survey result

Summary

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

This popular tapas joint wins consistently sold ratings all round and is “even better now that there is space outside”. It is part of Kieran & Imogen Waite’s local Season + Taste group, with stablemates Bakers & Co in Gloucester Road and Cargo Cantina and Gambas in Wapping Wharf. Their Stokes Croft Mexican, Masa + Mezcal, was a victim of the 2020 lockdown.

Summary

£38
    £
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.

Fans “love this place” – a softly-lit tapas joint, in Cotham Hill, which has made a name for its “small plates and Spanish sandwiches done right”; if there’s a caveat it’s that “too many covers squashed into a tiny space” can spell noise and a “rapid turnover”. Owners Kieran & Imogen Waite – also behind Bakers & Co (Gloucester Road) and Cargo Cantina/Gambas (Wapping Wharf) – launched new Mexican eatery, Masa + Mescal, in Stokes Croft, in March 2019.

Summary

£38
    £
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.

Fans “love this place” – a softly-lit tapas joint, in Cotham Hill, which has made a name for its “small plates and Spanish sandwiches done right”; if there’s a caveat it’s that “too many covers squashed into a tiny space” can spell noise and a “rapid turnover”. Owners Kieran & Imogen Waite – also behind Bakers & Co (Gloucester Road) and Cargo Cantina/Gambas (Wapping Wharf) – launched new Mexican eatery, Masa + Mescal, in Stokes Croft, in March 2019.

Summary

£38
    £
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.

“Lovely tapas” and a “buzzy” style win praise for Kieran and Imogen Waite’s “busy”, “cheap ‘n’ cheerful” tapas bar on Cotham Hill.

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Restaurant details

Yes
No dress code
40

Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£9.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
7 Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6 6LD
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 ‑12 am
Friday12 ‑12 am
Saturday12 ‑12 am
SundayCLOSED

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