Bristol bars and restaurants reopening in Tier 2

With the announcement that Bristol is moving to Tier 2 regulations from Saturday 19th December, we’ve listed the restaurants, cafes and bars which are reopening for eating in. Only single households are allowed to sit together, and the rule of six applies to outdoor areas.

Woky Ko

The Woky Ko Rooftop restaurant in Wapping Wharf reopens from Sat 19th. The smaller CARGO restaurant and Park St diner are only doing delivery.

No.1 Harbourside

Open every day from 19th until 3rd Jan except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Sister venues Canteen and The Old Market Assembly are also opening on the same dates.

Pizza Workshop

Reopening from Sat 19th on Whiteladies Road and North St, and takeaway or delivery is also available.

Pizza Workshop Bristol


Reopening from 19th until Christmas Eve, then again from 27th. A festive tasting menu is available alongside their regular dishes.


Paintworks and Finzels Reach branches are both open every day except Christmas Day (and Boxing Day at Finzels) until 3rd January.

Bandook Kitchen

Enjoy a range of Indian comfort food at their Wapping Wharf restaurant from Sat 19th.

Bandook Kitchen dishes


Reopening Saturday 19th, delivery and takeaway pizzas & beers are also available.

Little French

Reopening from 11am-11pm on Sat 19th until 23rd, then breaking for Christmas. They reopen on 28th and some tables are available for New Year’s Eve.

Cargo Cantina

Tacos, burritos and Margaritas are available from Saturday 19th.

Cargo Cantina

Rock Salt

The Indo-Chinese restaurant on Cotham Hill reopens for bookings on Saturday 19th.


One of Bristol’s longstanding Italian trattorias reopens on Saturday 19th.


Dine in to enjoy Mediterranean and Moorist tapas once they reopen on 19th December. They’re open from 21st-23rd, then from 28th-30th, before being open as usual from 2nd January.

Muino tapas

Three Brothers Burgers

Dine in on this burger boat from Saturday 19th, with a wide selection of vegan dishes available alongside their meaty menu.


Opening from Sat 19th for eating in. Sandwiches, mezze and more are still available for takeaway and delivery.

Sandwi on the go


This Sri Lankan and Tamil restaurant from the team behind the award-winning Nutmeg open their doors for the first time on Stokes Croft from Sat 19th.


Get your tapas fix from Bravas and seafood sister restaurant Gambas from Saturday onwards.

The Ostrich

The bar, restaurant, terrace and heated tipis reopen from Sat 19th.

The Milk Thistle

Posh dog, waffles fries and a cocktail for £20. Cocktail deliveries also available from Hyde at Home.

Milk Thistle posh dogs, waffles fries and cocktail


Restaurant and terrace are open from 19th, roast dinners available on Sunday 20th.


Open from Sat for lunch and dinner, plus takeaway and deliveries via Deliveroo. Open every day up to and including Christmas Eve, then closed until 5th Jan.

Seven Lucky Gods

This energetic Wapping Wharf Japanese-inspired restaurant is open for bookings from Saturday 19th onwards.

Seven Lucky Gods dishes

The Bank Tavern

One of Bristol’s best-loved pubs reopens on Sat 19th and is taking bookings for their multi award-winning roast dinners on Sun 20th.


Vegan mezze and cocktails available every day from 19th until 23rd, then reopening in January.

The Ox

Bristol’s classiest steak restaurant is reopens on Saturday 19th. You can still order steak kits and cocktails to enjoy at home from Hyde at Home.


The Clifton branch of this sophisticated Italian restaurant reopens on Sat 19th.

Pizza from Bosco Bristol

Urban Tandoor

This award-winning Indian restaurant in the city centre reopens on Saturday 19th.

Four Wise Monkeys

This funky Asia-inspired diner is now taking bookings from 19th December.


Bookings are open from 19th-24th December for this Gloucester Rd seafood restaurant.

The Burger Joint

Their restaurant on North St in Bedminster reopens on Sat 19th, with details still to be confirmed about the Whiteladies Rd branch.

Burger Joint menu


Their vegan diner on Baldwin St and Diner on North St both reopen from Saturday 19th. Picton St is open for takeaway only.

The Greenbank

Open every day until 3rd Jan except Christmas Day. Sister pubs The Grace, The Westbury Park and The Knowle also reopen from 19th.

51 Stokes Croft

Enjoy three courses for £15 from Saturday 19th.

The Gallimaufry

Reopens on Sat 19th for drinks, sausage rolls and vegan pastries. Regular service will resume from 5th January.


Stokes Croft and Wapping Wharf restaurants reopen for dining in from Sat 19th.

Grano Kitchen

This rustic Italian kitchen is open for service at Number Fifty on Whiteladies Rd from 19th December, for lunch and dinner service.

Sonny Stores

Pizza and Italian small plates are on the dine-in menu from Saturday 19th.


Get your bookings in for a steak dinner from Sat 19th onwards.

The Mint Room

Enjoy a special tasting menu alongside their regular dishes from Sat 19th.

Indian dishes at The Mint Room Bristol


Get your fish and seafood suppers at this harbourside restaurant from Saturday 19th. Their takeaway fish & chips counter will also be serving.


This popular Korean restaurant is taking bookings for 19th, 20th, 22nd and 23rd December.

The Malago

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from the morning of Saturday 19th.

No.4 Clifton

Open from Sat, have reinstated their Eat Out to Help Out offer throughout December and January.

Arnolfini Cafe

The cafe is open for food, hot beverages and soft drinks until 23rd December.


Clifton’s popular seafood restaurant is open for diners from Saturday 19th until Christmas Eve.

Boston Tea Party

Stokes Croft, Park St and Gloucester Road cafes will reopen on Sat 19th for eating in.

Molto Buono

This popular Italian restaurant on Park St reopens on Saturday 19th.


Choose from a range of Japanese dishes including sushi to eat in from Saturday 19th.

Japanese dishes at Izakaya Bristol


The restaurant at this luxurious Clifton spa reopens on Sat 19th for lunch and dinner.


Enjoy their extensive range of pizzas to dine in from Saturday 19th.

B Block

Keynsham’s Chocolate Quarter restaurant reopens 21-24 December, then again from 28 December.

Racks Bristol

Open from Sat 19th and are doing three courses for £20 throughout December.

Bella Vista

This traditional Italian restaurant next to Bristol Bridge reopens on Sat 19th.

Bella Vista pasta dishes