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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” (79 reviews)
“tapas” (239 reviews)
“fried aubergine” (39 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 yesterday

Very nice dinner in an atmospheric little place. Some interesting choices in tapas. Quick service and it all tasted great.

Thank Meerkat_Man
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

6 of us ate here at the weekend. The atmosphere was bustling and the service was attentive and quick. Food was great; we had the aubergine, peppers, patatas Bravas, Galician octopus. Totally recommend this place 😀

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We dropped in for lunch and were not disappointed. The dishes were a decent size and all were delicious. Great vibe and great staff, will definitely come back here.

Thank livemusictouring
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Probably not the place on a Friday night for a quiet meal, but wow the food is stunning, full of taste. It’s a small, cramped, noisy, bustling space, reminding me more of many of the places I’ve eaten in during trips to Spain than anywhere...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice food - somehow manged to elevate a tomato salad to an exquisite thing of beauty. Pork steak was fantastic and the chorizo croquettes lovely. Thanks for a nice time

Thank paultatum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Granada, Spain and have been to many a tapas bar. Whenever I'm back in Bristol I always look forward to a great evening at Bravas. The food is superb - fresh, high quality ingredients, perfect flavour combinations and cooked to perfection. Some...More

Thank LosCuatroGatos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanting a quiet romantic silver service for you and your bae? Best you look elsewhere then. However if you're wanting great Spanish tapas in vibrant buzzy close quarters this is the place for you. Food is without exception delicious. Good wine list. Service reflects the...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpected Friday night dinner, was lucky enough to get a table here and was not disappointed. The staff are really friendly and helpful to ensure you have a lovely time. Food is excellent, all dishes we tried were lovely, the blue cheese and honey plate...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb food, wonderful service. A cosy tapas bar with an extensive tapas menu. The quality of the food here is sensational. I would heartily recommend the fried aubergine, which is perfectly cooked and tastes delicious. Everything on the menu was top quality, waiting staff were...More

Thank ttjwallace
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We visited with a larger group and dined from the special set menu. One of our group is coeliac and has to eat a gluten free menu. I was impressed with the care and attention they gave to ensuring all items were gluten free from...More

Thank KRS003
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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