Food & Drink

Backwell House

Restaurant Review: Backwell House

Emma Payne gets behind the wheel with a 19th-century countryside haven set firmly in her sights We Brits are good at so many things – tea drinking, queuing...
Salt & Malt

Salt and Malt to Open at Cargo 2

Bristolian chef and restaurateur Josh Eggleton and family are bringing fish and chips to Bristol’s harbourside: Salt & Malt will open on 15...
Spuntino

Restaurant Review: Spuntino

Spuntino, a Soho-born, Brooklyn-style diner, is up and running in the ultra-contemporary Cargo 2 at Wapping Wharf. Bea Martin investigates... The way our...

Thatchers Launch 2016 Vintage Cider

Fourth generation cidermaker Thatchers has launched its 2016 Vintage Cider Pressed, blended and bottled at Myrtle Farm, Thatchers uses the finest...
Hattusa

Hattusa

Charlotte Gallagher discovers another jewel in Bristol’s culinary crown – where old-world elegance complements contemporary British cooking Hidden gem....
Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival Highlights

We anticipate some of the highlights from this year’s Foodies Festival, taking place on the Downs from 12 – 14 May... Feeling good There’s a brand...

Breakfast in Bedminster

The last weekend of April saw the enjoyably named 'Breakfast in Bedminster' return for a second year, after a successful inaugural event in 2016 that saw...
La Belle Assiette

Haute at Home with
La Belle Assiette

There are a couple of ways you can look at employing the services of a private chef – nervously, at the thought of inviting a stranger into your kitchen, or...
Mary Berry

Interview: Mary Berry

There’s culinary royalty to be found just down the road next month, as part of The Bath Festival – get involved! Just a 10-minute train ride away, Mary...
Zara's Chocolates

Sweet Escape: Zara’s Chocolates

We get in the mood for Easter and learn a thing or two at Zara’s Chocolates Walking past Zara’s Chocolates is something we do on the way to work every...
Wapping Wharf

Precious Cargo:
Wapping Wharf

The Bristol Magazine takes a stroll over to the trendy new development at Wapping Wharf to visit a few of the businesses already settled in, and discover some...
vegan valentine

Vegan Valentine’s Feast

Looking to impress with some home cooking tonight but fresh out of inspiration? Perhaps try your hand at some of these vegan recipes from Bristol charity...

When Made met Dela

Online design brand MADE.com has arrived in Bristol, for the first time, to brighten up any residual January blues with a pop-up store in Quakers...
Espensen Spirit

Bristol At Work: Espensen Spirit

We find out more about Sam of Espensen Spirit, the newly launched local producer, based in St George Sam Espensen has been making boozy beverages for friends...

The Jetty

It’s anchors aweigh at Bristol Harbour Hotel’s newly opened restaurant, as Emma Payne discovers a treasure trove of seaworthy fare If you’ve spent...

Christmas at Revolution

When an email drops into our inbox promising ‘the best party this side of the North Pole’, we consider it our duty to put such a bold statement to the...

Woky Ko

Speaking as a Southville dweller, since the Cargo development at Wapping Wharf opened up a new passageway between Cumberland Road and the docks, not only has...
Giggling Squid

Christmas at The Giggling Squid

'Tis the season to eat your way through any number of mince pies, chocolates, potatoes and pigs in blankets - but if you're looking for an alternative to...
psychopomp

Good Spirits at Psychopomp

Amanda Nicholls discovers a magical place – a place where the time is always gin o’clock, and where long-held booze-based wishes are gladly granted by fun,...

The Kenny to get Michelin-star treatment

Popular Redland pub The Kensington Arms has been taken over by Josh Eggleton, Guy Newell, former managing director of Butcombe Brewery, and their families....
polpo cod cheek

Polpo

As another DFL (that means down-from-London, mind) makes its way to the West Country and puts its stamp on Whiteladies Road, Charlotte Gallagher delivers her...

Bristol Cocktail Week

Bristol Cocktail Week will take over the city between 17 - 23 October, and we cannot wait to kick back with our favourite concoctions Taking place across 20...
ivy clifton brasserie

The Ivy Clifton Brasserie

Never mind the polls we’re topping these days, if there was ever a sign that this thriving, sought-after city has become the place to be – not that we...

Review: Eat.Walk.Talk Bristol Food Tour

Eat.Walk.Talk food tours strike the perfect balance between the best of Bristolian grub, iconic sights and points of historical interest, all within a 3 hour...
raymond blanc

Interview: Raymond Blanc

There’s more than a fresh lick of paint to be found at Raymond Blanc’s newly reopened eatery in Quakers Friars. Here, the renowned chef chats to Louise...

CELEBRATE THE RIO OLYMPICS AT LAS IGUANAS

WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE RIO DE JANEIRO OLYMPICS STARTING THIS WEEKEND TREAT YOURSELF TO A NEW LIMITED EDITION MENU Las Iguanas has always been a popular choice...

River Cottage Canteen

After the Bristol branch switches up its dining experience, CHARLOTTE GALLAGHER checks out the new offering for herself Earlier this month, the popular...

Review: Zero Degrees

LOUISE HARROLD PAYS A VISIT TO THE MICRO-BREWERY AND RESTAURANT TO SAMPLE THE NEW MENU... Take a walk in almost any direction in Bristol and it won’t be...

Review: The Post Box Eatery

Amanda Nicholls heads to the newly opened Claverham restaurant and finds a menu full of first-class food... Having put in some seriously hard graft at the...

A Life Less Organised

Shonette Laffy is a food blogger based in Bristol, known for her quirky, in-depth approach to Easton's gourmet scene. She appeared at this year's Bristol Food...

6 of the Best: Tapas

Sunshine brings us all out of the woodwork, and with Bristol's vast choice of restaurants, al fresco diners and food trucks, there's bound to be something to...

VegfestUK

Coming to the Amphitheatre at Bristol's Harbourside across the weekend of 21 - 22 May, VegfestUK offers vegan-friendly street food, cookery demos and live...

Swoon: Real, Italian Gelato.

It takes a brave soul to launch an ice-cream parlour in the UK in the depths of winter. But for Bruno Forte and his team at newly opened gelato bar, Swoon, it...

Bristol’s Most Romantic Restaurants

When it comes to eating out, Bristol is truly blessed... but finding that special restaurant for a first date, or even a full-on proposal, is a personal...

St Nick’s Market: Best Burger in Town

Picture the scene:  it's another sunny Friday afternoon and you've snuck away from your desk to grab a quick bite to eat.  Bristol's streets are lined with...

Interview: Wise Beans

As part of our forthcoming Best of Bristol's Coffee Shops feature, we found out more about the ethos and story behind Wise Beans in Stokes Croft. Georgina...

Chocolate Afternoon Tea

A chocolate afternoon tea and exclusive event with chocolatier Paul A. Young To celebrate the Art of Scent and Choctober, indulge in an afternoon tea with a...

Puppy Friendly Pubs In Bristol

Brew Dog Bristol We here at the Bristol Magazine love our four legged friends more than we probably should, (it's okay to dream about going on holidays with...

Best Vegan Eats In Bristol

Tim Barford, organiser of VegfestUK Bristol talks to The Bristol Magazine about vegan eating in Bristol I don’t eat out a lot in Bristol – being...

Gluten Free Gluttony in Bristol

Online Editor, Lauren Morris takes you on a Gluten-Free weekend in Bristol to show you some of her favourite spots...  Times have changed and healthy...

Zara’s Chocolate: Bristol At Work

Our series of photographic portraits by Charlotte Stone shows Bristol people at work This Christmas, we re-visit Zara's Chocolates in Bedminster. This...