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Venga

24 High Street, Portishead BS20 6EN, England
+44 1275 814391
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (119 reviews)
“churros” (12 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
24 High Street, Portishead BS20 6EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in on Saturday night with pretty high expectations - given our previous visits (and my great review from Jun'16) however most of those expectations were sadly not met - and I do hope this is a one off. We were late; 9:20pm (work...More

1  Thank jesnewman
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear jesnewman Thank you for the review The whole team are sorry for the fact that you didn’t have a great time at VENGA last visit. Afterall it is what the team work very hard to achieve week in week out mainly in the desire...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this pub & experienced a lovely summers evening. The tapas selection was lovely with a chilled good wine. Great selection of Gins. Fairy lights outside in the garden added to a wonderful long evening. Great tip, grab a taxi there & back home, it’s...More

Thank Sue B
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sue B Thank you for the kind review It’s impossible to state how much generous comments mean to all the team at Venga. All of them are doing in part for the desire to see customers have a great experience As my replies are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night at venga. Friendly lovely staff. Had tapas with friends. Barman was very attentive and we stayed a lot longer than we had planned because it was so friendly. Food great and cocktails reasonable. Will be gong backMore

2  Thank christophjames
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear christophjames Thank you for the review Everyone likes a great oarty! Joking aside, the team work hard on parties at Venga and are made up when someone like you takes the time to post something complimentary online. If a customer stays longer than intended...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an great evening here having some amazing food and drinks in a buzzing atmosphere! Staff were really lovely and fun, with great recommendations for both food and drinks. After eating in the restaurant, we had some more drinks in the garden which is...More

Thank Helenahelena0
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Helenahelana0 Thank you the great review It means so much to the hardworking team here. Not least as the heat wave seems to have increased online troll like activity somewhat! Thank you for the compliment about fairy lights. I love fairy lights and wine...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hosted a celebration for family & friends for our Ruby wedding on 22nd July. Venga provided a wonderful and unique venue for us, we were in the garden at the rear. It provided a central location that our guests could walk to from their...More

Thank mbh860
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear mbh860 Thank you for the review and lovely comments As I said at the time, I don’t know whether you were lucky to have the rarity of me cooking for you or not! I like to think the latter and certainly the increased number...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Love this place so much. Everything is great over there. The staff is very friendly and with a big smile. Food is very lovely and a good selection of drinks. Highly recommended.

Thank Francesca P
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Francesca P Thank you for the lovely review. Brief but all the staff need to hear sometimes. A nice reward in writing for hard work Keep coming back Best Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atomosphere, amazing food and cocktails!! Came for dinner on the weekend after not visiting for a while and would definitely recommend!More

Thank Frankie C
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Frankie C Thank you for the review I know you have visited and reviewed before so special thanks are in order as, firstly, you’re a regular and secondly, you bother to write reviews when you like a place a lot. A sad is too...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this delightful venue on Friday July 20th and had an absolute blast. It was busy in the downstairs bar, so we went out to the bar in the garden for a couple of cocktails and to look over the very tasty menu. Drinks...More

Thank JS1969_1
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear JS1969_1 Thank you for the really great review. We like your moniker; are you a droid? I think that if we could describe what we want people to experience at Venga then ‘an absolute blast’ is how we’d like it! Many thanks for that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff but standards and cost going the wrong way !!! 100 words are an over kill but it’s a shame as we did love the placeMore

Thank Knob007
Michael Y, Owner at Venga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Knob007 One of the issues with apps and the ease of writing a review at the push of the button is, well frankly, dealing with knobs (007 or otherwise) The drunken drawl of a parting guest does not really constitute a review however, a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great reputation so I think we may have been unlucky. The staff were friendly but slow to even acknowledge me at the bar (only the rowdy friends of the bar man were there). Food was not great, portions were tiny even...More

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JimShaw44
November 27, 2016|
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Response from Michael Y | Property representative |
Hi Jim We don't do 'three course menus' as such but we do have set menus at varying price bands These consist of a range of Tapas dishes served usually to a party group with the price reflecting both the quantity and to... More
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germanicus100
January 12, 2015|
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Response from Rosanne W | Reviewed this property |
You're obviously an idiot! :)
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germanicus100
January 12, 2015|
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Response from Rosanne W | Reviewed this property |
Are you serious? The place is immaculate! Get a grip son.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 High Street, Portishead BS20 6EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Portishead
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 814391
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