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37-38 St. Stephens St, Bristol BS1 1JX, England
+44 117 929 7818
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Ranked #97 of 1,486 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $26
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located in the heart of the city this great independent, local Italian has consistently held its deserved position at the top of the listings as one of Bristol's original and authentic family run restaurants. Europa is 25 years old and has just recently had a face lift - the cosy rustic Venetian style interior is always welcoming and friendly. Europa's ethos is simple - enjoyable, unforgettable, reputation, original, passion, atmosphere and great food.
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  • Italian first
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English first
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I came to Europa with some work pals for my leaving do. The atmosphere was nice, staff were very chatty and friendly. Many people ordered pizzas but I opted for the salmon pasta. It looked delicious but smelt overly fishy, as everyone commented. I ate it anyway and it did taste really good, but a couple of hours later I... More 

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

First class food and service, Excellent Italian food with meals from the menu or the blackboard. Friendly and helpful staff, Well worth a visit when you are in Bristol for lovely Italian food and sweets. At a reasonable price

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Essex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Came with my boyfriend on New years Eve night around half 7. I wasn't feeling too well so chose the spaghetti and meatballs. It was amazing and made me feel so much better, so we had desert too and also Irish Coffees. The service was great from what seemed the owner/manager and also the waitress. The place itself was beautiful... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had visited here over three years previously as part of a stag party, so had only experienced the set menu. Walked in without a reservation on a busy Friday night and were seated by the window straight away. The service was excellent, and the portion sizes generous - but still managed to squeeze in a dessert. Well worth a visit.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stumbled across Europa when visiting bristol for the first time between Christmas and New Year. What a find! We were welcomed warmly and sat in the window. The ambiance was lovely, and the food beautiful and reasonably priced. We had the prawns and mushroom with Parma ham to start, a pizza and spaghetti polpette and then shared a tiramisu.... More 

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Bristol
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174 reviews 174 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great revamp - looking and feeling good. Although, not on the menu, we ordered Gabriella and it was, as always, lovely and delicious. Great service, good choice on menu (but we opted for our favourite!). The bruschetta is excellent!!!!!

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bristol
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Walked in with no reservation on new years eve, Was seated quickly.The house red wine was very nice and food was beautiful. This place is great if you like authentic Italian cuisine cooked in a openly clean and functional kitchen in the heart of Bristol.,

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The food was well cooked and enjoyable. Caused a little consternation for asking for bread, olive oil and balsamic vinegar which was not on the menu, but they managed 2 1/2 slices of fresh bread for £1. Service seemed a little pressurised, even though there were only 5 tables and 3 staff. Would not mind returning, but will probably try... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I took my Mrs for a Sat night meal out to Europa, having walked past it many times on my way to work in Bristol city centre. The restaurant is extremely nice and neatly decorated. It also has a seating area upstairs, although this seemed to be more for larger parties. There is an extensive menu to choose from and... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I visited here so many times, the lovely family staff were friendly all the time. The food was delicious, big potion and high value, this family own Italian restaurant is one of my favorite.

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Additional Information about Europa

Address: 37-38 St. Stephens St, Bristol BS1 1JX, England
Phone Number: +44 117 929 7818
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 26
Cuisine: Italian

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