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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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$18 - $51
European, British

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Seasonal modern British cooking in a pair of shipping containers with just 14 seats and a further four at our 'kitchen table' where we serve a tasting menu.
$18 - $51
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this fantastic restaurant in a shipping container!! Food from start to finish was amazing, the lamb was the best I've ever tasted, staff very friendly you are able to see the chef cooking. Good wine to complement the food. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank andypI3524EL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having booked months in advance we were really excited about our meal in Box E but sadly were left disappointed by the food. The vibe in the restaurant is lovely and the service was great (although strangely were not asked if we had enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pcooper101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends who know the area & booked well in advance of our visit with it being such a tiny place. The menu was short but everything was delicious & beautifully presented. I chose fennel with crab followed by Hake served on butter beans...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 939traceyb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Box-E with a friend and we sat at the kitchen table allowing us to interact with the chef and owner resulting in a very personal dining experience. We went for the tasting menu which was created with fresh locally sourced produce accompanied by...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nickvn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here, everything was delicious, service was great, and especially appreciated the chef cooking a pasta dish for our son which allowed mum and dad to enjoy the food without worrying if he was enjoying his, he declared it to be the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 238andiw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous 5 star food and service. Venue was so small, with cooking smells and vapours in your face, clothes and eyes. Wine was grossly overpriced. The furniture does not match the excellence of the food

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ashgirl2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened across Box-e on a short break to Bristol and were lucky to get a table outside without booking. The food was delicious and the waitresses very friendly and knowledgeable. We both had three courses and wine and found the pricing very reasonable. There...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank julietb121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent small menu (3 each, starters, main, pudding) . Creative cooking with perfect fresh ingredients. Fantastic vegetarian main of spelt risotto with cauliflower- delicious. Super cool waiters and brilliant level of service.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family celebration lunch on outside table fortunately great weather. Food and service very good with some interesting craft beers. Will be even better once the building works stop (not building while we where there).

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bob J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I booked in for the 7 course tasting menu. It was great to watch each course being prepared and chatting to the chef. Every course was absolutely delicious - amazing flavours, fresh ingredients, expertly put together. Everything was cooked to exceptional standard...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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December 27, 2018|
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Response from boxebristol | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed reply. We hadn’t been notified by Tripadvisor that there was a question on here for us. We don’t have a phone number as our space is too small for it not to disturb other diners during service. We... More
Patricia W
September 23, 2018|
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Response from boxebristol | Property representative |
Sorry for the extremely delayed reply! We weren’t notified by Tripadvisor that we had questions on here. We do offer gift vouchers. We can make them out of any denomination or for an ‘experience’ like our kitchen table... More
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