survey result

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”.

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”.

Summary

£58
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always excellent fresh fish” – Mitch Tonks’s Bristol outpost (formerly called Rockfish Grill and sister to The Seahorse in Dartmouth) is “still great after all these years”. “Our go-to place when we want a relaxing meal – you never have to worry about the quality”. “The booths are fantastic, too”.

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Highchair,Portions
No dress code
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Spiny Lobster Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Spiny Lobster Restaurant in BS8, Bristol by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Spiny Lobster restaurant.
andrew d
Fish always excellent here...
Reviewed 11 months, 12 days ago

"Fish always excellent here"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.80 £26.50 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
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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