I purchases restaurant-caffee-bar-pub-template theme and when I try and upload it it says the style.css stylesheet is missing.
There is no child theme in the zip file
Are you sure that is a WordPress theme? It looks like HTML template.
In case that is a WordPress theme, this will help you:
I have tried both those options and I still cannot get it to install
If you download “Installable WordPress file only” - all should work.
Share me here your item link (theme which you have bought)
The word ’ template’ suggests HTML which won’t work with WordPress if it’s either of these, then these are Muse files and definitely won’t work on WP.
Assuming you have purchased this HTML template. then html template can’t be install in wordpress. For wordpress you have to purchase wordpress theme.