Bristol’s reputation for incredible food is showing no signs of slowing down.

The city is being included in best-of round-ups around the world for its food scene and dedication to local businesses, so we thought it was time to take stock of the latest additions!

Vegan & Wellness Market

Head to Corn Street in front of St Nicholas Market from 10am-5pm every Monday for Bristol’s latest edition to the street market scene.

Expect vegan street food, raw goodies, fresh produce and all things wellness - we're particular fans of the tofu tacos and dairy-free cakes!

Vegan Market at St Nicks

Brozen Bar

In the mood for a chilled drink? How about a cocktail frozen with liquid nitrogen in front of you?

Brozen Bar offers a selection including a frozen G&T, an iced Pimms and even the chance to make your own cocktails! This has to be the coolest (quite literally) bar in town.

Brozen Bar cocktail

Woky Ko: Kauto

Following the success of Woky Ko: CARGO in Wapping Wharf, MasterChef finalist and Bristol restaurateur Larkin Cen has now opened WokyKo: Kauto.

Set over two floors, Woky Ko Kauto serves up ramen, bao and sharing plates, all cooked fresh to order. With a more extensive and flexible menu than its little sister, this Asian bistro is already very popular with diners in the city centre!

Woky Ko Kauto

The Florist

Housed in a Grade II listed building, The Florist hosts an show-stopping interior filled with beautiful floral displays and a cocktail list that’s just as pretty.

A favourite among Bristol's Instagram community, you won't find a more aesthetically-pleasing watering hole in the city.

The Florist Bristol
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Brewery tap rooms

Bristol has more brilliant breweries than you can shake a stick at. Now you can enjoy their brilliant beers on site at several brewery tap rooms as well as pubs across the city.

This year has seen new or revamped tap rooms for Bath Ales, Wiper & True, Croft Ales, Fierce & Noble, Lost & Grounded BrewersGood Chemistry Brewing Co. and Left Handed Giant, as well as more events at the tap rooms for Moor Beer and Bristol Beer Factory. Beertastic!

Wiper & True brewery
Source: Wiper & True

Pasture

Fire, meat and music - Pasture is bringing a touch of Hawksmoor-esque steakhouse glamour to central Bristol.

Choose your cut of steak from the board - whether it be a 200g fillet or 2kg tomahawk - and settle in for a very special evening, celebrating all things meaty.

Pasture Bristol
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Pasta Ripiena

It's been almost impossible to get a table at Pasta Loco since it opened a few years ago, so we were relieved to see the team open a sister restaurant in the centre of Bristol, specialising in freshly-made stuffed pasta paired with exceptional wines.

The standards are as high as ever - expect to come out well-fed and very content indeed!

Pasta Ripiena Bristol
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Corner 77

A bar, pop-up market and events space in the heart of Stokes CroftCorner 77 is a Jack of all trades.

As Bristol’s only indoor night food market, it aims to bring together the best street food vendors in Bristol in a casual and vibrant setting. Keep an eye to their social media for their latest food offerings, events and special offers.

Corner 77 Bristol
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Eat Your Greens

Bristol's vegan offering continues to get better by the week, and one of the most exciting openings has been Eat Your Greens in Totterdown, a short walk from Bristol Temple Meads.

The entire menu is plant-based, with plenty of gluten-free options also available. Whether you want lasagne, a roast dinner or waffles & ice cream, you can get it all here, with no animal products involved!

Eat Your Greens Bristol
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Faraway Cocktail Club

Get into a tropical groove at this city centre cocktail bar, which focuses on rum, tequila and mezcal, complemented with funky music and plenty of room for dancing.

Faraway Cocktail Club
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Dangun

This casual restaurant in the Old City serves up a fresh, exciting Asian fusion menu including Korean tacos, green curry, Korean fried chicken and dumplings. Great for a quick and flavoursome lunchtime bite.

Dangun Bristol
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Gambas

A tapas bar in trendy Wapping Wharf from the briliant team behind Bristol favourites Bravas, Bakers & Co and Cargo Cantina.

Inspired by the central market in Valencia, this lively restaurant focuses on fresh fish and seafood with a Catalan accent. Staples include 'Gambas Paella', fried aubergine with molasses, chicharrones de pollo and a few more creative dishes such as ox tongue with piqual olive oil and capers. 

Speaking of tapas, Bristol has also welcomed two other tapas bars to the city recently - Pintxo on Whiteladies Road and Bar 44 in Clifton Village. Seems like Bristol can't get enough of Spanish flavours!

Gambas Bristol
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Koocha Mezze Bar 

New vegan hot spot Koocha serves up colourful Persian small plates, kebabs and cocktails, with a sunny outdoor terrace at the front.

This photogenic restaurant is currently making waves with lots of great reviews and mouthwatering pictures across social media.  

Koocha Mezze Bar Bristol
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Pizzarova, Park Street

Pizzarova’s latest addition to their pizza family is on Bristol’s iconic Park Street, with views of College Green and Bristol Cathedral from their window seating.

This is the biggest of their pizza restaurants in Bristol, with a selection of fine toppings to add to their addictive sourdough bases.

Pizzarova Bristol
Source - Pizzarova

Burger Bear

These London burger legends have brought their popular burgers to Europe’s longest independent high street, Gloucester Road in Bristol.

As if Bristol didn't have enough bragging rights when it comes to food already, this firmly puts it in the running for the ‘burger capital of the UK’!

Burger Bear Bristol
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Quay Street Diner 

Quay St. Diner is an all-day casual restaurant welcoming guests for coffees, brunch, lunch and dinner in Bristol city centre.

Located next to the medieval church of St John on the Wall in the Old City, their exterior walls are adorned with world famous street art.

Quay St Diner Bristol
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Pigsty, Gloucester Road

Pigsty is the ultimate stop for those in need of porky treats, from sausage rolls to scotch eggs. 

Another restaurant to have expanded from the CARGO shipping container complex in Wapping Wharf, Pigsty’s newest branch on Gloucester Road features a variety of new menu options and a range of draft beers and ciders. The Pig Board (pictured below) is a sight to behold!

Pigsty Gloucester Road Bristol
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Stokes Croft Beer Garden

Boasting a quarter of an acre of inner city garden, the Stokes Croft Beer Garden is one of the most exciting new al fresco areas in Bristol.

Inside you’ll find deck chairs, (artificial) lawn, giant bean bags and fruit cider slushies. There’s also a cocktail menu, and a BBQ with weekly guest grill masters.

Stokes Croft Beer Garden
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