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30-34 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1NR, England
+44 117 321 0322
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
30-34 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1NR, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Well couldn’t be happier to be honest. Eleazar our waitor did everything you could ask for. Very friendly and very professional. We arrived and had complementary starters and prosecco. Which was a delight. Food was on point, Bursting with Italian flavour. Settings are very high...More

Thank Jake R
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to Aquila on a number of occasions and having had great experiences each and every time, I thought I'd get on here and join the others in giving my good feedback! The restaurant is a little hidden gem on Baldwin street. The staff...More

2  Thank Lucy H
Aquila_Manager, Manager at Aquila, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Lucy, Thank you so much for a lovely review, and for your previous visits, we really appreciate it! Wonderful to hear that the service has been top notch and the food is fresh and tasty, and we look forward to seeing you for some...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a pizza at lunch with a business acquaintance. We were the only diners in the restaurant so there was no atmosphere at all. This was a bit strange on a working day The table we sat on was also sticky probably from whatever...More

1  Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant Easter 2017 and again Easter 2018 on both occasions we were greeted by friendly staff and promptly show our table. The food was outstanding and the service given by the staff was 5 star you should be proud...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good quality food and great service. I Would recommended this place in Bristol as it was busy but the wait was minimal.

Thank jerry186220
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very different visit to last time. Tonight though, despite you being very busy with a very large booking upstairs your food and service will still very good. Thank you for another lovely evening.

1  Thank Sara B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant with a great menu that delivers again and again. I have now dined four times with them in two months and each time has been excellent. The menu offers something for everyone and I haven't struggled to find options. The...More

1  Thank scottmckenzie1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for an early dinner before the theatre. We ordered from the set priced pre-theatre dinner menu, which I thought was good value. I think there were three options for each course (one being vegetarian). We only had an hour so the four of...More

Thank Limes W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed a family meal after a theatre visit last Saturday evening,we were a little early for our booking, but were accommodated without any problem. Excellent Italian menu ,plenty of choice in very sleek and modern surroundings. The staff, are very attentive and aware without...More

Thank Jangolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The greeting was authentic Bristolian - charming and friendly. Everything else about the evening was purest Italian. At one point the waiters lined up to sing “Happy Birthday” to a lady diner. Meanwhile, the broadband crashed and it looked like they wouldn’t be able to...More

Thank Tim S
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29 November 2017|
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Response from Clare W | Reviewed this property |
They do and I am sure will do everything to make you feel comfortable :)
Nuala S
27 November 2017|
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Response from Joanna B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes I would say so, it’s a pretty big place.
Karen J
31 August 2017|
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Response from JanSGlos | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a ring as the staff are really helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-34 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 321 0322
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Winners of Bristol's Best Modern European at the Good Food Awards, we are an independant family run modern Italian restaurant bringing the very best of traditional dishes from the regions of Italy to Bristol city centre. The sleek design of the restaurant is complimented by the service given by our front of house team. Our central location on Baldwin Street gives great views from our floor to ceiling windows over both floors, and our capacity of 160 guests ensure we can cater for any occasion. We are fully accessible and have a lift which covers the bar, ground and first floor areas. Vegan & Gluten Free menus are available to view on our website.
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