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St James Priory is the oldest church in Bristol dating from 1129.Originally a Benedictine Priory it has survived the ravages of change,the Reformation,wars and time. St James still survives as a jewel in the crown of Bristol. Although hidden away it...more
I’ve lived in Bristol for 12+ years and only recently uncovered this little gem. It’s a beautiful little cafe tucked away behind the bus station which extends onto the oldest building in Bristol that has gone through extensive refurbishment. That aside, it serves an awesome...More
Oldest building in Bristol located next to the bus station.
It has a lovely cafe with plenty of seating. Nice selection of cakes, hot and cold food, everything we ordered was very nice and came very quickly.
Can definitely recommend the cafe and priory itself,...More
A beautiful oasis in the centre of Bristol. The church does amazing work for the community and I feel privileged to have been able to explore the oldest building in Bristol. The food and coffee at the cafe was delicious. I will be back!
Well how many coffee shops open up into a church (well worth a look)? This one is a highly convenient place to meet friends as it is just next to the bus station and pretty central for shopping.
Good coffee, friendly service’, good cafe food...More
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John J, Manager at St James Priory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018
I’ve worked in Bristol for 20 years and never knew this little hidden gem existed.
The Priory and small gardens are stunning and the cafe is a perfect place to pop in for lunch or a coffee and a home made cake.
It’s so much...More