We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Primrose Cafe

1 Clifton Arcade Boyces Avenue, Bristol BS8 4AA, England
+44 117 946 6577
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (48 reviews)
“cakes” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Clifton Arcade Boyces Avenue, Bristol BS8 4AA, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (456)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 446 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Came here last Sunday for breakfast. The vegan option is lovely - and they only charged me £5 for it too as I think there's slightly less on it compared to the veggie. In hindsight, I should've maybe asked if I could have extra hashbrowns...More

Thank sl2493
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skipped our hotel breakfast and came here on a sunny morning. Lucky to get a table outside. Great menu and a super brunch came quickly after ordering. Terrific eggs royale for me and waffles + bacon for the other. Delish

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is good. Had a birthday dinner there a few years back and we really enjoyed the service and quality of food

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Primrose Cafe gets incredibly busy which may mean you're waiting a little longer for food, especially at brunchtime on the weekend, but it's flipping worth it. The inside of this quirky cafe is rustic and beautiful, and the staff working there run like an incredibly...More

Thank booksandthings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a lovely part of Clifton and just away from the main area. Shabby chic in a real way as opposed to manufactured! Busy and bustling! This is a 3.5* review but 3* would be unfair hence the 4*. Tea cake was a little bland...Food...More

Thank Procol1
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for coffee and breakfast one morning. Lovely independent café serving great coffee and a good selection of breakfast options. I had the eggs benedict which was very good. Nice outdoor seating area.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great cafe in the vicinity of the Clifton Arcade. Just had breakfast with friends. The best choice. We enjoyed the foods. Service was excellent.

Thank Самир Б
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a wonderful hot day so sat outside listening to live music. Ordered two sandwiches - deliciously done on granary bread with a side salad - one ham and another chicken. Really good value for £5:95. Friendly staff and good service.

Thank Cheshireoma
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe next to the Clifton Arcade. Unusual choice of sandwiches however, they were lovely, served with a side salad - pulled smoked chicken sandwich is to die for! Gluten free bread is also available for sandwiches. Coffee was also very nice however, perhaps they...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch. Quaint setting. The staff were really lovely and we really enjoyed our meal. Will deffo be back.

Thank mjdba
Nearby Restaurants
Arch House Deli
173 reviews
.04 km away
65 reviews
.01 km away
Anna Cake Couture
65 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Brandon Hill Nature Park
123 reviews
.67 km away
Clifton Observatory and Caves
319 reviews
.59 km away
The Clifton Arcade
47 reviews
.03 km away
Clifton Rocks Railway
17 reviews
.51 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
3 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Ashley B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they allow dogs if behaved
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$55
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing