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Burger restaurant rolls back the years as it reopens as street food stall

By martin booth, Tuesday Jul 14, 2020

The beginnings of Chomp were as a street food stall within a converted Citroen van, first at Temple Meads and then at Cathedral Walk in the Harbourside.

After pop-ups at 40 Alfred Place in Kingsdown, Chomp opened their first bricks and mortar restaurant on St Nicholas Street.

That restaurant is currently closed, but Chomp has now returned to its street food beginnings.

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Now in a sleek black converted caravan, Chomp can be found from Friday to Sunday outside Bristol Distilling Co. in the Malago Vale Trading Estate off St John’s Lane in Bedminster.

Enjoy bacon rolls and coffee from 8am on Fridays and hamburgers from midday on all three days.

Chomp’s famous burgers can be accompanied by fries, either straight up or Cajun seasoned – photo by Martin Booth

A draft Bristol Distilling Co. G&T to accompany the burgers and fries – photo by Martin Booth

Burgers include the cheeseburger (£7.75), bacon cheeseburger (£8.75) and vegan burger (£7.50) which is made with a spiced bean patty.

Currently table service and card-only, the burgers can now be accompanied by Bristol Distilling Co’s own draft gin and tonic (£4.50), which you can also take away in a jerry can.

There is also a choice of cocktails and beer including Wiper & True’s own Chomp house brew.

Chomp’s first home was near the side entrance to Bristol Temple Meads – photo by Martin Booth

Chomp also served bacon rolls and burgers at Cathedral Walk in the Harbourside – photo by Martin Booth

Chomp’s restaurant on St Nicholas Street remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic – photo by Martin Booth

Main photo by Martin Booth

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