When the sun’s shining, there’s nothing better than enjoying a leisurely lunch or post-shop dinner with your mates. Need some inspo on where to eat at Cabot Circus? We’ve picked out some of the best restaurants where you can sit back, relax and tuck in to some delicious food – all while catching some rays. Just don’t forget your SPF!
Also located in Quaker’s Friars is the equally delicious Côte Brasserie
, famed for its Parisienne-style dining and classic French dishes. Take a much-needed break from hitting the shops and nab a table on their front terrace overlooking the piazza fountains. The perfect spot for a little lunchtime people watching!
You can’t visit without trying their Sea Trout – a delicious pan roasted sea trout
rustled up with new potatoes, green beans, spring onions and Hollandaise sauce. Pasta fan? Then tuck into their handmade goats’ cheese Ravioli
served with roasted red and yellow pepper, black olives, garlic and fresh chives.
Fresh flavours: Sea trout at Côte Brasserie
Located in the heart of Quaker’s Friars in the Friary Building, Brasserie Blanc
has the perfect outdoor seating area to help you make the most of the summer. Rustling up delicious modern French food seven days a week, their menu is bursting with seasonal dishes – from classic mains to refreshing desserts.
Grab a table outside and tuck into their Lamb Tagine
– a flavoursome spiced dish made with slow-cooked Cornish lamb, apricots, golden sultanas, Medjool dates and a pistachio and almond couscous. If you still have room left, scoff their beautiful Summer Berry Pavlova
, made with whipped cream, strawberries, blackberries, raspberry coulis and a smooth vanilla ice cream.
If you’re out for the day with the family, then pop along to L’Osteria
in Quakers Friars for a mid-shop lunch and enjoy an Italian feast.
With the aroma of fresh pasta and pizza in the air, it will be hard to resist this authentic restaurant and their menu of classic Italian dishes. For something light, try the Carpaccio
– fillet of beef served with rocket. If you want something a little heartier, test your spaghetti slurping skills with the Spaghetti pesto Genovese
, served with a basil pesto, pine nuts and grated Grana Padano.
Totally moreish: Spaghetti pesto Genovese at L’Osteria
Another great Italian restaurant is Piccolino
, who serve up the freshest seasonal produce including Italian cheese, meat and seafood. They have two beautiful summer terraces where you take a break and devour as much Italian food as you wish.
Their Ravioli Granchio
, made with hand-picked crab, chilli, lemon and a shellfish butter, is a wonderfully, refreshing summer dish. Or if you want something a little lighter for lunch, try the Tricolore salad
– a vibrant medley of avocado, Campania buffalo mozzarella, vine ripened tomatoes and fresh basil.