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About

Masa + Mezcal is a lively Mexican Cantina in the heart of Stokes Croft, Bristol, born from our passion for the two magical M’s that make up our name. We discovered and fell in love with masa and mezcal during our travels in Mexico 15 years ago. During several research trips since, we have now built relationships with artisanal producers who have shared their knowledge, expertise and wonderful products with us. We can’t wait to serve them to you.

Everything on our daily changing menu is made in house from scratch in our open kitchen.  As well as our regular menu we offer a specific plant-based menu for vegan diners or those looking to reduce their meat consumption.

Our dishes have clean fresh flavours and are made with high quality ingredients focusing on careful preparation and simplicity. Our entire menu is 100% naturally gluten free. We will source Mexican heirloom corn from farms who hand pick, non GMO varieties. We also use specialist ingredients from Mexico such as dried chillies, limes or spices and complement this wherever possible with local ingredients which is always ethically sourced, free-range or organic.

Masa + Mezcal has been designed using natural materials and warm lighting.  We have been inspired to recreate the style of interiors that we saw in Mexico with muted colours, natural wood, rough textures, terracotta and tons of plants.  We aim to create spaces where people feel immediately welcome and at home.

About Masa

‘Masa’ is dough made from maize or corn that is used to make the most important staples of Mexican cuisine and will provide the backbone for many dishes on our menu. This will be sourced from farms that hand-pick non-GMO heirloom varieties – better farming yields better flavour.

Our restaurant in Bristol will aim to make everything from scratch including the masa. This is done through the process of nixtamalization which has many benefits including increased flavour, aroma and added nutritional value. Our menu is 100% naturally gluten free.

About Mezcal

Mezcal is made from roasting, fermenting, and distilling the many varieties of the agave plant. Mezcal is available straight up, in flights to help guests explore the flavour profiles such as fruit, stone, earth and smoke, or as the staple ingredient of the cocktail menu.

Careers

At Masa + Mezcal we serve high quality Mexican inspired food and drink in a relaxed and informal setting. We expect staff to be hard working, great with people and most importantly have a passion for food, drink and service.

We believe team work is vital and want people who can genuinely make customers feel welcome. We are a business whose aim is to offer job opportunities with real long term prospects to reward people with a talent for hospitality. We will provide full training so experience is not essential.

Find out more about a career with Season + Taste.

Address

Masa + Mezcal
77-79 Stokes Croft
Bristol
BS1 3RD

Contact Info

0117 9446477

[email protected]

Reservations online or over the phone only.

Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday 10:30am – 12am
Sunday – 11am – 5pm

Accessibility

There is ramped access from the pavement through two doors, these doors open to a width of 1410mm. The doors are not automatic but a member of our team will be happy to come and hold them open and offer any assistance required. There is an assistance doorbell to attract attention.

• There is pay and display on street parking in the streets surrounding Masa + Mezcal.
• We have an accessible toilet.
• We offer table service.
• The lighting level is quite low throughout Masa + Mezcal. The menu is printed to size 12, we can provide a magnifying sheet to aid reading the menu if necessary.
• We play quite loud music.
• We offer a vegan and non-gluten version of our menu.
• Dogs are welcome.
• We have baby changing facilities and a limited number of high chairs.
• Some of our tables and stools are at counter height with or without backs, we also have some booth seats. We also have lower tables and chairs with backs please let us know specific requirements when booking.

We look forward to welcoming you and will always do our upmost to accommodate everyone. We do however get quite busy so would recommend booking well in advance (this can be done online or over the phone) and giving us as much information about your requirements as possible at this point. If you have any concerns or issues that aren’t resolved speaking to the team on site please email [email protected] and I will look into it for you.