Harden's says

A vegetable-led restaurant on the former site of Chicken Shed (from the same owner Josh Eggleton) in Bristol's Wapping Wharf.

survey result

Summary

£56
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Vegetables take the lead roles without edging meat and fish off-stage at this “fun” dockside container venue with a nice terrace for decent weather. It’s from Josh Eggleston’s Eat Drink Bristol Fashion team, led here by chef Rob Howell and his partner Megan Oakley (both ex-Pony & Trap), and its creative small-plates approach leads to “interesting and delicious” eating.

Summary

£52
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A harbourside container in the docks” makes for a suitably hipster location for Rob Howell and his partner Megan Oakley’s “unpretentious and fun” three-year-old. It serves a small plates menu that’s “heavily veg-based” and dishes are “interesting and delicious… without being ridiculous”.

Summary

£52
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A harbourside container in the docks” makes for a suitably hipster location for Rob Howell and his partner Megan Oakley’s “unpretentious and fun” two-year-old. It serves a small plates menu that’s “heavily veg-based” and dishes are “interesting and delicious… without being ridiculous”.

Summary

£25
    £
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A renovated cargo container in Bristol’s Wapping Wharf, with views over the docks, houses this autumn 2017 newcomer, where the menu’s small plates feature meat but give the veg ‘star billing’. Too little feedback for a rating as yet, but the tyre man has awarded it a ‘bib gourmand’ and the press have raved.

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Restaurant details

Yes
No dress code
32

Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£10.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Wapping Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6WP
Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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