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Wilks Restaurant

1-3 Chandos Road | Redland, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
+44 117 973 7999
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1-3 Chandos Road | Redland, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Wilks and it didn't disappoint. We opted for the al a carte menu this time. I won't waste everyone's time with long descriptions of the food as it's a Michelin restaurant so it's safe to say it was exceptional!!! The level...More

Thank Jimbo-Loris
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a very good meal a couple years ago so had high expectation when visited again last month. Service was very nice but all the dishes we had were very average and some were quite bland, especially one of the amuse-bouche, it was a...More

Thank Lai L
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We made a special trip from Colchester to Bristol to lunch at Wilks Restaurant as we had been given a gift voucher for Christmas. Parking was a headache as we don't know the area but it was all worth it. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Gerrije
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A most exquisite meal was enjoyed by three of us in January. We chose the tasting menu and I needed to mention my shell fish alergy. This was fine, even at extremely short notice and my scallops were replaced with the teal risotto. Everything was...More

Thank SueTett
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
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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
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Chandos Road | Redland, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 7999
  • E-mail
Welcome to wilks, 1*Michelin. We are a modern, vibrant restaurant on Chandos road in Redland, Bristol. We offer creative, accomplished cooking with 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.
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