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Award-winning Bristol burger bar Squeezed launches new-and-improved restaurant

One in every of Bristol’s finest burger bars has launched a new-and-improved restaurant, only a stone’s throw away from its authentic house.





Squeezed opened within the Cargo 2 growth at Wapping Wharf in August 2017 and shortly developed a popularity as the most effective locations within the metropolis to seize a burger.

Its unit could have been tiny in measurement however the burgers created by proprietor Alex Hayes packed a severe punch, with favourites on the menu together with the Reverse Cowgirl and the St Werburger – a nod to the world of Bristol during which Alex lives.

And early in 2019 Alex put Bristol nicely and actually on the map when he was named Burger Chef of the Yr on the Nationwide Burger Awards, beating 15 different cooks from throughout the UK.

The creation which earned Alex the win was the One Inch Punch , a ramen-inspired meaty deal with made with a double beef patty, braised ox cheek, white miso and beef fats butter, cheese, mushroom duxelle and roast tomato.

Whereas this burger was a restricted version particular and doesn’t usually characteristic on Squeezed’s menu, it provides you an thought of Alex’s credentials with regards to rustling up a first-rate burger.

Following the win, the demand for Squeezed’s burgers solely elevated additional and Alex had no different choice than to relocate to an even bigger house.

A fan of the group really feel Cargo offers, he needed to remain throughout the bustling harbourside space and noticed his alternative when he heard Bristol Cider Store was closing its Cargo 1 hub to maneuver its enterprise on-line.

And yesterday (February 5), following a month-long refurbishment on the former cider lover’s paradise, he launched his new, bigger website.

The additional area means there’s now extra room for diners to eat in than earlier than, in addition to area for Alex and his workforce of kitchen assistants to work with, which suggests we may very well be handled to some fairly outlandish creations sooner or later alongside the classics.

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