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The General | Lower Guinea Street, Bristol BS1 6SY, England
+44 117 959 2884
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (116 reviews)
“quiche lorraine” (10 reviews)
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The General | Lower Guinea Street, Bristol BS1 6SY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A truly fantastic restaurant where we were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to the time when we left. The service was exceptional as was the food. This is a real treat and a memory making event. The taster menu really does...More

Thank SteviePesto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exactly what I would expect from a place like this. Food did not disappoint, lots of nice little surprises between courses and spacious restaurant. Not cheap, but I think good value

Thank andrew m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casamia had been on my list to restaurants to visit for the last few years...it was worth the wait. As soon as we walked in the door we were welcomed then shown around the kitchen by the maitre d' who informed us about the ethos...More

Thank mark m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is still a mystery how Casamia has still got just a single Michelin star, which makes it appear to be on the same level as some inferior pubs that we have eaten in and certainly one other restaurant in Bristol when it is clearly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited around 5 years ago and have been trying to find somewhere on par or that tops it since - we are still searching! Fantastic service, ambience and then the food, oh my God, just incredible. I would describe this as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone at some point in their life should experience a Michelin Star restaurant. I've been lucky enough to visit a couple near the Bristol area. My second best restaurant experience ever was last night at The General (Casamia's new home). My first was around 2012...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been fortunate to have visited Casamia a number of times at both it’s original home in Westbury and subsequently the Harbourside. One thing that always stands out is the quality and consistency of the menu. The food on this occasion was amazing. Now...More

Thank Matthew I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made it again 5 years from last time, what a fantastic experience, very warm welcome and introduction to the restaurant, introduced as part of the family experience, great staff welcome, intrepid expectation for what to follow, no disappointment every course that followed was delicious moving...More

Thank vern73
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Casamia has been on our list for a long time. We have utmost respect for the family and was taken back with the loss of Jonray in 2015. The brothers has been an inspiration to young chefs the country over. When we finally managed to...More

Thank MaddieH3366
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Excellent choice of flavours. Always busy. Also drinks available and seating area. Very clean.

Thank Cheryl B
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Mairead W
30 January 2018|
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Response from Michaela T | Reviewed this property |
yes you can but you need to call the restaurant to do so.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
No it is a set menu, but it is fantastic and a very special night
21 July 2017|
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Response from Chris147 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, wine is not included, as I recall if you have the wine flight their are two options one being nearly as much again as the food price. Of course you can always buy wine by the glass. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$138 - US$138
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The General | Lower Guinea Street, Bristol BS1 6SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 959 2884
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At Casamia, we bring you a dining experience that is truly seasonal. Not only our tasting menus but the very décor of our intimate restaurant changes throughout the year.
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