Poco now taking small group bookings in the week! »

Poco Spring is in the air. The bulbs are shooting, crocuses are out, the days are getting warmer and we’ve been spring cleaning here at poco. Poco regulars will be excited to hear that  the first thing to have been swept out is our old booking policy of not taking smaller group reservations! From today we […]
Posted by: Ben Pryor on February 25, 2014 @ 11:30 am
Filed under: Updates

Looking forward to Spring »

IMG_1370 This can be an interesting time of year, festivities are well behind us and spring is somewhere on the horizon for the optimists among us, though not close enough for many. Flowers and their fruit are generally still months off and the hedgerows can still be fairly sparse pickings in the hibernation of winter. I’d count […]
Posted by: Ben Pryor on January 24, 2014 @ 5:07 pm
Filed under: Our Food,Seasonal Drinks

Poco wins ‘Best Ethical Restaurant’ at The Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013 »

Poco wins Best Ethical Restaurant 2013 The winners of the tenth annual Observer Food Monthly Awards were announced at a show-stopping ceremony in London this evening, where even the trophies themselves were edible. Co-hosted by Jay Rayner and The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins, the coveted ‘Best Ethical Restaurant’ award was presented to Bristol restaurant Poco - as voted for by Guardian and […]
Posted by: poco on October 17, 2013 @ 9:38 pm
Filed under: Awards,Environment,Our Food,Press

The launch of the Stokes Croft Community Waste Scheme »

Poco Stokes Croft We are excited to announce that we are the first business to sign up to the Stokes Croft Community Waste Scheme. Ethical waste company, CollectEco, will increasingly be servicing most of the business along the Stokes Croft and Gloucester Road stretch; reducing vehicle movement and due to a competitive pricing strategy, encouraging food businesses especially […]
Posted by: poco on June 15, 2013 @ 9:36 pm
Filed under: Environment

Clowning Troupe, Le Navet Bete, take over Poco »

Le Navet Bete at Poco Stokes Croft Since booking a bunch of clowns to take over the running of the restaurant, each day passed with hesitation and fear. I knew there would be a nine foot unicycle, fireworks and inappropriate behaviour but nothing quite prepared me for the presentation of a bald man wearing a unitard with a whipped cream on his […]
Posted by: poco on May 27, 2013 @ 9:34 pm
Filed under: Events

Poco Launches new British twist to tapas »

JCafHaPPOV41sE3ejzM65rVfTCp522MpTWpupXoE6Ms Since opening we have continuously worked toward making our sourcing as sustainable as possible. We buy all our fresh produce from Bristol or the South West, and only from ethical sources. We are going one step further to only source 90% of all our ingredients from the UK (including all our dry goods). The remaining […]
Posted by: poco on April 29, 2013 @ 9:30 pm
Filed under: Our Food

Filming at Poco for Channel 4 »

This week we had a Channel 4 film crew in to film Presenter Harry Wallop and Poco’s owner and Eco-chef, Tom Hunt, cook up a dinner party for unsuspecting foodies. The guest list comprised of The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Josh Eggleton of The Pony and Trap and food-writers and critics from around the city. […]
Posted by: poco on April 8, 2013 @ 9:26 pm
Filed under: Press

Poco is Awarded SRA Award for Environment »

The Sustainable Restaurant Award ceremony was held this February on London’s South Bank. The SRA President Raymond Blanc hosted the awards, which were attended by some of the country’s leading chefs and restaurateurs, including Antonio Carluccio and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Between Michelin starred courses the winners of this year’s sustainable categories were announced. Second up after […]
Posted by: poco on February 6, 2013 @ 9:18 pm
Filed under: Awards,Environment