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Flinty Red

#107 of 1,472 Restaurants in Bristol
#123 of 1,597 Places to Eat in Bristol
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34 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LA, England
0117 923 8755
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 121
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful despite issues

When we arrived the manager informed us that he was under staffed and apologised in advance for any issue that might arise from this. Regardless, the manager was exceedingly friendly, the food was fantastic (filling, full of intriguing flavour, not too much), and all reasonably priced. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Neilwalker0
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

When we arrived the manager informed us that he was under staffed and apologised in advance for any issue that might arise from this. Regardless, the manager was exceedingly friendly, the food was fantastic (filling, full of intriguing flavour, not too much), and all reasonably priced. The atmosphere was a little dead but overall a great place for our special... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Good tapas style food with a mixture of fish, vegetarian and meat dishes. You can choose small plates or large plates. We had a selection of the smaller plates to share. The manager was very knowledgeable on the wine selections particularly on the dessert wines. It was very quiet due to the time of the year, no students around. Manager... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Went here with a group of friends and had a fantastic meal- the food was excellent, and very interesting compared to most other similar Bristol restaurants. Unusual ingredients expertly handled by the chef. Service was impeccable. Very relaxed, and knowledgable. Able to describe all dishes and confidently advise on drinks and wines. We thought that one main dish was very... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were hugely impressed by this place. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. Highly reccommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Had a lovely evening here. There was a really good atmosphere. The food tasted amazing, only wish there was a tad more on the plate. Have given 4* instead of 5* as we were a little disappointed with the dessert selection and walked else where for a cheeseboard. Loved the wine selection.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I have been here now 4 times. Each time to food has been fabulous and the waiting service matches. There is excellent advice about the wine and menu. To top it all it doesn't break the bank either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We went here because this place has a Bib Gourmand from Michelin ("good value for money") and we totally agree with Mr. Michelin. The setup is intimate, in a quiet neighbourhood. The menu is tapas-style: a lot of small dishes, many from Mediterranean origin, meant for sharing. Staff is uber-niece: the maitre even gave me a sachet of zucchini seeds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Came here for lunch on a Saturday without knowing anything about it at all. It was one of those wonderful times when you have no expectations of a restaurant, and it proceeds to blow your mind. Flinty Red is a small, unpretentious and unassuming place, which was more or less empty when we went. The waitress was efficient, knowledgeable and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A brilliant place, made special by having a wedding breakfast there. Knowledgeable staff welcomed us with a good rose, then perfectly picked wine for every course. Food was amazing!! A very special day. I should imagine that any meal there would be excellent

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went to the Flinty Red last Friday with some friends. We were fairly early, so the restaurant was not too busy and the staff of two had lots of time for all the guests. Towards the end of our stay the restaurant got a bit busier, and the two members of staff were clearly struggling a bit. The food, small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 0117 923 8755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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