All you can eat buffets. They can feel more like a challenge than a dining experience. But not only does the mammoth task offer more bang for your buck but also gives you the chance to pretty much try everything on the menu. Many buffets let you travel whole continents in a few plates. Sampling dishes you might never have tried before.
There’s something so simple about the buffet menu that means everyone in your party will leave satisfied. It completely eradicates the stress of trying to appease everyone. While Bristol isn’t exactly chock full of options, but the choices it does have are incredible. That’s why we’ve rounded up just four of the very best all you can eat buffets in Bristol.
If you can’t afford a plane ticket to take you around the world, a quick trip to COSMO might be your next best option. Sleek and stylish, COSMO is likely a step-up from your usual buffet expectations. Plus, let’s you discover over 150 dishes from around the world on the all you can eat buffets’ menu.
From European specialities like spaghetti meatballs and Neapolitan pizza to comforting classics like Greek moussaka or a British shepherd’s pie. Or how about you travel the vast continent of Asia, with Mongolian stir-fried lamb, Chinese crispy duck rolls and an Indian tikka masala. Plus, the teppanyaki station is a totally unique experience and it is worth the ticket admission alone. The Japanese-style of cooking sees COSMO’s talented chefs rustle up fresh salmon, scallops, steak, and juicy tiger prawns on a hot iron griddle in front of your very eyes.
Other eye-catching offers include the roast dinner carvery (served beyond Sundays, so you can head down all week-long). While you’ll also find cocktails, fresh salads, all your favourite desserts, and so much more! Set prices for unlimited courses at COSMO vary depending on time and date, but range from about £15.99 to £20.99 per person. Learn more here.
30 Triangle W, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1ET
2. Za Za Bazaar
This super restaurant down by the harbour is a behemoth of buffet dining. Za Za Bazaar is considered the largest restaurant in the UK and can seat up to a whopping 1,000 people! To serve that many people, there’s a lot of food flying out of the kitchen. With over 300 dishes available at this all you can eat, covering cuisines as varied as Indian, Asian, Caribbean, Tex Mex, and European.
The aim of Za Za Bazaar is to capture the spirit and excitement of Asian night markets, as well as somewhere you can enjoy an amazing variety of freshly prepared flavours. Its live cooking stations, where specialist chefs cook dishes to order, also makes for an exciting experience. Prices for this all you can eat buffet range from £12.99 to £20.99 per person. Children aged 11 years and under dine at half price, while children aged under 5 years dine free. Learn more here.
Za Za Bazaar, Canon’s Rd, Bristol BS1 5UH
3. Casa Brasil
Don’t get this confused with the other Casa in Bristol. Casa Brasil serves up all you can eat Brazilian BBQ in Cabot Circus. Here you’ll find a spread of tapa-style gourmet salads, hot dishes and unlimited desserts. But this place should be of interest to all BBQ lovers in Bristol. It’s 100% about the meat!
Guzzle down endless skewers of sizzling, marinated meats on your visit to this buffet! Enjoy chorizo sausage, BBQ chicken drumsticks, gammon, cinnamon pineapple, pork ribeye and parmesan, sweet chilli turkey, chicken hearts, pork belly with honey, leg of lamb, pork loin, pieces of peppered beef, chicken piri piri and so much more.
You can also receive the exciting and authentic Brazilian Churrascaria experience, which sees carving waiters slice freshly charcoal grilled meat at your table. Don’t miss out on the Samba parties either, which sees Brazilian samba party bands and dancers perform while you tuck into your feast on selected days. Prices range from £19.25 to £32.95 per person, so it’s best to check their website for which day and deal you prefer.
Cabot Cir Glass Walk, Cabot Circus, SU68, Bristol BS1 3BQ
4. Burger Theory
There are some fantastic bottomless brunches in Bristol but none are bold enough to offer bottomless food. That is unless your name is The Burger Theory. The Bristol burger joint’s highly popular Bottomless Burger Club is what burger fans dream of: For two straight hours, you’ll have the chance to eat and drink as much as you can.
All for £39.50 per person, these sliders come flying out (so you can sample as many as possible), with nine different burgers to try. But that’s not all as you’ll also get unlimited sides like fries, halloumi fries and chicken wings. Plus unlimited booze too! Bottomless Burger Club is not an everyday affair though… It takes place on select dates only, so you’ll have to book in advance because it fills up fast. To learn more head here.
37-38 St Stephen’s St, Bristol BS1 1JX
With these four amazing all you can eat buffets in Bristol, you’re guaranteed to eat well and more grub than you’ll need! So excuse us, we’re going for a lie down after all that food…