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The Arc Cafe


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Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a back story to this café, not only is the service and food great, they do great things to help less fortunate people get back on their feet too. The prices make it good value too. It is located in the crypt, and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

We went here for lunch today and had a selection of jacket potatoes, 2 with chilli and one with tuna. Everyone really enjoyed their meals. They came with salad and coleslaw which was a great addition. Service was friendly and quick. Very good value and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank JoD564
Reviewed February 22, 2019

I almost fancied something to eat but when I saw the server lean down on the counter to take an order and breathe all over the cake in front of him and where customers could also cough over them, decided against it. With my usual...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank BodieG
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Whilst this is an unusual place and a little hard to find it is well worth the effort. It is actually positioned by/under St. Mary Redcliffe Church and is well signed once in the vicinity. We have visited previously but on this occassion it was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Tone_1950
Reviewed June 25, 2018

called in with a friend to this lovely tranquil place for refreshments at around 11 am It is off the beaten track and hidden but is a good find and good value for money Currently open Mondays to Fridays from 0800 is o 1500 weekdays...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ann L
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I think it’s run by volunteers for the church (it is under St Mary Redcliffe). Reasonable selection of food and drinks and with a bacon roll and drink at £3.50 for early morning it is a good way to start the day. Could do with...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank KMR139
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Was looking for somewhere different to go in my lunch hour a couple of weeks ago and found the Arc Cafe in the under-croft of St Mary Redcliffe Church. I understand that all or most of the staff are people recovering from one form of...More

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank SnapperPhilBS11
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Visited The Arc Cafe (at St Mary Redcliffe church) for lunch and had the most wonderful pumpkin soup. Even if not hungry or thirsty the café is worth a quick look just to see the vaulted roof.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Andrew081
Reviewed September 9, 2017

This is a great place below St Mary Redcliffe and is a nice tranquil location - normally open Monday to Friday but open o Bristol Doors Open days This is available all year round and is worth a visit and is rum by volunteers Near...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ann L
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Arc after reading the wonderful reviews , and I have to say, "we weren't disappointed . Apart from a beautiful and atmospheric location , the customer service was excellent. "Although we weren't able to have a cooked breakfast, due to they're not...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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