We've been hard at work to bring you lucky lot the finest food, drink and event deals that Bristol has to offer. From beautiful traditional Sunday roasts to Alan Partridge fan podcasts, food surplus feasts to sumptuous sushi platters, we've got you covered. Tuck in! 

Everything on offer at this small but perfectly formed little spot on Welshback is plant-based, and we promise you won't miss the meat or dairy in the slightest. Packed to bursting wraps, colourful salads and huge wedges of cakes and tray bakes will leave any tummy satisfied, whilst the mac 'n' cheese will have you praising HALLELOO! Plus, the views alone guarantee turning any run-of-the-mill lunch into a fabulous one (we're talking prime river vista, bridge sight-line and people watching opportunities).

Read more about VEGAN MAC'N'CHEESE, WRAPS & SALAD BOXES @ KIOSK

Standing proudly amongst the magnificently elegant, iconic Park Street is Yakinori – an absolute destination for Japanese food lovers from across the city. Since their opening, Team Wriggle have been massive fans of this family-owned restaurant, serving up the finest in sushi, ramen, bento, katsu curries and other well-loved and Japanese dishes – as well as some exciting, innovative fusion dishes! The decor is fun and funky, with an amazing open kitchen where you can watch the talented chefs work their magic as they prepare your delicious dishes from scratch using fresh, seasonal ingredients, as well as some specially imported authentic produce, too.

Read more about SHOW-STOPPING SUSHI PLATTERS & BEAUTIFUL BENTO BOXES @ YAKINORI

Close enough for a quick-smart working lunch but a million miles from Broadmead's uneasy rows of identikit Pret-a-who-now, Star-yucks and soul-sapping supermarket chains, the independent arcade's newest foodie resident - Rollin' Vietnamese - has been filling tummies and putting smiles on faces since late 2017. Expect delectably fresh Pho, Banh Mi and Goi Cuon bowls - all made to the same authentic street-food recipes that owner Kevin Ha enjoyed since childhood in Vietnam. Locally sourced ingredients and expert culinary know-how mean that Rollin's customers enjoy genuinely high-quality dishes at no-strings-attached street food prices, and Kevin and his engaging team are always on hand to make recommendations based upon your individual taste - so you won't have to agonise over what to choose if you can't quite get your head around "Goi Guon" or "Bum Bo Hue"!

Read more about SUPER SUMMER ROLLS, FANTASTIC PHO, BRILLIANT BAHN MI & BUBBLE TEA @ ROLLIN VIETNAMESE

Fareshare has a simple purpose: to save good, surplus food from going to waste. Hundreds of tonnes from the food industry is wasted and Fareshare work hard to redistribute it around the South West, from Gloucester to Taunton and across Bristol. They also distribute to charities, schools and community groups (in fact, over 150 of them!) helping to feed children’s clubs, homeless hostels, refuges and more.These organisations then turn the food into meals for vulnerable people – last year they redistributed enough food for over 765,000 meals! Follow the link below to donate £5 - enough to fund breakfast for 20 children in need.

Read more about BUY BREAKFAST FOR CHILDREN IN NEED IN BRISTOL WITH OUR FARESHARE DONATION POINT

If you're looking for a relaxing, chilled out and super fun evening activity, then look no further than this dreamy 4 week course, starting on Wednesday for four weeks. Over the four week course, you'll learn slab building, coiling, pinch pots and surface decoration – and you'll come out with a stunning array of beautiful pottery items that YOU have made! Go with a good pal and enjoy a quiet catch up whilst you craft, or take time out for yourself and do something just for you. Blissful.

Read more about BEGINNERS POTTERY COURSE @ TARA CLERKIN POTTERY

Wander up Gloucester Road far enough and you'll discover The Grace: a proper little oasis of calm amidst all the hustle and bustle. Walking into The Grace feels like taking a step back in time – not in a phoney, olde-worldy, gimmicky kind of way, though. The Grace is simply the definition of a 'proper pub'. There's beautiful stained glass windows, comfy, squashy leather seats, fireplaces and twinkly lights aplenty, making it the ideal place to hunker down as the weather gets cooler. The Grace are well known for their legendary Sunday roasts – perfectly cooked meats, enormous portions, and veg that has been treated with love and affection – these are the real deal. There's also a heavenly tapas menu; globally inspired small plates which are perfect for sharing with loved ones over a few drinks.

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FareShare South West and the Bearpit are teaming up to invite the city to a surplus banquet, cooked using food that would otherwise have gone to waste. Join the FareShare team on Friday 7th September, and start your weekend with a celebration of the power of food to bring people together. The Bear Pit team will be cooking up a delicious Moroccan-inspired two-course meal, and serving it up on banquet tables in the Bear Pit's outdoor space. Grab a bowl full of delicious food, sit next to someone new, enjoy live music on the night and find out about how FareShare South West uses surplus food for good in our city.

Read more about FOOD SURPLUS FEASTS @ FARESHARE SOUTH WEST

Five Grains brings a healthy and rustic Middle Eastern style to city-centre folk - with their specialty being the Manoushé, a Lebanese panini-style flatbread, which they fill with a variety of options including lamb, cheese, cucumber, tomatoes and olives. These are served with stunning juices and smoothies which are created in front of you - either an entirely fruit and vegetable type affair, or for a sweet toothed morning enhancer, try one of their delicious energy boosters.

Read more about LUSH LEBANESE BREAKFASTS & LUNCHES @ FIVE GRAINS

Published -3rd September 2018