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The Ox

43 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1HT, England
+44 117 922 1001
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ox” (263 reviews)
“steak” (484 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
43 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1HT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice sour dough while we waited for our sharing T-bone and I have to say it was worth the wait. Meat was lovely as were the chips, could have done with about twice as much veg but you can’t have it all. Really good bottle...More

Thank DeliaHarveyLaird
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Ox for my son's 21st birthday meal. We travelled from Pembrokeshire as my son is in University in Bristol. From the time of booking when I asked if they could put balloons on the table and keep the cake for us they...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down the steps and into a richly decorated, warm restaurant. We waiting in a little waiting room where we look over the menus. The five of us all had steaks, ribeye, sirloin and fillet. All our steaks were very good, the triple cooked...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice restaurant in deep tones with the feel of a gentleman’s club. Steps down the the basement reveal a thick curtain which marks the entrance inside. The food doesn’t disappoint and the service is good (a little to the point of being...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb secluded table in the window for the seven of us to celebrate my sons birthday. The ambiance and the food was marvellous. I would particularly recommend the mixed meat starter and the sharing steaks, however the vegetarians also were thrilled with their meals. The...More

Thank suebloo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We descended into the The Ox and were asked to wait a few minutes in a lovely side room where we ordered or drinks and skimmed through the menu. Shortly after we were taken to our table and ordered our steak sharer which was amazing....More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wet night saw us carefully negotiating the slippy steep staircase to the bar area. We were shown to our table in the historic old bank vault with dark comfy decor. Starters of pork rillet, terrine and cold meats with pickles and fresh bread was...More

Thank bashwell13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited mid week as a party of 4. Fantastic staff and service but the steaks were all rather tough and undercooked (we all thought they were one ‘step’ under what we’d ordered) The ambience was good, though it was a lot darker than we...More

Thank Lyn01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner & I visited the Ox last Friday evening &?what a great time we had. The ambience low lighting decor was beautiful very romantic, I liked that alot but maybe the background music could be slightly louder as I felt you could hear everyone's...More

Thank meganlj10
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I hope this was a bad day for the Ox, came with 4 friends to eat at the Ox for a Sunday roast after going to various places over Bristol to try and find a decent roast. I and a couple of my other friends...More

Thank Billy R
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5 October 2016|
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Response from Ron A | Reviewed this property |
not sure but they are fantastic there and I am sure they would accommodate you. Nathan the owner is a star.
27 August 2016|
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Response from MikeyNo7 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend this as a restaurant for children. I'm not sure whether they specifically exclude kids, but I would chose somewhere else to go with my tribe. Still an A++ 5* for the grown ups though!
8 February 2016|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
0117 9221001 or info(at)theoxbristol dot comm (not allowed to post a weblink) I believe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 922 1001
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