Symonds Blog

Symonds Blog

Symonds Blog

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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Gingerbread people

A great gingerbread recipe is an essential part of the home baking toolkit and this tried and tested gingerbread recipe won't let you down this Christmas. So grab yourself a glass of something festive and bake some delicious gingerbread people!

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Our Head Chef at our Ilkley restaurant in Yorkshire has shared his Halloween-inspired dessert recipe for a delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake. Why not try it yourself and turn your leftover pumpkin insides into a delicious dessert!

Our coffee blend is Rainforest Alliance Certified

Our coffee blend is Rainforest Alliance Certified. The Rainforest Alliance helps to protect forests, improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, promote their human rights, and help them mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis.

Safety Update

We continue to implement safety procedures that have kept our customers and team members safe over the past 16 months. Before visiting us, please read our precautions to keep everyone safe.

Homemade BBQ Burger

Celebrate National BBQ week with our homemade burger recipe!

Father's Day gift ideas

We've pulled together some top gift ideas to make dad feel special this Father's Day!

Flipping perfect pancakes

Sweet or savoury? British crepes or American-style pancakes? However you prefer yours, pancakes are simple and versatile.

Audley Chef Masterclass

You decided that the dish you wanted to see a chef masterclass on was Scott’s beef Bourguignon recipe!

Chinese New Year

On Friday 12th February, millions of people around the world will celebrate Chinese New Year. To help you celebrate we wanted to share a delicious recipe.