Clifton Observatory 360 glass cafe

We are excited to announce that Clifton Observatory’s new 360 glass cafe is officially open!

Clifton Observatory’s 360 glass cafe offers both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the City of Bristol and Clifton Suspension bridge. Located in the heart of Bristol visitors are invited to indulge in a variety of locally sourced refreshments, cake and a coffee on our rooftop terrace and enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Opening times:

Open 7 days a week

Sunday to Wednesday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday to Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm

Please see our Roof Terrace section below for updates on our Roof Terrace opening hours


Ice Cream

To all the ice cream lovers out there, we are pleased to announce the 360 glass cafe has an ice cream hatch at the side of the building. Equipped with a variety of flavours from Marshfield ice cream to satisfy your palate.

Food and Drink

We are pleased to announce we will be serving a selection of savoury options from local suppliers include Bristol Twenty,  Real Wrap Co and delicious cakes from Cakesmiths.

 View our menu here.

Roof Terrace

We invite all of our Café guests to enjoy a coffee with a view on our 360 rooftop terrace.

Please note:  The 360 Roof Terrace seating area will be closed to the general public on the following dates due to private bookings:

19th Sept – 3.30pm onwards
21st Sept – 5pm onwards

Please check back for regular updates.

To find out more about private venue hire at the Clifton Observatory click here

The 360 Glass Café will be open as per usual hours during private events.

Important Information

360 café welcomes dogs so do feel free to bring your dog along to enjoy the café and surrounding areas

The observatory is not accessible by road, if driving please park your vehicle in the surrounding areas in Clifton and walk to the observatory.

Contact Us

Use the contact form to get in touch with us regarding any questions or suggestions you have regarding the newly launched 360 café. We’d love to hear from you.

 Call us on:

0117 974 1242

Clifton Observatory, Litfield Place, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3LT

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