Photo: Jamie Woodley

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

Arnolfini’s ground-floor is open seven days a week offering access to our bookshop and cafe/bar.

Information Desk and Gallery opening times

During exhibitions
Tues-Sun: 11am–6pm
Monday: Closed

Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance – Act 3 runs from Saturday 14 September 2019 to Sunday 15 December 2019

Please be aware these opening times may change from time to time due to events.

Bookshop Opening Times
Everyday: 10am – 6pm

Bristol Beer Factory at Arnolfini Cafe bar Opening Times
Sunday – Wednesday: 9am – 10pm
Thursday – Saturday: 9am – 11pm

Kitchen opening hours:
Sunday – Monday: 9am – 4pm
Tuesday – Saturday: 9am – 9pm


Christmas & New Year opening hours 2019/20
We will have reduced opening hours over the festive period. 

Monday 23 December:
Bookshop 10am – 6pm
Cafe bar 9am – 5pm (Kitchen closes at 4pm)
Tuesday 24 – Friday 27 December:
Bookshop Closed
Cafe bar Closed
Saturday 28 – Tuesday 31st December:
Bookshop 10am – 6pm
Cafe bar 9am – 5pm (Kitchen closes at 4pm)
Wednesday 1 January:
Bookshop Closed
Cafe bar Closed
Thursday 2 January onwards:
Open as usual.


Stay at Bristol’s Clifton Hotels

Arnolfini visitors receive a special discount off best available rates when booking directly with Clifton Hotels.

Simply quote ARNOLFINI when booking online:

Berkeley Suites

The Berkeley Square Hotel

The Clifton Hotel

The Rodney Hotel

The Washington Guesthouse

For more to see in the area, please have a look at Go Bath Bristol’s website.