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Paco Tapas

Lower Guinea Street | 3a The General, Bristol BS1 6TJ, England
+44 117 925 7021
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (82 reviews)
“chef's menu” (11 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (21 reviews)
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Guinea Street | 3a The General, Bristol BS1 6TJ, England
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Went here as a family of 5 for a celebration and had a wonderful evening. Atmosphere was buzzy and setting was intimate. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful and were extremely knowledgeable about all the dishes and drinks. 2 of us are...More

Thank Charlie T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved it. Great food, great service and will definitely return. Jamon croquetas were the business and lamb rump cooked to perfection.

Thank TashandPaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my dad who is a big fan of tapas and was not at all disappointed. We had the chef menu which was about 9 courses and they were all delicious! The only slight disappointment was that you only got 1 piece of...More

1  Thank BeckyLeigh1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here before going to a gig in early Octyober 2018, and although I had only a modestly-sized meal, it was truly excellent. The chorizo Iberico was simply the best chorizo I had ever had, and both the patatas bravas and the tortilla espanola...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband Paul booked us here as a special treat to celebrate my birthday and we had the taster menu with sherry pairing. The sommelier introduced the sherry with the dishes and was truly considerate to my request for non spicy food. I found the...More

Thank DreaLynch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bristol's very best. Great atmosphere, knowledgeable staff and wonderful food. Congrats on the Michelin star. Well deserved.

Thank Timtee56
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Enjoyed a meal for two here , restaurant is small and informal, service is atentative with the waiters having great knowledge of each dish , good selection of drinks with a wide variety of Gin on sale . Portions are on the small side but...More

1  Thank Sammy509
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Only thing that still keep me in Bristol. Amazing. This pork rib is literally best ribs I ever had in my life. Will come Again

Thank 161kerryl
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a wonderful find, and is fully deserving of its new Michelin star. The food is creatively designed, wonderfully cooked and excellent value for money. The staff were knowledgeable about the dishes and added greatly to our enjoyment of the evening. We will be...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This is the first time that I give a bad review for a place in which the food was very good as well as the service but I felt compiled to do so due to the exorbitant prices practiced in this establishment And although I...More

Thank VictorA541
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Guinea Street | 3a The General, Bristol BS1 6TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 925 7021
  • E-mail
Just like its namesake, Paco Tapas offers a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere. With an influence from Andalucía, Paco's dishes are colourfully tasty and stay true to authentic Spanish cuisine.
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