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Tapas & Meze Restaurants in Bristol

There are an exciting array of Tapas Bars in Bristol and an increasing amount of Meze Restaurants. We've unearthed some of the best and most exciting tapas bars around Bristol!

Tapas is a firm favourite amongst Bristol's foodies. What could be more satisfying than enjoying Tapas in Bristol, mixing and matching a variety of flavoursome small plates with a refreshing glass (or bottle!) of wine and a group of friends?

Here are our current favourite spots to enjoy tapas in Bristol.

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Koh Thai Tapas

Koh Thai Tapas

Location: Clifton

Cuisine: Thai

About: The best Thai restaurant in Bristol. A place where the irresistibly rich flavours of Thai cuisine can be shared and sampled with fiery cocktails, far-flung beers and world-class music.At Koh you'll discover the very best in Thai cuisine - tapas style!  From curries to noodle options, the lengthy menu offers an extensive selection of Thai dishes, however the main focus is on it's simple and authentic tapas plates, which is priced from £4.95 to £7.95. 

Price: £5.00 +

Must Try: 24 Hour Ribs £8.00

Address: 7-8 Triangle South, Bristol, BS8 1EY

Telephone: 01179 226699

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La Tomatina

La Tomatina

Location: Park Street

Cuisine: Spanish

About: La Tomatina is a friendly tapas bar that guarantees a vibrant evening out. Traditional and charming, the restaurant boasts a wide selection of drinks including an extensive wine list and cocktail menu to accompany its diverse Spanish tapas offering.

Price: £3.75 +

Must Try: Croqueta de Pollo £4.75

Address: 2-4 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5HS

Telephone: 0117 302 0008

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The Olive Shed

The Olive Shed

Location: The Floating Harbour

Cuisine: Spanish

About: Situated a stone's throw from the water's edge, The Olive Shed offers the very best of the Mediterranean, in the heart of The Floating Harbour. Whether you're looking for a delicious lunch time snack, an evening meal, or just want to share a few tapas dishes with a glass of wine, this is the perfect place to unwind and relax with friends. 

Price: £4.00 +

Must Try: Chorizo in Cider £5.00

Address: Princes Wharf, Bristol, BS1 4RN

Telephone: 0117 929 1960

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Location: Clifton

Cuisine: Spanish and Mediterranean

About: Through the kitchen window the roaring wood oven can be glimpsed as you relax and just do nothing.The Lido is a stylish restaurant in Clifton, which serves a daily changing tapas menu with a variety of hot and cold small plates. Menu highlights include patatas bravas, charcuterie and marinated olives. Their menus have hints of the Moorish and of the Mediterranean, with a strong Spanish lilt.

Price: £3.00 +

Must Try: Charcuterie Board £9.50

Address: Oakfield Place, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2BJ

Telephone: 0117 933 9530

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Location: Clifton

Cuisine: Greek

About: Why go for one large portion of food when you can opt for several small and tasty items instead? Entelia offers diners a mouth-watering array of authentic Greek Meze and Mediterranean classics. Chose your meal from the set fish, meat or vegetarian menu, or mix and match your favourites from the main menu. 

Price: £4.75 +

Must Try: Keftedakia £4.75

Address: 50 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2NH

Telephone: 0117 946 6793

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Location: Central Bristol

Cuisine: British & European

About: Sample modern European delights from Britain, Italy and Spain at this upbeat tapas bar. Although the menu changes seasonally, classic dishes such as saddleback pork belly with fennel, chocos fritos and Spanish tortilla are available year round and aren’t to be missed.

Price: £3.10 +

Must Try: Deep Fried Oysters with Herb Aioli £5.50

Address: 45 Jamaica Street, Bristol, BS2 8JP

Telephone: 0117 9232233

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New Moon Tapas

New Moon Tapas

Location: Clifton

Cuisine: Tapas and Vegetarian

About: The restaurant was born of a dream and a pure passion – to make something that is so distinctive and so delicious, in relaxing surrounding atmosphere. The tapas dishes on offer utilise the best of what local producers, and the ever-changing seasons, have to offer, and this menu is always available. Alongside this, however, runs a very different kind of specials board.

Price: ££ - £££

Must try:

Address: 9 The Mall | Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4DP, England

Telephone: +44 117 239 3858

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