survey result

Summary

£73
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Surprisingly good food” that is “a significant cut above that of a typical Italian chain” – and which is “in the current climate reasonable value for money” – ensures that this long-established venue in Carlo Distefano’s national chain is “always busy”. Some even rate it the “best Italian in Bristol”, and it has “excellent fish, too”.

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You can always be sure of a good cheery welcome at this upmarket Italian” which is a longstanding stalwart both of the city and also of Carlo Distefano’s smart national chain. “Perhaps it’s slightly overpriced”, but “the fish is always good as is the pasta” and service is “very efficient and well-trained”.

Summary

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

“Always up to a high standard” and “buzzing at weekends” – the Brizzle branch of Carlo Distefano’s glossy national group has long been a consistent performer with “great food, and excellent decor”.

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Never had a poor meal” – this smart but low-key branch of the slick national group founded by Sicilian-born Carlo Distefano delivers “lovely cooking, attentive and well-trained staff, and there’s always a good atmosphere”“a tried and tested favourite for all special occasions”.

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44 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HQ

Restaurant details

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Highchair,Portions
No dress code
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San Carlo Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of San Carlo Restaurant in BS1, Bristol by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of San Carlo restaurant.
H A
Good quality chain, welcoming to children (...
Reviewed 2 months, 24 days ago

"Good quality chain, welcoming to children (and adults) stylish ambiance and generous portions of traditional Italian food"

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Alan P
Consistently good. Never had a bad meal her...
Reviewed 5 months, 1 day ago

"Consistently good. Never had a bad meal here and our most ecent visit was no different. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£16.30 £24.00 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
44 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HQ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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