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Poco Bristol


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Poco Tapas Bar is a seasonal restaurant in the heart of Stokes Croft in Bristol. Named Britains most sustainable restaurant for 2016 as well as having won the Observer Food Monthly magazine's Best Ethical Restaurant award, having a positive effect on the environment is at the core of what they do. All their meat is free range and fish varieties and catch method are inline with the highest MCS guidelines. Vegetables are organic wherever possible and recipes are designed to avoid any waste. Their brunch menu marries New York style with inspiration born of world travel. Morrocan eggs, homemade harrisa sauce, grilled sourdough and mounds of steaming butter kale all feature along side a menu of different
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived a bit too early for dinner, but lunch menu was lovely all the same. Food was mouth-wateringly tasty, the best tapas we’ve had for quite some time! Drinks including a Hot Toddy with apple juice were heavenly. Staff were very approachable and friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ktlilac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delicious food, cosy venue with great atmosphere and lovely staff! Every dish we ate was a gastronomic discovery of taste and flavour. Love the fact that they support local suppliers. The local wine was amazing as was the local sour dough bread. Will definitely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Savagejones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't wait to return and have another delicious meal where every dish was full of healthy flavours...loved it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jude B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is absolutely excellent, there will always be an interesting combination of flavours and ingredients that you might not try at home but are very likely to enjoy! The prices are extremely reasonable as well and the food's locally sourced.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Will M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best. Food. Ever. Full stop. The tapas-style dishes were served one after the other and they just kept getting better and better. What a taste explosion, absolutely fantastic. Heartbroken I don't live in Bristol as I'd be eating there every day for the rest of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique, delicious and sustainable dishes, in a wonderful interior setting and with super-friendly staff :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Good service in a very different type of eatery food was amazing, best ever Bacon sandwich I have ever eaten you must try the fab choice of food with Tapas being served from 6pm until close. It was so good we called in twice once...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BackwellDowners
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Originally from Bristol, have been living in London for many years, love the Stokes Croft area which reminds me of Camden Town in London, scruffy with lots happening and great food and bars. Poco is such an example, easy to get to, nice bar at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andy H
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Grabbing a bite @pocotapasbar with my partner was an absolute delight! Casual yet sophisticated, clean flavours, top notch ingredients, well thought dishes, nothing pretentious, warm and welcoming. I'm genuinely charmed.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ssymeonidou
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We had the New Year's Eve set menu with oysters. It was very good very different if you are not adventerous with food don't go. It was fully booked. Service was very slow to take our orders and very rushed taking them. After that service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bernie535
Benjamin P, Owner at Poco Bristol, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Thanks for the review Bernie! Very kind of you and I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. I'm really sorry service was initially slow, thank you for being so understanding on a particularly busy evening. The negroni is a real house favourite here :)

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Tabitha S
21 May 2018|
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Response from Benjamin P | Property representative |
Hi Tabitha, Eddiebech has the right of it- Around 30 seats in the back of the restaurant. We do have some space in the front as well but around 30 is the maximum booking we could accomodate. Hope that helps and thanks to... More
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