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Carluccio's - Bristol

Quakers Friars, Bristol BS1 3BU, England
+44 117 933 8538
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quakers Friars, Bristol BS1 3BU, England
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1 - 10 of 466 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wanted a nice place to make a party for my friends,made a phone call to book, Romane answered with a sweet warm voice and made a cheerful welcoming booking. The manager Chanelle is exceptional, one of a kind lovely lady . Very polite and...More

Thank Samaa E
Reviewed 6 days ago

2 Course lunch menu £12.99 good value for money. Very disappointed with the Ice Tea you get a very small glass for £3.75, will definitely not buy this again. Waiter spilt our drinks and didn't bother to clean the table, we were left to do...More

Thank cwishere
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Dear cheraccounts, Thank you for your feedback. I'm pleased that you agree that our set menu is good value, Thank you for your kind comment. I'm disappointed that my team member didn't clear the spilt drinks or offer to help clear it. I apologise for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to eat from the set menu and both our starters and Mains were lovely (couldn't fit in dessert!). The service was quick and efficient. A good selection of dishes and drinks.

Thank Beth_A106
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Dear Beth_A106 Thank you for taking time to leave such a lovely comment. Your comments will be passed on to my Chefs and the team. Looking forward to welcoming you back, maybe for some cheeky desserts next time. Kind Regards, Chanelle Sainty General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Carluccios yesterday for lunch with my granddaughters we had a nice meal the young waiters were very helpful and we all had a most enjoyable time. Be back there soon.

Thank jackielune
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we love feedback and your waiters are delighted you had such a nice time. We hope to see you all back soon! Mathew Bartlett Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Saturday for lunch and ordered a 3 courses menu and a plate of pasta with fresh clams! We enjoyed the food very much. The clams were unbelieveably delicious and we really enjoyed the chocolate bread and butter pudding with ice cream. We...More

Thank Paloma S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review, the Vongole has long been a favourite dish of ours at Carluccio's and we are really pleased you enjoyed it so much as well! I hope we see you again soon, ci vediamo Mathew Bartlett Assistant Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never eaten at a Carluccios before and was not disappointed. My spaghetti carbonara was delicious and a good size portion. I also had the garlic bread with cheese again lovely. My friend ordered the Giardiniera that she believed was a vegetarian pasta dish...More

Thank shazzy39
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Dear shazzy39, Thank you for taking time to leave such lovely feedback. Your first visit to us and hopefully it wont be your last! We take great pride serving great food and to by giving exceptional service. We do have menus for any kind of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always get the impression that Carluccios consider themselves a cut above the other Italian chains - but I am not convinced. I met my son, who works in Bristol, for lunch here last week. He of course was on his lunch hour - but...More

Thank ClareLlewellyn
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear ClareLlewellyn, My name is Chanelle, I am the General Manager of Cabot Circus Restaurant. I'm sorry that you felt the service was slow on your recent visit with us. We pride ourselves with great food and exceptional service at all times. We do get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday lunch....we booked as usually its very busy. They had sent me an e mail offering Spaghetti Vongole as a new dish...... Waitress came and we started to order......I asked for the Vongole. "No, sorry not on the menu today as there are no clams."...More

Thank piers2017
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear piers2017, My name is Chanelle, I am the General Manager of Cabot Circus restaurant. I am sorry to hear that we have run out of some items from the menu on this particular day. I feel embarrassed that we did not have what we...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat as I used to before having "baby" Had a baby free day so while the sun was out thought I'd pop in for a glass of wine some food a cheeky dessert as you do! All fine tho...More

Thank ruth k
Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, I would like to personally apologise that you were made to feel rushed towards the end of your meal, it is not our policy to drop bills while guests are still eating and we aim to make all...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Came across the restaurant by accident. As it was a lovely sunny day sat outside. I had a nice chicken sambocca which was new on the menu. The staff were friendly and service good. There were some " difficult" diners on the next table..unjustified in...More

Thank Ian M
Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for your lovely review, I am very pleased that you managed to get a bit of sunshine on our terrace and enjoyed the Saltimbocca, it's a favourite of mine as well. I hope we get to see you again...More

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13 June 2016|
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Response from KernowSteve | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think you can buy them in the shop or online by visiting carluccios website, but you might need to check this out to be absolutely certain.
Elaine E
30 May 2016|
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Response from sarahpWiltshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm a bit late answering, have been on holiday! I would have said the same as the previous traveller........ Carluccios is worth visiting, have fun!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quakers Friars, Bristol BS1 3BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 933 8538
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