Cargo Cantina

Unit 15, Cargo 2, Wapping Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6ZA
Cargo Cantina bar


Cargo Cantina has re-opened, subject to Government restrictions. Please check directly on their website and/or social media channels for the latest updates.​​​​​​

CARGO Cantina is inspired by the authentic Cantinas of Mexico, traditionally forbidden to women, children and men in police or military uniform, where hombres used to drink around the bar and have some botanas (bar snacks).

The menu is complemented with tacos- an amazing street food the owners and staff enjoyed so much on their travels. Their take is fresh and made with carefully sources ingredients using free range and organic meat, homemade salsa’s and no GM tortilla’s.

And in true Bristol fashion, everyone is welcome. 

Located in the Wapping Warf, the restaurant offers al fresco dining and casual walk-in seating, suitable for people passing by for a quick snack or for groups wanting to spend several hours catching up over some margaritas and tacos. As you step through the door at Cantina you are greeted by the smell of fresh spices, the shaking of ice in the cocktail shaker and of course the biggest welcome from staff. 

Keeping with the true roots of Cantinas, you don’t need to make a reservation, just pop in they’ll we’ll make space for you, and in the meantime, there is no harm in having a beer from a frozen glass in the bustling atmosphere whilst you wait. 

If you can’t decide what to have to eat, why not try the Tacos Todos, a tasting experience of all the tacos, salsas and sides; a perfect sharing meal. The tricky bit is then deciding frozen margarita, straight up mezcal or maybe a homemade soda?

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Closed Sunday, available for Private Hire
Open Sunday over summer

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Further Information

COVID-19 Response

  • Eat Out to Help Out



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Alison A
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Amazing food!!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 7th November 2021
    Amazing food, great customer service. The best burrito I have ever had and the drinks were great. Highly recommended!!! We all loved it. Thank you! Read full review
  • honestreviews4
    Hamilton, Bermuda
    Trip Type:
    Cool Concept, OK food.
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 21st November 2021
    Cool concept being in containers however sitting outside there were birds flying about which didn’t make for a relaxing situation. Tacos were ok but the burritos looked better. Should have... Read full review
  • JayandLuke2007
    Leatherhead, United Kingdom
    Cute little Taco place
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th January 2022
    Arrived here about 9pm but as was just me they found me a spot. Cute little place ( once you find it) then served very well filled tacos. The "catch of the day" was my favourite. Not bad... Read full review

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