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Watershed

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Watershed Bristol

About

Watershed is a cross-artform venue set on Bristol’s harbourside, offering a lively programme of independent film and events, plus occasional live music and Festivals. Watershed produces work that cuts across film, music, theatre, design, and visual art, encouraging culture and diversity to flourish in Bristol. Watershed’s friendly, buzzy cafe/bar is warm and inviting, with local organic food, plus free wi-fi for customers.

Watershed is more than just an arts cinema. It is at once a cultural centre, a social networker, a café/bar, and a cultural tourist attraction.

Opening times

The box office opens at 9am on Monday to Friday, and at 10am on the weekends. Note that the box office closes 15 minutes after the start of the final film and there is no fee for advance or credit card bookings.

Groups are very welcome at Watershed. Enjoy the spacious Café/Bar which can reserved for parties of 10 up to 60.

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Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

Special Offers

  • Cinebites – 30% off main meals for customers with cinema tickets

    The offer:Tuesday nights are Cinébites nights - where you can grab an early week cinema meal deal! Every Tuesday (all day) any valid cinema ticket holder will be entitled to 30% off any of our main dishes from Watershed’s menu - which range from Watershed Classics such as Fish and Chips and Homemade Burgers, to delicious pasta, risotto or homemade pie of the day and much more. All you have to do to receive the discount is mention Cinébites to the member of staff when you order your food and drink - and make sure you have your valid cinema ticket to hand.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Watershed website.

    Offer link: Things to do

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      156
    • Very Good
      121
    • Average
      30
    • Poor
      9
    • Terrible
      7

    Recent Reviews:

    • Ann L
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Great independent cinema
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th March 2019
      Now I have moved more into central Bristol, I have a choice of 2 smaller independent cinemas and go here on a regular basis They have a mixture of mainstream films and also bespoke films and they... Read full review
    • Mary E
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Avoid at all costs. The LED lights along the walkway outside are far far too bright.
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 26th March 2019
      I was looking forward to a good evening out and planned to walk along the Watershed pedestrian corridor. I was subjected to painful eye-raking LED lights that triggered a migraine. These monsters... Read full review
    • 22kat
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Disgusting bar service
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th April 2019
      I love the cinema and always want to support independent cinemas but tonight really put me off. I ordered a glass of wine at the bar to take into the film. The chap behind the bar couldn't seem to... Read full review
    1 Canons Road
    Harbourside
    Bristol
    BS1 5TX

    Tel: +44 (0)117 927 6444

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

    * Monday: 10.30am - 11pm
    Tuesday - Friday: 9.30 - 11pm
    Saturday: 10am - 11pm
    Sunday: 10am - 10.30pm

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