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#12 of 1,237 Restaurants in Bristol
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The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
+44 117 914 4434
09:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gotta say, it was good, decor a little basic but food and service was great. Will definately be back

Thank leonardgold44
Worcester, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Early evening dinner before a gig at the Fleece (fab venue). We were in the main restaurant. Interesting menu. Portion sizes right (as in they look small but you end up stuffed). Smiley, attentive service. Tips go to staff.

Thank Tim G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We haven't been here for some time, no particular reason just trying new places, but good to see it hasn't changed. It's a great place for lunch and although it was cold and raining when we visited, it was still nice to look out over the water from the table situated at the window which also kept my friend's daughter... More 

Thank Julie R
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a really lovely evening here, table was in a corner by the waterfront which was great as we were with children and wanted to be tucked away. Shared delicious small plates to start and then had equally good main courses. Wine came by carafe as well as bottle which is always good. Service was friendly and efficient. Would... More 

Thank JonesEngland
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a two-course lunch at the Riverstation last weekend. We were a little early and so we were directed to the bar on the ground floor where we enjoyed a pre-meal drink before going upstairs to the restaurant. From the outset of our visit the staff were efficient, attentive, polite and cheerful, and could not be faulted for their... More 

Thank Colin P
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were part of a private party, and the food and drink were both of a high standard. The service was excellent - attentive but unobtrusive - and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

Thank Chris R
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get an early pre-theatre reservation on a busy Friday night, and were pleased to see the interesting set menu was on offer. Once seated in the modern but comfortable dining room with excellent views over the harbour, staff were quick to offer drinks and some excellent fresh bread from the basket. The service throughout the meal... More 

Thank MikeGTN
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Regrettably, the clock was ticking on the meter, and it took 2 hours to get through a simple set lunchtime menu. That said, the staff were all charming and the food very acceptable

Thank Michael T
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for a birthday dinner . We hadn't visited this restaurant for a couple of years . It wasn't the same as I remembered : much more formulaic , very fast service , food not that good . I remembered it as being a restaurant with lovely tables , white cloths etc : it is now cramped with plastic chairs.... More 

Thank wolver1966
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere with a table about 9pm on a Friday night,. We lucky they could accommodate us downstairs. Different menu to upstairs but still we had delicious steaks and burger in our party. We liked it so much we returned for brunch today with three others. Lovely Eggs Benedict, Royale and Florentine, risotto, scrambled egg and Portobello mushroom, all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$74
European, British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 914 4434

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