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Great delicatessen gifts

Delicatessen gifts

We love foodie gifts from the deli We enjoy selecting beautiful and delicious foods from local producers and further afield for the deli, and love hearing about how much you enjoy it all. We also make a big effort to find beautiful gifts that can be given to foodies, but that can’t be eaten! There’s […]

olives from the deli are good for you

The benefits of olives

Olives are good in so many ways! At Papadeli, we love olives, of all types, and are mesmerised firstly by their flavour, but also by their history and health giving benefits. 16 olives count as one of your five a day! Too bitter to be eaten off the tree, they are usually cured in brine […]

Papadeli Bristol elderflower fritters

Elderflower fritter recipe

Elderflower fritter recipe British gardens and hedgerows are awash with creamy white clusters of elderflower. Such a wonderfully British thing, the scent of elderflower is such a treat in cordials and foods.  We’ve been reading a bit about them, and found that they are a valuable antioxidant and offer antibiotic and antiseptic properties, in addition […]

Papadeli cookery classes

New cookery class dates for Autumn/Winter 2016

Hands on, informative, informal. Sums up our classes pretty well.  Get your hands on some of the finest ingredients and learn from great chefs.  Have a bit of fun at the same time. Our Spring/Summer cookery classes sold out very quickly indeed, so here are our Autumn/Winter ones for you to have a quick look […]

La Tur cheese ALte Langhe

Love artisan cheese? You’ll love these!

Artisan cheese for Spring Pete and Jo in the deli are absolute cheese connoisseurs.  What they don’t know about cheese is not worth knowing.  The counter is beautifully arranged full of just mouthwatering artisan cheeses, many seasonal. Stock is kept in optimum conditions and looked after with great care. Call in and talk to us […]

Papadeli Easter eggs in Bristol

We’ve got a unique range of Easter eggs!

Give a beautiful egg! We love the deli to look brimming full of wonderful foods, and Easter, in particular is a great time for us.  We stock up on an enormous range of artisan Easter eggs, many that are hard to find elsewhere. We always raffle a giant Italian Easter egg (see previous post on […]

Italian giant Easter egg raffle

Win a whopping great 5kg egg

Fancing eating all this chocolate? If you go down to the deli today, you’re in for a big surprise.  In addition to the fabulous selection of all sorts of lovely artisan chocolate Easter eggs and flamboyantly packaged Italian eggs, you’ll come across a shining, golden egg that weighs 5kg! This egg could be yours if you […]

Party caterers in Bristol

FAQs for corporate event planning

We work a lot with businesses in Bristol, providing all types of food from canapés and feasts  to sandwiches, cheese boards and soup deliveries.  Chatting to many of the people who organise these lunches / events, we realised that it’s not always easy finding the right caterer, so thought these frequently asked questions might help. […]

Papadeli cafe at the RWA Bristol

Have you been to the RWA?

The Royal West of England Academy (or RWA) is a beautiful Georgian art gallery at the bottom of Whiteladies Rd in Clifton. Built in 1858, the RWA was Bristol’s first art gallery and it remains to this day one of Bristol’s finest art galleries.  The main gallery is a stunning space and features a variety […]