Friday 3rd of July 2015
Once the base for voyagers setting sail to discover the New World, Bristol is built around the River Avon and is the European Green Capital 2015.
Whether you’re visiting the city for business or pleasure, you’ll be sure to find plenty of fun things to do. Take a break from exploring the area in your Easirent hire car and grab a bite in one of our favourite Bristol eateries.
1. The Blue Pig Cafe
The Blue Pig Cafe is rated the number one restaurant in Bristol on Trip Advisor and it’s easy to see why. Serving up the freshest, locally sourced produce, The Blue Pig Cafe specialises in sandwiches, pancakes and soup. Pop in for some lunch and choose a delicious sandwich, with homemade fillings, from the extensive menu.
2. Urban Tandoor
Exploring Bristol in your Easirent hire car? Make sure to stop off at the Urban Tandoor restaurant. This authentic Indian eatery has set itself aside from traditional curry houses, and offers its diners the best in Indian street food. With the chef cooking up classic dishes from his time spent on the subcontinent, guests can enjoy classics such as a Goan vindaloo or a vegetable korma.
3. Casamia Restaurant
Dine in style at the Casamia Restaurant Bristol. A holder of one Michelin Star, the restaurant is a hit with diners and restaurant critics alike. Serving up refined British classics, the Casamia Restaurant is a small, intimate venue. Whatever you choose off the menu, your plate will be delivered to your table by the chef who prepared it and the ingredients explained.
4. Eat a Pitta
Are you a fan of Falafel? Jump in your Easirent hire car and head to Eat a Pitta, home to some of the best falafel in the city. Prepared using a 70 year old Algerian family recipe, Eat a Pitta’s falafel is crisp on the outside and moist on the inside, which guarantees you’ll want to return for more. Offering a range of gluten free, nut free, dairy free and vegan friendly options, Eat a Pitta certainly caters for a whole range of tastes.
5. Al Bacio
Looking for a traditional Italian restaurant? Look no further than Al Bacio, an intimate Italian eatery with a contemporary twist, in the heart of Bristol City Centre. Less than a 10 minute drive in your Easirent hire car from our depot at Bristol Airport, Al Bacio was highly commended in the Bristol Good Food Awards 2014.
6. The Tube Diner
Swap your Easirent hire car for an iconic Airstream trailer, as you travel back in time at The Tube Diner. Based in the Paintworks, Bristol’s creative quarter, The Tube Diner is the perfect stop off for breakfast and lunch. Specialising in retro shakes and smoothies and offering the freshest sandwiches and salads, The Tube Diner is perfect for anyone who wants to try something a little different.
7. New Moon Cafe
Enjoy some of the New Moon Cafe’s delicious tapas to the backdrop of live acoustic music. This independent, family-run restaurant uses only the freshest local produce in all of its dishes. The head chef mixes up the menu every fortnight and offers a range of different cuisine from countries around the world.