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Bar Chocolat

19 The Mall | Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4JG, England
+44 117 974 7000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
“panini” (6 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
09:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, British
€€ - €€€
19 The Mall | Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4JG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Couldn’t ask for more, lovely baileys hot chocolate, good flapjacks and friendly helpful staff. Advised on places to have a glass of wine and where to eat - all worked out fab

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had two excellent hot chocolates here on a freezing cold day in Bristol. It’s a well run independent with great chocolates, pastries and coffee. Well worth seeking out

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I was just wondering around Bristol, having come up on my own for an open day. I stopped off here and it was really chill, nice atmosphere and AWESOME hot chocolate. 15 minutes there and gone, but it was worth it 100%!

Thank Tadhg C
Kate P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us and your hot chocolate. When your back in Bristol pop in again. :)

Reviewed 15 January 2018

looked for somewhere to have a snack, as opposed to a lunch and this fitted the bill admirably. Good portions of tasty soup, salads, paninis etc served to all in our party.

Thank ackilbrider
Kate P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thankyou for your review. So glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope you see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Not chocolates made from real chocolate and topped off with chocolate shavings, cream and mini marshmallows....what’s not to like? We were able to take advantage of the window seats and able to watch the comings and goings of Clifton west enjoying rich and indulgent hot...More

Thank Siobhan69Bristol
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Stopped off for lunch here. It wasn't busy but we were in a rush. Sadly, one of the worst meals we've had. Drinks brought with tin cans wedged into glasses and glasses held by the top rims leaving the man's fingerprints where we were going...More

Thank GChaucer
Jennie P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

I'm really sorry you had a negative experience with us recently. Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate any comments made by customers. I will speak to my staff about the problems you encountered. Our food is all delivered fresh to the shop so...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by mid afternoon for some hot chocolate and cakes - and we were not disappointed. All three cakes were delicious, rich and decadent. The hot chocolate was good too, although be sure to ask for marshmallows as they don't include it automatically. A...More

Thank Paul S
Jennie P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

So glad you enjoy visiting and thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visit here regularly with my Mum, fantastic choice of drinks and cakes! the chocolates are very difficult to resist too and so we enjoy a taster plate with our coffee!

Thank pennyjamieson0
Kate P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

So glad you enjoy visiting and thankyou for the review. We hope to see you soon. :)

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Cafe with emphasis on chocolate and cakes. Our hot chocolates were not so hot, especially not the one with a lot of cream and marshmallows on top. Friendly staff. Wifi works well.

Thank Lene R
Kate P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thankyou so much for your review. I am sorry your hot chocolate wasn't hot enough. Next time if this is case please let our staff know and they will correct this. Hope you visit again soon. :)

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Try the ultimate hot chocolate for the serious chocoholic. Homemade chocolate to an extremely high standard. Don't count the calories just enjoy the indulgence

Thank Alan H
Kate P, Owner at Bar Chocolat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back and try lots more of our treats. :) Have a great Bank Holiday.

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31 May 2015|
Response from Kate P | Property representative |
Hi We have a range of pre boxed chocolates treats and presents from £3.95. We also less loose chocolates that are sold at £4.95 per 100grams. The customer can decide if these are packaged in a bag or range of box sizes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 The Mall | Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 974 7000
  • E-mail
A short stroll down from the historic Clifton Suspension Bridge and you'll find Bar Chocolat on The Mall at the heart of Clifton Village. Where better to meet up with friends and relax for a while with something from our classic cafe menu than in our cosy, unique atmosphere? We are a family business and pride ourselves on good-old-fashioned quality service to make each and every visit a pleasure. We think we do the best hot chocolate in town - it's our absolute passion - as well as our cafe classics including organic, fair trade coffees and teas, alcoholic drinks and delicious homemade cakes and food served all day.
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