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Falafel Friday week three

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Falafel Friday week three

On August 25, 2017, Posted by , In Falafel Friday,Vegan, With 2 Comments

Today it’s the turn of The Bristologist, a ‘Plates and Slates’ bar on Corn Street. They do a falafel wrap as part of their lunch menu: £5.95 for a wrap stuffed with hummus, raita and leaves, served with chips. I’ll be having it without the raita.

Pubs are inevitably more expensive and the food inevitably takes far longer to arrive. This is the easiest option today: I’ve started a job behind the bar here, so might as well check out the only thing I can eat on a menu otherwise dominated by burgers and hot dogs.

When it arrives I can only describe it as less a wrap, more a fold – the hummus, leaves and falafel are rather clumsily shoved in amongst a roughly-toasted wrap which falls apart as I pick it up. There’s little to improve the experience: the falafel tastes suspiciously non-vegan, as if it’s been fried in pork fat, and there are far too many leaves. The chips are nice, though.

2/5, and that’s 1 point for the chips. At least I work here so I didn’t have to pay for it.

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2 Comments so far:

  1. Mark says:

    Try Edna’s Kitchen on Castle Park – excellent falafels! I generally get the mezze salad box

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