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 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. During the summer months, alfresco dining is also available on our beautiful Terrace.

We are also pleased to introduce our fantastic dining offers and discounts – another reason to make us the top of your list of Bristol restaurants to try next.

Monday – Saturday: Breakfast 7 – 9.30am | Lunch 12 – 3 pm | Dinner 6 – 9.30pm
Sunday Lunch: 12 – 4pm – Sunday Roast

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

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


Beetroot soup, oak smoked mackerel, pickled beetroot, dill oil (vegetarian option available) £5.50

Seared scallops, pea and ham soup, pulled ham hock, pea mousse £8.50

Carrot gnocchi, sage butter, crispy carrots, ricotta (V) £6

Duck liver mousse, breaded heart, macerated fig, crispy chicken skin £6.50


Pan fried cod, cauliflower puree, pickled cauliflower, romanesco, salsify, buerre noisette £17.90

Roasted partridge, cassoulet, baby fennnel, cherry jus £16.50

Red wine braised shortrib of beef, ragout of mushroom pancetta and carrot, herb mash £17

Open butternut squash lasagne, spinach, ricotta, white wine sabayon, pistachio (v) £14.50

Slow roasted lamb shank, deviled lamb kidney, root vegtables, sweet potato dauphinoise, roasting jus £18


Devon Red 8oz rib-eye steak, triple cooked chips, watercress £18.50

Cote de Boeuf, T-bone, Rib-eye or Chateaubriand steaks, triple cooked chips, vine tomatoes, mushrooms, two sauces (choose from Peppercorn, Bearnaise, or Wild Mushroom) – we recommend sharing these dishes between twoPriced by weight; please ask your waiting staff for the available cuts on the night. Recommended pairing with chilled Beaujolais: please ask your waiting staff for more details.

(*Add peppercorn, bearnaise or wild mushroom sauce to any steak for £1.50)


Homemade breadboard £3.50

Selection of olives and homemade breads £4.95

Saffron mash £3.50

Tenderstem broccoli £3.50

Ratatouille £3.50

Fries £3.50

Creamed leeks £3.50


Pistachio cake, lime mousse, chocolate tuille £6

Chocolate fondant, salt caramel, milk ice cream £6

Red wine poached pear, white chocolate and macadamia soil, pear chips £5.50

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. All produce is responsibly sourced, and is local, seasonal and organic where possible. Ingredients in our menus may contain allergens, please ask a member of staff for allergen information. 

Sunday Roast
Served 12pm – 3.30pm Sunday afternoons

(Subject to change due to weekly specials)

Soup of the day 5.5

Smoked salmon, ravigote sauce, horseradish cream 8.50

Ham hock and duck terrine, chutney, toast 6.50

Goat’s cheese mousse, beetroot, grapefruit 6.50

Mains (all 12.5)
*We have carefully selected wines to compliment your main course

Sirloin of beef, horseradish
*Malbrontes Malbec-Torrontes, Mendoza, Argentina

Braised pork belly, apple sauce
*Cabernet Franc, Pays d’Oc, France

Chicken breast, bread sauce
*Macon Village, Burgundy, France

Cod fillet, capers buerre noisette sauce
*Waipara Hills Sauvignon Blanc, NZ

All the above are served with duck fat roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and a Yorkshire pudding

Nut roast (mushrooms, spinach, lentils) (V)
*Cote du Rhone Blanc Vin Gourmand, Viogner


Cauliflower cheese 3.5

Ratatouille 3.5

Honey glazed parsnips 3.5

Selection of olives and homemade breads 4.75

Homemade breadboard 3.5


Dessert of the day, subject to change – please ask your waiting staff

West-country cheeseboard, trimmings 7.95 (12.95 for two people)

Selection of homemade ice creams and sorbets (3 scoops) 5

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 – 3pm

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

Bacon, lettuce, tomato £5
Chicken & mayo salad £7.5
Tomato, mozzarella, basil pesto £7
Smoked salmon, cream cheese, chives £6.50


Mixed baby leaf salad £5
Salmon and pickled fennel, shallot and capers £9
Chicken, bacon, Caesar salad £9
Caprese salad £8.5 (Tomato, mozzarella, basil)

(All served with French fries or mixed leaf salad)

Square burger £9.95 (add cheese or bacon for £1)
Club sandwich £8.50
Spinach and wild mushroom omelette £7.50
Deep fried squid, tartar sauce £8.50
Chicken parmesan, rocket and balsamic caramelised cherry tomatoes £10.25
Rib eye steak, truffled watercress £18.50


French fries £3.50
Seasonal vegetables £3.50
Mixed leaf salad £3.50
Bread board £3.50
Hollandaise sauce, or Pepper sauce £1.50


Dessert of the day (please ask your waiting staff)
British cheeseboard, trimmings £8
Selection of homemade ice creams and sorbets £6

Wine List
Recommended Aperitifs

Martini Rosso (elegant orange and caramel notes) – £3.50
Martini Bianco (sweet floral botanicals and herbs) – £3.50
Campari (infusion of bitter herbs and fruit) – £3
Aperol (soft orange and tangy rhubarb) – £3
Aperol Spritz (Aperol, prosecco, orange, soda) – £7
Manhatten (Monkey Shoulder, Antica, Bitters) – £7.50
Negroni (Beefeater gin, Campari, Martini Rosso Vermouth, Orange peel) – £7.50

Champagne & Prosecco

Da Luca Prosecco  –  125ml £5.50     |     Bottle £25
Da Luca Rosato Spumante – 125ml  £5.50   |     Bottle £26
Champagne Perrier-Jouet –  125ml £7.75     |     Bottle £48
Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque – Bottle £150
Perrier-Jouet Blason Rose NV – Bottle £69

White Wines

Dry, refreshing and delicate
Borsari Inzolia, Italy – 125ml £3.80  |  175ml £4.80  |  Bottle £17
Parini Pinot Grigio IGT Venezie  –  125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5  |  Bottle £19.50

Zesty, herbacious and aromatic
Tekena Sauvignon Blanc, Chile – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5  |  Bottle £19.50
Les Terres Basses de Laballe, France – 125ml £4.60  |  175ml £5.30  |  Bottle £22
Waipara Hills Sauvignon Blanc, NZ – 125ml £4.80  |  175ml £6  |  Bottle £26

Juicy, fruit-driven and ripe
Flagstone Two Roads Chardonnay, South Africa – 125ml £4.80  |  175ml £6.50  |  Bottle £24
Cotes du Rhone, Dauvergne Ranvier, Viogner France – 125ml £4.80  |  175ml £6.50  |  Bottle £25

Elegant, intricate, mineral-laced
Chablis J. Moreau et Fils – Bottle £36
Macon-Villages, dom de la Grange Magnien, Louis Jadot – Bottle £26
Sancerre Les Collinettes, Joseph Mellot – £29.50

Red Wines

Light and delicate
Rare Vineyards Pinot Noir, France – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5.50  |  Bottle £22
Louis Jadot Beaujolais Combe aux Jacques – Bottle £24
Fixin, Louis Jadot, Burgundy, France – Bottle £44

Juicy, medium-bodied
Blackstone Merlot, California – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5.50  | Bottle £22
Cuvee Cabernet Franc Pays d’Oc, France – 125ml £5  |  175ml £7  |  Bottle £26
Tekena Cabernet Sauvignon Central Valley, Chile – 125ml £4.30  |  175ml £5.50  |  Bottle £19
Vinuva Leaves Italy – 125ml £3.80  | 175ml £4.80  |  Bottle £17
Torres Celeste Ribera del Duero, Spain – Bottle £32
Waipara Hills Pinot Noir Marlborough, NZ – Bottle £29

Spicy, peppery and warming
Red Knot Shiraz, McLaren Vale Australia – Bottle £28
Don Jacobo Rioja, Spain – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £6  |  Bottle £26
Between Thorns Shiraz, SE Australia – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5.50  |  Bottle £19
Malbrontes, Malbec-Torrontes Mendoza, Argentina – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £6  |  Bottle £26

Full-bodied and intense
Ravenswood Zinfandel, Lodi, USA – Bottle £27
Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks California, USA – Bottle £24
Ch. Lamothe Cissac, Bordeaux – Bottle £32
Chateauneuf-du-Pape France – Bottle £38

Rose Wines

Rich and fruity
Vendange White Zinfandel California, USA – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5.50  |  Bottle £19.50

Dry and elegant
Ch. Beaulieu, Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence – 125ml £4.80  |  175ml £6  |  Bottle £26
Parini Pinot Grigio Rose Italy – 125ml £4.50  |  175ml £5  |  Bottle £19.50

Fortified Wines

Sandeman Ruby Port Portugal – 50ml £3.50  |  Bottle £30
Campbells Rutherglen Muscat Australia – 50ml £4.50  |  Bottle £20


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