Brunch in Bristol: 8 Places You Need To Try

Brunch in Bristol: 8 Places You Need To Try

Posted on: 18 Oct 2019

Autumn is here; the evenings are getting darker, it’s a little bit chillier. So, it’s time to make the most of those bright, crisp mornings. Brunch, anyone?

 

Bristol is full of foodie fiends who will fight for the best seats in the house when it comes to a weekend brunch, so it’s essential to plan ahead.

 

Want to spend the morning in Clifton? Or are you heading down the hill towards Stokes Croft? Whatever your preference, we've rounded up some of our favourite brunch spots across Bristol. 

Brunch in Bristol

The Crafty Egg 
113 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3RW

 

When you think of brunch, what comes to mind? Eggs, perhaps? A Stokes Croft gem, The Crafty Egg is one of the city’s ultimate brunch spots. 

 

From baked eggs, to veggie and vegan full breakfasts – the warm and rustic surroundings of the Crafty Egg are sure to make any post-Stokes Croft night out hangover a little more bearable. 

The Crafty Egg, Bristol

At the Well
145 Cheltenham Rd, Bristol BS6 5RR

 

Pancakes, coffee and – laundry? Not only is At The Well a place to grab some of the fluffiest, most flavorsome pancakes in Bristol, it’s also a launderette!

 

Grab your laundry basket, pop a wash on and enjoy some of the Well’s Transatlantic Pancakes while you wait. American pancakes, scrambled eggs, buttery mushrooms, streaky bacon, doused in maple syrup. Lovely. 

At The Well, Bristol

The Prince Street Social
37-41 Prince St, Bristol BS1 4PS

 

Unlimited prosecco, Amstel or Thatchers. Need we say more?

 

Start your weekend off right with The Prince Street Social’s bottomless brunch menu. Choose from one of their elegant dishes (some waffles or a vegan shakshuka, perhaps?) and get started on your two hours of unlimited booze. 

 

And for the love of good brunching, don’t forget to enjoy the brunch bar (coffee, fruit, toast - the lot) while you wait. 

The Prince Street Social, Bristol

Primrose Café 
1 Boyce's Ave, Bristol BS8 4AA

 

There’s loads of great places to grab some brunch in Clifton Village; East Village Café, Spicer & Cole, the Ivy – for if you’re feeling a bit fancy. 

 

But if you’re in Clifton village this weekend, don’t forget to stop and smell the roses. And by that, I mean: get brunching at Primrose Café. 

 

Sat in the heart of the village, Primrose is an idyllic spot for a bite to eat, and boasts a huge brunch menu. From ‘posh’ mushrooms (it is Clifton, of course) to breakfast muffins and full breakfasts - you can't beat it. 

Primrose Cafe, Bristol

Albatross Café 
60 North St, Bristol BS3 1HJ

 

Plants, antiqued furniture and adorable crockery: Albatross is a brunching paradise on North Street. Armed with a short and sweet menu, Albatross Café base their brunch offerings around seasonal ingredients. 

Albatross Cafe, Bristol

Pinkmans 
85 Park St, Bristol BS1 5PJ

 

Pinkmans on Park Street has a pretty solid hot brunch menu, but we’re here to make noise about their baked goods. 

 

Sour-dough-nuts (see what they did there?), sweet treats and some of the best pastries you’ll find in Bristol, Pinkmans is always a good choice if you want a quick bite. 

Pinkmans Bakery, Bristol

Hart’s Bakery 
35 Lower Approach Rd, Bristol BS1 6QS

 

Still on the lookout for that perfect pastry? Hart’s is a safe bet, but you’ve got to be quick – their stock sells out fast. But when you've got your hands on one of their freshly baked loaves, or a crumbly, thick pastry, you know it's been worth the fight. 

 

Steam
Clifton Down Station, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol BS8 2PN

 

Situated next to Clifton Down station, Steam is a particularly convenient meeting spot if your gang is in the market for some bottomless brunching. But that’s not even the best bit. At the moment, Steam is adding a bit of Spanish sunshine to the usual brunch bite with a selection of tapas options.

 

Choose a tapas platter, enjoy unlimited prosecco and then, if you’ve got the room, finish up with some sweet cinnamon churros covered in chocolate sauce. Thank us later! 

Steam, Bristol


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Kate Hutchison

Kate Hutchison, co-Editor 365Bristol.com & Editor 365Bath.com 

Kate is a recent Philosophy graduate and freelance writer with a passion for digital content, music and lifestyle journalism. Find Kate in a coffee shop, on Twitter or email kate@365bristol.com