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Chef Elliott Lidstone, previously of The Empress in Hackney, moves from the Big Smoke to Bristol's harbour side with a new solo venture. The tiny (just 14 cover) restaurant sits in the city's first retail yard made entirely out of old shipping containers. A couple of Lidstone's old Empress faves appear on the regularly changing, modern British menu.

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Summary

£46
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4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “fantastic little restaurant in a shipping container overlooking the waterfront” seats 14 diners plus four at the bar, treating them to food that is “simply wonderful, deeply flavoursome and succulent”. Chef Elliott Lidstone returned to his native West Country after successful stints at The Empress in Hackney and L’Ortolan in Reading.

Summary

£48
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4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Elliott Lidstone, ex-of The Empress in Hackney, has left the Big Smoke for this new solo venture on Bristol harbour. “Restaurants don’t get much smaller than this” – a tiny 14-cover spot “tucked into a shipping container” like its retail park neighbours – but the “refined” and “robust” cooking is “exactly spot-on” (including some old Empress faves). “If you are lucky enough to get the chef’s table you can see absolutely everything Elliott does”.

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Box-E Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Box-E Restaurant in BS1, Bristol by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Box-E restaurant.
George B
The table service was very good. The waite...
Reviewed 4 months, 28 days ago

"The table service was very good. The waiter not only booked a taxi but chased it up as the driver had got lost and then carried my case down the stairs. I really appreciated that as I have a temporary mobility problem."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.50 £15.80 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Unit 10, Cargo 1, Wapping Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6WP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5:30 pm‑8 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 5:30 pm‑8 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 5:30 pm‑8 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 5:30 pm‑8 pm
SundayCLOSED

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