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This small, independent bistro in Redlands is gathering a loyal following, thanks to its seasonal menus (with many of the ingredients gathered, grown or hunted by the owners) and biodynamic wine selection.
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“The most innovative, original and seasonal food in Bristol at the moment” is the claim made by fans of Jan Ostle and Mary Wilson’s Redlands bistro – “a very small place” offering a “reassuringly limited choice of very well-sourced dishes (magnolia blossom and mackerel a surprise and a success) with service that’s charming, enthusiastic and helpful”. At the end of October 2019, the couple announced a further step towards hyper-locality, with new menus incorporating ever-more produce from their own expanding farm.
“Remarkably original, with wonderful fresh ingredients” – Jan & Mary Ostle’s Redlands bistro is yet another stellar independent on the Bristol gastro scene. “The food produced here in the tiny little kitchen is a revelation” – there’s a “short menu of three starters, three mains, three desserts that seem to change on a daily basis”, based around “taking something simple and giving it a twist, to create some exquisite dishes”.
“Holding its own on a street shared with two Michelin winners” – Jan and Mary Ostle’s “tiny” independent bistro in Redlands “contrives to be busy in this suburban area even on a weekday lunchtime”. The draw – “exceptional food from the freshest ingredients” (many gathered, grown or hunted by the owners) from a focussed menu and service that’s “so friendly”.
|Wine per bottle||£22.00|
24 Chandos Rd, Bristol, BS6 6PF
|Tuesday||6 pm‑10 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm|