Tucked away in Bristol’s beautiful old city, Small Street Espresso is the epitome of cosy. Small but perfectly formed, it’s the sort of place where the windows steam up while you sit at a window seat sipping your chosen brew. Exposed brick, stripped wooden floorboards and uncovered pipes make this one Insta-friendly hidey-hole. Small Street Espresso opened in 2012 and was at the forefront of Bristol’s third-wave coffee revolution.
Coffee culture is on a high in the UK – and whether it’s ‘Friends’, Australian expats or a wealth of excellent British roasters we should be thanking, that basically means it’s never been easier to get your caffeine kick. Which in our opinion is very good. And it doesn’t stop at flat whites and macchiatos: the absolute best cafés in Bristol are about more than just the bean. From kitsch tea houses to cafés serving restaurant-quality breakfast and brunch, there’s all sorts of first-rate food and drink to tuck into here. Check out the below and you’ll go away mighty satisfied.
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