Photo by Hannah Atkinson

Arnolfini is located in Bristol’s historic floating harbour area in the heart of the city.

Arnolfini Bookshop has reopened as have our gallery spaces.

On the ground floor we have Hassan Hajjaj: The Path with Chantal Joffe: For Esme – with Love and Squalor on the first floor. Galleries are open Thursday to Sunday each week, 12pm to 5pm. Exhibition slots are bookable in advance here.

Please note, in line with Covid-19 guidance and safety, all our toilet facilities are not currently open and those that are must to be limited for visitors to the Gallery only, subject to availability. Thank you for your understanding.

Arnolfini Café Bar is open with an exclusive, enclosed decking area outside Arnolfini as well as inside, in accordance with Covid-19 secure guidelines to keep customers and the team as safe as possible.

Opening times are Tuesday to Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday and Monday 9am-5pm. Subject to change. Please bear in mind capacity to both inside and outside areas will be limited to enable social distancing measures.

NHS workers and students receive 10% discount on presentation of a valid ID card.

There will be very limited toilet facilities available to Café Bar customers only, in accordance with Covid-19 guidance, within the decking area, one of which is accessible . There is a list of public toilets available within Bristol at

Full details, including rules Bristol Beer Factory ask customers to comply with, are at

0117 440 9741 |

Arnolfini Bookshop is open with appropriate measures in place to keep our customers and team safe. Opening times will be 12pm to 5pm, Thursday to Sunday.

NHS workers and Students in the shop receive 10% discount off all purchases on production of a valid ID card.

Details on measures we have taken in line with Covid Guidance are here.

The latest advice can be found at:
Public Health England  Coronavirus: latest information

Guidance from the NHS

There is also information as to how to protect your mental health during Coronavirus at

Please visit out Frequently Asked Questions page for any queries you may have about visiting Arnolfini.

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