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Wilks Restaurant

) #12 of 1,283 Restaurants in Bristol ₹₹₹₹ French, European, British
1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
+44 117 973 7999
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big special occasion, so three of us chose the 'Menu Gourmand'. Surprise and delight in every mouthful including items I would not usually order! Immaculate presentation. Exemplary service. The most delicious meal I've eaten, including more famous 2* establishments. I can't imagine how you would...More

Thank Nige Jefferies
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my wife's birthday and we tried to get in here but it was fully booked. I got a nice email back asking me if I'd like to be contacted in the event of a cancellation, which I did - Lo and behold, I...More

Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were six of us for dinner and we did a 5-course tasting menu. It was the perfect amount of food, not heavy at all, and reasonably priced for a tasting menu. Presentation was creative; fresh, healthy ingredients; excellent service; great wines. If you're staying...More

Thank Nicole_shongololo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the tasting menu - excellent quality food and service with great wine list - relaxed and professional ambience - a great dining experience - Christine and her staff looked after us very well.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to book the 5 course Classic taster menu and the food was fantastic. The amuse bouche was the tasty opening to the later courses which provided a seasonal variety of tastes, the staff were excellent, and I highly recommend Wilks. It...More

Thank DansPawSox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, very well presented & very high quality service to go with it. Was recommended a very good bottle of wine to go with our dishes, staff very knowledgable. Can't wait to return, very reasonable priced also

1  Thank deanhowell57
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had the taster menu for dinner. The food was nicely presented and each course tasted good. It is good food. My problem is that it should be excellent food. It didn't have a wow factor. The staff are courteous but lack any passion or...More

1  Thank Rachyroo66
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I don't rate 5 stars because we where 7 and by the web u can't booked more than 6 pax because policy. I called the restaurant and I explained thad will be 6 adults and one kid for lunch but they said me not possible...More

1  Thank Pepe A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The food in this place in my opinion is worthy of a 2 star restaurant. We had the "Menu Gourmand" and the restaurant happily gave us a vegetarian option in place of the beef course for one of the diners. Some of the food definitely...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We booked Wilks for lunch to end a morning spent in Bristol. What a wonderful way to start the afternoon is all I can say. .....or the perfect way to start an evening. This small intimate restaurant tucked away in Redland is a perfect venue...More

Thank Nic J
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Hugh D | Reviewed this property |
They are a popular restaurant. We went at a weekend and booking was essential. You might be lucky during the week but I wouldn't chance it myself!
23 June 2016|
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Response from Borschtman | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten there twice and would say that smart casual is the norm if you want to feel comfortable.
31 March 2016|
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Response from rob7bow | Reviewed this property |
Should be plenty of spaces on Chandros Road, we went for two hrs parking (£3) and just managed to squeeze our lunch time meal in. Just be aware of the parking rules off of Chandros road though as most of the streets near by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 7999
  • E-mail
Welcome to wilks. We are a modern, vibrant restaurant on Chandos road in Redland, Bristol. We offer creative, accomplished cooking at affordable prices, attentive, knowledgeable service from friendly staff and a relaxed, informal dining room. We champion all that it is local; farmers, growers, suppliers, even local artists who show their work in our restaurant. We also offer food for home. Everything you need for your dinner at home; bread, soups, mains, desserts, chutneys, wines and more.
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