summer parties

Summer party venue

Start planning your Summer party by choosing from our BBQ and Buffet menus below and choosing drinks packages and extras to suit your groups needs! Bristol’s best Summer Party venue. 

The most popular summer party venue in Clifton has to be Racks. When the sun is shining and the drinks are flowing – Racks is the place to be!

With a large sunny terrace, perfect for al fresco drinks and dining, it’s a no-brainer. Summer nights are best spent sipping and savouring the sun underneath our idyllic pergola.

We even have an adjoining hotel, so you can make a weekend out of it! If you’re looking for one of Bristol’s best spaces for a summer party, then look no further. 


With a range of BBQ and Buffet menus as well as state-of-the-art outdoor grills, our Summer Parties are unmatched when it comes to food & drink. Explore our menu options below and get in touch to start planning your party!

Plus, with free venue hire you’re free to splash out on our numerous drinks packages to really get the vibe going. Save any hassle – pick one of our Summer Party Packages!



Premium BBQ
Arrival drink per person (Aperol Spritz or Bottle of Premium Beer)
Pitchers of Summer Cocktail served with BBQ
2x Mini desserts per person
3x House drink tokens per person


Classic BBQ
Arrival drink per person (Prosecco or Bottle of Beer)
Pitchers of Summer Cocktail served with BBQ

the pergola

Enjoy your best Summer yet under our terrace’s canopy of hanging plants and soak up the sun beneath the Pergola.

Our pergola is built for BBQs and Summer parties and is truly the perfect backdrop for any sunny shindig. Book a showaround today to find out more about our spaces.

Please note that the Pergola is heated but not covered.


Use this form to book a Summer Party. To book a smaller table indoors or outdoors please book here.

To find out more about other party types click here.

Our private party terms & conditions can be found here

Fancy staying over?

With cosy guest rooms located just upstairs, the Clifton Hotel provides the perfect post party accommodation!