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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patatas bravas” (70 reviews)
“fried aubergine” (35 reviews)
“tapas” (188 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good tapas and a great atmosphere in an authebtic and busy tapas bar. Highlights were the croquettes, cornish mussels with garlic and the cream sherry and blue cheese. Service was excellent, the staff were helpful and everyone was talking, eating and clearly having fun....More

Thank simon k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a dinner with my boyfriend. The atmosphere was great with right lights and music!. The wine we had was really really good!! To eat we had different tapas and they were all very good. The only thing is that you have to...More

Thank romina s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with my boyfriend and we had a lovely time! Great food and service! Only thing is, and I’m just being particular, I would have preferred a bit more space, it did feel a bit cramped, but then again that is the Spanish...More

Thank Charlotte O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked ahead and glad we did as it was busy even at 5pm on a Thursday. I had a glass of the recommended organic red - very pleasant indeed. The patatas bravas was the best we've had. Dishes smaller than previous tapas we've had but...More

Thank sarahbaker1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bravas is nearly always busy when we walk by..so to see an opening was a good opportunity to try it out. Atmosphere is very good..staff very friendly.. attentive. Food.. we had some specials from the board.. hake in a type of gazpacho sauce..and chiporones (baby...More

Thank Skipster21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there on a Thursday evening and it was jam packed! We had a reservation but some other group was sitting in our place when we arrived. The staff sorted the issue very quickly and they were courteous and apologetic. They have a lot of...More

Thank Sertug Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a two hour time slot before the theatre. The staff were friendly, helpful and made great recommendations. We chose a number of items to try between us and all of them were delicious. Can't rate it highly enough. It's pricey....but for a treat...More

Thank jaynesidebotham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Bristol zoo, and looked up good places to eat nearby. Managed to get a table and it was lovely. The food was reasonably priced and absolutely amazing. I really recommend the croquettes, mackerel, chorizo in cider and the olives! Everything we had...More

Thank Ajones90194
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a Friday evening it was really busy like a traditional Spanish tapas bar. We got seats in the window but you could sit at the bar or at high tables. The food was delicious and the meringues were a bargain two giant chocolate and...More

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It appears I seem to be hitting the nail on the head lately with some terrific finds in the food department and Bravas has definitely shot up there, and is now in the top 10 of my personal list of great places to eat. Small...More

Thank Cazz111_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
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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