145 Cheltenham Road, BS6 5RR
Order a classic cafetière and a side of American-style pancakes while you wash your smalls. You can also surf the net in this quirky laundromat setting.
16 Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
0117 917 2300
Bristol’s leading contemporary art gallery also exhibits some great coffee-making. You’ll find it hanging alongside tasty home-made food, a smashing bookshop, and a beautiful dockside location.
Bakers & Co
193 Gloucester road, BS7 8BG
This San Francisco-inspired brunch joint celebrates the ritual of dining out for those first meals of the day. Charming staff prepare superb coffee served in signature yellow cups, whilst in the kitchen Hayley bakes delicious sourdough on site daily using a 200 year old culture! You’ve died and gone to breakfast heaven.
Baristas Coffee Collective
29 Victoria Street, BS1 6AA
0117 922 7111
Tucked away down a cobbled street, this warm and welcoming café serves excellent coffee, and delicious home-baked cakes and light lunches. A favourite with Bristol’s business folk.
Bear Pit Social
Container 1, St. James Barton Underpass, BS1 3LE
Bristol's premiere shipping container coffee shop! Stationed in the middle of a most unusual public space – The Bearpit, a newly rejuvenated roundabout-cum-market and recreational park in the city centre – this quirky offering prides itself on specially roasted coffee beans, delicious baked delicacies, and an unwavering commitment to its local community.
Boston Tea Party
75 Park Street, BS1 5PF
0117 929 8601
The pioneer of Bristol‘s coffee culture. The BTP offers a wide range of coffee made by talented young baristas, served alongside a tempting food menu. Enjoy your cuppa in one of the city’s biggest, buzziest locations.
Bristol Coffee House
121 Whiteladies Road BS8 2PL
Occupying the sunny pavement of a bustling corner of the Whiteladies Road, this welcoming outfit offers fantastic speciality coffees on rotation. They also serve tasty food made by local hero, Chandos Deli. A splendid spot for watching the world go by.
108 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RU
Hip yet humble, a sweet spot for an ethically-sourced vegan breakfast and a fine cup of coffee. The floor-to-ceiling windows make it perfect people-watching territory whilst you munch on your veggie burger.
Didn’t You Do Well
20 Park Row, BS1 5LJ
07792 525 009
Will and Ally effortlessly craft outstanding speciality espresso in a mellow setting. They offer rotating guest coffees and heavenly cake, making this the perfect spot for caffeinated contemplation.
70 Queens Road, BS8 1QU
0117 930 0989
A lively and ethically-considered coffee shop, serving great brews and tasty “feel good food”. Sharing the stage with Rise, a fantastic indie record and vintage clothing store, where else can you grab a coffee and tap your toes to an intimate live gig?
Full Court Press
59 Broad St, BS1 2EJ
Mat is one of Bristol’s most knowledgeable coffee fiends, and this is his shop. His attentive team serve spectacular speciality coffee – including their ‘Cold Brews’ – and well-matched, scrumptious pastries in a laid-back spot. Cool coffee in the city centre .
Arch 35, Lower Approach Road, BS1 6QS
Nestled under the arches of Temple Meads railway station, Bristol’s star baker, Laura, and her team of friendly faces serve excellent coffee, an amazing array of pukka sourdoughs, delicious daily lunches, and blissful baked goodies from their open kitchen. Perfect fuel for your journey.
113 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW
Kick-back in a wing-back chair in Bristol’s artist quarter. Relax with a lovingly-crafted coffee served in this friendly, eclectic and tranquil turquoise oasis.
49a Whiteladies Road, BS8 2LS
0117 973 4444
A cosy and welcoming coffee house located on a peaceful side street off the bustling Whiteladies Road. Take a break and enjoy a quality cup of Joe.
Oakfield Place, BS8 2BJ
0117 933 9533
Unwind in one of Bristol’s most handsome settings. Delicious coffee and locally-sourced award-winning food are served against a glorious backdrop of swimmers enjoying the open-air Victorian pool.
291 North Street, BS3 1JU
Sandwiched between a theatre and artisan brewery, the fantastic Mark’s Bread runs this popular local café. They make great coffee, which goes down nicely-thank-you-very-much with the glorious baked goods and tasty lunches. Grab a show or a pint whilst you’re there.
12 High Street, Easton, BS5 6DL
In the heart of Easton’s vibrant high street, this cute corner café is every sense the community coffee shop. Serving delicious coffee alongside fantastic homemade food and a lovingly selected larder of locally-produced artisanal provisions.
Playground Coffee House
45 St Nicholas Street, BS1 1TP
Swing by one of Bristol’s most entertaining specialty coffee shops. Furnished with swinging seats hanging from its ceiling, this city centre spot combines beautifully-crafted coffee with cake, classic board games, and convivial baristas. All the fun of the fair.
Roll for the Soul
Unit 2, St Lawrence House, Quay Street, BS1 2JL
07596 917 946
Where cogs and coffee meet. Celebrate Bristol’s biking culture with a cracking cup of coffee whilst the workshop tinkers on your pushbike. Ask for the house special, the ‘Ventoux Fuel’: a double espresso with steamed milk, brandy and a dusting of freshly-grated nutmeg.
Small Street Espresso
23 Small Street, BS1 1DW
Indulge in an exquisite hand-crafted espresso in this amiable, cosy coffee bar. Guest roasts on rotation, locally-made treats, and helpful, friendly staff. Time it right and you can watch the baristas serve Bristol’s barristers from the law courts opposite.
Spicer & Cole
9 Princess Victoria Street, BS8 4BX
0117 973 2485
A Stroll from Bristol's iconic Suspension Bridge and you'll find cracking coffee in Clifton Village. Fantastic home-cooked breakfasts, lunches and baked goods all help to make this Melbourne-style establishment a perfect snoozy Sunday spot.
19-20 Perry Road, BS1 5BG
Fiercely independent and passionate about produce, this busy little corner café brews excellent coffee and has a delicious, seasonal food menu to boot. The tiled optical illusion facade is famous in Bristol, and compliments the wonky and witty hand-painted signs.
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