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Source Café

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Independently run and owner operated, Source are situated in the heart of Bristol’s Old City.

Source is a beautiful 50 seat café serving a menu along a British theme using fresh produce from the food hall cooked to perfection by their chefs. They also have a great range of craft beers, local ciders and selected wines and spirits available to accompany their lovely food.

They will also prepare food to take away so if you are having a breakfast meeting, office lunch, staying locally or just fancy some great food for a picnic please get in touch.

The café is also available for exclusive use bookings for 10 or more. Source will design a menu to your requirements and even select some wines to go with your meal.

Source also run regular cookery and food courses;

Basic Butchery

Come to Source to learn all you need to know about basic butchery. Two skilled staff lead a small group through different cuts during a hands on lesson. At the end of the course each participant will take away a shoulder of lamb and the knife they used along with a goody bag.

To book a place please call or email Source Café.

Time: Classes start at 6:15pm and run for about two and a half hours

Price: £75

Fish filleting course

Come to Source to learn all you need to know about fish filleting. Two of our experienced staff will teach you everything you need to know when tackling a flat fish or a round fish. From selecting, scaling, gutting, filleting and even cooking. Each participant will take home the fish they have been working with as well as the knife they used and a goody bag.

To book a place please call or email Source Café.

Time: Classes start at 6:15pm and run for about two and a half hours

Price: £75

Basic charcuterie

Have you ever wanted to learn more about curing and preserving meat? Now is your chance to learn from the professionals. We will teach you the science involved in the age old processes as well as some hands on experience. Each participant will take home their own bacon and 2kg of quality sausages made during the course.

To book a place please call or email Source Café.

Time: Classes start at 6:15pm and run for about two and a half hours

Price: £75


Key Features

  • Al fresco dining
  • In town/city centre


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Licensed
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Establishment Features

  • Bristol Pound Accepted


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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • Si's T
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Fresh food and excellent service
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th March 2017
    Bought some salmon sashimi. It's so fresh and full of flavour! Will try other produce in my next visit. Staff is very knowledgable and service is excellent! Read full review
  • KookyRedHead
    Torquay, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Nice breakfast although a bit expensive.
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 9th March 2017
    We ate here for breakfast and were pleased to try something local and with a focus on local and free range produce, plus it was right next door to our accommodation. My partner had the vegetarian... Read full review
  • loulou089
    Trip Type:
    Great for lunch, really delicious
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    Luckily found this place again. A great place to have lunch. We had fish soup and plum cake with cheese and ginger. Delicious and the staff are really nice as well. Thank you. Read full review
1-3 Exchange Avenue
St. Nicholas Market

Tel: +44 (0)117 927 2998

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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