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“Pretty average but overpriced”

Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #89 of 1,851 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 26 - US$ 84
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Located on the top floor of Bristol’s boutique store, with commanding views of Quakers Friars, Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious breakfast, light lunch, indulgent afternoon tea or sumptuous dinner. Boasting the very best in modern cooking, the freshest seasonal and local ingredients are used to offer a range of inspiring dishes – along with an extensive wine list to match. With a seated capacity of up to 12, The Second Floor Private Dining Room is perfect for intimate breakfasts, lunches, dinners and celebrations. Wine Masterclasses and private hire are also available. The Second Floor Bar, with its chic silver ceiling and long marbled bar, offers an elegant yet relaxed space and seasonally changing drinks list. Enjoy a unique selection of wines, Champagnes and mouth-watering cocktails designed by the Harvey Nichols Bar team along with a tempting bar menu.
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Average is probably a bit harsh but it wasn't Very Good either so don't feel I can give 4 star rating.

Food choice wasn't extensive but thats often a good sign. Soup starter was good, water melon and beetroot salad, was nothing special. We both opted for steak and were told it came either rare or well done, medium rare wasn't an option ! We opted for rare, dish was reasonably well executed, side order of chips not great. Fortunately puddings were a lot better. We had 1 beer and a mocktail. Total bill £71. To be honest I've had worse but I've also had a heck of a lot better for £71.

Service was not particularly polished but adequate. I think Harvey Nichols is trading on its name and probably has quite a loyal following. I'm sure the management won't be too disappointed that a couple of overweight middle aged guys wearing their best M&S won't be beating a path back any time soon.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We enjoyed a lovely evening in the second floor restaurant where we have never been disappointed by either the cooking or the highly professional service.
Four stars rather than five only because we were rather underwhelmed by the menu choices and ended up with just steaks and a cheeseboard.
Delicious though and incredibly tasty.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful restaurant. Although it’s not a big place it is clean with a modern design. The food was amazing as well as all the staff. Had a 3 course meal and every course was delicious. We both loved their cocktails and we were very well looked after.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

HN does miracles.
Location - amazing
Atmosphere - modern touches and minimal in style
Staff? Victoria was super friendly and helpful.
Food? Their octopus is cooked to perfection and it tastes amazing!
Wine list? For this type of restaurant, could had been better but ok in general.

Looking forward to come back? 100%
There are amazing dishes that i would like to try and looking forward to that.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

What can I say? Very good! Just a lovely refuge with great staff and great cocktails. Well done, you’ve nailed it.

Thank Ruth K
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