survey result

Summary

£72
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Small, friendly, super fish” – the MO of Mitch Tonks’s longtime Bristol outpost, the former Rockfish Grill, which is “slightly old-fashioned” (a “proper restaurant with proper tablecloths”) but whose “beautifully fresh” catch, shipped in daily from Cornwall, makes it “so good” by absolutely all accounts.

Summary

£69
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Boy is the fish good” at Mitch Tonks’s Bristol outpost – “shipped in daily from Cornwall, it couldn’t be fresher”. “Still a classic but perhaps getting a bit old-fashioned” after more than 15 years (it used to be called the Rockfish Grill) – it’s perfect “if you like white linen tablecloths in a ‘proper’ restaurant”. There are “some inventive flourishes mixed in with the standard fare”, and overall it’s “such a joy to eat there”.

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “buzzy atmosphere” with “outstanding fresh fish”; Mitch Tonks of The Seahorse in Dartmouth has operated this Whiteladies Road seafood specialist for 15 years (originally as the Rockfish Grill).

Summary

£55
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still the best fish/seafood in Bristol”, say fans of this long running operation (fka Rockfish Grill) from Mitch Tonks of The Seahorse in Dartmouth. “If we were confined to one restaurant forever, this would be it”“excellent, very fresh fish”, “reliable cooking, good service and comfortable”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
No dress code
48

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.70 £23.00 £8.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
128-130 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2RS
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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