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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Tips for a stress-free Christmas

Cooking Christmas dinner can be a daunting experience, so we caught up with our head chef for some top tips to help ensure that the day goes smoothly.

Making hot drinks healthier

How to make healthier versions of Britain's favourite hot beverages.

World Vegan Month

We caught up with our head chef to chat about the growing veganism movement.

Symonds' Classic Sausage and Mash

Although Sausage Week has been cancelled this year, we still wanted to share this delicious recipe with you.

Re-opening in 2021

Our beautiful restaurant, bistro and terrace will re-open to the public in 2021.

Sumptuous Sourdough Recipe

This Sourdough September, follow our recipe to bake your own unique, delicious homemade bread, nurtured from a small mother dough over 14 days to a delicious full loaf.


Alex, Head Chef 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 barbecue extra oomph.

New safety guidelines

We've pulled together a video to show you how we're keeping our customers and staff safe during your visit to Symonds.

Temporary closure

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.

Pomegranate salsa

A delicious and fruity dip, or even a topping on your salad.