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Europa Italian Restaurant

#27 of 1,237 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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37-38 St Stephens St, Bristol BS1 1JX, England
+44 117 929 7818
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On our first visit to Bristol we decided to dine at the Europa, big mistake. We had booked the table for 8 so we was expected. Took 15 minutes to take our order for drinks and starter, then another long wait for the food which was nothing to write home about. The main however we waited about an hour for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us ate here Friday evening. All meals were excellent. I had a pizza with roasted veg on top which was delicious. The waiter was very helpful and friendly. An excellent Italian restaurant.

Thank Karen B
Enfield, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing, very slow service from the kitchen, very badly cooked food, the owner we were told is also the cook who needs a reality check. When I tried to complain the staff agreed removed our plates as if this was quite normal?

1 Thank GeneralNick
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, service and atmosphere were excellent as ever. Thanks again. If we don't see you before we will be back for our anniversary next year.

Thank Edi A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family & I visited The Europa and whilst we couldn't fault the friendly staff over an hour before our order was taken was not good. We should have said something but typically us we didn't like to. Partly because we had been before, just my hubby & I and found it a very lovely place. We had raved to... More 

Thank Sand S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited yesterday (without a reservation) for a pre-theatre dinner and there is a smaller select menu for that purpose. As our favourites were included, that was what we decided on. The choice on the main menu was what you would expect. The food was very good and home made, the service was very attentive without being intrusive and the whole... More 

Thank Sharon W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my family here for my dad's 80th birthday and as soon as we stepped through the door we were made to feel instantly welcome by owners, Teresa and Pietro. They made a fuss of 'the birthday boy' and my 2 year daughter which was nice. The service was laid back and friendly yet quick and efficient. Everybody enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in as group of 3 from work. Unfortunately one of our ladies became very unwell just after we placed our order. We quickly cancelled one meal as we had to get our colleague home. The waiter arranged to keep our food warm while we arranged for our colleague to be collected and taken home. Thanks again to the... More 

Thank conn468
Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called here without a reservation on a very busy Saturday evening. Very welcoming and the food and service was excellent.

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay, none of us left hungry but we felt there was definitely room for improvement. The salmon wrapped scallops were overcooked, a bit rubbery, as were the calamari. The pizza was also quite watery, although the base was very tasty. The biggest problem was the service; whilst the staff were friendly, we had to ask three times for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 27
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37-38 St Stephens St, Bristol BS1 1JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 929 7818
Located in the heart of the city this great independent, local Italian has consistently held its deserved position at the top of the listings as one of Bristol's original and authentic family run restaurants.

Europa is 25 years old and has just recently had a face lift - the cosy rustic Venetian style interior is always welcoming and friendly.

Europa's ethos is simple - enjoyable, unforgettable, reputation, original, passion, atmosphere and great food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?