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The Canteen

80 Stokes Croft | Hamilton House, Bristol BS1 3QY, England
+44 117 923 2017
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (20 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
80 Stokes Croft | Hamilton House, Bristol BS1 3QY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here before a gig with some friends, and was pleasantly surprised! The food was all vegetarian which was great, and though there wasn't a massive amount of choice I thought the choices were very varied. We were given a free soup as a starter...More

Thank baranowska
Clare L, Public Relations Manager at The Canteen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are proud of our vegan and vegetarian selection and are especially proud of head chef, Will's bhaji burger! Look forward to welcoming you again soon,

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food..... tasted amazing....not a vegan or vegetarian....ignore the outside ...pop in for an amazing meal highly recommended

Thank Les B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A very interesting place with a great deal going on - live music most days. We only went for lunch - good selection of value for money meals - vegetarian.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The waitress became very rude when dealing with a muddle up in the kitchen which had resulted in 2 out of 8 of us not getting our main course. She was very untrusting of the fact we had paid and kept making snide remarks about...More

Thank Sinéad T
Clare L, Public Relations Manager at The Canteen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi Sinéad, Thanks for your review and I'm sorry this was your experience, I will be talking to the manager that was on duty on your behalf. I am also sorry to hear you felt the food was poor value for money, we have a...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Very attentive, polite staff. Good range of beer and nice food. There was a good band playing too. Suitable for families in the daytime.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wen't there with a friend to have a coffe, (after having pizza somewhere else, couldn't finish it so we took it in a box), coffe is ready and all of a sudden mannager lady comes and tells us that we're not aloud to eat in...More

Thank josephine78123
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Took me and hubby back to our punk days with the decor and music - loved everyone being comfortable with themselves and no pretentiousness- food for all types - hubby had a roast beef sandwich; son had the vegan sautéed mushrooms and I had vegetarian...More

Thank Lynn M
Clare L, Public Relations Manager at The Canteen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Glad you enjoyed your time with us and that we provided a little bit of nostalgia! All our baked goods come from The Assembly Bakery which can be found in Old Market and Wapping Wharf in Bristol. Thanks and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A great venue, always packed and loved by locals and... Londoners... alike. But, no where to sit, stressed freelancer vibe and persuasively dissuaded from buying the beer we wanted (too expensive apparently but only 50p more than average) and had to sit outside... Go over...More

Thank Holly A
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place and the food is good. This place is good to people watch as there are lots of different types of people. The toilets have improved but are still a bit gritty. I think you should add more tables

Thank Themanfrom
Clare L, Public Relations Manager at The Canteen, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we are hoping to have a refresh this year and your feedback will be passed onto the team.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

I visit the Canteen on a fairly regular basis. Love the fact the menu is limited and dictated by the seasonal vegetables. They cater well for vegetarians and vegans. There is always a good selection of beer and cider, but tea and coffee are equally...More

Thank Rebecca M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Stokes Croft | Hamilton House, Bristol BS1 3QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 923 2017
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