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Watershed Cafe Bar

) #364 of 1,286 Restaurants in Bristol $$ - $$$ , Cafe, British
1 Canons Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX, England
+44 117 927 6444
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Canons Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX, England
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the watershed as a cinema destination. Much better than the other cinemas in Bristol for comfort and experience and come here regularly however, the bar/cafe really let the experience down last week and I left feeling really disappointed and actually quite annoyed with...More

Thank Jenny H
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jenny H Thanks for your feedback and I’m very sorry you didn’t have an enjoyable experience with us. We are investigating what went wrong this time, and we would really appreciate some more information from you - please get in touch with us directly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good cafe. I had fish and chips - fish was good and fresh , white flesh and a lovely crunchy batter - served with a good portion of top notch chips. friendly staff - good atmosphere - nice airy open space - good clean loos.

Thank 10freda44
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 10freda44 Thanks for your great review - I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit. I hope we can welcome you back soon! With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for consistency, so we stopped for here for lunch. I was not overly impressed with the fish and chips. The chips were overcooked and the fish was greasy and also overcooked. However, the staff were very pleasant and welcoming. I like the...More

Thank Charlie C
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Charlie C Thanks for your review and I’m sorry you didn’t enjoy your fish and chips. It's good to hear you found our staff pleasant and welcoming. I hope we can welcome you back here soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I wandered through Bristol waterside on a Sturday night (we offered to collect someone from a show finishing at 22:30) and were very disappointed that everywhere was so busy with groups of drunken revellers filling up anywhere serving food. And then we found...More

Thank CornishJanner
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello CornishJanner Thanks for your great review and I'm delighted to hear that you found us to be a calm oasis on a Saturday night. I hope we will see you again soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing Manager

Reviewed 7 July 2017

The day after having one of the best hot chocolates ever, what a letdown at the Watershed! We'd been there before and loved it, and I'd had some really good hot chocolates in Bristol recently, so I must have let my guard down when I...More

Thank LondonsNick
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hello LondonsNick, Thanks for your review. I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your hot chocolate. We use Zuma chocolate powder to make our hot chocolate which is a blend of 25% West African cocoa and sugar. We always make up a chocolate syrup (with...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Loved the location on the river and enjoyed watching the boats go by. We had the lemon and praline tarts which were amazing. Found the white wine a little average and a bit pricey. Would come here again in an evening as they have live...More

Thank Sue G
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello SueG Thanks for your review and I hope we can welcome you back again soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing Manager

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I had the flapjacks here they are absolutly fantastic. They had quite a lot of honey in them and some sultanas in them. The coffee took a while to make but it had lovely leaf patterns in it. The coffee was quite good but could...More

Thank Luke8508
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hello Luke8508, Thanks for your great review - I'm so glad you enjoyed our flapjacks and coffee. We hope to see you back again soon. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the cinema at the watershed on a Tuesday, and then went for a meal at the watershed afterwards. On Tuesdays they offer 30% off the main meal if you show them your ticket when you order. This ends up being great value...More

Thank Dottydebs74
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hello Dottydebs74,, Thank you for your excellent review and I'm pleased to hear your Cinebites meal was delicious and great value. We are delighted that you had a lovely evening at Watershed - and hope to see you again soon. With best wishes, Cat Marketing...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

On Saturday I had the falafel with corn tacos, which I have had previously. The falafel was dense on this occasion and the accompanying slaw was turned brown and tasteless. I mentioned this to a member of staff and they said "sorry"; but no offer...More

Thank Cimi S
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Cimi S, Thank you for your latest review and I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed Monday's meal. I'm sorry to hear that you found Saturday's meal to be less good - and apologies that you weren't offered an alternative. We are investigating what went...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We stooped here for a bootle of wine and snack . Wine was ice cold and the perfect food was tasty . We enjoyed sitting in the sun wand the view on the river ... the service was great tooo

Thank Richie2675
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hello Richie2675, Thank you for your great review and I'm pleased to hear you had a lovely time at Watershed - and hope to see you again soon. With best wishes, Cat Marketing Manager

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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, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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
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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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