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Summary

“Somehow they have managed to create a terrific atmosphere in an ordinary shopfront” at this “small, lively tapas bar” (and former pop-up) on Cotham Hill; on the food front, they “don’t content themselves with blind imitation”, resulting in “rustic” and “interesting” dishes, best chased with one of their “amazing gins”.

£38
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3
Good
4
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A total gem!”; all the essentials of a cosy, fun meal are to be had at this former pop-up – now a buzzy Cotham Hill bar: “authentic” dishes (the “closest to real tapas we have had in the UK, said our Spanish friend”), a “great gin menu and a perfect vibe”.

£37
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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.

Summary

“Bravas has found its feet” in its new post pop-up form, and serves “wondrous” tapas – “more adventurous than the usual staples” with many “new twists on old-favourite dishes”. It occupies a “cosy” and “fun” space, which “does an excellent job of making you think you are actually in Spain” (quite a coup in Cotham Hill!)

£36
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4
Very Good
4
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

11 pm, Thu-Sat midnight
60
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6 6LD
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am-11 pm
Tuesday11:30 am-11 pm
Wednesday11:30 am-11 pm
Thursday12 pm-12 am
Friday12 pm-12 am
Saturday12 pm-12 am
SundayCLOSED

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