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The beating heart of Watershed

Open every day from early in the morning to late at night, offering breakfast, lunch and evening meals.

Watershed Café & Bar is the perfect social space overlooking Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside.

Our food and drink is full of flavour and goodness and is sourced where possible from people we know and trust in the South West.

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Breakfast (Mon-Thurs)

Available from 9.30am until 11.30am Monday to Thursday

  • Watershed Granola** Vegetarian 4.50
    With natural yoghurt and fruit compote
  • Breakfast Baps
    Fried free-range egg Vegetarian 4.50
    Streaky bacon 4.50
  • On Toast
    Jam or Marmalade Vegetarian Vegan option available 3.00
    Watershed beans Vegetarian Vegan option available 4.00
    Devilled mushrooms Vegetarian 4.50
    Scrambled, poached or fried free-range eggs Vegetarian 4.50
  • Bubble & Squeak with poached free-range eggs Gluten free 6.50
    With either: streaky bacon Gluten free or devilled mushrooms Vegetarian Gluten free or smoked salmon Gluten free

Hot Drinks

  • Filter Coffee 1.70 / 2.00
  • Cup of Tea 1.95 
  • Pot of Tea for One 2.15 
  • Pot of Tea for Two 3.70
  • Hot Chocolate 2.90 
    Add: cream 0.25 marshmallows 0.25

Please see our full selection of drinks at the bar.

Available from 11am

  • 'Big Tom' Bloody Mary
    Blended with over 20 different herbs and spices
    Virgin Mary 2.50 Single 5.20 Double 7.20
  • Cava Can Petit
    125ml flute 4.40 bottle 24.00

Vegetarian Vegetarian  Vegan option available Vegan option available  Gluten free Gluten Free 
*may contain bones  **contains nuts

Breakfast (Fri-Sun)

Available Friday: 9.30am-11.30am, Saturday and Sunday: 10am-11.30am

  • Watershed Granola** Vegetarian 4.50 
    With natural yoghurt and fruit compote
  • Breakfast Baps 
    Fried free-range egg Vegetarian 4.50 
    Streaky bacon 4.50
  • On Toast 
    Jam or marmalade Vegetarian Vegan option available 3.00 
    Watershed beans Vegetarian Vegan option available 4.00 
    Devilled mushrooms Vegetarian 4.50 
    Scrambled, poached or fried free-range eggs Vegetarian 4.50
  • Bubble & Squeak with poached free-range eggs Gluten free 6.50 
    With either: streaky bacon Gluten free or devilled mushrooms Vegetarian Gluten free or smoked salmon Gluten free
  • French Toast 
    With either: fruit compote Vegetarian 5.50 or maple streaky bacon 5.95
  • Watershed Full English 10.95 
    Cumberland sausages, streaky bacon, free-range egg (scrambled, poached or fried) and toast with devilled mushrooms and Watershed baked beans
  • Watershed Vegetarian Full English Vegetarian 9.95 
    Linda McCartney sausages, free range egg (scrambled, poached or fried) and toast with devilled mushrooms, bubble and squeak and Watershed baked beans

Vegetarian Vegetarian  Vegan option available Vegan option available  Gluten free Gluten Free 
*may contain bones  **contains nuts

Lunchtime and evening (12noon-9.30pm)

Good to Share

  • Korean chicken wings Gluten free 5.50 / 10.00
  • Pulled jackfruit, corn tacos Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 6.00 / 10.00
    Served with guacamole, salsa and succotash
  • Pulled chicken, corn tacos Gluten free 6.00 / 10.00
    Served with guacamole, salsa and succotash
  • Double cheese nachos Vegetarian Gluten free 8.00
    Freshly baked tortillas, Monterey Jack, Red Leicester cheese, sour cream and salsa
    add jalapeños or guacamole Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 1.25
    add braised beef chilli Gluten free or vegan lentil chilli Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 3.00
  • Fritto Misto* Gluten free 10.50
    Whitebait, calamari, crispy fish bites, aioli and tartare sauce

Light Bites

  • Corn chips, hummus, olives Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 4.00
  • Soup of the day, fresh bread Vegetarian Vegan option available 4.75
  • Broccoli tempura, soy dip Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 5.00
  • Caponata, fresh bread Vegetarian Vegan option available 5.50
    Aubergines, onions, tomatoes, raisins
  • Courgette, grape, almond salad** Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 5.50
  • Smoked mackerel* and beetroot croquettes, herb mayo 6.50
  • Tart of the day, dressed mixed leaves Vegetarian 6.50
  • Braised beef chilli or vegan lentil chilli, corn chips Gluten free 6.50
  • Summer tabbouleh Vegetarian Vegan option available 7.00
    Bulgur wheat, peas, green beans, tomatoes, herbs
  • A la grecque salad Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 7.00
    Cauliflower, carrots, spring onions, watercress, rocket

Mains

  • Fennel gratin Vegetarian 8.00
  • Pea and mint risotto Vegetarian Gluten free 9.00
  • Smoked haddock* and leek fishcakes, parsley puree Gluten free 9.50
  • Lamb merquez kofta, pitta, greek yoghurt, salad 10.50
  • Chimichurri vegetarian burger, fries, tomato relish Vegetarian 11.00
    Brown rice, walnuts** and white bean burger
  • Herefordshire beef burger, fries, chipotle mayonnaise 11.50
  • Watershed fish* and chips 11.50
    Beer battered fish, chunky chips, minted pea puree and tartare sauce

Sides

  • Fries Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 2.50 / 3.50
  • Hand cut chunky chips Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 3.00 / 4.00
  • Dressed mixed leaves Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 2.50
  • Succotash Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 2.50
  • Garlic greens Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 2.50
  • Bread and butter Vegetarian 2.50
  • Chopped salad Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free 3.00

Vegetarian Vegetarian  Vegan option available Vegan option available  Gluten free Gluten Free 
*may contain bones  **contains nuts

Children’s menu

Suitable for children aged 12 and under.

Pasta in tomato sauce Vegetarian Vegan option available 5.00

Dishes served with garden peas and fries:

  • Chicken goujons 6.00
  • Fish* goujons 6.00
  • Mini veggie burger Vegetarian Vegan option available 6.00
  • Mini beef burger 6.00
  • Marshfield Ice cream Vegetarian Gluten free 2.80
    Chocolate, vanilla or strawberry

Vegetarian Vegetarian  Vegan option available Vegan option available  Gluten free Gluten Free 
*may contain bones  **contains nuts

A group toasts with glasses of ale

South West Ale Celebration

Our Ale Celebration returns for a fourth year, bringing some of the finest local brewers to our Café & Bar from Wed 4 Sept - Sun 24 November.

Over the coming months, all five brewers will be having their own Tap Takeovers weeks, where they'll be taking charge of all of our ale taps.

Ale Yeah!

Further information

Café & Bar opening times

  • Mon-Fri: 09:30 – 23:00
  • Sat: 10:00 – 23:00
  • Sun: 10:00 – 22:30

Dietary requirements

If you'd like to know more about what ingredients are used in our food, please download our allergen list 

Please note

We politely ask our customers not to consume their own food in our Café & Bar.

Contact

For more information or to reserve a table:


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Visit

Watershed is located on Bristol's historic harbourside in the city centre, with great transport links making it easy to get to.

Find out how to get here, opening hours, access details and about visiting as a family.

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Access

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David Ellington signing Roald Dahl's Matilda in Watershed Café & Bar

At Watershed we want to be as welcoming, inclusive and accessible as we can for all our customers, audiences, staff and visitors. 

Our building is accessible, our staff are BSL trained, we have gender neutral toilets and we run an accessible programme of screenings and events.

Further access details


Film + Meal Deal

Every Tuesday make the most of our Cinebites film and meal deal

Watch a film at Watershed at any time of day on a Tuesday and get 30% off any of our main dishes.

Find our more and see what's on next Tuesday

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