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Summary

“Consistently good food”, spearheaded by “superb fish & seafood dishes”, wins high praise for this branch of the “glitzy” national chain established nearly 30 years ago by Brum-based Sicilian Carlo Distefano. Admirers still reckon it’s “the best Italian restaurant in Bristol”.

£42
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Super dooper!”; you “can’t go wrong at this Bristol stalwart” – one of the oldest members of the successful national chain – known for its “very glitzy” glamour and “reliable” (but pricey) cuisine.

£44
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

It’s “always a pleasure” to eat at this “very reliable” (albeit expensive) Italian – part of the glossy national chain; “like the rest of the group it’s a real ‘see and be seen’ place…great for WAGs”!

£42
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “consistently excellent” and “lively” outpost of the glossy Italian chain is of particular note for its “superb range of fish dishes”; a visit here is “not cheap, but always a joy”, for business or pleasure.

£41
    £
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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Highchair, Portions
130
Yes

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.95 £13.95 £4.20 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.95
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
44 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HQ
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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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