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Cafe Revival

56 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1JG, England
+44 117 930 4008
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wraps” (17 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
“flat breads” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
56 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1JG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having visited Cafe Revival on three occasions, it has become a key location for refreshment and a space to let the creative mind wander on trips to Bristol. The layout can be jarring, but the food and drink is frequently high quality and customer service...More

Thank Jak W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe is wonderful! Downstairs is a takeaway, upstairs is a cafe and the top floor is a cosy snug. We had breakfast one Saturday morning. It was a cold day and a bit cool inside. However the food was excellent - the menu is...More

Thank AR-Greenwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for tea and polenta cake.Tea with spices made us warm on the cold day when we were visiting the city. Very cosy place, tea and cake were amazing. Just in the centre of Bristol.

Thank Klaudia Ś
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Staying just across the street in The Harbour Hotel and wanted a bite to eat for lunch. Weather wasn't great so this was the closest place! Lovely bacon baguette with warm bread and melted butter! Yum! Steep stairs, so not good if you aren't agile...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely relaxing breakfast with some friends at Cafe Revival one day last week. It's in a great central location on Corn Street. The cafe itself is spread over three floors with the takeaway on the ground floor. We found a cosy corner...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 18 January 2018

this cafe is quirky, takeaway on Ground floor and seating on 1st and 2nd floors. Seats are not the best but the food is lovely, and made to order. An eclectic mix of sandwiches, bagels, wraps panininis and our favourite brie and bacon pita,Also salads,...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch here. There was a good selection on the menu - I would recommend the hummus and roasted veg flatbread. Huge portion which was a bargain for £5. Busy, so had to wait for a table but worth it.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Reasonably priced coffee and lunch in the city centre. Three levels with the take away on the ground floor, a cosy cafe on the second and the snug on the third.

Thank CarolynB788
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a quick coffee and cake, nice cosy environment with lovely cakes and good hot coffees. Also reasonable choice of gluten free options.

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We found this place by pure chance as visitors to Bristol. From the street it looks like a Sandwich bar but my partner noticed a board outside inviting us up to the cafe on the first floor so we tromped up the stairs and found...More

Thank WelltravelledJill
Mark R, Owner at Cafe Revival, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Jill, What a lovely review! Thank You! So pleased you ventured upstairs and explored our three floors. You comments are very appreciated and all the staff will love to hear that you found the whole experience enjoyable. We wish you lived nearer too as...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 930 4008
  • E-mail
Cafe Revival, 56 Corn Street, is Bristol's oldest Coffee House. The beautiful three storey listed building has been a coffee house since 1782.They offer a wide menu of jacket potatoes, Homemade soup, Panini, Wraps, salads and much more. Freshly prepared, locally sourced (where possible) and many organic and fair-trade products.Don't miss the stairs up to the 1st floor cafe giving you a birds eye view of the passers by on historic Corn Street as you enjoy your coffee and food! Or continue up to the 2nd Floor 'Snug' - a cosy room with low lighting and sofa. Lovely cakes always on offer and a good selection of loose leaf teas.
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