Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol

(154 Reviews)
The Sugar House Narrow Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NU
French, Afternoon Tea
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Top offer

Star Deal - 2 courses & a glass of house wine £18.95 per person or 3 courses & a glass of house wine £21.95 per person

Available lunch Mon-Sat & dinner Sun-Sat until 29 Feb 2020, subject to availability. Menu is not available throughout December. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service. Last seating time on a Friday and Saturday is 7pm.

Average

Main course: £18
Food spend: £35

Restaurant description

Housed in the magnificently restored Sugar House, Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol has an award-winning bistro, specialising in stunning French specialities. Close to the upmarket waterfront area, there is an intimate private bar and a sophisticated secluded courtyard.

The Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol menu celebrates elegant French bistro-style dining, using fresh, premium, locally sourced ingredients. Delicate starters such as tiger prawns in garlic and pastis butter give way to bold mains, which include a hearty classic cassoulet with white beans and confit duck, sole meuniere or a baked aubergine and halloumi parmigiana. A Sunday lunch menu and range of superb desserts also feature.

The Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol wine list is a highlight of the restaurant, featuring a huge variety of carefully selected bottles. Dark leather chairs and stained-wood tables sit alongside the colourful, bustling bar area, ensuring an elegant yet relaxed ambience.

Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol occupies an elegant collection of Grade II listed houses from the 1700’s. The epitome of elegant French dining, the Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol offers exquisite French cuisine with subtle Mediterranean accents.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol
4.4
(based on 154 reviews)

91%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (33)
  • al fresco (12)
  • breakfast (11)
  • business (33)
  • child friendly (4)
  • dinner (117)
  • entertainment (9)
  • large parties (23)
  • lunch (60)
  • luxury (57)
  • private dining (49)
  • romantic (80)
  • trendy (28)
  • value (33)
  • views (1)
  • By Neil R from Bristol
    14 December 2019

    Fabulous evening, good service, great food, lovely atmosphere,

  • By Michael Breare B from Bristol
    22 November 2019

    A wonderful evening out made special by excellent service, sumptuously tasty food and a welcoming ambiance!

  • By Richard L from Bristol
    14 November 2019

    Very disappointed with the quality of two out of the three courses. Meat in stew was very grisly. Crumble was just stewed apple with a very light sprinkle of a topping, which we could not make out. It was no better than what a child would make! We will not be going back.

  • By Catherine S from Bristol
    27 August 2019

    We went on a special menu offer. Three items were unavailable (one of three starters, plus two of the three mains) and they agreed to substitute as this greatly limited choice. One dessert was served without the signature accompaniment - when pointed out an alternative (but not so complementary in flavour) was provided. Very disappointing. Service and ambience were fine but would not dine here again. It was mid week, a quiet evening and we had booked months in advance. Had they thought to forewarn us we might have changed our date to be able to enjoy properly what Hotel du Vin could offer.

  • By Alison S from Bristol
    20 August 2019

    Superb waitress. Ambience lovely. Bread Amazing

  • By Malcolm R from Dursley
    9 March 2019

    good food, lovely atmosphere, excellent, friendly service

  • By Sharon S from Bristol
    2 February 2019

    Beautiful setting with great food.

  • By Cassie T from Bristol
    19 January 2019

    Rather uninspiring. The staff didn’t realised we booked with the fixed price menu and then made us feel awkward about it. Food was average, 3* at best. Really wanted to try this place but won’t be returning.

  • By Alison S from bristol
    17 January 2019

    the ambience was excellent the waiters attentive and helpful the food was truly amazing-good portions/ weel presented and tasty

  • By Sharon S from Bristol
    12 January 2019

    Hidden gem in Bristol. Excellent food , wine and ambiance

Restaurant Location Map
Bistro du Vin at Hotel du Vin Bristol
The Sugar House Narrow Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NU

Available offers

  • Star Deal - 2 courses & a glass of house wine £18.95 per person or 3 courses & a glass of house wine £21.95 per person
  • Afternoon Tea - £22.50 per person
  • Sunday Lunch at Bistro du Vin for £26.95
  • Valentine’s 3-course menu ‘Loves Tastes Good’ £49.50 per person

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