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POLPO Bristol

50 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2NH

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  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
  • POLPO Bristol - Bristol
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Fantastic food - all delicious. Warm friendly staff.

Katie Mansfield 02 July 2017
from Bristol

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Following the success of the original site in London’s Soho, Russell Norman brings POLPO to Bristol.

Reminiscent of Venice’s charming backstreet restaurants, POLPO specialises in Venetian small plates and spritz. Hand-rolled meatballs, freshly-stretched pizzettes and fresh colourful salads head up the menu. The main menu varies with the seasons and favourite creations include cuttlefish & squid ink risotto with gremolata, roast stuffed pork, lentils & radicchio and crab & chilli linguine. For dessert, choose from a variety of classics, such as tiramisu or Venetian ricotta doughnuts with cinnamon sugar.

In addition to the main menu, POLPO Bristol offers a great value all-day set menu, and daily changing specials to look out for on the blackboard. Aperitivo Time takes place every day from 4-6pm. Sip on a refreshing Spritz and enjoy some delicious bar snacks like black truffle crisps & Bella di Cerignola olives, for just £5.

Find Polpo Bristol a 2-minute walk from Clifton Down Rail Station.

POLPO Bristol

50 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2NH

Contact +44 1179733100

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Customer reviews for POLPO Bristol

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83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (38)
  • lunch (31)
  • trendy (25)
  • romantic (18)
  • value (11)
  • business (8)
  • child friendly (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • al fresco (6)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • breakfast (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 21 July 2017 by Jayne Campbell-gray from Bristol

    Great food and good service and really lovely evening.

  • ((((* 8 July 2017 by MJB from bristol

    Really nice food, the small plates were delicious and very good value to share. Very good service - the staff were very friendly. Only issue was music which was too loud. Also a bit steep- £2 for a soda water!
    Otherwise a great evening.

  • ((((( 2 July 2017 by Karen Burbidge from Bristol

    Fantastic attentive service, food gorgeous a real gem of a place....highly recommended

  • ((((( 2 July 2017 by Katie Mansfield from Bristol

    Fantastic food - all delicious. Warm friendly staff.

  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Michael Bright from Bristol

    Welcoming, friendly, attentive but not intrusive crew. Food delicious. Perfect for a hot summer's evening.

  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Alex Harris from Bristol

    My wife and I have eaten at Polpo on Beak St in London and in Covent Garden before. When we heard that a branch was opening in Bristol, we decided to book a table for our wedding anniversary. For once we did'nt order too much! Food great as usual. Wine and the obligatory Aperol Spritz really good. All staff very attentive, friendly and helpful.
    We had a really enjoyable evening.

  • ((((( 15 June 2017 by Martina Iszatt from Dorchester

    Great dining experience enhanced by the early evening Cocktail offer. Wonderful food, competitively priced and friendly and knowledgable staff. Will definitely visit again.

  • (((** 14 June 2017 by Carolyn from Bristol

    An enjoyable evening. Lovely staff, and good atmosphere. We found it expensive, and to our annoyance were charged £12.00 for a very small carafe of wine, appalling value.
    Loud music, we asked for it to be turned down which it was at the end of evening when most other diners had left.

  • (((** 13 June 2017 by Sophie Reynolds from Bristol

    It was nice... not amazing but ok.. feel like some of the dishes lacked seasoning and some real intense flavour. The Nutella pizza was amazing though!

  • ((((( 12 June 2017 by David from Bristol


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