The Square Kitchen

“Nightingales may sing in Berkeley Square, and angels may dine at the Ritz (as the old song goes), but those in the know will pop into the Square Kitchen instead.”

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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.

Head Chef Kyle Jordaan and his team develop their menus to reflect the changing seasons. They focus on using local Westcountry produce to create excellent British and European cuisine. Mark Taylor, of the Bristol Post, was not wrong when he described the latest menu as “seasonal ingredients treated with respect”.

The Square Kitchen is available for private dining upon request. Simply contact us  to find out more.

The Square Kitchen is open:

Lunch 12 – 4pm – Velvet Sundays

Subject to availability. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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

Cream of parsnip soup, roasted walnuts, prawns £6 (vegetarian option available)

Pan-roast cod fillet, pork crackling, confit lemon air, pickled samphire, microherb salad, broad bean ragout £6.75

Deep fried goats cheese, pickled beetroot carpaccio, garden peas, cider reduction £6.50

Cashew crusted pork fillet, Tempura mussels, wilted spinach saute wild mushroom, red curry and coconut foam £7


Pan roasted Scottish salmon fillet, haricot bean puree, carbonara foam, leek gratin, steamed broccoli £16.50

Trio of lamb: braised lamb breast, pan roasted lamb fillet, sous vide lamb loin, dauphinoise potato, parsnip puree, wild mushrooms £17.50

Braised shortrib of beef, crispy pancetta, baby carrots, silverskin onions, smoked mash, red wine jus £17.50

Pan-roast chicken, potato and carrot fondants, sweetcorn puree, pickled shallots, jus £15.50

Devon Red 8oz rib-eye steak, fries, watercress £18.50 – (*Peppercorn or Bearnaise £1.50)

Jerusalem artichoke risotto, tender stem broccoli, poached egg, artichoke crisps (V) £12


Homemade breadboard £3.50

Selection of olives and homemade breads £4.75

SIDES (all £3.50)

Red wine braised red cabbage

Mixed leaf salad

Smoked mash potato



White chocolate free-standing creme brulee, kumquat marmalade, pistachio nougatine, fresh raspberries £6.20

Variations of apple – buttermilk fried apple, cider jelly, almond mousse, apple caviar, rhubarb sorbet £6.20

Chocolate bomb, peanut butter parfait, banana mousse, salt caramel £6.50

Selection of homemade ice creams and sorbets £5

British Cheeseboard with trimmings £7.95

Selection of teas and coffees


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

(On toasted ciabatta, all served with French fries or mixed leaf salad)

Bacon, lettuce, tomato £5
Chicken mayo salad £5
Crayfish, watercress, marie rose dressing £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)

(All served with French fries or mixed leaf salad)

Square burger & chips £9.50 (add cheese or bacon for £1)
Creamed wild mushrooms, toasted homemade bread, poached egg £8
Whitebait, lemon mayo £8.50
Croque monsieur, poached egg £8
Minute Steak, hollandaise sauce £9.50


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


Peach clafoutis, marscarpone and orange mousse, reducrrant, 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

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

Da Luca Prosecco  –  125ml £5.50     |     Bottle £25
Prosecco Kir Royale  –  125ml £6
Champagne Perrier-Jouet Brut  –  125ml £7.75     |     Bottle £42
Veuve Clicquot Brut NV  –  Bottle £60
Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque – Bottle £150
Perrier-Jouet Blason Rose NV – Bottle £69

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 £36

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

Fortified Wines

Regency Cream Sherry – 125ml £3.50
Sandeman Late-Bottled Ruby Port – 125ml £3.50 | Bottle £30
Calvados Vincent – 125ml £4.25
Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise – 125ml £4.20 | Bottle £19
Dow’s Fine Tawny Port – 125ml £4 | Bottle £35

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