Welcome to our Bristol food blog!
Symonds Head Chef Nigel and our restaurant team have been creating new menus, seasonal classics, and even video cooking demonstrations.
Our food blog is now home to recipes, food-related trivia, and will soon feature interviews with our chef, staff and customers.
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Audley chef masterclass
You decided that the dish you wanted to see a chef masterclass on was Scott’s Beef Bourguignon recipe!
Flipping perfect pancakes
Sweet or savoury? British crepes or American-style pancakes? However you prefer yours, pancakes are simple and versatile.
Chinese New Year
On Friday 12th February millions of people around the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year. To help you celebrate we wanted to share a delicious recipe.
Dry January at Symonds
Learn more about Dry January and read our top tips to help you through the month.
Audley chef masterclass
Vote on which delicious dish you would like to see a virtual demonstration of.
Tips for a stress-free Christmas
Cooking a Christmas dinner can be a daunting experience, so we caught up with our head chef to get some top tips on how to ensure that the day goes smoothly.
A classic Christmas pudding recipe
Try our tried and tested version of the humble Christmas pudding.
Making hot drinks healthier
How to make some of Britain's favourite hot beverages healthier.
November - World Vegan Month
We caught up with our head chef to chat about the growing veganism movement.
Redwood's classic sausage and mash
Although sausage week has been cancelled this year, we still wanted to share with you our delicious sausage recipe.
Re-opening in 2021
Our beautiful restaurant, bistro and terrace will re-open to the public in 2021.
This Sourdough September, follow our recipe and bake your own homemade unique and delicious bread, nurtured from a small mother dough over 14 days to a delicious full loaf.
Our new coronavirus guidelines
We've pulled together a video to show you how we're keeping our customers and staff safe during your visit to Symonds.
Esquites - Mexican corn salad
Our Head Chef Alex at our sister restaurant Langton’s at Cooper’s Hill has a delicious recipe for Esquites; a fresh Mexican salad that will give your summer BBQs an extra bit of oomph.
We are not open yet
As our restaurant sits within the grounds of an Audley village, we will unfortunately not be opening to the public on 4th July. When the time is right to open our doors to a wider audience we will certainly let everyone know.
A delicious and fruity dip or even a topping on your salad.
Food and drink quiz
How well do you know your food and drink trivia?
Top tips for healthy food platters
Our top tips on the best healthy food platters, they taste as good as they look!
Recreate that authentic BBQ taste from your kitchen
No BBQ ? No problem. We're bringing you the best BBQ flavours from the comfort of your kitchen.
Pimp your Prosecco
Our top tips on making your Prosecco even more delicious with fruit, sorbet and even glitter.
Vegan wild mushroom risotto
A classic and delicious dish that never disappoints.
Rosemary & garlic popcorn
Savoury popcorn! Easy to make, the perfect accompaniment to film night or even nibbles at your next party.
Just for fun, try our Easter-themed wordsearch. Can you find the hidden word?
Hot cross buns
An Easter classic you can make at home yourself. Follow our simple yet tasty recipe to fruity hot cross buns.
Watch the video as our very own Head Chef Nigel prepares and cooks a delicious beef stroganoff from scratch.
Coconut & coriander panna cotta
This five ingredient dessert can be made the night before - perfect!
Cod cheeks, peas, seafood black pudding & prosciutto
Don't let the eclectic mix of flavours fool you. Put your culinary skills to the test with this recipe and you won't be disappointed!
Read the official statement from Managing Director, Paul Morgan, on our temporary restaurant closure at Symonds restaurant, from 12th March.