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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patatas bravas” (77 reviews)
“tapas” (207 reviews)
“fried aubergine” (37 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, with super food and drinks Delicious Spanish small plates, and fantastic wine in a great atmosphere. Service sometimes a bit overwhelmed. Classic tapas dishes mixed with some interesting alternatives on frequently updated menu. Recommend classic fried aubergine with molasses and unusual sweetbreads with...More

Thank RuthHanna74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy and noisy-even on a Monday night. But we had booked and service was friendly and generally efficient. They moved us to a quieter table at the back and made room for an extra person joining for drinks Very good tapas- beautiful battered aubergine/chorizo/patatas bravas...More

Thank annelainea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow all I can say this place is very small but it works the vibe is amazing a little part of Spain in cotham..the service was amazing so helpful best tapas we've ever had on this country anyway .Bravas don't change can't wait to visit...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living in the West Midlands it is difficult to sample such places as the majority of the restaurants there are Indian. Having had a conversation over the weekend about how much we missed tapas we decided to make it a mission whilst visiting Bristol this...More

1  Thank Silverbugle941
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourites restaurants ever. It's the atmosphere, it's the food, it's the wine, it's the staff....EVERYTHING! One of those places that make you wish you lived in that town. Truly. We decided to sit on the bar (beautiful wooden bar btw) and we...More

1  Thank Sara P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place so much that we are prepared to travel from South Wales to Bristol with the soul purpose of dining there. Quite a small venue but all the better 'cos it add to its atmosphere but the star of the show, as it...More

1  Thank Julie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small venue but the four of us were lucky enough to be seated at the rear of the restaurant were there is more room. The front, close to the bar, is packed quite tightly. Menu had plenty of choice for vegetarians as well as meat...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because the pub next door looked sad. Great service and excellent food and OK prices. We had 4 tapas plates plus a desert platter. The staff kept topping up the fresh bread to mop up sauces with. The desert platter included chocolate...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little restaurant this is. It's really small and you get quite intimate with your fellow diners as they are sandwiched in around you. It didn't feel claustrophobic though and the quality of the customers meant that they were all considerate of each...More

1  Thank PottedCrab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Estrella Galicia, white wine and we are off. Are those olives or apples? Wow so juicy Gordal Olives. Alioli is light and very garlicky. But the best is left till last. Patatas bravas, thin slices of potatoes, skins on and crispy with a fiery tomato...More

1  Thank Peter H
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 329 6887
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Bravas is a small, lively and atmospheric Andalusian inspired tapas bar with top quality food & wine & friendly welcoming service at the forefront of what we do.We're very pleased to say we have many local and regular customers so booking is advisable, however you can always come and squeeze in and use some of our unreserved seats around the bar or in the window for drinks & tapas.We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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