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Wilks Restaurant

1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
+44 117 973 7999
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time we went to a Michelin star restaurant so we were really excited. The place is lovely and the waiters and floor manager were from start very kind to us. We went for the 7 dishes menu and every single one was just amazing....More

Thank Xavier J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although my husband and I ordered off the ala carte menu, the kitchen kept sending us amuse bouches and a "pre-dessert" - all excellent. The dishes we ordered (veal sweetbreads, partridge, lamb, scallops) were brilliant, the service was attentive and friendly. We were only in...More

Thank Princessdreaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many years we have celebrated our wedding anniversary by dining at Michelin-starred restaurants, and we have seldom been disappointed. Unfortunately Wilks, which we visited last Sunday, proved to be an exception. There was so much that was disappointing. Lack of choice – they only...More

2  Thank hooktax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year I was given a Wilks' voucher for a birthday present and came with low expectations feeling it might be pretentious and snooty. I could not have been more wrong and last week I went a second time for lunch. Again the service was...More

1  Thank Rowenalipfriend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a special birthday occasion with my wife and we were not disappointed! You always wonder if Michelin Star restaurants are going to live up to their hype but this one certainly does and more! The service on arrival was of the highest order...More

1  Thank Gareth D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious, beautifully prepared and well presented food. Attentive servers. Comfortable cosy dining room. Fine dining at a good price.

Thank annedec21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dining at Wilks for the 2nd time my friend and I both had the 7 course tasting menu and it was simply the best food i have eaten. Every course was perfection and i absolutely loved their use of seasonal produce such as the sweet...More

3  Thank Chris_K1200
Reviewed 14 October 2017

There were 4 of us and the first thing I did not like was being asked if we want champagne or Proseco to start - felt this was a cheap pressure trick - if with guests it is difficult to say no. I also did...More

Thank Glyn2014
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Over-priced, pretentious and not very good food. Why do fish and meat both have to be served under-cooked despite requests by the customers to have them cooked through?

Thank pd775
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is undoubtedly one of my favourite restaurants! We enjoyed the 5 course tasting menu and the Fillet of beef was truly amazing!

Thank Mark J
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Hugh D | Reviewed this property |
They are a popular restaurant. We went at a weekend and booking was essential. You might be lucky during the week but I wouldn't chance it myself!
24 June 2016|
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Response from Borschtman | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten there twice and would say that smart casual is the norm if you want to feel comfortable.
31 March 2016|
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Response from rob7bow | Reviewed this property |
Should be plenty of spaces on Chandros Road, we went for two hrs parking (£3) and just managed to squeeze our lunch time meal in. Just be aware of the parking rules off of Chandros road though as most of the streets near by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 7999
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Welcome to wilks. We are a modern, vibrant restaurant on Chandos road in Redland, Bristol. We offer creative, accomplished cooking at affordable prices, attentive, knowledgeable service from friendly staff and a relaxed, informal dining room. We champion all that it is local; farmers, growers, suppliers, even local artists who show their work in our restaurant. We also offer food for home. Everything you need for your dinner at home; bread, soups, mains, desserts, chutneys, wines and more.
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