1766 Bar & Kitchen

Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS1 4ED
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Opening Information

Monday – Friday 8am 'til late*
Saturday 9am 'til late*
Sunday 11am 'til 5pm*
*closing times will vary however we'll always be open for at least an hour after the end of most performances.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About 1766 Bar & Kitchen

Set in the stunning front of house redevelopment of the historic Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1766 Bar & Kitchen is a warm and welcoming all day dining destination in the heart of the city serving everything from morning coffee right through to evening pre-show dining.

For late availability or groups of 7 or more please call us on 0117 9072682.

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 21 January 2020

The food was excellent, as was our waiter. However there needed to be two of him - it was very busy and he was rushed off his feet. Everyone was asking for their bills at the same time, hence it was very slow at the end, especially as we all wanted to get into the theatre.

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Noisy. Food v good. Bill slow to arrive and staff had to be reminded twice. I never give either 1 or 5 stars in any rating .Rarely is anything dire or fantastic.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Excellent service, great atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Fish cakes ordered none left, tried again same thing with the lamb,how can you run out of dishes by 6.pm. Very disappointed.however the duck substitute was quite tasty.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Staff were very friendly and helpful

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, we were looking after superbly as always. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

The food and service were superb. The noisy music and of the noise of audiences in the interval and after the show rather spoiled our evening, but this is a small criticism. Great food.

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

One of my favourite places in Bristol! Delicious food in a lovely atmosphere, full of delight. I highly recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Amazing food! Congratulations to the chef!

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Very disappointed there was no beef left at 2.30, we waited 15minutesforthe drinks order to be taken. Then had to ask again for the food order to be taken We have had lots of meals with you and always enjoyed, but not this time sadly.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Great food, drink and atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Excellent service and a great experience

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Visited On Thursday, 09 January 2020

Liked 2 for 1 cocktails!

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Visited On Thursday, 09 January 2020

Loved the pan seared salmon!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Excellent service, warm welcome, friendly, patient waiting staff. Delicious food, swift service. Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Delicious food and friendly helpful waiters! It was on the more expensive side but worth it for the atmosphere and convenience. It was our first visit since the re-design and we were really impressed. Love it!

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

All OK, just, serving staff a little distracted (too busy?) but quite pleasant. Food took a longish time to come, again just ok. This is our second visit.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Great food and service at a good price.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

My first time at The Bristol Old Vic, great production of A Christmas Carol and the restaurant was perfect for us. This will become a new Christmas Tradition for us.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

I found the service slow, 20 minutes to before our drinks were served, and 40 minutes before we received the first course. It was hard to know which wait staff was covering our table. Considering it was close to Christmas they were a miserable bunch, Only the manager had any sense of how to "work a table and customers". I doubt i would eat here again.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Excellent food, venue and staff!

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

One of the best meals I’ve had for a long time. Delicious and interesting food, spacious yet cosy environment, beautiful building, friendly and helpful staff. We are already looking at when we can return...

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Fantastic pre-show roast enjoyed by all the family...

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Confusion over prepaid price meant we ended up being overcharged but we left it Meal was excellent Atmosphere great Service a little slow for initial drink order

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

The creation of the big 'foyer' is a great addition to Bristol. It has all the atmosphere of a continental pavement cafe/restaurant yet with all-year usability.

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