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Source Food Hall

#258 of 1,227 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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1-3 Exchange Avenue | St Nicholas Market, Bristol BS1 1JW, England
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small cafe on the side of St Nicholas Market with an organic food shop attached. Great vibe for brunch on a sunny weekend morning. Perhaps a bit pricey and not exactly a feast of food, but what you get is very nice, well-presented and you certainly get the impression that it is fresh and sourced locally. I had the... More 

Thank Tom B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

£5.00 for 2 small pancakes is a bit much. My companion had the vegan breakfast, which, in contrast, was good portion and nicely presented. Coffee was nice as well. I like this place for its ambiance and ethical face; but they should work on customer satisfaction. I will certainly come back, as they need to be supported; but that loyalty... More 

Thank Cimi S
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103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The cooking is always interesting and tastes very good, but on too many occasions, helpings have been on the small side. It was like that today. Had the fish and vegetable casserole - 2 slices of carrot, a 3cm piece of leek, and a small piece of some other veg, plus a very modest amount of fish. That's all. I'm... More 

Thank Loxley55
Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Just popped in for lunch and went for the sardines on toast which was fresh, zingy and well put together. In short superb. The sort of simple effective stuff that Jamie's should be doing instead of the terrible meal I had there last week. The perfect antidote.

Thank AndrewBanks106
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845 reviews
546 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I wanted to buy some decent cheese and asked in St Nicholas market. They sent me here to be met by a treasure trove of really good food. A fantastic butchery with a huge range of game fowl: Mallard, Pheasant, Teal, Grouse, Pigeon and Snipe. Fabulous Cheese selection and Italian salamis plus breads and jars of tasty stuff. A proper... More 

Thank David M
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Poached egg over cooked, toast arrived as soft bread. Very disappointed. If you are looking for breakfast go elsewhere

1 Thank johnbrooks101
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for breakfast. I had egg and soldiers which took me back to my childhood, and my partner had a bacon sandwich which was really nice. Quite reasonably priced and friendly staff.

Thank Laura C
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food was nice but not spectacular for the price asked. The ingredients were fresh but the confection was really simple. Something a bit more elaborated would fit better the price asked.

Thank Tiago S
Paris, France
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We just popped in here on the off chance, and it was fab. All the food was organic, and you could tell! We had 2 full breakfasts and a salmon and scrambles eggs and a haddock and poached egg and they were all truly outstanding - sausages and bacon that were full of meat and tasty, loads of scrambled eggs... More 

Thank JohnnyMac68
Jackson, Mississippi
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! It was quite busy when we visited around 10:30am for breakfast, and there was a long wait for food, but it was worth it! Super friendly service and a great atmosphere. They do free range pork and it was seriously some of the best bacon I have ever had in my life. We loved this spot! Perfect location... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Exchange Avenue | St Nicholas Market, Bristol BS1 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
It's a fab cafe/ deli.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?