The Richmond

The Richmond


0.5 miles
33 Gordon Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1AW

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You'll find The Richmond on the outskirts of pretty Clifton Village, a well-to-do suburb that certainly isn't short of great places to wine and dine. This cosy watering hole manages to stand out from the crowd - not only because it offers both an à la carte menu and pub fare, but because, surprisingly, it manages to do both very well indeed.

We visited on a Wednesday evening and, having settled into a cosy nook, were invited to join in with the weekly quiz, a lively event that draws in students and regulars alike. We enjoyed sliced smoked salmon served with a caper and lemon vinaigrette and Cornish mussels with a scrumpy cider, pan-fried streaky bacon and cream sauce. Appetites suitably whetted, we then moved on to pan-fried guinea fowl served on a celeriac rosti with black pudding, green beans and a Madeira jus, and lamb chump served with crushed new potatoes, roasted vegetables and a minted red wine jus. Just when we thought things couldn't get any better, our desserts arrived - an indulgent White Russian cheesecake and whisky ice parfait with millionaire's shortbread chunks. We may have come last in the pub quiz, but we were still able to congratulate ourselves as we left - we'd discovered a real ge
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Open: Mon & Tues 4pm-midnight (food served until 10pm); Weds & Thurs noon-midnight (food served until 10pm); Fri & Sat noon-1am (food served until 10pm); Sun noon-11.30pm (food served until 8pm)