out of ten

Sebastian Maki 24 March 2014
from Bristol

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Offering 2 AA Rosette awarded cuisine, The Square is found in the boutique Berkeley Square Hotel. With warm, elegant decor, the dining room features sculptures, artwork and a Baroque-style mirror.

Square Kitchen offers a modern British bistro-style menu of fine local produce, with dishes like pan fried fillet of sea bass with shrimp butter and parsley mash potato or chargrilled local pork chop with cheddar fritters and cider sauce.

With an artistic environment, The Square Bristol is a private members club with an eclectic gallery and exhibition space, showcasing innovative and creative art. Offering award-winning cocktails, The Lower Deck has a well-stocked bar and tasty tapas menu.

A tranquil, secluded space, The Terrace was voted 'the best outside dining in Bristol,' with original wooden furniture, outdoor art features and calm music. The Square Club lounge area offers members free Wi-Fi and tea & coffee.

The Square

15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HB

Contact +44 1179210455
Reservations +44 1173017814

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Customer reviews for The Square

3.9 ((((* (based on 11 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (6)
  • large parties (6)
  • luxury (6)
  • business (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • lunch (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • private dining (1)
  • views (1)
  • (**** 5 August 2014 by Aline Hember from Bristol

    Great food. Unfortunately there were two ( not unusual. ). very boisterous hen parties on the same evening which made any conversation virtually impossible for us. I would recommend asking whether groups would be dining on an evening that you wanted to book a meal at the restaurant. There is a small lounge area near the actual restaurant but that was being used for cocktail mixing classes. Not a venue for a romantic meal.

  • ((((* 24 March 2014 by Sebastian Maki from Bristol

    Food ten out of ten

  • ((((* 19 March 2014 by Richard Lovelock from Bristol

    The food and plates could have been a little bit warmer.

  • ((((* 17 February 2014 by Bob Done from Bristol

    Very nice food & nice friendly staff

  • ((((* 9 December 2013 by Nick Rowles from Bristol


  • ((((( 30 August 2012 by Anika_J from Bristol

    I came with a group of friends for my birthday on a Thursday night. We had booked in to do the cocktail master class with Head Bartender [@], who was alot of fun and happy to let a group of women take over his bar!In the restaurant my main was turbot, pork belly,pickled mussels and clams. Dessert was specially made and the best i'd ever had! A kind of hazelnut and chocolate masterpiece with peanut butter ice cream. Give 5 stars for quality of food and service. Special thanks to [@] for all her help!

  • ((((( 27 July 2012 by DPK from Bristol

    We dined at 8pm on a Friday night. It was busy but straight away the service was spot on. I had the Quail to start which was fantastic and then the rabbit which suprisingly was even better. My partner had the Halibut which was perfectly cooked. A truely fantastic hidden gem. You must go! Fnatastic food and service

  • ((((( 21 July 2011 by KT from southend on sea

    Dined at 7.30pm Food was very good although the starters were a little small, nice but sparce.

  • (**** 9 July 2011 by mangymutt from bristol

    We were very disappointed with the food quality &service

  • ((((( 7 March 2011 by Keith from Bristol

    We happened upon this restaurant purely by searching on-line for somewhere to eat that we hadn't been before.. four of us went for dinner at 8.30pm and were surprised that we were the only diners there aside from one other couple.. odd, considering the location. Don't be put off by the website mentioning it's a private members club, as non-members can eat there too, as we did!Food absolutely gorgeous, lovely dining room, although it has rows of long tables, so on a busy night you could potentially be sat next to someone you don't know, but in our case this wasn't a problem as it was so quiet. Great value for money, lovely wine. The waitress we had wasn't particularly enthusiastic though, but perhaps she was having an 'off' night! All courses were beautifully presented and served with just the right amount of time between. Will definately be going back soon, and would recommend to anyone, couples or families alike. Very very nice.

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