We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Olive Shed

Princes Wharf | Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN, England
+44 117 929 1960
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (125 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
Closed Now
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Princes Wharf | Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN, England
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (440)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 434 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice weather? We tried a sampling of several dishes and they were all good. Sit outside and overlook the Wharf and people passing by. Pretty spot.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had been recommended but sadly it didn’t live up to anywhere near expectations. The courgette, pear and hazelnut salad was the best of our dishes but was wanting of a complimentary dressing. As we neared the end of this plate we were left...More

Thank Jen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to go for food with a friend on a Monday night. The Olive Shed is located on the harbour side just away from the hustle and bustle of the other restaurants nearby. We sat outside due to the lovely evening and were sat on...More

Thank Han_p123
Reviewed 1 week ago

7 of us visited here on a last minute to find somewhere to eat. It was nice, we sat upstairs and had a lovely view over the harbour. The food is OK, bit on the expensive side. We had three Tapas platters that looked nice...More

Thank Heart-in-Taiwan
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family group of 4 we thoroughly enjoyed our food which consisted of about 10 tapas items, Everything was tasty, the staff were friendly and attentive and the view from our table was delightful. We have reservations about our visit. Some of the tapas...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this place after searching online for restaurants friendly to vegetarians, those with food allergies etc. The setting beside the harbour is beautiful and the staff were lovely. The food was delicious and perfectly timed - we had a tapas selection....More

Thank Go793705
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us had an early Friday dinner, location and staff absolutely superb. However, when I ordered the baked sea bream I was told it would take 20 minutes to cook - sadly when it arrived it was at least 5 minutes over cooked and...More

Thank willnigel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fortunately we were recommended this place by our Airbnb owners and were so glad we visited. It would be easy to walk past this on the quay near Mshed as it doesn’t look like the wonderful restaurant that it is. The food is absolutely amazing...More

1  Thank Harrisbadger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just happened to be wandering by, stopped and had the best tapas in ages. Wonderful. Views were great, service fantastic. Thank you.

1  Thank JATDLK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were out for a stroll and came across this little gem Just walking past and seeing the food we went in We had a great seat by the window watch world go by Food was amazing every dish was perfect cannot rare enough The...More

1  Thank SharonJW
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Bristol
Ibis Bristol Centre
1,644 reviews
.31 km away
The Bristol
4,147 reviews
.40 km away
Travelodge Bristol Central
948 reviews
.47 km away
Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
2,454 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby Restaurants
161 reviews
.08 km away
106 reviews
.11 km away
The Crepe and Coffee Cabin
247 reviews
.28 km away
Brunels Buttery
242 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
We The Curious
1,565 reviews
.35 km away
The Matthew of Bristol
231 reviews
.07 km away
Bristol City Docks
942 reviews
.27 km away
160 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Olive Shed staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Princes Wharf | Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 1960
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing