Updated: Feb 2
Here is our guide to the best breakfasts in Bristol. There are so many great ones to choose from whether you’re after the best vegan, the healthiest, a boozy brunch, or just some good coffee!
FED 303, Gloucester Road
Gloucester Road is famous for its independent shops and its breakfast offerings are no different. With loads of independent cafes to choose from FED 303 is up there with the best. Serving comforting and healthy food, the chalked-up menu features breakfasts, seasonal salads, and an array of savouries and pastries. But not only will you be fed well in FED but their coffee hits the spot. Sourced from Yallah Coffee in Falmouth Cornwall it’s a real hit with locals and morning commuters. Visit their website here.
The Crafty Egg, Stokes Croft
Don’t be put off by the queue, food at The Crafty Egg is well worth the wait. With eggs in every possible form and fantastic coffee, this Bristol destination has been growing in popularity since it opened in 2016. With a second location in Fishponds as of 2022, The Crafty Egg is here to stay! If eggs aren’t your thing, no problem! They are also serving up pancakes and bagels, as well as a large range of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks! To see their full menu, visit their website.
Starlings are an independent family-run cafe & bistro offering locally sourced sustainable food. They offer a selection of delicious breakfasts, lunches, homemade cakes and roasted Bristol coffee. Having opened in 2022, Starlings has quickly become a 5* rated venue in the heart of Clifton, and the modern décor creates a great atmosphere! Starlings is definitely a must-visit for their delicious breakfast and brunch. Visit their website here.
Juice Jar, Clifton Triangle
Popular Belfast brand Juice Jar opened up their first Bristol-based café in 2022, and haven’t looked back since! From delicious acai bowls to smoothies and melting sandwiches, you can try a range of healthy and flavourful breakfast and brunch options here, all made to order right in front of you! If you’re looking for a fresh and vibrant start to your day, definitely give Juice Jar a visit! Visit their website here.
The Bristolian, Montpelier
Bristol is a city of many personalities, The Bristolian epitomises Bristol’s old-school hippy vibe in the heart of Montpelier. The atmosphere is laidback yet colourful and serves up proper hearty breakfasts and lunch to wash down with an amazing selection of hot and soft drinks alongside an array of alcoholic beverages to choose from. There are lots of veggie options and we’re just putting it out there… the best vegan breakfast in Bristol! It’s so good in fact that even your furry friends can come along for the experience, as we believe no one should miss out on The Bristolian. Visit their website here.
Toast Room, Bedminster
A huge Bedminster favourite! A friendly and truly independent eatery, with potted plants and cheery tunes to compliment the welcoming atmosphere. The owners are huge advocates for locally sourced Bristol produce, therefore all produce used is located within a 50-mile radius of the café and the menu comprises light bites and hot beverages, Inspired by their travels in Europe. Visit their website here.