Friendly urban retreat on Bristol’s Park Street
BTP Park Street was the first outlet in this small, family- owned independent cafe group, and is still its flagship store. Opened in 1995, it’s become a local institution for lovers of great coffee and rustic, homemade food, and is now one of five BTP cafes in Bristol (the others are in Clifton Village, Whiteladies Road, Gloucester Road and Stokes Croft).
But lose any notions that this is a generic coffee chain, as each store has its own unique personality.What unites them is the serving of simple, well-prepared food and drinks made with ethically sourced ingredients, and the result is feel-good coffee and food of excellent quality that’s made from scratch onsite every day. It’s been awarded three stars out of three by the Sustainable Restaurant Association too.
The Park Street branch is an urban retreat with lots of seating upstairs and a large tiered garden at the rear in which to enjoy a range of artisan coffees including the medium and dark house roasts, guest coffees and regularly changing filter coffee.
Key roaster: Extract
Brewing methods: Espresso and filter
Machine: Nuova Simonelli
Grinder: Mazzer Major