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Glassboat Brasserie

Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SB, England
+44 117 332 3971
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an evening meal here to celebrate a family event and was very impressed. The boat itself is lovely and feels very up market with quality table linens, large candles and French theming. The food was extremely good and the staff suitably attentive. We would...More

Thank Summerhols101
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here for dinner with my colleagues including senior management team members from parent company in France. We rang ahead to inform them about a 30min delay and was accepted without any fuss. It was a weekday evening, although the restaurant was busy, it was...More

Thank DK_Wiltshire
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have dined at the Glassboat restaurant four times within the past three months and on each occasion I have left feeling satisfied There is no doubt that the food is priced slightly beyond what it is worth however, as always, you pay for the...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself and my partner visited and were disappointed. We couldn't understand the menu which ended up in ordering the wrong thing which we still had to pay for?! I was hugely embarrassed about the mix up and the lady made it seem I could order...More

Thank Maya B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Menu is in French and it's more sophisticated than basic French words. Service and atmosphere very pleasant and laid back. Wanted the onglet but ran out so offered rump steak. It reminded me of a frozen grill steak as it seemed to have a coating...More

Thank elliottsu2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Packed but excellent service nonetheless. Food was good. Lunch offer is good value. The restaurant itself is very pleasant.

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really recommend this restaurant , quality of the food is very high , waiter and hospitality staff is very polite and professional and the view from the table is "WOW" ! For me is the best restaurant for dinner in Bristol !!!!

Thank Alessia C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. My partner opted for the prix fix menu (I didn't like my options) and was very satisfied. He had the fish soup and salmon and says the salmon was some of the best he's every had. I went...More

Thank ElizabethA1103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a quality restaurant. I was so disappointed with service,food selection and whole experience. It was very expensive for a very average dinner. We were shown to our table, given menus,then left. Surely a jug of water and an offer of a...More

1  Thank Martha O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family dined at Glassboat Brasserie to celebrate our daughters graduation. We wanted somewhere special and the restaurant did not disappoint! The menu was modern European, with a dish to suit us all. I had the artichokes, my husband the mussels, my son lamb and...More

Thank Mrs6dogs
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17 January 2017|
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Response from MERLION04 | Reviewed this property |
I think you will be fine. Have eaten on the Glass Boat many times & have seen that most people are dressed very casually.
9 September 2016|
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Response from Sammi_333 | Reviewed this property |
My sister in law has coeliac disease and managed to eat there with no issues.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SB, England (Formerly Glass Boat)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 332 3971
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Glassboat Brasserie located on the harbour in the heart of Bristol, the Glassboat remains the considered waterside restaurant of choice for Bristolians young and old.
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