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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“patatas bravas” (83 reviews)
“fried aubergine” (41 reviews)
“tapas” (239 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time for us, certainly won’t be our last, it was packed out, we went in on the off chance at 2.30pm no tables but the lovely lady behind the bar said a table would be ready at 3.45pm or we could sit at the...More

Thank Faye B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is delicious (especially the chick peas and mushrooms!!), the staff are wonderful and the atmosphere was perfect; cosy, buzzing and welcoming. Would definitely recommend!!

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good was really good, pardon peppers and fried aubergine especially. Had a table for 10 on businesses evening meal, the dishes came in good spaces allowing conversation to flow, we had every bottle of wine from the menu. Would highly recommend!

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant epitomises the words ‘cosy’ and ‘special’. I visited midweek with my elder son and his girlfriend as it is within walking distance of their flat and tapas are always a favourite! The first thing to say is that Bravas always seems to be...More

3  Thank Miserablejohnny
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must that you order the aubergine and molasses! Its also essential to book in advance if you want a table, though there are seats at the bar if you're into a more casual vibe. The staff are super helpful and knowledgable, the atmosphere...More

Thank Biancabristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

A last meal with my son as he starts uni. The restaurant is small and cosy with a great atmosphere. We didn’t book but they always keep seats at the bar and windows available for walk ups. The food was lovely and the hake was...More

Thank Betesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this restaurant is quite far from the city centre, it was definitely worth the visit. I came here with my girlfriend for dinner without booking a table. We luckily managed to get seats at the bar but booking is advisable since there is...More

1  Thank leejamesthien
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting and we will be back. The quality of food and excellent service is a must. Lots of choice and a great drinks selection, reasonably priced and a nice atmosphere. It was packed before, during and after we left so I would recommend...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for late lunch when we were taking son to his new home for this year - friendly staff, fabulous food - can’t wait to come

Thank sandi b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I simply love BRAVAS. The food quality is actually good, and customer service is one of the best one in Bristol. Is 5 years that I live in Cotham and whenever I can I go to Bravas. Thanks for your lovely tortilla aioli. You are...More

Thank penkolina
KieranWaite, Owner at Bravas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Pankolina, Thank you very much for your lovely words. We are ready to look after you for another 5 years! Please let me know before you come to Bravas the next time, my email is jose@bravas.co.uk See you soon! Jose Ops. Manager

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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