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7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
+44 117 329 6887
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit Bristol quite often, and are always on the lookout for new bars and restaurants to try. Bravas has some remarkable reviews, and happily really lives up to the buzz. The place is authentically cosy, with every inch of floor space used to the full. We booked, which seems like quite a good idea as a lot of walk-ins... More 

Thank Alan O
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bravas is an authentic Spanish restaurant that serves tremendous tapas, great gin and has superb staff! It's definitely best to book- we were able to glide seamlessly through the hordes at the door to our table at the back which was helpfully littered with the tapas menus that had been ordered at the time of booking. Every dish was delicious... More 

Thank happyholsforever
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been to Bravas a few times and the food is always phenomenal. All the dishes are exploding with flavour. They are interesting and complex without being too pretentious. The salt cod and blood orange salad is fresh and light, the chorizo is hearty and has a slightly spicy sauce that leaves you scraping the pan with your bread, and... More 

Thank AaanK
Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a chance and turned up on a saturday night at 8pm for dinner. We had a short wait during which we had a great gin and tonic before being lucky enough to get a seat at the window. The entire menu here is fantastic and we chose our favourites, the garlic prawns, the deep fried aubergine, the beef... More 

Thank Lynne D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner went for a birthday meal at Bravas and came away feeling as if it was the best dining experience we had ever had. The food was incredible, the wine was amazing and at one point we thought the waitress serving us could read our mind, very smiley and helpful overall. My partner and I were left... More 

1 Thank Liam M
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit, slightly apprehensive that the food wouldn't be as good as last time BUT Leila, John and I thoroughly enjoyed our sweet potato and cheese salad, venison chorizo, but most of all the orgasmic deep fried aubergine with molasses, definitely my choice for a last meal! Zingy atmosphere, reminded me of Barcelona. One of our favourite eating places... More 

Thank Carol C
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232 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm one of this restaurants biggest fans and absolutely love it....the staff are great and the atmosphere is really "buzzy".....I only wish that the menu would change a bit more. I tried the deep fried shrimp and wasn't impressed (I like most things on the menu)....it didn't work for me at all.....bring back baby squid!!!!....this is a winner!...

Thank ashthetourist
Bristol, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is lovely, so chilled and relaxed and with such friendly staff. The tapas is delicious and definitely reasonably priced. I will definitely be back!!!

Thank laurajc92
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of vegan options. Staff was friendly, music and food was good. I would recommend this place for lunch and dinner.

Thank Utku Y
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had about 14 dishes between the three of us, the tuna and the steak were ok, the rest were very average, most of them too salty. This was the most uncomfortable restaurant we had ever been, tables, chairs, actually everything was so small, no moving space at all, people put their coats on the chairs to sit on, we... More 

Thank Lai L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 329 6887
Bravas is a small, lively and atmospheric Andalusian inspired tapas bar with top quality food & wine & friendly welcoming service at the forefront of what we do.We're very pleased to say we have many local and regular customers so booking is advisable, however you can always come and squeeze in and use some of our unreserved seats around the bar or in the window for drinks & tapas.We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?