Internal view of the RWA cafe space featuring a marble counter, chairs & tables and a large red abstract painting on the far wall

Spicer+Cole at the RWA, their largest counter space in Bristol

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Outside the RWA cafe space on the forecourt with tables & chairs & a blackboard with with Spicer+Cole at the RWA

The new cafe has outdoor seating on the remodeled forecourt

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A selection of cakes and pastries

Serving a selection of freshly made cakes and treats as well as breakfast, lunch and great coffee

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Filled croissants on display on a marble counter top

Breakfast, lunch and cakes available to eat in or take away

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Tables and chairs on the RWA forecourt looking out onto Clifton Park Street

Pop in on your way by or take a break between exhibitions

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Internal view of the RWA cafe seating area

The new larger cafe space has both indoor and outdoor seating

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Spicer+Cole at the RWA

The Cafe is a space to enjoy a break during your visit or to drop in as you pass us by. With a separate entrance it is accessible from the newly re-modelled forecourt, and has both indoor and outdoor seating both on the terrace and balcony to enjoy this beautiful area of Bristol.

Spicer+Cole serve a range of ethically sourced, fresh food and drink, open throughout the day serving breakfast, light lunches, cakes and great coffee. 

Their fifth cafe, Spicer+Cole at the RWA is their largest counter in Bristol. 

Opening Times

Monday - 9.30am - 5pm
Tuesday - 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday 9.30am - 5pm
Friday 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday 9.30am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm


The RWA is situated in the academic heart of Bristol in Clifton, within easy reach of the city's main shopping districts and visitor attractions.

Our address is Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX.

Transport information is available via our Getting Here page.

Sample Menu 

View an example of the food served in the cafe in the Sample Menu. Please note fillings and flavours vary from day to day. 



Getting Here

Detailed information on transport and parking

Accessing Our Building

Find out how we're making sure everyone feels welcome


Pay us a visit and browse our shop, full of interesting arty finds

What's On

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