The beating heart of Watershed
Open 7 days a week offering sharing plates, light bites and main meals, Watershed Café & Bar is the perfect social space overlooking Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside.
Our freshly prepared food includes vegan and vegetarian dishes, plus a children's menu as well.
An update on our opening times and dates in August
The building will be closed on Mon 1 Aug and from Mon 28 Aug - Thu 1 Sept: you can read more about these closures here.
To limit the amount of movement around the space, table service will continue if you wish to use it and our staff continue to wear face masks.
Café & Bar opening times:
- Mon 17:00
- Tue – Fri: 9:30
- Sat & Sun: 10:00
- Monday 17:00 – 20:00 (Nacho Mondays menu) * see above
- Tuesday – Saturday 12:00 – 21:00
- Sunday 12:00 – 20:00.
Undershed opening times:
- Mon & Tue closed
- Wed, Thu, Sun: 12:00 - 20:00
- Fri & Sat 12:00 - 22:00
- 12:00 - 20:00
- Fri & Sat 12:00 - 20:30
We are now open on Monday evenings, from 17:00, for films, food and drinks.
Nacho Mondays means that our regular Café & Bar menu will be replaced with a menu which celebrates that iconic Watershed favourite - nachos. So choose your nachos (vegan option available) from £4.50, and our special drinks menu will offer choices such as local beers, Patron tequila, and Mexican lime and soda.
Visiting and using the Café & Bar
There is no need to book a table in advance, just find a spot for yourself when you arrive.
You can still reserve a table by emailing the Café & Bar team if you'd like to.
To limit the amount of movement around the Café & Bar, table service will continue, using the ordering system currently in place.
Ordering Food & Drink
On your table you’ll find instructions for ordering and paying for food and drink via your phone, laptop or tablet. There is free wi-fi in our Café & Bar.
Don't worry if you don't have a phone, laptop or tablet – speak to one of our staff and they will help you with your food and drink order.
Your food and/or drinks will be delivered to your table.
No booking necessary
Undershed is our outside bar on the Harbourside walkway (just next door to our main entrance) which has its own menu of tasty vegetarian and vegan bar snacks as well as hot and cold drinks, beers and wines.
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 customer facing staff have received basic BSL and D/deaf awareness training and we run an accessible programme of screenings and events. We have both gender neutral and gender specific toilets alongside an accessible toilet.
For location, access info, general transport and parking options for Watershed: