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Spicer & Cole

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Spicer+Cole is a cafe just off Queens Square, Bristol, serving speciality coffee & good simple food, all freshly made on the premises every day.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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All reviews brunch cakes poached eggs salad spanish omelette bread great coffee queen square healthy lunch flat whites cake selection looked delicious central bristol worth the wait clifton village good quality food nice atmosphere
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely place I didn’t even know existed! Had a lovely sparkling water and a peace of cake as having a few days away from caffeine but the coffees looked lovely and so did the menu - I will return.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Emma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Spicer and Cole for Sunday breakfast, and all the tables were constantly taken - it's clearly popular with locals. There's an interesting and varied menu, from a good quality English breakfast to vegan and vegetarian options. I'd be happy to go again.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Primestop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick lunch and didn’t disappoint. Fantastic, good quality food, served by helpful, smiley staff! Well worth a visit when in central Bristol. Best sandwich I’ve had in a long time. Loads of veggie and vegan options as well. Fantastic place.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Was doing a bit of a coffee shop tour around Bristol today and stopped by earlier on this afternoon. Had a piece of Rocky Road Cake and a cappuccino and thought they were both very nice. A very nice coffee shop but not the cheapest.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AlexMinton1990
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Great place for a healthy lunch if you manage to avoid the cake selection. I am a frequent visitor to the Gloucester Road branch and this one is just as good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank laidlerpaul53
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Returned after such a great visit a few weeks back (can't believe we lasted that long). The coffee here is some of the best Ive had in Bristol and the cakes are absolutely delicious and a bit different from other cafes with lots of great...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Yummyfoodrater
Carla S, Owner at Spicer & Cole, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Thanks for the lovely feedback and return visit! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed April 29, 2019

We stopped here for coffee and a healthy lunch, lots of salad options on the counter and freshly made cakes, gluten free items. Food was great, coffee was great, staff friendly, service a little slow but still wish we had one in London :)

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LauraGomersall1
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Mistakenly followed recommendations to try brunch in this busy cafe and managed to eat our hot food before the coffees were produced... nearly 30 minutes after ordering. The manageress apologised and refunded our money, but this didn’t make up for a drink-free meal to start...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 15ashleyd
Carla S, Owner at Spicer & Cole, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

Im really sorry to hear that you have received bad service - this really isn't the norm for us. We have been short staffed a few times in the past couple of weeks and had some very busy periods that have been difficult to cope...More

Reviewed April 28, 2019

Spicer + Cole, heck what can i say. i opted for the granola on this fine summers 420 day; attempting to be healthier than the average day. Whilst i’ll mention it was lovely, it was however, a very long wait. believe it or not, a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Went in here yesterday.....looked great. Went to pay and as the card machine was wedged next to some Danish pastries I unfortunately squashed my hand I to a sticky Danish pastry. I told the young lady.....her response...and I quote...was.."oh well". I rearranged the cakes so...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Rowena-1808
Carla S, Owner at Spicer & Cole, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

Hello, I am really sorry to hear about this experience and Id like to reassure you that this is not at all normal practise for us and I will definitely be looking into it further. Please can you confirm the date you came is -...More

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