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Paco Tapas


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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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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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Excellent food, friendly and attentive service. We chose the 'chef's choice' menu (£50) and my husband had the sherry flight (£30 for 6 different sherries to accompany the various courses). The highlights of the meal were the sourdough bread, the olives, the cheese and ham...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank KatharineB916
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very informal and casual vibe, lots of energy. But the food is amazing. Had 8 dishes between us and every one was top quality and each came with an explanation of the cookery. Worth the experience.... quite crowded and tables are close together but that’s...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Slokes
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my wife here for a birthday surprise, having visited before we knew it would be good. The restaurant was busy with a large party, but the staff were working hard to keep everyone happy and seen to. The food as expected was delicious,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank 34PatrickB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great ambience here! Chefs passion for food was apparent and infectious! We were educated by all staff throughout the meal so at no point were we overwhelmed or unaware. Each dish celebrated traditional Spanish flavours and the wine/sherry accompaniments were unparalleled! Great night,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank FabbsAbbs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First stop on our whistle stop gastronomy tour of Bristol and what a great place to start. I managed to persuade my young friends to try a sherry to start and the waiter recommended an excellent one; a great choice which went down well. With...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank HappyCamper36953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried Paco Tapas for our anniversary after loving sister restaurant Casa Mia next door. Loved it from the moment we walked in - nice and lively, great service, very friendly. We opted for the chefs menu - something like 10 courses. All good, some amazing....More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank dkallenfamily
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Bustling yet relaxed vibe. Food was incredible especially the Spanish omelette! Fish also spot on. Service from staff was fabulous don’t usually get service like that outside of the USA. Reasonably priced too if you don’t go too mad on alcohol. I will go again

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank ndb1989
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

The most expensive and stingiest tapas I’ve ever had for sure!!!!! The Manchego was cut so thinly you could barely taste it, the tortilla was so runny it is served with a spoon ( I am Spanish and never seen that in my life!), the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank Foodiespaniard
Reviewed April 26, 2019

We have eaten at Paco Tapas several times before and always enjoyed the experience. I'm pleased to say that this occasion was no different.We looked at the chefs tasting menu but decided to go free style. The member of staff who served us was excellent...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AlexM802
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

I have visited Paco Tapas on a sunny Saturday for lunch. The place was picked by my partner and I didn’t know much about it until I got there. It was my first Michelin starred restaurant experience and I wasn’t disappointed. Great atmosphere, friendly but...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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