Falafel King

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6 Cotham Hill, Bristol, England, BS6 6LF

Sit-down restaurant offering a variety of falafel meals, including pita and salad boxes. Most items are vegan suitable. Live music and events some evenings. Jan 2018 reported fully vegetarian. Open Mon-Sat 10:30am-10:30pm, Sun 11:00am-9:30pm.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Middle Eastern

9 Reviews

First Review by kimdelyse

Vegan shawarma! - Edit

Great falafel, great salads, awesome breads and now vegan shawarma! One of the few places in Bristol that has a great seitan offering. Been going for years and hopefully for years to come

Pros: Vegan Shawarma, Good falafel, Good value

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yummy falafel - Edit

There are lots of falafel places in Bristol but this is my favourite. The hummus is the best and the decor is great too

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Friendly staff and lovely, decently priced food - Edit

There was a period of time I dog sat really often near Clifton Downs and I came here wayyyy too often, if that is possible. It's a wonderful place, though I always do takeouts. Tried their sabich (aubergines and egg - though I'd think if you are vegan you can ask for without the egg) pita and of course, their falafels. Their falafels are soooooooo goood! Possibly one of my favourites, alongside that of Eat a Pitta's x Can't choose which one I like better!

Their sauces are always really good as well, and their salads are lovely. The staff there are always soooo friendly and I can't stress enough how great this place is!

Pros: Decent prices, Great falafels, Friendly staff

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Great Food at Falafel King Bristol - Edit

I visited Bristol for the first time to give a guest lecture at the University. After the event everyone involved recommended Falafel King and they were right. The atmosphere was laid back and the food was delicious. The bean soup was particularly tasty and they made up a box for me for my return trip to Manchester.

Bristol is very lucky to have Falafel King: a little bit of home from home!

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Lovely place - Edit

Downstairs is a middle eastern style seating area which, if it isn't booked for events, is a lovely setting to enjoy your meal.

Even if this is busy, the upstairs seating is very friendly and take-away is easy. The falafel is renowned Bristol-wide which is saying something! The falafel portion sizes are huge and a struggle to finish, really good value.

The only downside is the salad choices are limited but this is more than made up for by the venue, staff and falafel quality! The falafel is easily made vegan by not adding tzatziki. There are lots of other middle eastern menu options - entirely vegetarian with some vegan.

The business owners and staff are just really nice people - always so friendly, sourcing everything locally and making sure all ingredients taste really fresh. I've been coming here for 3 years and I still love it. Definitely one for the Bristol eatery bucket list.

Oh and rice stuffed vine leaves are only 25p and so so good!

Pros: Beautiful seating area, Good atmosphere, Good value

Cons: Not many salad options

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FANTASTIC FOOD! BEAUTIFUL DECO! - Edit

Absolutely amazing food! Great choices and fantastic prices! Live music on some evenings! Shisha room downstairs.. Great vibes! Lovely staff!

Pros: Wonderful staff, Fantastic prices, Awesome deco

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Great, inexpensive food to go! - Edit

This is a great little van near the theatre and river in Bristol. They serve tasty falafels stuffed in a pitta bread with salad and sauce. It's really inexpensive. Ideal for students. It's been my teenage son's favourite stop off in Bristol for ages. Well worth it if you like a falafel lunch without spending too much money. They are happy to let you know what is vegan.

Pros: Inexpensive, Excellent value, Great vegan options

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Great snack-stop - Edit

The £4.50 falafel in laffa was actually far more substantial than a snack. There were at least 10 pieces of fresh falafel in a large flat bread, delicious houmous, salad and tahini. The lady was really friendly in explaining that all barr the garlic mayo was dairy free (there's also an aubergine dish with boiled egg but there'd be no issue in foregoing the egg). This would fulfil even any meat-eaters kebab craving.

Pros: Good value, Very simple menu

Cons: A little tricky to eat "on the go"!

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Best falafel in the world - Edit

As a vegan student in Bristol, I don't know what I would eat if Falafel King did not exist. Delicious food, friendly staff and affordable prices, I could not recommend this cafe more. Great for lunch and dinner. Just started live music performances as well. Get the tahini sauce!

Pros: Yummy vegan food, Great staff, Affordable

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