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The Tube Diner

#102 of 1,246 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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The Paintworks, Bath Road | Arnos Vale, Bristol BS4 3EH, England
+44 7949 694979
08:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
Fri 08:30 - 15:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Showing 130: English reviews
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a veggie burger and a veggie burrito, and they were incredible! They both came with fries and coleslaw which were absolutely delicious! We loved the interior, it was very comfy and bright, and an amazing style. The staff were extremely lovely and the service was excellent.

Thank whiteezed
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This place rocks! I should be clear - my company has been based at the Paintworks for 6 years and we have used Charlie for catering for shoots on numerous occasions. It's always great, there's always loads and we have no idea how they deliver so much food from such a small kitchen everyday. In fact my kids are more... More 

Thank Steve G
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Attempted to visit this restaurant for breakfast on a special occasion whilst staying in Bristol Despite on numerous occasions leaving messages, emails and Facebook requests for information nobody had the decency to reply. Headed along regardless (and admittedly on the off chance) only to be informed on arrival that a table for 2 could not be provided as a corporate... More 

Thank nwood1976
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Charlie cooks up a storm everyday. Super friendly and really good value. Big portions too. American diner in the airstream caravans is cool or just take away.

Thank harry k
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The duder Charley is an absolute legend, he makes you feel part of the family from the get go. the food is amazing and the atomosphire is just as good. if you looking for a good meal at a great price, go to the tube diner. i have booked for a couple of birthday party's before you can have what... More 

Thank savagesk8er
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is our third review of the Tube Diner, this time we came with our Daughter Amy for a 10th Birthday treat, though not her first visit. I had my "go to" Chilli Cheese Melt, Charlie's fries, covered with chilli and cheese which is melted under a grill. Sarah had a Sausage and Egg Sandwich with a side of fries... More 

Thank Raph N
Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I popped over to see what was in this little tube as I had arrived early for a work event. The gentleman who served me was lovely and very friendly. I had scrambled eggs on toast which was excellent quality served on a hot plate. My colleague and I sat outside which was just a lovely treat and great value... More 

1 Thank SJ E
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Would not have known of this place if it hadn't been for the staff at Bath Road Motorcycles, who pointed me this way, whilst I waited for new tyres. It's a 2-minute walk from the shop, on the Paint Factory estate. What a great place!! On a large business park, squeezed into 2 Airstream trailers. The breakfast (+ unlimited coffee... More 

Thank Blackratplod
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I arranged private hire for my husbands birthday, I chose a Saturday night and Charlie was more than accommodating. We were sent a menu before to look at . The food was amazing, we brought our own alcohol, at a small £2 per person corkage fee, and not once were we made to feel rushed.

Thank rachael021101
Portishead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My mum privately hired the diner out for my 20th birthday and we had a fantastic night! If you are looking for a unique, fun and quirky experience then this is a definite must! My boyfriend and I love American diners so the Tube Diner was the perfect place to spend my birthday. Firstly, the staff were excellent! They were... More 

Thank Claudia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Paintworks, Bath Road | Arnos Vale, Bristol BS4 3EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 7949 694979

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