Business & Pleasure

For many decades, the Clifton Observatory has been an iconic piece of English Heritage and an important Bristol Landmark with the building dating back to 800bc.

New for 2019, the Clifton Observatory has become the perfect environment to take care of business and host memorable moments with family & friends. With the launch of our William West event space and rooftop terrace, The Clifton Observatory offers you the opportunity to enjoy exceptional hospitality in the surrounds of an ionic grade ll listed building with panoramic views of this spectacular city.

Great for Business 

There are few locations in the country who can boast the same settings that we can offer.  Whether you are looking to host corporate meetings, educational conferences, product launches or entertain prospective clients, The Clifton Observatory can accommodate and provide an inspirational environment for all occasions.

Friends & Family 

An intimate and unique setting to invite family and friends to share memorable moments and occasions.  A blank canvas to entertain guests with exquisite food and drink, creating an unforgettable experience for everyone.

Your Space


 Space Banqueting Classroom Theatre Standing Reception
William West Room 60


38 75 100
Rooftop Terrace 100


William West & Terrace 60


38 75 120

Music / Entertainment

Within the William West, you are free to arrange your own DJ or Band for an evening party.  Within the William West room, we have a Sonos system and power supply which also operates on the rooftop terrace.

Expectational Hospitality

Whatever the occasion, our catering supplier can provide the perfect complement.  With a range of food and drink options, there is a menu to match any appetite and budget.

Contact us

Whether you’re here for business or pleasure we will work closely with you to ensure the space is in keeping with your visions.  We invite you to discuss your individual requirements with our events team.