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Chin! Chin!

#28 of 1,169 Restaurants in Bristol
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155 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DB, England
441179739393
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Today
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife, son and daughter and I went here following my son's graduation and what a fabulous evening we had! We started off with cocktails and I then had the onion bhaji which came with a chilli yoghurt dressing which was amazing, very spicy but really nice. This was followed by the fish and a big chips. For dessert I... More 

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Thank RobIsland
Leicesteshire, England
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112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bristol is blessed with numerous cafes and restaurants. This establishment is a cut above the corporate cafes so is well worth a detour. You may even find parking around the corner for a pound an hour. For lunch go for a sandwich or soup : both have a great homemade flavour. The scotch egg and chutney went down particularly well.

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Thank freeflight
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to Chin! Chin! for lunch with a few friends and my baby. First of all, I have heard of this restaurant for a while but didn't have a chance to try. People said it's a great restaurant which serves nice food. With high expectation, I wasn't disappointed! The only thing is, the restaurant is so small that surprised... More 

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Thank twcurrycat
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You'll definitely love it if you're into pretty vintage tea sets! Do make a booking in advance (they also require to obtain a deposit upon booking). Cakes and pastries were more to the sweeter end while tea was lovely!

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Thank Xiu Ming C
Melbourne
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its great to go somewhere different, offering a fusion of culinary flavors and culture. It truly is like being in someone's home dining room, with lots of interesting collectables that were a feast for your eyes even if there were inedible. The menu was diverse and tastefully done, and a good place to go for a group.

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Thank DeniseMarcB
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice atmosphere in the restaurant. The staff were charming and very helpful and knowledgeable about the food served. The food was wonderful. We had lots of small dishes to share and everyone was delicious. We will certainly go back.

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Thank Caroline R
Cologne, Germany
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a English Breakfast there. The interior is great and looks very british for a German. Books, pictures and a lit of stuff about England is there on display. Very friendly staff and reasonable prices. Good place for England lovers!

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Thank Detlev Z
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing afternoon tea, great bar, great staff! Really lovely for a treat day out or just a quick coffee and catch up! The decor was so cute!

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Thank lulamaejay
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time we had visited Chin! Chin! and we've thoroughly enjoyed both visits. I love the variety you get with the small dishes on offer (5 between 2 of us proved ample). Each dish is well thought out and executed to perfection. I wouldn't hesitate to order everything we tasted again, yet the squid and the butternut... More 

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Thank Becca L
Bristol
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38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

A real old fashioned afternoon tea - tea, well made sandwiches (minute crusts), scones (loads of jam and cream) and gooey cakes. Mmm. Real decadence. Plenty of food and staff really friendly. Thoroughly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Cafe, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 441179739393
Description
Wondering Why We Keep Winning Awards Lately? Do you remember when food used to taste amazing? Days before the supermarkets piled in with their frozen, pre-packaged chemical concoctions. I remember when my Granddad used to make even simple toast & butter taste incredible; thick slices of freshly baked bread, smothered in real salted butter and it used to taste... Just oh so amazing! But somewhere down the line, we've lost this. It seems everyday food's all about speed, microwaves and pre-packaged. What? Day-to-day, we've now become used to bland, tasteless food, to the point where some basic fast food can even be classed as "tasty". I'm not having it...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?