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Summary

A “great place to take friends who are blown away by the first glimpse of the pool” – this “very unusual” and “very relaxing” Bristol icon is part of a restored and immensely characterful Victorian lido. Ex-Moro chef Freddie Bird’s distinctive Mediterranean/North African slanted cuisine is “equally good in the upstairs restaurant and poolside tapas bar”.

£55
Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “firmly established Bristol classic” – part of a “beautiful” old Victorian lido – where the Mediterranean/North African tapas-style food, by ex-Moro chef Freddie Bird, “is more than good enough” (indeed, for some fans, it’s “remarkable”). “Eating upstairs whilst watching others swim is the real pleasure” (“like being on holiday!”).

£53
Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Eating in a Victorian lido watching people swim is a lovely experience” and seals the “romantic” appeal (“slightly depending on the pool’s clientele that day”) of this “very unusual” venture. The Mediterranean/North African food from an ex-Moro chef is “reliably very good” too (“and the downstairs café is also a very good option – the tapas selection is first-class”). Top Menu Tip – “gorgeous ice cream”.

£52
Good
Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Watch the swimmers while you dine”, at this Clifton café-restaurant, in an “amazing restored building overlooking the old pool”; the ex-Moro chef’s tapas-style cuisine “never disappoints and is sometimes very good indeed”“divine” ice-creams are a highlight.

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

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
24
10.30 pm , Sun 10 pm
100
Yes
Oakfield Pl, Bristol, BS8 2BJ
Opening hours

12 - 2.45pm, 6 - 9.45pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm , Sun 10 pm

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