Dating back to 1766, the Bristol Old Vic's original theatre façade (recently revealed during a massive refurbishment) dominates the space here at the theatre's new food and drink offering. Open all day until an hour after the last evening performance, 1766 Bar & Kitchen aims to be a community hub, serving seasonal, local ingredients on a menu devised by head chef Coco Barone (ex-Glassboat and Rosemarino); there's a pre-theatre menu, too, as you'd expect.
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“Better food than expected” is to be discovered in this striking, light-filled (perhaps “noisy”) space – part of the recent £25m renovation of the UK’s oldest theatre, dating back to, er, see if you can guess. Open all day until an hour after the last evening performance, it aims to be a community hub, serving a menu devised by head chef Coco Barone (ex-Glassboat and Rosemarino). There are also pre-theatre deals, obvs.
1766 Bar & Kitchen Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Mixed feelings in our Sunday lunch diners, One very good for food, but two thought only average"
"In the lively theatre foyer. Short menu but good quality."
|Wine per bottle||£21.00|
King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ED
|Monday||9 am‑11 pm|
|Tuesday||9 am‑11 pm|
|Wednesday||9 am‑11 pm|
|Thursday||9 am‑11 pm|
|Friday||9 am‑11 pm|
|Saturday||9 am‑11 pm|
|Sunday||11 am‑5 pm|