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Eating Challenges in Bristol

Eating Challenges 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...

Bagel Boy

Bagel Boy

Name: The Fatboy Challenge

Price: £20.00

The Challenge: Devour a mammoth bagel within the designated time limit to win.

The Meal: Two 6oz Beef Patties, layered in a bagel with salt beef pastrami, cheese, bacon, pickles, tomatoes and salad leaves with lashings of sweet chilli relish, and an assortment of sides. 

The Prize: Your meal for free. 

Time Limit: 20 minutes. 

Difficulty: ***

Air Balloon

Air Balloon

Name: Flaming Challenge 

Price: 25% off the standard menu price

The Challenge: Clear the plate 

The Meals:

  • The Big Daddy Burger 
  • Rib a saurs 
  • The Hell Hound
  • Mixed Grill 
  • Tabasco Sauce Wings
  • Brain Freeze

The Prize: Your name and picture on the wall of fame, where challengers are ranked from fastest to slowest.

Time Limit: As fast as you can. 

Difficulty: *

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: **



Name: The Grand Champion

Price: £40.00

The Challenge: Polish off a 5.5kg plate of four barbecued meats and sides within an hour. 

The Meal: The ultimate low ‘n’ slow BBQ meat feast: pulled pork, brisket, ribs and chicken, burnt ends, hot-dog, bbq beans, brisket chilli and cornbread.

The Prize: A free "Grand Champion" t-shirt and a bottle of Grillstock’s BBQ sauce.

Time Limit: 60 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: ***

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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