“[The Bridge Cafe at the Clifton Gorge Hotel] is essentially Modern British – whatever that means these days – and it’s unfussy and unpretentious,” writes Cancer food critic Mark Taylor.
And here’s a sample of the menu to prove it:
Pan-seared scallops with pea purree and crispy pancetta
Whole lemon sole with purple sprouting broccoli, sautee potatoes and parsley beurre blanc
Smoked salmon and avocado tian with chilli and coriander dressing
Free-range duck breast with a celeriac rosti and spiced jus
Pina colada pannacotta with pineapple crisps and coconut tuille
Seems a bit more pretentious than a rack of barbecue ribs from Franky and Benny’s at Hengrove Park …