Launch of a new pop-up gourmet restaurant in Bristol

Two of Bristol’s best restaurants are joining forces to launch a new concept of fine dining at Clifton Downs.

The Pony & Trap and Pasta Loco are launching Home Grown at Breaking Bread later this month, which will “celebrate the city’s cultural diversity”.

The Home Grown menu, curated by renowned chefs Ben Harvey and Josh Eggleton, will feature local produce and support local supply chains and the city’s restaurant scene.

A changing, seasonal five-course menu will initially include incredible local produce such as trout from a nearby stream, linguine verde with locally grown spinach and Westcombe ricotta, Chew Valley saddleback pork, cheese of Failand sheep and cheddar strawberries.

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Home Grown will operate at Breaking Bread adjacent to The Pipe & Slippers, a sprawling pub garden serving a wide range of drinks and light snacks which opened on April 16.

Josh Eggleton, co-founder of Breaking Bread, said: “From a project created in response to the pandemic, this can, should and will become a topic of sustainability for everyone involved. the way I cook, and the way Ben, Dom, Joe and the Bianchi team approach food.

“Provenance and ecology are extremely important in everything we do,” he added.

“Now more than ever, as we look to get hospitality back on its feet in Bristol, Home Grown will have the same indoor / outdoor setting as last year, giving guests the confidence to enjoy a meal with friends and family, with a menu collaboration which is a first for Bristol. “

Reservations for Home Grown will go live tomorrow (Wednesday May 12) before the restaurant opens on May 20. To reserve a table, visit the Breaking Bread website.

In addition to the restaurant and pub gardens, Breaking Bread also offers numerous venues on its grounds which can be rented privately for weddings, concerts, brand experiences, awards and corporate events in a secure manner. against the Covid this summer.

Break bread on Clifton Downs in Bristol

The private rental initiative supports Breaking Bread’s own CIC, Team Canteen, which supports community organizations in Bristol while directly helping feed some of the city’s most vulnerable people.

Breaking Bread will also launch regular weekend markets on May 23, 2021.

Saturdays of the weekly markets will be dedicated to manufacturers, designers, vintage traders and artisans, while on Sundays the focus will be on food.

Applications to be part of the Breaking Bread Markets are now open and can be found on the Breaking Bread website.

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