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Flinty Red

#144 of 1,435 Restaurants in Bristol
#160 of 1,546 Places to Eat in Bristol
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34 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6LA, England
0117 923 8755
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Today
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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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  • 109
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  • 48
    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
lively ambiance, friendly staff and tasty food

I went to flinty red with some friends and had a really good night. As there were 6 of us and all were willing to share the food we were able to try pretty much everything off the menu. We had a vegetarian in the group but there was plenty for her as well. The only thing I would say... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Sarah_overlord
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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English first
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I went to flinty red with some friends and had a really good night. As there were 6 of us and all were willing to share the food we were able to try pretty much everything off the menu. We had a vegetarian in the group but there was plenty for her as well. The only thing I would say... More 

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Bristol, UK
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Had our first visit to Flinty Red last week, and just so sorry not to have discovered it before. From the very warm welcome, to the food, to the wine selection, to the overall service, everything was just great. The food is "different" (in a good way!), innovative and with interesting combinations without being too way out. In most instances... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was recommended Flinty Reds by a barman in Bristol whilst I was travelling through in April. It was on a list of 6 restaurants he gave me and I was drawn to it by some of the Trip Advisor reviews and that it sounded a little bit out of the ordinary in terms of its choice of meats and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Its NC at it's finest. Beautiful flavours, knowledgable staff. Reliably good, but some obscure things on the menu and be prepared to spend a lot.

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London
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113 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a local's, local. Taverna-style dining with a thoughtful menu; by that I mean the menu is made up of dishes you might expect to find in a more upscale, fine-dining establishment. However, the setting is informal. The wine list is decent. I gather the proprietor's partner is in the wine trade which is no doubt a useful alliance... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Had a lovely relaxed Saturday luncheon with two other fellows. We seek out places that look interesting and Flinty Red certainly is. Good stuff all the way through the menu. Excellent and attentive service from Sarah who run the front of house singlehandedly …(for those who commented on the attitude of the waiter i assume this may have something to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had a lovely relaxed lunch, food was very good - in particular the gnocchi with ox cheek ragu was a plate of rich meaty goodness, if slightly small portion (or I'm just greedy). Service was lovely, attentive, relaxed and very welcoming. Looking forward to returning.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We visited Flinty Red recently for the first time, we were astounded by the rudeness and condescending attitude of the waiter. Decided to leave. Maybe this was a one off, I will never go back to find out!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My Husband chose Flinty Red for his tapas birthday meal. Friends of ours highly recommended it and knew we were regulars to the Gurnards Head and have travelled extensively around Spain so were sure this place would 'tick the boxes' and 'rock our world'. I booked a table for Saturday 21st, all good. On Friday lunch time while out on... More 

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Bristol
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Upon arrival, we were 'greeted' by a rather unenthusiastic waitress who couldn't quite manage a smile. After selecting our table she approached us with a menu with no explanation as to the small/large plate format, whether it was tapas style etc. She later returned ready to take our drinks order, to my surprise she actually folded her arms at one... 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?