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Brunels Buttery

Wapping Wharf, Bristol BS1 6UD, England
+44 117 929 1696
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bacon sandwich” (28 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“butty” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Wapping Wharf, Bristol BS1 6UD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

1pm on Wednesday and they had virtually run out of food. We were told to go to the Harbourside cafe as they supposed to make fresh sandwiches.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 6 days ago

The menu has been extended somewhat now so you can eat breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea here. On the Harbourside between the M Shed and the SS Great Britain. Can get very busy at weekends. Dog friendly. They are lots of sailors who have their...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to the Brunel Buttery since I moved to Bristol in 1987! It is located on the Floating Harbour docks in the centre of Bristol and has changed only modestly in the the thirty years - a good thing. All dining is...More

Thank John Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value for food. Cheese Burger, Chips and a drink for £5.50. Great location just on the harbour, plenty of seating. The staff member who served us wasn't the most pleasant but is was hot and busy so think he was stressed.

Thank wassallsue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes, things are better kept simple. For the sake of preserving taste, nostalgia or both. This is one of those places. Hell, they even have bovril on the menu and who even drinks that anymore?! I would like to refrain from writing more about this...More

Thank Rich K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic bacon, sausage and egg sandwiches! Always queues (and for good reason!) but if you get there early enough you can bag a prime seat next to the harbour whilst gorging yourself in the definitive breakfast sandwich. Perfect on an early summers morning!

Thank Southseaspread
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The best place in Bristol to get a cup of tea and a bacon sandwich whilst watching the world go by. Very reasonable too.

Thank paulc19642017
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I met a group if friends at the buttery for breakfast to celebrate two birthdays. As always the bacon and egg, sausage and egg and sausage rolls were delicious. Great goid quality food with friendly staff. So friendly that when they realised we were there...More

Thank Oakfieldtrish
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A bacon and sausage sandwich at this legendary cafe halfway round a Harbour walk is a delight. You can have a baguette or a cob but the traditional doorstep white bread is the Bris way. You can have a special with fillings as exotic as...More

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Frequently visit Brunel's Buttery and have not had anything to complain about. Excellent portions, big slabs of cake and decent brews. Nothing fancy but it is what it is, and what it is is good. Great for post night out fry up baps and great...More

Thank Benjamin R
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11 February 2017|
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Response from Ashley T | Reviewed this property |
You can pay by either.... Great place!! Would deffo advise a warmish day, cuz it freeeeeeeeeeeeeeezing otherwise!! 🤣
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wapping Wharf, Bristol BS1 6UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 1696
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