Quay Street Diner

4.4
34 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
*If you want to book for a table for more than ten guests please give us a call and we'd be glad got arrange it for you*

Welcome to Quay Street Diner, we look forward to serving you.

The menu is built around our love of great produce and cooking over open fire. Seasonal, locally sourced ingredients make-up our fresh and ever-changing offer.

Handmade in Britain by Ox Grills, our custom charcoal grill takes pride of place
in the open kitchen.

The bar offers a great range of draft and bottled craft beers, wines, spirits and cocktails as well as house made vermouths and gins.

Hand-built in Italy and inspired by custom motorcycles, our San Remo 'Cafe Racer' espresso machine ensures we’re serving the very best coffee for enjoying in or out.

We've teamed up with our favourite Bristol roasters Extract Coffee which allows us to bring you world class coffee thats sourced ethically and responsibly from farmers around the world.

Food is served daily from 11am
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British, Bistro, Californian
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Hours of Operation
Daily 08:00–23:00
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Phone number
0117 403 1152
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Private Party Facilities
We have a private dining room above the restaurant that seats 26 guests and is available for parties and corporate bookings with a screen available. Please call us for more info.
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Additional
Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 34 People Are Saying
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JK
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 1

Shame as it could have been so good. 3 of the starters I wanted were not available and neither was my 1st choice main. Drinks took ages to come as did the food which was well over an hour. Also my 4th choice starter never arrived, and when I asked the waitress was it coming with the mains she had just given us, she checked with the cook who replied that he thought we had already had our starter!? Main door to outside was also left open by smokers for a long time and the restaurant was freezing until my wife went to shut it...none of the staff seemed bothered.

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AK
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely food. Nice atmosphere. Ethically sourced food.

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CB
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Well executed fare - good cocktails too

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SS
London
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Went here on a Saturday night. Attentive staff, interesting menu, lovely cocktails. Just a bit different which is what we were looking for. Will go again, maybe take our kids sometime too.

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OT
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great all round

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TD
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had an early dinner, so it was not into full Sat night swing when we got there, but it was starting to get much more lively by the time we left. The food was very tasty, and the service was excellent. The Happy Hour cocktails were a nice surprise!

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L
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Little bit disappointing. Service was terrrible, really slow and we had to ask for everything - a drink, to order our food, get the bill etc. Food was pretty good but I think we suffered as there was a large group booking that night.

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z
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

food was so slow. and when it came it was quality very poor indeed. very disappointing. the meals we ordered were not hard to prepare, a bit of chicken to carve up and wraps to heat and it took so long, when it arrived chicken really dry and rubbish too.

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LL
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great location, staff are friendly and attentive, food was also really good. Good selection of American beers on tap to fit with the theme. Only criticism would be a lacking of interesting vegetarian options

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SB
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place, great atmosphere and the food is always fantastic

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LH
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Really lively and fun place with good food and great service - good beer selection too.

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MB
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service! Nice convenient location close to the centre. I booked a booth for a birthday party and we decorated the booth ready as a surprise and the staff were helpful with that.

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L
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great meal at Quay Street Diner, the staff were all wonderfully friendly and helpful, the atmosphere was fun and relaxed and the food was delicious. Highly recommend it.

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AG
Bristol
5 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Second time I have been here and once again the food was fab. The restaurant was very quiet when we got there which was not a bad thing it still had a good atmosphere. Service was friendly and efficient. Will definitely be coming back

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice place, good value and decent food. A very nice evening.

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RM
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it, Will frequent and tell all my friends. Steak was lovely as were the starters. There's good choices for the vegetarian too (we had one with us) There's some great sneaky digestives and cocktails on offer to. Ask the staff they'll have something you'll like.

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AG
Bristol
5 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2018
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

Lovely food
Service was friendly and prompt to start with drinks order was taken quickly but not all drinks delivered at the same time. Also took ages for our plates to be cleared, the waiters all but disappeared when we wanted to see the menu again for dessert and because it was so slow in coming we decided not to order any.
It was busy and they started out so well. A shame really but I will go back as food was good and prices reasonable. I’m sure the service will pick up and it’s only really a small grumble not a complaint

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EM
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited Quay St Diner on Friday night, both of us ordered the ‘Vegan Del Ray Cheeseburger’ which was delicious! Cocktails were tasty and well balanced, and pudding was delicious. Would recommend for vegans, veggies and meat-eaters! Something on the menu to please all palettes.

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NJ
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great tasting, locally sourced street food. Children were welcomed and the staff were friendly. Steak was amazing, as was the children’s burgers. Nice rum cocktails and prosecco was good quality (and nicely chilled).

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S
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Food was ok. The service was terrible evetough not busy.

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E
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Decided to try it as looked good when walking past and opening discount offers.
Staff friendly. Starter/small plate of prawns was truly delicious, and had great hopes for the rest of our meal. however the "brusccheta of the day"was just chopped tomatoes with a really tiny bit of pesto. Waited way too long for starters to be cleared and Mains to appear, obviously forgotten or mix up as when we prompted waitress was asked if we would like to order mains! Burger just average, steak with pepper sauce - both disappointing. Beers different types were good.
Very weird corridor to wonky toilets! Would go back for the prawns and a beer but otherwise sadly disappointing, teething troubles?

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JD
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great new cafe in a cool location. I see a bright future for this place.

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MJ
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal at Quay Street Dinner, the staff were friendly and the restaurant was cosy. They have plenty of gluten free options including gluten free tacos and chips! They have a small menu but everything is extremely tasty and there are a couple of vegan/veggie options too.

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T
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely space, lovely service, great food - the vegan burger would completely fool even a dedicated meat eater.

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ML
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The quality of the food was great but the problem is that the portions were extremely small. Just fit for a child. I saw people ordering more dishes after finishing the ones they ordered at first because they were still hungry.

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S
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Food variable, the grass feed ribeye steaks (£19 each) although cooked as ordered were not the promised 10oz. My steak had a lot of grizzle and was chewy, where as my partners was lean and tasty. The only green side dish was a courgette with salsa verde which is not a leafy salad or veggies, I had to buy another full maincourse - Caesar salad (£11). The waitress tried hard and was rewarded with a generous tip, overall an interesting early evening meal.

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S
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, great value and awesome vibes! Will be back.

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S
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful find, perfect for pre-theater dining or a casual night out with friends. We loved the food, a very tasty variety of Mexican style meals. Loved the Spritz of the day!
Brilliant and knowledgeable barman too!

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ML
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly & subtly attentive service. Food was amazing - highly recommend the Popcorn Shrimp salad! Aperol Spritz was the best I've ever had :)

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PP
1 review
Dined on 16 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was amazing!
Couldn't decide what to choose as the menu is full of all my favourite food. Beautiful fresh ingredients and lovely staff that where very helpful and can't wait to visit again .

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SR
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great food and great service, visited on their opening night and will definitely be back!

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GS
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

it has got to be the tastiest, most tender rump steak you will ever have. All meals were so full of flavour and plated with the utmost attention to detail. The ambience, the location and the friendly staff makes this one of Bristol’s best new trends and I have a strong feeling it’s going to become an institution.

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JJ
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great location in Bristol for a very relaxed dining experience. Gorgeous grilled burgers, steaks with a great selection of beers and wines. Great for family dining as well as a cool place to hang out in the evening. You can finish off by looking at the Banksy murals! Can't recommend this restaurant enough.

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DU
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an amazing brunch, the food was delicious, the coffee was great and the service was spot on. The staff were welcoming, very friendly and attentive. Would definitely reccommend as my new favourite brunch spot cental Bristol.

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