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Wilks Restaurant

₹₹₹₹French, European,
1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
+44 117 973 7999
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
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71 - 80 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I decided to try the set menu during lunch as a way of testing whether it would be worthwhile returning for the tasting menu. The service is very good. The staff are polite, helpful and constantly keep your drinks topped up with you barely noticing...More

Thank Cloudruler
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Booked the 5 course tasting menu - 2 standard and one veg - and the wine flight. Nice ambiance - spacious , comfortable and welcoming . Service excellent and timing of food well spaced. Amuse bouche(s) were excellent as was bread ( although I think...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went to Wilks for a wedding annversary lunch. We had the set menu which was excellent value and also tasted absolutely delicious. It was so well priced, we splashed out on a more expensive bottle of wine recommended by the sommelier which was also...More

Thank siandavies81
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant, away from the hotspots of Bristol, is simply the best we have visited for lunch in Bristol, which seems to have a dearth of really good ones considering the size of the city. We couldn't fault the standard of each course and...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Excellent food and wine, comfortable ambiance and perfect level of attentive service which was never intrusive. I couldn't disgaree more with Emme's review: we all had the tasting menu, but when I indicated there was a dish on it I didn't really want they instantly...More

Thank rjf2015
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Everything about this dining experience was wonderful.The waiters and hostess were attentive, helpful, polite, knowledgeable and calmly efficient. The food was lovely: cooked to perfection, exquisite blending of flavours and beautifully presented. The portions were modest but just right, especially when savouring every mouthful. I...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Had the pleasure of spending a few very enjoyable hours here on a Saturday night with my wife. The menu was very original, with some fantastic flavours what great food. We decided on the classic taster menu and every dish was stunning. The quality of...More

Thank bigbaz58
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Please let me be clear, Im not a foodie, I don't consider myself to be a foodie but I do like to eat and enjoy meals out. This is a posh french restaurant where trainers and jeans simply aren't appropriate attire, please do not make...More

1  Thank Emme C
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Has all been said in previous reviews. Superb local West Country products. Scallops, Beef, Cheese's, fish and excellent desserts. Great coordinated service which was rewarded with cash and very much appreciated. The Wine chosen was fab,French St Emilion. wine list is extensive and a nice...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

to be honest I delayed doing this review as I still really find it hard to believe what happened that evening on 28/08/2016. A very dear friend who has is not very well visited us from the midlands . My Wife and I decided to...More

5  Thank whelan60
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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