Review – Beets n’ Roots

A wannabe food photographer’s rainbow dream, a symphony of high vitality deliciousness and a wood-clad, upcycled, health-hub-hideaway: Beets n’ Roots a recent addition to Cotham Hill’s arsenal of cosy indie comforts will rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul with their texture-laden, nutrient-rich plates, freshly squeezed juices and all manner of invigorating plant-based elixirs. Offering all…

Review – Baba Ganoush

Feeling uninspired by Whiteladies Road? Fancy swapping the familiar sights of the triangle for a different dining experience? If yes, then Easton is the answer. Unbeknownst to many, a quick train ride from Clifton Down will take you to this colourful neighbourhood, considered by some as ‘Bristol’s best-kept foodie secret’. Home to a variety of…

Review – Dela

Nestled in the heart of Easton, within earshot from St Marks Road, new stylish Scandi restaurant Dela awaits. Hidden inside an old Victorian warehouse, Dela marks the latest venture by food professionals Lara Lindsay and Mike Orme (who previously hosted events at Bristol’s prestigious Hart’s Bakery).  Dela, meaning ‘share’ in Swedish, focuses on communal eating,…

Review – Bertha’s Pizza

Pizza is enjoyed by the many, but only a few places do it true justice. Luckily in Bristol, we’re spoilt for choice. Until recently, I held a strong allegiance to Zero Degrees, a microbrewery with an eclectic and slightly bonkers range of wood-fired pizzas with the flavours to match. This, however, was before my encounter…

Review – Spuntino

Spuntino Location: Cargo 2, Wapping Wharf A visit to the Cargo complex down at Wapping Wharf never fails to inspire. Old shipping containers are blitzed and filled with exciting eateries and adventurous retail openings, ranging from a local cheesemonger (which has been named best cheese shop in the UK), a local cider shop, to a…

Review – Kabala Kitchen

Kabala Kitchen (recently named ‘Planted’) is a recent find of mine, and a delicious one too. This humble pop-up stall was started sprouting their seeds earlier this year at Bristol’s food markets. Kabala have risen in popularity with their unique selling point -100% vegan comfort food. The home-grown menu changes with each weekly appearance, keeping…

Lunchtime Cheap Eats

Spending my summer working in Bristol gave me too many opportunities to enjoy the city’s top-spots for delicious, filling lunches. Of course, a leisurely lunch out can set you back more than you’d like, so I made it my mission to find the best places with affordable prices to match. What follows is a list…

Mrs Potts Chocolate House Launch

Location: Park Street I’ve been a self-confessed chocolate freak for as long as I can remember, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to attend the launch of Bristol’s first ever chocolate house. Inspired by the chocolate cafes found in Australia, the focus at Mrs Potts is purely cocoa-based, serving a sweet assortment of…

Buttermilk & Maple Launch

Location: Waterfront Earlier this week I was lucky enough to attend the evening launch of Buttermilk & Maple. Located on Welshback in the Mercure Brigstow Hotel, Buttermilk & Maple mixes contemporary New York nightlife with a taste of Melbourne cafes, with brunch served all-day alongside an eclectic range of cocktails and craft beers. We were…

Friska Launch Evening

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the launch event of the new Friska on Park Street. Friska is a Californian inspired café founded in Bristol. Inspired by the variety, quality and hospitality over in the states, co-founders Griff Holland and Ed Brown decided to bring healthy fresh flavours and expert coffee back to…

Bristol’s Latest Food Openings

It’s hard keeping up with Bristol’s sprouting of restaurant and cafe  openings, but here’s an attempted rundown on a few places opening their doors! Friska Clifton’s favourite cafe have packed their bags and moved to the (conveniently located) top of Park Street. Expect craft coffee roasted by Clifton Coffee, Moroccan flatbreads, meaty burritos and baked…

Review – Pie Baby

Creative, delicious and filling vegan pies have arrived in Bristol! Location: Small Bar pop-up Cuisine: Kiwi Pies Pie Baby are the newest addition to Bristol’s ever-growing collection of vegan food pop-ups. The brain-child of Kiwi food lovers Lara and Finn, Pie Baby have been spotted in and around the city at community markets, festivals and…