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Bocabar - Bristol

Bath Road, Paintworks, Bristol, BS4 3EH

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  • Bocabar - Bristol - Bristol
  • Bocabar - Bristol - Bristol
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 10:00 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 22:30.

Great place lovely atmosphere and food was really good, would so recommend ????

Karen 13 May 2019
from Bristol

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Housed in a massive converted red brick warehouse, Bocabar Bristol is an award-winning cornerstone of the city's popular Printworks district. Inside, the sweeping 10-foot bar serves up all kinds of local and international beers and cocktails, while live jazz and world music creates a buzzing ambience.

The Bocabar menu is extensive, with a great selection of salad and deli options served at the enticing deli counter during the day. Speciality stone-baked pizzas are the main focus of the menu, with the dough made fresh on the premises every day. Toppings include Somerset ham, smoked applewood cheese, roasted mixed peppers and spicy Italian pepperoni. There are also gourmet bar snacks to share, like warm cheddar and broccoli sausage roll with spicy chipotle ketchup.

Sunday roasts at Bocabar in Bristol are a huge draw, with the open-plan feel of the restaurant creating a buzzing, convivial atmosphere that's perfect for group meals. The selection of beers at the bar includes local lagers and ales, while the cocktail menu features crowd-pleasing favourites.

With twinkling fairy lights and vaulted ceilings, Bocabar Bristol is a stunning, fuss-free setting to enjoy casual dining with live music. Bristol Meads Rail Station is a 4-minute drive away.

Bocabar - Bristol

Bath Road, Paintworks, Bristol, BS4 3EH

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4.5 (((() (based on 45 reviews)
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  • lunch (31)
  • dinner (26)
  • child friendly (23)
  • trendy (23)
  • breakfast (18)
  • large parties (16)
  • value (10)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • romantic (6)
  • business (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • entertainment (4)
  • private dining (4)
  • ((((( 13 May 2019 by Karen from Bristol

    Great place lovely atmosphere and food was really good, would so recommend ????

  • ((((* 7 May 2019 by Mukhtar from Bristol

    Good service and nice food. Large portions as well!

  • ((((( 6 May 2019 by Yvonne from Bristol

    We had a lovely family meal at the weekend - 3 children aged 4-10 and 2 parents who wanted good food in a relaxed atmosphere - we got it all at Bocabar. We have already recommended you to a number of friends. There was so much choice on the menu but the burger I picked was everything I wanted it to be. My children gorged themselves on their pizzas, and the drinks selection was good too. Loved it!

  • ((((( 30 April 2019 by Susan from Bristol paintworks

    Lovely experience - the breakfast was fab and the service was so friendly .
    Thank you .

  • ((((( 30 April 2019 by Brenda from Bristol

    I absolitely lobed the decor and ambience, staff were extremely professional and polite. Your prices are a bit in the high end for the amount of food but the quality was superb, thank you for such a nive experience

  • ((((* 23 April 2019 by Pat from Bristol

    We all enjoyed our meals and the service was very good. Loved my non alcoholic raspberry cocktail drink.

  • ((*** 22 March 2019 by Johanna from Bristol

    We've eaten here a few times before and had much better experiences than this one. We pre-booked a table for eight and called to say we'd be 5 minutes late. The service was painfully slow this time. It took a long time for our orders to be taken and we'd been there for nearly an hour and half before our meals finally arrived on the table. The food itself was quite nice but not worth waiting that long for. No communication at all from staff during the wait. Bit poor to be honest.

  • ((((* 27 February 2019 by Chris from Bristol

    Cool place. Decent sized portions and good flavour, the Pizzas were off the chain especially the goats cheese and sweet potato one!

    My only gripe was we had 4 different people serving us in the end which I didn't like. They were all pleasant enough but I prefer to deal with one person as it feels more personal and makes for better dining experience. We asked the third for the desserts menu and it didn't arrive so we had to go and find one for ourselves.

  • (((** 18 January 2019 by Colin from Bristol

    Food was good, poor service. Staff did not ask if everything ok with meal. Difficult to get attention of staff, as we wanted more drinks at our table. My girlfriend had a unprofessional and very rude experience with one of your bar staff when paying the bill at the end of the evening! I read some of your negative feedback about courtesy before booking a table, it was exactly how we felt.

  • ((((* 31 October 2018 by Colin from bristol

    Very friendly service (though a little slow, given that it was 5-30-6pm and it there weren't many other customers). My pizza was a little undercooked, but the others were fine. Very child/family friendly.

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