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Get your five a day from the deli counter

Candied beetroot with sliced apple, green beans with cherry tomatoes in a seeded sherry vinaigrette, spanakopita, squash and spinach frittata, falafels, celeriac, cabbage, green veg slaw, Mediterranean veg cous cous – all these beauties and others show up in our deli counter every day. There’s always something for vegans and vegetarians and we do our […]

Coffee’s good for the soil!

As you can imagine, as we serve up a lot of coffee in the deli and cafe as well as takeaway, we have a lot of used coffee grounds left over. We are constantly thinking about how to reduce the amount of stuff we send to landfill and so we make sure these coffee grounds are […]

Giant Easter egg raffle

The giant Easter egg is back!

We raffle a giant Easter egg from Italy every year to raise money for charity. Our staff have chosen Off the Record Bristol this year, which is a mental health movement for and by 11-25 year olds. It’s an incredible service offering one to one therapy and resilience labs, amongst many other amazing things for […]

Nutcessity make amazing spreads

Nutcessity spreads – free tasting

This coming Saturday the 16th of March, between 11 and 2pm, the guys from Nutcessity will be in the deli offering a chance to taste some of their delectable nut spreads. Nutcessity spreads are made from all sorts of nuts (almonds, walnuts, cashews, hazelnuts) but not peanuts. Mike who makes the spreads insists on adding […]

Etna from air

We went to Sicily and ate a lot.

A visit to Sicily after Christmas The BBC online headline, sent to me by a friend on the morning of our flight meant we nearly didn’t go. Etna had erupted and there had been an earthquake.  Catania airport had closed the previous day.  After some twitter research and finding the airport was open again, we […]

Cheese deli Bristol

Order your Christmas cheese & treats in advance

Did you know you can beat the queues and order in advance? The week before Christmas, the deli gets extremely busy with all our lovely customers making sure they have all their favourite foods to share with family and friends. If you would like to order homemade food so that you have some dishes in […]

Italian Christmas cookery class

The Panettone’s in and waiting for you!

Panettone – only available at this time of year. A traditional Italian Festive treat, panettone is a tall, sweet, leavened bread. Originally eaten in Milan, it has become a widespread symbol of an Italian Christmas.  It has since been available all over Europe and further afield.  Some mass produced panettone have put many people off […]

Champagne hamper Bristol

Champagne hampers – a special treat for someone!

How about a champagne hamper?     We absolutely love this champagne.  Jacquart Brut mosaique is fresh with fruity grape and pear hints mingling with intense notes of bread crust. Rather powerful on the palate creating a balanced overall impression with a  lovely, long lasting finish, spice bread and fruit flavours. We have created some […]

wedding catering testimonial

Feedback on a wedding :)

It made us SO happy that they loved the wedding food! Wedding testimonial for Papadeli: Jess and Elliot (wedding at St George’s, August 2018) The question of who we wanted to cater at our wedding was made so simple, having seen the scope of what Papadeli could do to tailor-make a menu to our own […]