Watershed

1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TX

Tel: +44 (0)117 927 6444

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About

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

Box Office
Monday: Closed
Tuesday & Wednesday: 12pm - 6pm
Thursday to Sunday: 12pm to 15 mins after the last film screening starts (approx. 7.30pm)

Cafe & Bar
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Sunday: 12pm - 10pm

Cinema Screening
Films showing: Thursday to Sunday from 3pm

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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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 in Bristol

  • Watershed – accessible companion seats without additional charge

    The offer:They offer companion seats without additional charge

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

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
MondayClosed*
TuesdayOpen
WednesdayOpen
ThursdayOpen
FridayOpen
SaturdayOpen
SundayOpen

* Check website for opening times

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

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Further Information

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • 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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      162
    • Very Good
      126
    • Average
      31
    • Poor
      9
    • Terrible
      9

    Recent Reviews:

    • Ann L
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Cinema visits
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 3rd November 2020
      Great independent cinema showing bespoke films that you may not get at other cinemas but they also have the main stream films too This is always very well set up for Covid secure and social... Read full review
    • Rosebayfind2
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Banging food, great atmosphere.
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th August 2021
      Great place to sit and view the waterside. Good food, friendly atmosphere. Bang up to date menu. However, I ordered the black bean burger (and realised later) that the avocado (as on the menu) was... Read full review
    • Stubai99
      Douglas, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      On the Quay side Bristol.
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 29th September 2021
      Nice relaxed atmosphere in this large spacious bar / restaurant, I imagine that it can get very busy but when we visited it wasn't too bad. Easy QR code on your table links you to an online menu and... Read full review

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