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Watershed

Open Now: 09:30 - 23:00
Open today: 09:30 - 23:00
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Great film centre and restaurant/bar

Screening of independent films in 3 comfortable cinemas with good food and a convivial place to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
L S
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
You don’t get this kind of service at the cinema chains?!

Weather forecast was wrong and l arrived soaked to the skin on my bike without mudguards?! All the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicholas G
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Watershed is a social enterprise and a registered charity. We occupy the first floor of a historic Grade II listed building at the entranceway to Bristol's Harbourside. In the building you will find three cinemas, a large, light and airy Café/Bar...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Screening of independent films in 3 comfortable cinemas with good food and a convivial place to meet friends. I go there regularly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weather forecast was wrong and l arrived soaked to the skin on my bike without mudguards?! All the staff here on a Monday night couldn’t have been more helpful. Even ended up in a spare t-shirt for the duration of the film whilst my clothes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I go to this hidden gem so rarely, but they do really have some thought provoking films that are not run off the mill or necessarily block busters (but they do have those too) Please read the right up as the to set up and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We came in here for breakfast and ordered various dishes. Between us all, we had 7 poached eggs... each of which was rock hard. Real disappointment and spoilt the meal. A poached egg should be runny and the yolk should go over the rest of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hello Wes_Charles Thanks for your review and I'm sorry to hear your poached eggs were too hard. Please can you let us know what time and which day you visited us and we will try and put this right. You can email me at communications@watershed.co.uk...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Visited with a friend mid week to watch a film in the afternoon. Really comfortable seats, good sized screen and lovely atmosphere. Will definitely return soon

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lyn01
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hello Lyn01 Thanks for your lovely review - we'd love to welcome you back soon! With best wishes, Cat Watershed marketing

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The Watershed was the location for a consultation day for my organisation. There are worse places to be for sure. The venue is located in the Bristol harbour offering waterside walks while taking in some of Bristol’s trading history. The ‘shed’ itself has been here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hello KathyT Thanks for your wonderful review, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us and we hope to see you here again very soon. With best wishes, Cat

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Fairly crowded and busy - a good sign - with lots of craft type stalls. Also good for people watching!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LichTraveller
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Watershed cafe delivers great food , but this is the second time I have been disappointed. Each time I have ordered something and "salad" only to see a garnish of tiny leaves . This is not value for money and certainly not a "salad". Come...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank frugalbod
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hello frugalbod Thanks for your review and I'm sorry to hear the salad was too small. The kitchen manager will look into this. I hope you will give us another try soon With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I love the watershed because of its selection of films which changes weekly, they choose their films based of creative merit rather than box office potential. My first encounter was when they hosted an Akira Kurusawa week and ran the legend's films on the big...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Fahad N
Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hello Fahad N Thanks for your great review. Delighted that you love our fims and I'm sorry to hear the service was a little slow. With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We came here to have a coffee and a shelter from the weather. Very slow service at the hot drinks counter, despite not being busy at all. Queue started forming behind me as I waited ten minutes for a cup of tea and filter coffee....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Watershed M, Public Relations Manager at Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hello janetteglynn1 Thanks for your review and I'm sorry to hear the service was too slow. The kitchen manager will look into this and see what went wrong. I hope you will give us another try soon With best wishes, Cat Watershed Marketing

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