On the edge of the harbour side, River Grille features modern British cuisine and a sophisticated lounge bar. In one of Bristol's finest locations, The River Grille has a pianist on Fridays and live jazz on Saturdays. Light and airy, the spacious dining room at River Grille restaurant has dramatic light features, sleek furnishings and striking views. The contemporary restaurant features a relaxed and informal ambience. The flavoursome dishes on the regularly changing River Grille menus make good use of fine local produce from the West Country. Sample dishes include West Country Stonebass with salsa verde, Ruby & West's finest steaks, Beetroot and ricotta gnocchi with a white wine and shallot cream sauce and to finish luxurious chocolate fondant with chocolate crumb and vanilla ice cream. Afternoon tea features freshly baked scones, along with homemade cakes and pastries. There are freshly made finger sandwiches, and a selection of fine teas. Located on Narrow Quay in Bristol, River Grille at The Bristol Hotel offers contemporary dining in sophisticated surroundings.
To Start Charred fennel, roast pumpkin and rocket leaves, toasted pumpkin seeds & balsamic Pan seared smoked salmon, potato and chive salad, horseradish Mascarpone (Supp £3) Confit duck and foie gras terrine, fig purée and onion loaf (Supp £3) Parsnip and apple soup with light curry oil Roast belly of free range pork, lemon thyme honey, celeriac and cockles (Supp £2) Warm salad of Ham Hock and Black pudding, with Pommery mustard dressing Crisp fried white bait with saffron aioli Brie, cherry tomato and caramelised red onion tart, with rocket & pesto dressing Mains Confit leg of Gressingham duck, roast garlic mash, winter greens and caramelised plum Baked supreme of chicken, fondant potato, caraway cabbage and red wine jus Pan roasted loin of Eastrocks Woodland venison, vanilla fondant, leek fondue, chestnut and blackberries (Supp £6) Fresh egg tagliatelle with fresh plum tomatoes, garlic, Parmesan and finished with buffalo bocconcini mozzarella British White Cattle 28 day dry aged Rib Eye Steak (227g) served with confit vine tomatoes, watercress, twice cooked chips and your choice of Béarnaise sauce or peppercorn sauce (Supp £5) Pan fried guilt head bream, carrot purée, samphire, confit potato and roast garlic vierge (Supp £4) Steak et Frites, Sirloin Minute Steak, skinny fries, béarnaise or peppercorn sauce Portobello mushroom and cèpe risotto, shaved Parmesan and white truffle oil Char grilled darne of salmon, served on a warm Niçoise salad with a soft poached hens egg Sides Mash potato, French fries, Rocket and Parmesan salad, Fine beans and confit shallot or House salad (Mixed baby leaves, pancetta and celeriac slaw) (£3.50 each) Desserts Pineapple carpaccio, coconut ice cream, green tea and lemongrass (Supp£2) Vanilla poached summer fruits, cappuccino glace Lemon crème brulée with homemade shortbread Baked Brie spiked with thyme & Calvados, pear chutney and warm ciabatta Homemade orange marshmallows with dark chocolate fondue (Supp £2) Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream A selection of 3 regional cheeses served with wheat wafers and Dower House chutney (Supp £3) 2 course £19.99 3 course £24.95 Whilst every care is taken in the preparation and cooking of our food, we cannot guarantee that they may not contain or come into contact with nuts or nut based products. For those with special dietary requirements or allergies please do speak with the restaurant manager.