The Canteen

Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol, Avon, BS1 3QY

Tel: +44 (0)117 923 2017

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The Canteen


The Canteen is temporarily closed but remains open for delivery, available Friday - Sunday between 4-10pm. For more information please visit their website.

The Canteen opened in 2009 to serve people in and around Hamilton House and Stokes Croft, Bristol. Since then, it’s been open almost everyday of the year and is much more far reaching! With Crumbs magazine award nominations and citywide recognition, The Canteen is a place to meet, eat, and drink. 

Some of what they're doing

The Canteen have taken steps to protect everyone using the venue and stop the spread of COVID-19 including:

• Limiting the number of tables both inside and out

• Creating a clear flow of movement within the venue

• Introducing a new ordering systemInstalling a self-clearance station

• Enhancing cleaning routines

• Collecting contact details of all guests

• Adapting the menu

Why they are doing it

In order to open safely and serve food and drink The Canteen need to follow government guidance. By reducing touch points and contact and ensuring social distancing can be maintained the spread of the virus is reduced.

Opening hours have also changed

Mon & Tues closed
Weds & Thurs Midday – 11pm
Fri & Sat Midday – Midnight
Sun Midday – 7pm

With a new menu, they've adapted the prices to work with the new VAT reduction on food and are passing the savings on to you, meaning their affordable menu is now even more affordable.

Keeping it local, sustainable, ethical

As they adapt parts of their business, now more than ever it is important to keep working towards a better and brighter planet.

• Each dish on the menu celebrates local, expanding their supply of locally grown produce from Edible Futures

• The selected drinks menu focuses on local producers and favourites

• Local coffee and tea brands guarantee a fair wage to producers

• The hand sanitiser is made by local gin distillers 6 O’clock Gin

• All the single-use containers, cutlery and cups are 100% compostable

• There is a new clearance station in the venue and more waste bins for correct recycling

Opening Times

Dates (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
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


  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Further Information


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

COVID-19 Response

  • Eat Out to Help Out

Establishment Features

  • Bristol Pound Accepted
  • Live Music

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
    • Very Good
    • Average
    • Poor
    • Terrible

    Recent Reviews:

    • DanN1400
      WARNING: Highly addictive pizzas!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 19th May 2020
      I recently ordered 2 Canteen pizzas for delivery and I was blown away by the quality. I have tried many pizzas across the city and this was my favourite. We had the Pork Belly and a Vegetarian and... Read full review
    • katling2121
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      The best vegan roast in Bristol, people!!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 25th August 2020
      The team at The Canteen know how to do Sunday. We came in for roasts at about 2.30. I had the vegan option which was a tasty as lentil and beetroot loaf served with rosemary and garlic roasts and... Read full review
    • 758sudiptom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Rude management/ staff
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st November 2020
      Just because I couldn't scan the QR code on entry (asked to sign instead) and couldn't do the same inside (to order) the English tall man (who made my £2.60 coffee) : gave me the most horrifying... Read full review

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