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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (63 reviews)
“bubble squeak” (9 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 1 week ago via mobile

We popped by when we arrived to fill up for a day of exploring beautiful Bristol. A nice breakfast with a twist of including a lovely toasted bagel. The only thing I would recommend changing is the extremely fatty bacon. I would expect only the...More

Thank joe c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little cafe with great decor and plants everywhere. The coffee and food was amazing - definitely recommend the huevos rancheros!

Thank bennybaggins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found on google by chance. Reviews were spot in. This is a fantastic tucked away little cafe with so many attributes. Sitting at the forefront of a quaint indoor market it served tasty cakes, big breakfasts and the most delicious hot chocolates with marshmellows and...More

Thank Samantha K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and popular with a good selection of food and drinks on offer. Good location but plenty of other cafes around. Shame you can't customise breakfast more.

Thank Em C
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to the primrose for many years with my husband, we came in the evening mostly and were sad to see that stop. Today (Wednesday 14/3/18 around 13:30) I thought I’d take my 1 year old for lunch at an old favourite,...More

2  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Came to Primrose for Sunday brunch on a cold February, after reading all the rave reviews of the place and as its at Clifton Village close to the Suspension Bridge which I was visiting after the cafe. As soon as I got there, I was...More

Thank Mariel P
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have often visited Primrose for breakfast during the week and it has always been exellant. Today's Sunday breakfast was extremely disappointing. The cafe had its usual buzz, the service was incredibly fast. BUT: The coffee was mediocre, the bagel stale and the bacon and...More

2  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely location and beautiful cosy interior. Downstairs is much more cosy and welcoming than upstairs. Upstairs felt a little cold. I had eggs royale which was nice. I was given lots of salmon which was great. Prices were reasonable for Clifton. Worth a visit.

Thank gemma_shrp
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Was recommended to visit Primrose cafe so when my son decided to nap unexpectedly I hunted it down and decided to treat myself. I didn’t know how busy it would be and how small so trying to squeeze in with a buggy was a mission...More

Thank Bristolfemale
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this place for a long time, but we have decided never to return after our experience today. The owner asked us to leave because the place is busy and ‘the two of us had just four cups of coffee and...More

7  Thank ShaoBab
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Jane B
28 January 2018|
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Response from andrea b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, water bowl supplied as well.
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
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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