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Europa Italian Restaurant

#21 of 1,199 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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37-38 St. Stephens Street, Bristol BS1 1JX, England
+44 117 929 7818
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on Saturday night as a party of 4 for a birthday dinner. We'd booked in advance, thanks goodness, so were seated straight away. We saw others waiting for a table at the bar as they hadn't booked. The service was extremely friendly, despite it being a really busy night. The food was fantastic. We had salmon stuffed with seafood... More 

Thank MrsFussyBristol
West London
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our 4th visit to Europa. Have been for lunch twice and dinner once previously. Helpful waiting staff, who always want to please.We were there with 2 friends who had also visited before. The ambiance is pleasant, the food at Europa consistently good. The halibut I had with roasted new potatoes and seasonal vegetables was excellent, the fish cooked to perfection.... More 

Thank billynibbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked for a Saturday night as a birthday celebration for four adults. It was very busy, I can imagine that you would always need to book. The service was so, so good; the staff were friendly and attentive. Food was lovely, really well presented and tasted delicious. We will definitely return and would recommend.

Thank Petra W
Penrith, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited an hour and a half once seated asked twice to order food. When ordered it asked how long it would be. Others ordered after us and go served before us. Seems that if you are local you get preferential treatment. Avoid if you are in a rush. Thanks must go to the delightful waitress who was very helpful -... More 

Thank singingp4cer
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Overcooked, super fishy scallops. Changed order to tomato pasta, because thought even they couldn't mess that up. Refused to change the bill, despite the fact that all the dishes went back uneaten. Horrible service. Go to Burger King. I'm serious.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in on a whim and had the most amazing meal. Seafood pasta, the best I have ever tasted, my partner had beef shin, it was so tender and delicious. The staff were first class, made us feel special, well done, we will return.

Thank Dizzymax
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great menu with lots of choices, great food to look forward to, friendly helpful staff always looking after you, always book here when visiting Bristol. Not expensive.

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Thank MartinGKA
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late in Bristol and went back to Europa for a late night snack. Very welcoming, great food again and excellent friendly service. This is a lovely little traditional restaurant, no pretence and great value for money.

Thank Nutm3g
Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined before we saw The Christians. We had divine pasta and a fabulous pizza. Well done!!! Excellent service xx

Thank gillcarwa
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went here with a family group of 6 to celebrate the birthday. great menu and lovely food, staff were friendly and helpful. great atmosphere. had a great time. I would recommend.

Thank adamdairy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $27
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37-38 St. Stephens Street, Bristol BS1 1JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 7818
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?