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Cow treadmills stimulate milk production

Cows in the South West have seen their milk yields dramatically increase due to an unusual fitness regime. The UK’s much-loved Cheddar brand, Pilgrims Choice, has installed a fleet of custom-built bovine treadmills at its West Country Vintage Farmhouse producer, Parkham Farms, to give the 1,000 strong herd of cows a daily dose of exercise, […]

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Coexist Community Kitchen, Stokes Croft

The community hub Coexist, based in one of Bristol’s most deprived areas, are seeking to set up a professional kitchen where local residents can come and get affordable lessons on all aspects of food and cookery… Subscribe to Bristol Bites by Email  

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Buying Easter eggs/chocolates in Bristol…

Easter is later than normal this year, taking place over the weekend of April 22nd to 25th. The dates mean that not only do we have two weekends of Bank Holidays in a row, but also that you’ve still got a lot of time to buy Easter chocolates for friends and family, if you’re that […]

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Food and drink gifts for Mother’s Day…

If you’re stuck for ideas for Mother’s Day presents for next Sunday, April 3rd, take a look below for some food and drink gift ideas from local traders and producers… Subscribe to Bristol Bites by Email  


New Bristol food and drink website – your input needed!

Bristol is fast becoming a gastronomic delight, with new bars, restaurants and supper clubs opening all the time…not to mention the fact that we are at the heart of a stunning food-producing region showcased at food and drink festivals in the city throughout the year. Bristol, frankly, loves food and drink! Now, Bristol Bites and […]

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New Spring menu @ Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant

Spring has now officially sprung…and that means that it’s time for a change of menu at the Second Floor Restaurant at Harvey Nichols in Cabot Circus… Subscribe to Bristol Bites by Email  

New Bristol offers site: DiscountMeUp.com

Launched on March 18th 2011, DiscountMeUp.com is Bristol’s latest deals website, offering great savings and discounts on a range of products and services…including (as you would have guesssed, as I’m writing about it!) food and drink… Subscribe to Bristol Bites by Email  


“Bath & West Banger” – finalists announced!

Some of you may remember my post a few months ago, looking for entrants for the “Bath and West Banger” competition: a national competition run by West Country sausage manufacturer Westaways and The Royal Bath And West Society, giving the public a chance to create a limited sausage variety for this year’s Bath & West […]

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Sunday Roasts at The RockFish Grill…

Sunday roasts aren’t just for meat-eaters. As of Mothering Sunday (Sunday, April 3rd), The RockFish Grill and Seafood Market on Whiteladies Road will be opening for Sunday roasts with a twist: fish will be the star of the show. Each Sunday will feature a different menu, with fish roasted in the restaurant’s charcoal oven… Subscribe […]

Hotel du Vin: £35 for 2 people for 2 courses, coffee and a bottle of wine

An exciting new offer for the restaurant at the Hotel du Vin…and an offer which currently has no expiry date! Join head chef Marcus Lang for a meal for two – including drinks – for only £35… Subscribe to Bristol Bites by Email