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Marco's Olive Branch Italian Restaurant & Bar

76 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6DR, England
+44 117 922 6688
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (87 reviews)
“ravioli” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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76 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6DR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of choice, lovely building, friendly staff and a good lunch deal. They also offer gluten free alternatives. Some of the portions for the same meals differed when they came out but mine was one of the larger portions so can’t complain.

1  Thank Jo D
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The glass bowfronted window and a first floor seating area is very inviting. We shared a pizza as a starter which was OK. We ordered a house special of lamb stew and a scilcilian pasta dish. The stew arrived without its assorted dish of vegetables....More

1  Thank LDTCardiff
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dropped in for an impromptu midweek visit. We were found a table and noticed it was very busy. The staff were friendly despite being short staffed. All of our food was tasty even though it took a little while to reach...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Have visited several times over the last 4 years. The food is always very good, if not great. The service can be mixed. Always friendly enough but maybe not that efficient. Certainly very well priced. But with Bristol's restaurant scene booming it's fallen somewhat off...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I have booked booked Marcos Olive Branch to have a lunch with few of my colleagues from work. We arrived just after midday and there was only few customers. We placed our order and had to wait 50 min to be served. Some of the...More

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I've been to Marco's twice. The first time -I have to say- it's been nice, maybe not flawless but the malloreddus with lamb sauce had flavour and all, even if a bit spicy. So I decided to go back for dinner with my partner. We...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I really like this place, its not pretentious, its great value, the food is good not incredible but good. Staff are friendly too and service is normally good and relatively quick.

Thank Gl5514
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant food, brilliant value and brilliant service. A proper authentic Italian pizza place with great tasting food and quick, friendly and REAL customer service. Thank you.

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had dinner here during our stay in Bristol. We were seated upstairs right by the window. The problem was the window was filthy and smeared with bird droppings. There were gulls outside who were probably responsible but aside from the droppings the windows looked...More

Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to Marcos over many years usually once every year for the last 6 years and have seen many guises but the food on previous visits had been good as well as service. Sadly it's gone down a bit, the sharing mixed bread...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 922 6688
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