People often ask me where I source my ingredients from so I decided to create My Suppliers page. I will add details of the shops, dealers or producers that I use here.
In no particular order…
Source Food Hall and Café
Great quality meat, poultry, game, fish, fruit & veg, cheese etc. Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. Local, seasonal and sustainable produce.
1-3 Exchange Avenue, St. Nicholas Market, Bristol, BS1 1JW
tel – 0117 9272998
email – firstname.lastname@example.org
web – www.source-food.co.uk
Twitter – @sourcefoodcafe
Open Mon-Sat 8am-6pm (plus first Sunday of each month 10am-4pm).
Vincent Castellano is an expert charcutier producing an amazing selection of homemade sausages, bacon, black pudding, patés, terrines, cured meats, chorizo, duck confit etc.
Check out their stall at the Bath Farmer’s Market on Saturdays.
email – email@example.com
web – www.castellanos.co.uk
Twitter – @charcutiervince
The Fish Shop
Fresh, local and sustainable fish and seafood. Free delivery on Fridays (within 2 mile radius, min. order £20). Check out their website for details on their fishing trips, fish lottery and other offers/events. They have an oyster stall outside on Saturdays.
143 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8BA
tel – 07821 699065
email – firstname.lastname@example.org
web – www.glosroadfish.co.uk
Twitter – @lovethefishshop
Monday and Sunday closed. Open Tues, Wed and Fri 9am-5pm, Thurs 9am-7pm and Sat 8am-4pm.
Family-run butchers who source quality meat, poultry and game from local producers. They make their own sausages too. Friendly and helpful. They give you free bones for stock if you ask nicely.
170 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8NU
tel – 0117 9425667
Closed Sundays. Open Mon-Sat 8am-5pm.
Grape and Grind
Opened last year, this beautiful wine shop is a welcome addition to Gloucester Road. Darren and Polly’s experience and knowledge of wine is amazing and I love that they’re approachable and friendly, always willing to give advice on wine and food matching etc. They only stock what they like, everything is carefully sourced. They hold special tasting evenings, email to get on their mailing list for events.
Open Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm.
101 Gloucester road, Bristol, BS7 8AT
Twitter – @grapegrind
Bristol Cider Shop
Opened December 2010 on the historic Christmas Steps, Pete and Nick stock over 80 varieties of draught and bottled cider, as well as a whole host of other cider-related treats. They’re passionate about cider and only stock traditional cider and perry made from 100% juice. Everything is made within 50 miles of Bristol and is sourced directly from independant producers.
Check out their website for cider related events and tours.
Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.
- Telephone 0117 3821679
- Email email@example.com
- Bristol Cider Shop, 7 Christmas Steps, Bristol, BS1 5BS
- Twitter – @cidershop