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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“tapas” (177 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bravas is a lovely tapas place on the busy, Whiteladies Road end of Cotham Hill. There are lots of bars and restaurants around so Bravas has its competition. Food is nice, particularly the shrimp and the cod. However as with with all tapas I became...More

Thank Wifeand3kids
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only submit TripAdvisor reviews when I've had a positive experience. I'm no food critic and I know how difficult it is running a small business. As far as Bristol is concerned Bravas matches the very high standards of Urban tandoor. Difficult to distinguish between...More

1  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finally got a space here after trying several times, and we were not disappointed. Everything was great. The atmosphere, the drinks, and especially the food. Great flavours everywhere. Sitting up at the bar is fun because you can see the kitchen and the bar...More

Thank Back_to_Sandringham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday evening. You can book a table for 2 hours and we had a 6 o clock slot. You can sit at the bar or have a little table, which we did. The drinks menu is vast and full of great...More

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a long weekend in Barcelona, the Tapas at Bravas easily matches the best we had in Barcelona. Need to book, very busy & atmosphere spoilt by those who didn't have a table clogging up the isle. But that doesn't stop this being...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can always rely on Braves to serve up great quality tapas in a laid back atmosphere. It's quite small and always busy so best to book in advance if you want a table. Or alternatively you can usually turn up and squeeze into one of...More

Thank Kateface84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of dishes, quirky venue. A good place for a few beers and tapas brought out in stages as you wait. The chicken croquette, pork and steak were very good indeed. Worth checking out the specials board or asking for recommendations as the menu...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We turned a reservation for a table for two into a table for four at a few hours' notice; they were very happy to help us! Food had a genuine Spanish flair and taste, with a delightful twist which kept it interesting for those of...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this little gem of a restaurant with a friend. Very busy for Thursday night so really glad we booked. The food was delicious. Definitely the best Tapas in Bristol, possibly the best I've had outside of Spain. The aubergine fritters were particularly good, and...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a delicious meal here with great tapas and wine. The staff are very friendly and attentive even when busy - and Bravas is always busy, so definitely try and make a booking. The atmosphere here is great, very romantic and lively. I've eaten a...More

Thank Chloe W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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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