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Watershed Cafe Bar

££ - £££, Cafe, British
1 Canons Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX, England
+44 117 927 6444
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (5 reviews)
“arty types” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
1 Canons Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX, England
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

The brunch was very good. The vegetarian breakfast had a nice original twist that took each component of the traditional English brekkie and made it a little bit better; this included Smoky homemade baked beans, devilled mushrooms which were flavoured to perfection. The toast was...More

Thank Josephine M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I was in Bristol meeting old friends and we needed somewhere to go out of the rain... we ended up staying for tea and as the rain continued for lunch. Nice vegetarian options and not expensive right in the heart of a fashionable district of...More

Thank beachcomber_ireland
Reviewed 16 July 2018

What is the chef thinking about? My suspicions were raised when staff offered me a fork to eat the trifle..yes, dried up stale lemon drizzle sponge rammed in a glass with a dessert spoon of cream somewhere and a blob of lemon curd on top....More

Thank ZoeBristol
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Hello ZoeBristol Thanks for your review and I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the lemon drizzle triffle. Please get in touch in touch with us directly and we will make up for your disappointing experience - email helen.r@watershed.co.uk. I hope we can welcome...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It’s an interesting place. Plenty of tables and seats to sit and do some work or have an informal meeting. We had a coffee and some toast and it’s not the cheapest but relaxed and you get left alone.

Thank TomD4074
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Hello Tom D Thanks for your review and I'm delighted to hear that you enjoy coming here for coffee and meetings. I hope we can welcome you back soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Water Shed allowed our party of 17 to pre order, with a few last minute additions easily dealt with. The food was served all at the same time, and added to that as delicious! Thanks for having us :)

Thank Emma N
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hello Emma N, Thanks for your great review and I'm delighted to hear you all enjoyed your pre-order lunch with us. Please come back again soon! With good wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Watershed is one of my favourite places due to the cheap cinema tickets and the good variety of films. This is supported by the fantastic cafe which overlooks the river. I come to the Watershed cafe often to study (great wifi with big tables),...More

Thank Jamie B
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Jamie B Thanks for your great review and I'm delighted to hear you will never stop visiting us! With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

What an innovative and creative menu in the Watershed in Bristol. A mouthwatering variety of dishes to suit all tastes in a lovely relaxed environment. I had the irresistible beetroot arancini with goats cheese sauce. Wow!

Thank KarlCaerdydd
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi KarlCaerdydd Thanks for your lovely review and it's good to hear you love our food With all good wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The coffee here is fairly good. The atmosphere is nice which is helped by the building and people around you. It’s place which not many people probably know about. That’s probably what’s good about it 😊 It’s a nice place to be creative and get...More

Thank Dom P
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hello Dom P Thanks for your review and I'm delighted to hear that you enjoy the special atmosphere here. I hope we can welcome you back soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Always a lively atmosphere. Good healthy food and a good range of drinks. Great place to meet and eat.

Thank John A
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hello John A Thanks for your review and I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit. I hope we can welcome you back soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 24 January 2018

A new year a new menu, I chose the chilli, my dining companion the burger. Chef has taken chilli con c to a new level. No mince here, instead slow cooked brisket (I think) so soft and tender you could slice it with a hard...More

Thank David R
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hello David R Thanks for your great review and I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us recently. I hope we can welcome you back soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 10:30
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Canons Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 927 6444
  • E-mail
Description
Open every day from early in the morning to late at night, we offer breakfast, lunch and evening meals, all following a simple policy: stay fresh, local and seasonal. Enjoy our food, get some drinks in with friends or relax with a coffee and use our free wi-fi - the choice is up to you.
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