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Eating Challenges in Bristol

Fancy taking on an Eating Challenge in Bristol? The Kraken, El Triple, and The Grand Champion... no, these aren't superheroes... these are the names of some of Bristol's most famous eating challenges.

If you love Man v. Food - then this is the guide for you.

We've chomped, munched, and gnawed our way around Bristol to unearth some of the city's mightiest food challenges. 

Come and have a go if you think you're hungry enough...

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  • Rib-A-Saurus Challenge 

About: Giant rack of smoky pork ribs coated in Texan-style BBQ glaze, served witha large portion of seasoned fried, corn on the cob, coleslaw and baked beans in BBQ sauce with Jack Daniels.

Price: £15.99

  • The Big Mexican

About: 4 flame-grilled beef burgers with cheese, topped with beef burnt ends chilli con carne, TABASCO Scorpion Sauce in a bun. With tortilla chips and seasoned fries, nacho cheese sauce, salsa, pico de gallo, sour cream and jalapeños.

Price: £10.79

  • Macxcaliber

About: 3 chicken schnitzels; 2 topped with smoked streaky bacon mac ‘n’ cheese and Texan-style BBQ sauce, one topped with jalapeño mac ‘n’ cheese and piri piri, and skewered with a southern fried chicken skewer. Served with chips and 2 corn on the cobs.

Price: £14.79

  • Chick 'N' Mix Challenge

About: 6 Louisiana-style chicken strips, 10 nuggets, 6 wings, southern fried skewer and roast chicken skewer. With seasoned fries, 2 corn on the cob, 2 garlic bread slices, coleslaw, baked beans in JD BBQ Sauce, sweet chilli & Texan-style BBQ sauces.

Price: £13.29

  • Who Dares Wins

About: 25 wings with a sour cream dip, 5 tossed in each flavour: Texan-Style BBQ. Piri Piri. Sweet Chilli. Spicy Dry Rub, Tabasco Scorpion Sauce.

Price: £8.79

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Mission Burrito

Mission Burrito

Name: El Triple Burrito Challenge

Price: £15.00

The Challenge: Munch your way through a mighty 3lb burrito, that contains triple the fillings of a regular wrap. 

The Meal: The burrito contains tortillas, meat, beans, rice and as much salsa, cheese, sour cream and romaine as your dare. 

The Prize: A limited edition t-shirt and a place in the Lucha Libre hall of fame. 

Time Limit: 30 minutes. 

Difficulty: **

The Hobgoblin Bar & Grill

The Hobgoblin Bar & Grill

Name: The Kraken

Price: £25.00

The Challenge: Put away 5lb 10oz of food to avoid a spot on the wall of shame. 

The Meal: A triple bybass burger, a mound of dirty fries, 12 super hot wings, coleslaw, pickles and sauces.

The Prize: A free victory t-shirt, a free pint and your picture on the wall of fame. 

Time Limit: 45 minutes. 

Difficulty: ***

The Ashville Steakhouse

The Ashville Steakhouse

Name: The T-Bone Challenge

Price: £110.00

The Challenge:  To eat the meal presented to you including the whole 96oz steak, sides and sauce within 1 hour.

The Meal: 96oz Steak, 5 sides, a sauce and a drink of your choice.

The Prize:  The meal is free!

Time Limit: 60 minutes. 

Difficulty: *****

Atomic Burger

Atomic Burger

Name: The Fallout Challenge

Price: £27.50

The Challenge: With a reading of over 2 million Scoville on the chilli heat rating scale, challengers not only have to face an epic portion but an eye-watering after shock. 

The Meal: A triple burger with cheese, jalapenos, bacon, fried onions, and a hearty helping of Atomic’s special XXX Fallout Sauce, followed by a triple portion of chilli fries. 

The Prize: Free Atomic Space Cadet Fallout T-shirt and a spot on the wall of fame. 

Time Limit: 45 minutes. 

Difficulty: *

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