Imaginative, delicious, nutritious food with style. Ask us about our catering service for weddings, private parties and corporate events. Or why not visit our beautiful delicatessen for takeaway dishes & cakes made by our expert chefs & bakers. We also have a cafe at the Royal Academy - pop in if you're passing! 84 Alma Rd, Clifton Bristol BS8 2DJ Tel: 0117 973 6569

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Caterer, delicatessen, cafes & cookery school Deli open 9-5pm Mon-Sat RWA gallery cafe, Tues-Sat 10-6pm, Sun 11-5pm. 0117 973 6569

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  • A bit about Papa

    Established 14 years ago, we are still creating food that impresses. Original and delicious.

  • Papadeli Recipes

    Want to know how we make all the lovely food at our events and in the deli?

  • Wedding catering

    Imaginative, delicious and nutritious wedding food served with style

  • Hampers – buy online

    No gimmicks, just superb food that we've hand chosen from locally and across Europe. Totally original.

  • Cookery School

    Great fun, informative & relaxed - cookery classes for all levels, individuals and corporate.

  • Event & party caterers

    Find our about our delicious and original event catering service - you can rely on us to deliver.

Hampers, vouchers, cookery classes & foodie gifts

Here you can book cookery classes and buy vouchers & hampers.

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seasonal produce at its best

Seasonal? What’s in season now?

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Trends this year for wedding food Planning a wedding is a huge undertaking as it is meant to be one of the most important days of the couple’s lives. It involves so many decisions from venue, who to invite, the “look” – from outfits to styling of the venue and invitations even. Some couples are [...]

Bean to bar chocolate

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A trip up Snowdon

5 hours there and back Papa has always wanted to climb Snowdon. As a born and bread Welsh lady, Mrs. Mac was slightly ashamed of the fact that she had so far avoided the experience.  So over Easter they decided that it would be a good thing to do. They were staying in lovely Aberporth [...]

Bristol Food Connections

Bristol celebrates Food As May approaches, we’re looking forward to not only Spring being in full swing, but also the start of the nine day Bristol Food Connections festival, starting on May 1st. Every year it goes from strength to strength, and if you take a look at the programme for 2015, you’ll see there’s [...]

Papa’s Prize – every Friday!

Your chance to win a prize Everyone who works at the deli in Alma Road and at our cafe at the Royal West of England Academy on the Triangle in Bristol, always comment how lovely our customers are.  It’s true – we have lots of regulars, many who’ve supported us since the opening of our [...]