The Pickled Brisket

Opening Times
Sunday - Thursday12pm - 4pm
Friday & Saturday12pm - 8pm
Casual DiningTakeawayBritishAmericanMeaty

Cargo 2, Wapping Wharf, Bristol
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Why we love it

The Pickled Brisket is Bristol's only salt beer bar. It's brought to you by husband and wife team Robin and Flora, who, having built up a reputation on the Bristol streetfood scene, are now doing their beefy-thing from a container at Cargo 2, at Wapping Wharf.

Robin was brought up on the best salt beef in the country, eating in salt beef bars such as Selfridges' Brass Rail and the famous Brick Lane Beigel Bake. When he moved to Bristol there wasn't anywhere he could get the type of salt beef that truly reminded him of what salt beef was about while he was growing up. So The Pickled Brisket was born.

They cure locally sourced beef farmed on the Somerset Levels and serve it on bread from a local family bakery. They even have their own mustard produced here in Bristol by Gingerbeard's Preserves. Each sandwich is carved to order to provide a hot salt beef sandwich that would be fit to grace the plate of any New York deli. They serve a variety of different hot salt beef treats including their famous Reuben with blow torched Swiss Cheese.


BYO Lunchbox Friendly
Proper Rueben sandwiches
Their own mustard made by Gingerbeards
Brioche bagels with salmon

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Delicious salt beef sandwiches, no matter which combination you choose. A one-of-kind in Bristol.


Super yummy and friendly service!


Reuben sandwich was fantastic


Easy to find, really helpful and quick service, food was just what we needed .




Delicious food, friendly staff, an excellent choice on Wapping Wharf