Bradford News is a casual-chic, upscale cafe located in the historical Federal Hill section of Providence, RI focusing on an “old world” food menu, select coffees, news publications, premium spirits & wines, and excellent service in a sophisticated social atmosphere. Bradford News will provide its family, friends, and guests with a high quality cafe experience by specializing in a comfortable, social atmosphere throughout the day where news is always on the menu. The cafe is a great place to start your business day with a coffee, breakfast sandwich and news paper. Fresh baked goods like muffins, scones, sticky buns, morning breads and mid-morning snacks are made every sunrise. The lunch time menu includes Federal Hill Classics like home made meatballs and pasta, Italian, chicken parm, and prosciutto parma grinders. Our dinners are tapas-style entrees that offer enough food for one person as a meal or can be shared as an appetizer. Grilled pizzas are a house favorite so there are always grilled pizza options on the menus like loaded mashed potato, BBQ chicken, rustic Italian, buffalo chicken, and veggie. The cafe holds a full liquor license and offers premium cocktails, wines, and soft drinks; desserts are made from scratch and are complimented nicely with an espresso, cappuccino or chocolate martini.
By offering a simple, casual food menu, a full service bar, seasonal alfresco seating, private event opportunities, a membership rewards program, and private events, it is a multi dimensional hospitality destination that is a year round, exclusive venue for young professionals, executives, and hipsters alike.
Wifi is free and always available so laptops and casual business meetings over coffee are welcome throughout the day. Or catch up with the world from one of our select newspapers or just watch the business world revolve on our 50” plasma screens, or virtually connect to our free Wifi. All of our foods are made fresh to order and are just what guests are looking for throughout the day or into the night especially Friday and Saturday evenings until 1AM. Call for take-out, we’ll have it ready for you. Catering is also available for corporate breakfasts and luncheons, private events and holiday parties; Specialty cookie platters available by order.
The mission of The Bradford News Cafe is to consistently entertain guests by utilizing information mediums such as economic news, world news, entertainment news, food news, and sports news as the primary source for creating unique social environments parallel to current cultural trends. And our food is pretty darn good, too.
Simply put, The Bradford News Cafe is cozy, casual, and comfortably seats 32 guests cafe style. We offer terrific Italian-American old world cuisine with a Mediterranean fusion-flair made fresh to order, our baked goods and pastries are even fresher. Our prices are reasonable and competitive.
We’re a group of dedicated professionals who love what we do – come see what we’re all about!
Valet service available Friday & Saturday evenings 5pm.