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Paco Tapas

4.8
208 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates
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With jamón ready to carve, padrón peppers roasting over the wood fire & sherry straight from the barrel let us transport you to Andalusia.

Our ever changing menu combines traditional tapas with personal interpretations from Michelin starred Chef Peter Sanchez-Iglesias, whilst staying true to the vibrant and comforting flavours of his heritage.

No tapas bar is worth its salt without a carefully crafted sherry list - just ask Paco! So, we've handpicked ours, and offer them by the glass, bottle or shaken into the finest cocktails.

Thanks to all our amazing suppliers & team we are realising another Sanchez Brothers dream - A modern tapas bar bringing a taste of Andalusia to Bristol. Whether you're coming para picar, for a glass of sherry or a tapas feast we can't wait to see you!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of Operation
Tue - Thur 5:00pm - late
Fri - Sat 12:00pm - 3:00pm and 5:00pm - late
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0117 925 7021
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Casual Dress
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What 208 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.8
service
4.7
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4.3
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Amazing place. Top quality tapas. With great service.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

AMAZING!! Had heard good things, but it surpassed them all! I knew it was going to be great when I tasted the bread - when bread is this good, you know everything will be delicious, and it really was. From the olives to the creme Catalina, and the prawns and hake in between, we enjoyed every single mouthful.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Best tapas meal I have had outside Spain. Perfect for a special occasion

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Delicious food, attentive service, authentic atmosphere and a great view.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Simply delicious Tapas with outstanding service. No better way to spend a warm Saturday afternoon sat outside Paco Tapas, enjoying outstanding food in a beautiful location. Forgot we were in Bristol, it felt like the med 👌Stunning! Thank you Paco Tapas

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4.0Dined on 8 June 2018

It was great eating at Paco Tapas, really tasty food and good eye on details. We will be back

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5.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Amazing food and service, the best tortilla I have had in England. The hake with heritage tomatoes was one of my favourite dishes. Great wine list too.

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5.0Dined on 5 June 2018

Exquisite food on the chef's menu...perfect mix and quantity. The sherry flight complements it perfectly. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful. An excellent experience all round.

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4.0Dined on 2 June 2018

4th or 5th visit but first since it achieved its Michelin star. Good to see that nothing has changed - price point, service, quality and taste all as good as previous. Would highly recommend a visit whatever the occasion

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3.0Dined on 1 June 2018

I felt the tasting menu at £50 a head was too expensive for what we got, some dishes were good and some not so good, overall average

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4.0Dined on 31 May 2018

Small and intimate, we went quite early in the evening so lacked a bit of atmosphere. The staff were brilliant though and the food was gorgeous! Was made aware of this spot by a local food blogger and I'm glad we took her recommendation. Would visit again. Perfect for a date night or small gathering of friends.

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5.0Dined on 30 May 2018

Incredible service, food and wine with an intimate atmosphere. Not cheap but definitely worth it! Wouldn’t hesitate to go back!

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5.0Dined on 29 May 2018

The meal was absolutely deserving of it's Michelin Star. I was reduced to near tears thanks to some of the best food I have ever tried.

The staff were genuinely caring and invested in my dining experience, and the New Zealander who served me was exceptional! I wish I knew her name to thank her, but a phenomenal meal is only good as the service, and I was delighted to have her as my waitress!

The food was truly inspiring. The leek and romesco was one of my favourite ever vegetable dishes I have ever eaten, it was fun and innovative! The duroc pork ribs were buttery, smooth and overwhelmingly tender. As it is tapas, we got a fair few plates so I will not detail them all. But the point is this: If you fancy a special meal in Bristol, for £50 ahead you cannot choose a better restaurant. Period.

Thank you again to the staff and the chef for a fantastic meal.

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5.0Dined on 29 May 2018

Great small plates of various types, but still traditional tapas. Great list of sherries and a good selection of wines by the glass.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

This was my second visit to Paco Tapas and it didn't disappoint. The food and service were impeccable and my sister and I had a really special evening. I will definitely be returning for a 3rd visit!

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

The food here was great, and the chefs menu is very reasonable for Michelin Star dining. Very authentic menu presented very well and every course right on the mark. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Amazing food, simple dishes but with the best ingredients. knowledgable staff around process of dishes, £100 for two with 3 alcholic drinks. Tomato salad was simply amazing - and I would never normally like raw tomatoes.

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Great business meal. Thought we wouldn't need all the 3 hrs but were there for a while!

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1.0Dined on 22 May 2018

It was overpriced and not particularly interesting food. The portions were far too small- one burnt leek was one dish!
I did complain and the response I got was excellent, responsive and polite.
However, not a good experience at all.

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5.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Brilliant as usual and always a pleasure to dine here!

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4.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Really great meal at a really good price too. Food was lovely and really relaxed atmosphere. Happily unpretentious given the place has a Michelin star, planning to go back!

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1.0Dined on 17 May 2018

Nice setting / venu but no vibe.
Only had around 8 items from the menu, all average at best and overpriced. All the seafood was over cooked.
Even for Bristol the service was rude, unwelcoming and pretty inept.
Left feeling sad.

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5.0Dined on 17 May 2018

Fantastic food, excellent service, great atmosphere, really enjoyed our early evening meal can’t fault this establishment. You have to try this restaurant it’s a gem.

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5.0Dined on 16 May 2018

A place for special occasions; food full of flavour, helpful staff, very relaxed evening! The Tapas are carefully served in stages to compliment each other. The star of the evening for me was the perhaps overlooked leek Tapas. It was amazing!
Would recommend a visit.

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5.0Dined on 15 May 2018

Great service and amazing food. It had been recommended and it didn’t disappoint

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5.0Dined on 15 May 2018

Tapas is my favourite food and Ive enjoyed a lot in Barcelona but this was the most special I’ve had!

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3.0Dined on 12 May 2018

Good food but sour taste left by excessive prices. We are used to spending money for elaborate fine dining but not tapas. £12 for four asparagus tips for example.
Wine also marked up by up to 300%. Cheapest bottle £40 for an average wine.

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4.0Dined on 12 May 2018

one of the better grill I have ever tested
service at the top too

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5.0Dined on 2 May 2018

We had the Chef's Menu and it was all delicious! Lovely atmosphere, food being cooked in sight of our table, fantastic service - really personalised and attentive but relaxed and friendly, all told this place thoroughly deserves it's excellent reputation. I picked the sherry flight to go with the menu and enjoyed it immensely. Can't wait to go again.

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5.0Dined on 2 May 2018

Sensational little restaurants. Great service from the whole team, with good wine recommendations and explanation of the dishes.

Each dish was well prepared and delicious and very different to anything we've had before. It felt like am authentic experience and enjoyed the whole evening.

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Really great food, interesting specials and superb service. Competitely priced as well I think. Would not hesitate to recommend.

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5.0Dined on 27 April 2018

We really loved this restaurant, the food we ate was amazing, if a little expensive, the stuffed quail with Sobrassada was exquisite. The service and experience is what really made the evening special and made me forget the prices! This restaurant is definitely worth visiting.

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5.0Dined on 27 April 2018

Great food, lots of choice and beautifully cooked and presented

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5.0Dined on 25 April 2018

Phenomenal meal. Chef menu with 8 courses was £50 a head which represnets incredible value for money. WIll be there again soon.

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5.0Dined on 25 April 2018

The food was some of the best I have ever tasted. The service was excellent. The method of cooking was explained and we were given full details on all the dishes we were interested in. However we probably could of eaten all the dishes as the menu was so appetising. We did choose the crab croquets twice as the were that good.
Can't wait to return.

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4.0Dined on 24 April 2018

Absolutely incredibly tapas from the Casamia team. Beautiful food, great drink options (we went for a bottle of sherry) and really interesting menu. Fantastic atmostphere and beautiful little spot.

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Absolutely fabulous. Really great tapas, and service...

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

Wonderful lunch and very kind and attentive service from staff who went out of their way to make sure we had a good time.

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5.0Dined on 19 April 2018

Just a perfect experience. Amazing staff - happy to talk good and drink!

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4.0Dined on 18 April 2018

Great food
No need to have the steak pork was amazing
Attentive service

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