Café & Bar

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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.




Monday to Friday. 9.30am until 11.30am 
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am until 11:30am

  • Watershed Granola** Vegetarian £4.50
    With natural yoghurt and fruit compote
  • Huevos Rancheros Vegetarian £6.00
    Tortilla, fried eggs, succotash and salsa
  • Choose a base for your breakfast
    Toast Vegetarian Vegan option available £2.00
    Bubble & Squeak Vegetarian Gluten free £2.00
    Breakfast bap Vegetarian £2.00
  • Make your breakfast your own and add as many items as you like from the list below:
    Jam, marmalade, honey or marmite Vegetarian Gluten free £1.50
    Scrambled poached or fried free-range egg Vegetarian Gluten free £1.50
    Devilled mushrooms Vegetarian Gluten free £2.00
    Watershed baked beans Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £2.00
    Roasted cherry tomatoes Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £2.00
    Black pudding £2.00
    Linda McCartney vegetarian sausages Vegetarian £2.50
    Bacon Gluten free £2.50
    Smoked salmon Gluten free £2.50


  • Orange juice £2.30 / £3.30
  • Apple juice £2.30 / £3.30
  • Filter Coffee £1.70 / £2.00
  • Americano £2.60
  • Latte £2.85
  • Cappuccino £2.50 / £2.90
  • Flat White £2.70
  • 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 
    add marshmallows £0.25

Please see our full selection of drinks at the bar

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

Lunchtime and evening

Lunchtime and evening

The following menu is available everyday 12 noon until 9:30pm.

Good to Share

  • Korean chicken wings Gluten free £5.50 / £10.00
  • Ssam £6.00 / £10.00

    Korean style wraps with little gem lettuce leaves, salsa, slaw and guacamole
    Choose from:
    pork belly Gluten free
    or pulled jackfruit Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free

  • 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 £1.50 
  • Double cheese nachos fully loaded Vegetarian Gluten free £11.50
    Freshly baked tortillas, Monterey Jack, Red Leicester cheese, sour cream and salsa with either braised beef chilli or vegan lentil chilli
    add jalapeños or guacamole Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £1.50 
  • Fritto Misto* Gluten free £10.50
    Whitebait, calamari, crispy fish bites, aioli and tartare sauce

Light Bites: delicious small plates

  • Corn chips, hummus, olives Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £4.25
  • Soup of the day, fresh bread Vegetarian Vegan option available £4.85
  • Squash arancini, aioli Vegetarian £5.50
  • Feta, mint, quinoa and pomegranate salad Vegetarian Gluten free £5.50
  • Warm crudites, crispy kale, roasted garlic vegan mayonnaise Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £6.00
  • Mushrooms, chard, Dukkah** fresh bread Vegetarian Vegan option available £6.00
  • Skillet Farinata Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £6.00
    Unleavened pancake made with chickpea flour and added herbs
  • Cod and chickpea stew Gluten free £6.50
  • Braised beef chilli, corn chips Gluten free £6.50
  • Vegan lentil chilli, corn chips Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £6.50
  • Tart of the day, dressed mixed leaves Vegetarian £6.75


  • Escalivada salad**  Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £7.00
    Baba ganoush, peppers, tomatoes, onions and almonds
  • Roasted chickpea, tomato, chilli, penne  Vegetarian Vegan option available £8.00
  • Lentejas Gluten free £9.00
    Lentil stew with pork belly
  • Salmon* and celeriac fishcakes, celeriac remoulade Gluten free £9.50
  • Lamb tagine, cous cous £10.50
  • Vegetarian burger, fries, tomato relish Vegetarian £11.00
    White bean, brown rice, chimichurri and walnut** 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


  • Cheese Vegetarian Gluten free £1.50
    Cheddar or Feta
  • Guacamole Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £1.50
  • Salsa Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £1.50
  • Hummus Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £1.50
  • Jalapenos Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £1.50
  • Bacon Gluten free £1.75
  • Beef chilli Gluten free £3.50
  • Lentil chilli Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £3.50


  • 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
  • Winter slaw Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £2.50
  • Garlic greens Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £2.50
  • Succotash Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £2.50
  • Cous cous Vegetarian Vegan option available £2.50
  • Dressed quinoa Vegetarian Vegan option available Gluten free £2.50

Please see our blackboard behind the bar for dishes of the day and specials.

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

Children’s menu

Children’s menu

The following menu is available everyday 12 noon until 9:30pm.

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
  • Fruit ice pop Vegetarian Vegan option available £2.60

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

pie week

British Pie Week

The annual celebration of savoury pastry-encrusted goodness kicks off from Mon 2 - Sun 8 March, so head to the Café & Bar for some new additions to the menu to mark the special occasion.

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.


For more information or to reserve a table:

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

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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.

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Film + Meal Deal

Every Tuesday make the most of our Cinébites 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.

See what's on next Tuesday with Cinébites

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