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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patatas bravas” (81 reviews)
“tapas” (241 reviews)
“fried aubergine” (39 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I must have been to Bravas about 10 times in the last four years, I just can’t stop!! It’s the perfect place for couple dinner date / relaxed lunch / big group of friends etc. The atmosphere has such an awesome buzz, so lively but...More

Thank Hobb51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been here several times and I believe it is the best tapas place in Bristol. The food is always fresh and there are often interesting dishes on the menu. The restaurant has a great buzz to it. Last time I sat at the...More

Thank cremsal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was absolutely brilliant apart from one of the specials which was a bit odd. It looks like the menu changes frequently which is always a good thing. Wine list excellent and they also pour a great gin. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable,...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s been a couple of years since I last visited and it’s still very impressive not only for an authentic atmosphere but for the high standard of food. I would definitely recommend booking a table because even on a warm Monday night it was packed....More

Thank manchesterianBangkok
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tapas and great drinks menu! I had the tortilla de patatas. Great atmosphere and customer services too.Really enjoyed that experience. Strongly recommend a visit.

Thank DespinaPap07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing quality authentic and creative tapas. Great buzzy vibe and lovely staff. I love this place and although there are a lot of decent tapas type bars on Cotham Hill, this is still the best.

Thank Ziker76
Reviewed 1 week ago

meal fr two- recommend book before you go- gets very busy after seven. super cocktails and super food- varied dishes but all excellent and well priced! have tried several places in bristol but this is easily the best

Thank martin m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, selection/variety and cooked well. Only dish I personally didn’t enjoy were the prawns, however, everything that wasn’t meat I enjoyed. It is very easy to spend £40+ here so be mindful on how many dishes you are ordering.

Thank Abul A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely tapas, great drinks, wonderful atmosphere and the staff were so nice and friendly. Will definitely be returning!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my fifth visit to Bravas so I knew what to expect in terms of the quality of food- which is always great! What made this visit special was the attentiveness of the staff who, seeing that I was pregnant, offered to slightly alter...More

Thank Claire S
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Restaurant Details

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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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