When choosing to eat out in Bristol, it can sometimes be a struggle. There are SO many foodie hotspot areas teaming with fantastic bars and restaurants, that we are truly spoilt for choice.
We’ve decided to create our Foozie area guides to help when it comes to making such decisions. Our guides are broken down into sections, so depending on what you are looking for, we should be able to give you some inspiration.
In this guide we explore the famous Park Street.
Address: 87 Park Street, BS1
Friska offer delicious brunches, including their unique ‘breakfast boxes and pots’. Foozie favourites such as smoked salmon, avocado and kale are less than a fiver! They also serve a variety of coffees and are one of A few dirty chai providers in the centre of Bristol. Win, win.
Boston Tea Party
Address: 75 Park Street, BS1
Boston Tea Party has a great selection of food to suit every mealtime, but serve especially great brunches (which come complete with Bloody Marys). Consistently good food and service makes this venue much loved in Bristol, ad the proof is in the pudding as it tends to stand the test of time against new openings.
Cafe Du Jour
Address: 11 Park Street, BS1
This French inspired cafe sits at the bottom of Park Street (no mad trekking up the hill) and serves a selection of cakes and fresh pastries as well as a fuller brunch menu.
Address: 85 Park Street, BS1
Pinkmans is a great go to for brunch as well as lunch and offer typical bakery treats, such as sourdough bread and fruit tarts, alongside more sustainable meals, including pizzas and salad bowls. The prices are reasonable and everything is baked in house, plus, you’ve got to take home a sourdoughnut, it’s just the rules.
Wok to Walk
Address: 39 Park Street, BS1
If you’re ever in need of a super speedy lunch, but need something more substantial than a Tesco’s meal deal, Wok to Walk are a great option. With a 3-step menu, you choose a noodle base, meat/fish/veg extras and a sauce, which is stir fried together within a matter of minutes.
Address: 58 Park Street, Bristol
This underrated Park Street gem doesn’t get raved about too much, but it is worth a trip for authentic Asian cuisine. There is no fancy sign outside or much of a fanfare about this place, but the food does the talking for itself.
Koh Thai Tapas
Address: 7-9 The Triangle, BS1
OK so we are strolling a tiny bit away from Park Street a little but Koh Thai Tapas is a lovely venue for a date night dinner or with a group of friends. The large restaurant offers a whole range of authentic dishes whilst the terrace provides a nice tucked away secret garden for the warmer months.
The Folk House Cafe
Address: 40A Park Street, BS1
If you’re looking for a relaxed eatery with organic and wholesome food, The Folk House Cafe is for you. The cafe also offer a great range of non-vegetarian dishes if you fancy something meaty.
Address: 20 Berkeley Square, Bristol
Tucked away to the side of Park Street is The Botanist, a restaurant and bar hidden from prying eyes but one with a beautiful outside courtyard and stylish dining room. The central and large bar is perfect for some pre-dinner drinkies and the menu has plenty of options, from fish and meat through to vegetarian dishes.
Address: 84 queens Road, Bristol
Another restaurant that we cannot wait to see open is the second site for Wokyko. This venue is going to be bigger with more space to enjoy cocktails and drinks as well as delicious Asian food from Larkin Cen.
Address: 1 Unity Street, BS1
As one of Bristol’s secret cocktail bars, you might struggle to find Red Light at first. To enter the bar, you have to look for the red telephone and call to see if they have space. If you’re lucky enough to be invited in, you’ll be taken underground to a dark and sultry bar filled with strong cocktails and elegant decor.
Hyde & Co.
Address: 2 Upper Byron Place, Bristol
Another one of our Foozie favourites has to be Hyde & Co. This prohibition esque watering hole quite honestly transforms you to another time, with delicious drinks to boot. This bar is a fantastic choice for a treat, or for if you are looking for somewhere a little bit special.
Address: 69 Park Street, BS1
One of Park Street’s newest additions, The Florist looks set to become one of the best yet. Featuring fabulous decor and a delicious menu to boot, there isn’t much not to like about this newbie.
Address: 1 Park Street Avenue, BS1
Open until late on the weekends and always bringing the party vibes, The Woods is a great place to start or finish your night. With a fairly small interior, The Woods offers a cosy, but cool atmosphere and a great selection of spirits.
All Bar One
Address: 39 Park Street, BS1
If you’re looking for a good place to have a few drinks before heading to a late-night bar or club, All Bar One have regular drinks deals on and is close to the heart of Park Street.
Address: 38 Queens Road, Bristol
A central meeting place close to Park Street, Browns is perfect for groups of girls or guys, or if you are with family or your better half. There is always a buzzing atmosphere in there of an evening and you can start your night off with your choice of plentiful and pretty cocktails.
Address: 1 Queens Road, BS1
Rocotillos are known for their unique American diner style restaurant and have been serving Classic USA dishes for years (as well as pancakes!) This family friendly restaurant is relaxed and comfortable and plus, they make great milkshakes!
Address: 2-4 Park Street, Bristol
We know it’s not open yet.. but we can’t miss off our favourite Pizzarova pals, who are due to open their site at the bottom of Park Street (in what used to be La Tomatina) sometime this year. It’s the perfect pit stop for a delicious yet casual lunch.
Mrs Potts Chocolate House
Address: 20 Park Street, BS1
For those with sweet tooths, you may never want to leave this dessert bar. Although many of the treats contain chocolate, Mrs Potts Chocolate House also offer other naughty bites, such as scones with jam and cream.
Address: 31 College Green, BS1
Your screams for ice cream have been heard by Swoon, who make and serve all the gelato flavours you could imagine, all year round.