Features: Food & drink calendar: September 2017
September 1 & 2: The Beautiful South, Milk Thistle
Chefs James Bridges and Alex Bluett present interpretations of classic American deep south dishes.
September 1 & 2: Medianoche, Left Handed Giant
Enjoy a Cuban toasted sandwich with pork, ham, pickles and Swiss cheese in soft eggy bread.
September 1-10: Street food kitchen takeover, Small Bar
Featuring Wing’s Diner (1-4), Murray May’s (5 & 6) and Good Dogs (8-10).
September 2: Summer Brewhouse Session #4, Lost & Grounded
London brewery Brew By Numbers will be joined by food from Alp Mac, and music by Joe James.
September 2: Distillers Table, Psychopomp
Coffee is the latest ingredient to feature in this imaginative evening of cocktails.
September 2: The Rum Bus
A two-hour long tour of Bristol on an open-top bus with rum cocktails served along the way.
September 6: Breakfast disco, Colston Hall
Enjoy a pre-work espresso-fuelled boogie with tunes from throughout the Colston Hall’s 150 years.
September 6: Spice, Bristol Farmers & Producers Market
Watch expert demonstrations on how spices can bring the beautiful market produce together.
September 6: Dugges tap takeover, Wild Beer
The esteemed Swedish brewery will be pouring 12 of their finest beers.
September 6: Ale Celebration launch, Watershed
A free tasting event featuring Dawkins Ales, Stroud Brewery, Butcombe and Bath Ales.
September 7-12: Bristol in the Sky, Waterfront Square
Restaurants transfer their menus to a unique table suspended 100 feet in the air.
September 8 & 9: Triple Threat – A weekend of Pies and Pints, Moor
Pie Baby and Moor Beer come together for the first time to bring you vegan pies paired with pints.
September 8-10: Factoberfest, Tobacco Factory
Dozens of beers including unique brews from Bristol Beer Factory, as well as live music and street food.
September 8 & 22: The Great Bristol Food Tour
Cycle on a culinary journey through Bristol’s best bites and award-winning independent eateries.
September 9: Whisky Bristol Underground, Loco Klub
Featuring whiskies to sample, masterclasses, collaborations, music, cigars and street food.
September 9: Sweet tooth tour, The Bristol Food Tour
A special walking tour featuring all things sweet.
September 9 & 10: Bristol Rum Festival, Paintworks
Highlights of the weekend will include tastings, seminars and a cocktail courtyard.
September 10-17: Stroud Brewery tap takeover, Watershed
The Gloucestershire brewery are the first of four seven-day tap takeovers at the Watershed bar.
September 11: Beer & Cheese, Small Bar
The 11th instalment of Beer & Cheese with the Bristol Cheesemonger, and four beers and four cheeses.
September 13: Burger Wednesday, Birch
A rare opportunity to be served burger and chips at one of Bristol’s best restaurants.
September 13: 91 Ways Bristolian Supper Club, St Monica Trust
Adrian Kirikmaa will cook dishes which inspired him to become a chef .
September 14 & 28: Vegan tasting menu, Box-E
Seven courses for £35 at the restaurant which is a new entry in The Good Food Guide 2018.
September 15: Cocktails in the City, Passenger Shed
Sixteen bars in pop-up form will come together under one roof for one night only.
September 15-17: Bristol Craft Beer Festival, Motion
Bristol breweries join forces with some of the best from across the UK, Europe and the USA.
September 16: The Aperol Spritz Bus
A two-hour long tour of Bristol on an open-top bus with Aperol Spritz served along the way.
September 16: Bottles & Books shop opening, 365 Gloucester Road
This brand new bottle and book shop will specialise in craft beer, real cider and comics.
September 18-24: Butcombe tap takeover, Watershed
The second of Watershed’s four tap takeovers.
September 23: Zwanze Day, Moor
Lambic brewery Cantillon release a very limited experimental beer.
September 23: Bristol Rum Festival, Passenger Shed
The second of this month’s rum festivals in Bristol.
September 24: Sunday lunch, Bishopston Supper Club
The welcome return of Danielle Coombs’ lovingly prepared Sunday roast.
September 25-October 1: Bristol Cocktail Week, various venues
Highlights aplenty, including endless tequila, saucy gypsies and even a bespoke Bristol board game.
September 28: The Fitzhardinge Dinner, Bristol Cathedral
A unique experience to enjoy a three-course dining experience in the cathedral’s nave.
September 29: Good Chemistry tap takeover, Hillgrove Porter Stores
The St Philip’s brewery take over 17 taps and will be putting lots of usually keg-only beers into cask.
September 30: The Big Bristol Burger Crawl, various restaurants
Participants will be given five mini slider versions of each venue’s signature burger.
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