The Square Kitchen

“Seasonal ingredients treated with respect… The Square’s new menu is worth a detour whether you are staying in the rooms above or not…”

Mark Taylor, Bristol Post Food Critic

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Great food is best shared – now you can purchase pre-paid gift vouchers for the Square Kitchen.

The award-winning Square Kitchen is regarded by many as one of the best restaurants in Clifton, not to mention the rest of Bristol. Serving forward thinking, delicious food and offering first class service in stylish surroundings, The Square Kitchen delivers on every level.

The Square Kitchen is open for breakfast. lunch and dinner Monday – Saturday. On our Velvet Sundays we don’t just serve a cracking Bloody Mary and beautiful roasts but also have live Jazz, board games and all the Sunday papers.

The Square Kitchen is available for private dining upon request. Simply drop Mika a line to find out more.

A La Carte Menu
Served Monday to Saturday | 6pm – 9.30pm

Cucumber, dill and vodka gazpacho, smoked salmon, dill foam £5.50

Pork belly terrine, soft-boiled quail’s egg, crispy black pudding and pancetta, radish, sauce ravigote £6.90

Pan roast chicken thigh, mango and orange olive salsa, avocado, pearl barley and black olive arancini £7

Balsamic heritage tomato, basil mousse, bocconcini, basil gel, rocket pesto, tomato spherification (V) £5.90

Foie gras, smoked duck breast, cherry reduction, fresh cherry, sesame herb crumble £7.50

Rainbow trout, wasabi caviare, port-poached fig, crispy skin, creme fraiche, chervil £6.90


Cornish sea bream, chicory gratin, olive tapenade, puree of spinach, garlic and confit lemon £15.50

Pan-roast baby chicken, truffle butter, heritage carrots, asparagus, morel puree £16

Rabbit loin wrapped in parma ham and pan-roast rabbit leg, pan-fried wild mushrooms, radish, black garlic puree, watercress risotto, rabbit jus £17.50

Violet potato gnocchi, purple-sprouting broccoli, saffron cream, pine nuts, parmesan (V) £11.50

Devon Red 8oz rib-eye steak, triple cooked chips, watercress £18.50 – (*Peppercorn, Bearnaise or Chimi Churri sauce £1.50; add garlic or truffle butter for 50p)

Squid ink tagliatelle, Canadian lobster, lobster mayonnaise, clams, crispy chorizo £18.50


Homemade breadboard £3.50

Selection of olives and homemade breads £4.75

Seasonal vegetables £3.90

Savoy cabbage & pancetta £3.50

Creamed leeks £3.50

Mixed leaf salad £2.50

Buttered asparagus £3.70

Broccoli with anchovy and toasted pine nuts £3.70

Saute Jersey Royals £3.50

Fries £3.20


Mille-feuille, white chocolate ganache, mango ice cream, chocolate popping candy, marinated mango £6

Peach clafoutis, mascapone and orange mousse, redcurrant, pistachio crumble £6.20

Caramelised pineapple, tonka bean, puff pastry, passionfruit ice cream, coconut cream £6.20

Selection of homemade ice creams and sorbets £5

Variations of strawberries: macerated strawberry, prosecco and strawberry jelly, freeze-dried strawberries, black pepper custard £6

Selection of West Country cheeses, crackers, chutney, grapes – For one, £7.95 – For two, £12.95

Add a glass of Sandeman ruby port for £3.50

Selection of teas and coffees

Dessert Cocktails

Irish Coffee (Jamesons Whisky, coffee, fresh cream) £7.50

Chocolate Martini (Absolut vodka, creme de cocoa, Bailey’s, fresh cream) £8

B52 (Kahlua, Bailey’s, Grand Marnier, coffee, fresh cream) £8

3BIT (Amaretto, Frangelico, espresso, fresh cream) £8

Grasshopper (Creme de menthe, creme de cacao, fresh cream) £7.50

All of our fish is line caught by local day boats and sourced from Brixham and St. Ives fish markets. Ingredients in our menus may contain allergens, please ask a member of staff for allergen information. 

Sunday Roast
Served 12pm – 4pm Sunday afternoons


Homemade soup of the day (v) £5.50
Smoked salmon, capers, shallots, herb salad £6.50
Duck liver parfait, red onion marmalade, toast £6.50

Mains (all £12.50)

Topside of beef, horseradish mousse
Loin of pork, apple sauce
Chicken Breast, bread sauce
Salmon fillet, hollandaise sauce
Risotto of cepe, black truffle & chervil (v)

All served with duck fat roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables & Yorkshire pudding


Cauliflower Cheese £3.50
Creamed Leeks £3.50
Selection of olives and homemade breads £4.75
Homemade breadboard £3.50


Chocolate Fondant, salt caramel, peanut butter ice cream £6.50
Crème brûlée, shortbread £6.25
Westcountry Cheese board, trimmings £7.95 (£11.95 for two people)
Selection of homemade ice creams and sorbets £4.95

Take advantage of our special Sunday Lunch Offer:

2 courses for £16.50  –  OR  –  3 courses for £19.75

(Subject to T&Cs – not valid on Bank Holidays, Valentine’s or Mother’s Day)

Express Lunch Menu
Served Monday to Saturday 12 till 3pm

(all come on toasted ciabatta with a side of fries)

Bacon, lettuce, tomato £5
Chicken & mayo £5
Crayfish, watercress, marie rose £5
Cheddar & chutney £5 (v)
Smoked salmon, cream cheese, chives £6.50
Steak, mustard mayo, fried onions £8


Chicken & bacon £7.50
Crayfish & smoked salmon £7.50
Goat’s cheese & olive £7 (v)

Square burger & chips £9.50 (add cheese or bacon for £1.50)
Wild mushrooms on toast, poached egg – served with fries or mixed salad £8
White bait & fries, lemon mayo £8.50
Croque monsieur, poached egg – served with fries or mixed salad £8
Minute Steak, hollandaise sauce £9.50

French fries £3.25
Seasonal vegetables £3.95
Mixed leaf salad £3.50
Olives £3

To Share
Homemade bread board £3.50
Bread & olives £4.95
Parma ham, olives & bread £6.50
Selection of British cheese, crackers & chutney £11.95

Wine List
Recommended Aperitifs

Lillet (candied orange aromatic liqueur) £3.50
Aperol (light and floral rhubarb liqueur) £3.50
Antica (Premium dry vermouth) £4
Noilly Prat (Sweet vermouth) £3.50
Sant Orsola (well-balanced prosecco, with apple and peach notes) £5.50

Champagne & Bubbly

Sant Orsola Prosecco  –  125ml £5.50     |     Bottle £26
Prosecco Kir Royale  –  125ml £6
Champagne Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut  –  125ml £7.75     |     Bottle £42
Champagne Duval Leroy Magnum  –  Bottle £89
Veuve Clicquot Brut NV  –  Bottle £55
Dom Perignon Brut 2000  –  Bottle £165
Veuve Clicquot Rose NV  –  Bottle £72

White Wines

Dry, herbaceous or aromatic whites
Geyser Peak Sauvignon Blanc, California  –  125ml £4  |  175ml £5.30  |  Bottle £19.50
Parini Pinot Grigio IGT Venezie  –  125ml £3.80  |  175ml £5  |  Bottle £18
Waipara Hills Sauvignon Blanc NZ  –  125ml £4.40  |  175ml £6.50  |  Bottle £25
Gloire de Chablis, J Moreau  –  Bottle £26

Very dry, delicate, light whites
Borsari Inzolia, Italy  –  125ml £3.20  |  175ml £4.50  |  Bottle £15.50
Macon-Villages Domaine de la Grange Magnien, Louis Jadot  –  125ml £4.40  |  175ml £6.50  |  Bottle £25
Sancerre Les Collinettes, Joseph Mellot  –  Bottle £29.50

Juicy, fruit-driven, ripe whites
Cullinan View Chenin Blanc  –  125ml £3.50  |  175ml £4.80  |  Bottle £17.50
Geyser Peak Chardonnay, California  –  125ml £4  |  175ml £5.30  |  Bottle £19.50

Red Wines

Light, delicate reds
Rare Vineyards Pinot Noir, France  –  125ml £3.80  |  175ml £5  |  Bottle £19.50
Louis Jadot Beaujolais Combe aux Jaques  –  Bottle £24
Beaune 1er Cru Les Theurons, Dom. Jadot, 2002, France  –  Bottle £58

Juicy, medium-bodied, fruit-led reds
Blackstone Merlot, California  –  125ml £4  |  175ml £5.30  |  Bottle £21
The Gourmet Cabernet Sauvignon, South Australia  –  125ml £3.50  |  175ml £4.80  |  Bottle £17.50
Vinuva Barbera, Italy  –  125ml £3.20  |  175ml £4.50  |  Bottle £15.50
Waipara Hills Pinot Noir, New Zealand  –  125ml £4.70  |  175ml £6.90  |  Bottle £29
Torres Celeste, Ribera del Duero  –  Bottle £32

Spicy, peppery, warming reds
Don Jacobo Rioja  –  125ml £4.40  |  175ml £6.50  |  Bottle £24.50
Malbrontes, Malbec-Torrentes, Mendoza, Argentina  –  125ml £4.20  |  175ml £5.50  |  Bottle £21
Dark Horse Shiraz, South Africa  –  125ml £4.70  |  175ml £6.90  |  Bottle £26

Full-bodied, intense, concentrated reds
Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel, USA  –  125ml £4.40  |  175ml £6.50  |  £24
Chateau-Lamothe Cissac, Cru Bourgeois  –  Bottle £35
Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Les Cornalines  –  Bottle £38
Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, California  –  Bottle £44

Rose Wines

Rich, fruity nose
Vendange White Zinfandel  –  125ml £3.90  |  175ml £5  |  Bottle £19
Cullinan View Rose, South Africa  –  125ml £3.70  |  175ml £4.80  |  Bottle £18

Dry and elegant
Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, Chateau de Beaulieu  –  125ml £4.20  |  175ml £6.30  |  Bottle £24

Dessert Wine

Campbell’s Rutherglen Muscat, Victoria, Australia  –  125ml £7.95  |  Bottle £24


Sandeman Late Bottled Vintage  –  125ml £7.50  |  Bottle £35

Not only are we among the best restaurants in Clifton, we also have several awards to our name:

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