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Hampers to your door

Deli treats delivered to your door in Bristol

Although the deli, cafe, cookery school and catering arm is closed, most of the delicious contents of the deli are available for you via Good Sixty. Good Sixty is a platform that represents many independent small food businesses in Bristol, picking up from us and delivering to you. What’s on offer? From artisan cheeses (eg […]

bread recipe

Easy bread recipe

Papa made bread and we ate it all. .Here’s the recipe: Simple white loaf 500g plain flour or substitute with 1/4 whole meal / brown flour40g butter (room temp)12g dried yeast4 pinches of salt300ml (ish) warm waterSplash of oil (olive or sunflower) Using your hands, mix flour and butter together, add yeast then salt.Start adding […]

Sticky toffee pudding

Delicious meals & puddings for your freezer

This is a strange and challenging time for everyone and we’re doing our best to keep the deli and business going. We know people always appreciate good quality, delicious food, and the deli is full of it! From fresh fruit and veg, bread, pasta, sauces, store cupboard essentials and snacks, to fabulous cakes, homemade food, […]

deli and grocer of the year

We are deli & grocer of the year 2020!

As a deli that’s been around for 18 years, we thought one national award was pretty amazing (we were voted UK Best small shop by Indie Retail at an award ceremony at the House of Commons just before Christmas). But this week to our further amazement (and big excitement) we won the Guild of Find […]

Celebration of springtime cookery class

New cookery classes for Spring / Summer 2020!

and which classes still have spaces… March 18th 6-9pm £95  Persian Nowruz Feast  (New Year Feast) Naan barbari – Persian flatbread Smoked aubergine salad Persian tamarind stuffed fish Sabzi Polow – Persian herb rice Persian love cake March 19th 6-9pm £95  Persian Nowruz Feast  (New Year Feast) Naan barbari – Persian flatbread Smoked aubergine salad […]

Food in Rome and Naples

Naples and Rome!

As Papadeli is super busy in the weeks running up to Christmas, we like to get away after the festive craziness and explore a new place.  This year we decided to pay Naples and Rome a visit.  Every time I mentioned to someone that we were visiting Naples, I either received a slightly perplexed look […]

Celebration of springtime cookery class

Spring / Summer cookery classes 2020

People on our mailing list get to hear first about our classes –   please sign up for our mailing list here. We put up the new cookery classes in the shop site and amazingly, many of them sold out – we’ve put on a couple more classes so there are spaces if you’re looking to […]

Don’t forget the cheese!

Our deli team are utterly dedicated to the cheese counter! They spend hours ensuring each cheese is beautifully looked after so that when you take it home, you will have the most delicious, perfectly ripe piece of cheese that will taste exactly as it should. Don’t like it ripe? They can advise you on which […]

Papadeli uk best small shop


Well, how surprised were we!! We were excited enough to have been names finalists for this award, and to be able to go to Westminster and have a little look around and meet some nice people. To then find out we had actually won just amazed us. We always do our very best to create […]

Papadeli best small shop UK

UK Best Small Shops – we’re finalists!

The Independent Retailer’s Federation who champions independents on the high street has selected Papadeli as one of 25 UK wide small shops and independent retailers in its best indie retailer competition. The winner will be announced at the House of Commons on November 5th at a ceremony which we are invited to attend – we […]