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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patatas bravas” (85 reviews)
“fried aubergine” (45 reviews)
“tapas” (255 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Incredible food, great manageable wine list and really good service.The tortilla and aioli, fried aubergine with molasses, cauliflower and chimichurri and almonds and the croquetas were amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank laurafeather2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shared a few vegan dishes with a nonvegan friend. It would be GREAT if the vegan items were marked! We had the almonds, fried aubergine, courgette and patatas bravas, which ended up feeling like a lot between two. the complimentary bread is really nice. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ForKittens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Bravas for lunch last Wedneday after reading great reviews on Trip Advisor & hearing good reviews from friends, however, we were quite disappointed. When we arrive we were seated at the back, which I was grateful for as the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 165bevg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here Monday 19th for a birthday. Lovely place, great atmosphere, staff attentive yet non invasive and food was simply fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GrandTour43097014680
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must book. The Monday night we went it was heaving but our daughter had booked a table..Ignore any negative reviews this place is great as long as you like casual busy places with great service

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnRossOnWye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a table for my birthday and had the best night. Our waitress was so helpful and friendly and even sang me happy birthday with her colleagues at the end. Atmosphere was fantastic and all importantly the tapas we all agreed was the best...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loughboroughLiddo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool part of the city in a small building. Came in on a Tuesday and it was standing room only. Fried aubergine w molasses and Cornish mussels were great.. known for their Gin and sherry based mixology completed a wonderful evenings experience. Get reservations we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChuckM903
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled on Cotham Hill, this tapas restaurant sees no need to scream about its presence; its reputation does this for it. Friendly, cosy, sublime food and wine, make sure you book well in advance.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank p0ntinfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ambience however, the whole idea of 'tapas' well anglicised by high pricing. Too many different waiters/severs (though all polite and courteous) over a 3 hour mid-afternoon luncheon. Food okay. A once a year special occasion at best!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Fantastic little place, buzzing on a Saturday night, glad we had booked a table in advance. Good selection of drinks and all the gins under the sun (so i'd expect their cocktails to be pretty smashing). The food, oh the food! We went with the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Herbal_Thought
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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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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