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A Spanish tapas and sherry bar masterminded by Peter Sanchez-Iglesias (of Casamia - number 4 in our top 100 restaurants 2016) and named after his father. It opened alongside the relocated Casamia in Bristol's new General development (on the site of the old General Hospital).

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Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’s spin-off from the acclaimed Casamia is a buzzing Andalusian-style joint near the docks where you can sit on the terrace or plump for the eight-seater counter and banter with chefs. The order of the day: “absolutely delicious tapas, with excellent sherry to match” – and this is confirmed in many reports. But ratings blipped this year on the back of a couple of ‘off reports’: “been a few times… too loud and massively overpriced”.

Summary

£47
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Near the docks, Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’s aim is to ‘transport you to Andalusia’ (well that’s what the website says) at his casual tapas haunt (named after his dad). As a concept, it’s “absolutely spot on” and “tapas of the highest quality, with every dish a delight”, alongside a decent list of wines and sherries. “Try to get a seat at the counter for top banter with the chefs and great views as they toss stuff into the open fire”.

Summary

£47
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Near the docks, Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’s aim is to ‘transport you to Andalusia’ (well that’s what the website says) at his casual tapas haunt (named after his dad). As a concept, it’s “absolutely spot on” and “tapas of the highest quality, with every dish a delight”, alongside a decent list of wines and sherries. “Try to get a seat at the counter for top banter with the chefs and great views as they toss stuff into the open fire”.

Summary

£51
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A fantastic find. We liked it so much we went straight back the next week!”. Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’s tapas bar – named after his dad, who is part of the team – wins extravagant praise for its “great small plates”, “variety of choice”, “knowledgeable staff” and “laid-back atmosphere”. It’s tipped as a good place to take kids too. Top Tip: “ask for a table where you can watch the chefs doing their stuff”.

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Paco Tapas Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Paco Tapas Restaurant in BS1, Bristol by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Paco Tapas restaurant.
Neill S
Enjoyable but expensive. Still retains an a...
Reviewed 7 months, 24 days ago

"Enjoyable but expensive. Still retains an air of self-importance which sets it aside in Bristol but needs to take care it does not over-step the line into arrogance. "

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Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£10.00 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Lower Guinea St, Bristol, BS1 6SY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday5 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4:30 pm

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