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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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, 19 March 2019

Very poor welcome when we arrived. Passed to three different people who said they’d be with us in a second. All whilst 6 people were loitering behind the bar. It was 6pm so not busy. The food was very slow. But it was delicious when it arrived. It’s a great place but it seemed like the staff didn’t know what they were doing and our waiter’s English was very poor.

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Great food and lovely atmosphere Service was a bit slow. Not sure if front of house staff not quite vigilant enough or not quite quick enough to prompt the kitchen. But very friendly. I'll definitely come again

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

The best roast I've had in Bristol! Great service, wine and atmosphere - Live music too. Perfect meal!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Roast Sunday lunch and desserts were lovely. The cheapest bottle of wine at £20 was a expensive. £16/17 more palatable. The website did not show bar prices .

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

The table near the door can be a bit uncomfortable when it's cold outside.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Food and service was excellent!

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Service was very good and food delicious. Only downside was that it was a little cold as our table was near the door.

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Never eaten at 1766 Bar & Kitchen before & we absolutely loved it. Great food, service & atmosphere. Will definitely be back

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Noisy theatre goers spoilt atmosphere a bit.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Overall an enjoyable evening with good seasonal food, varied selection of drinks in an atmospheric venue.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

Fod and service were execellent. In terms of booking though I was unhappy. Booked in plenty of time for a 1pm table and was not called back to confirm. Was told they called me and emailed me but this was not the case. I have my phone with me all the time for work and there were no signs of either. Food and service were amazing though and hasn’t put me off booking again.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

A quality of food which matches the setting of the building, and excellent service on our visit from Emma. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Lovely setting to have a meal. Interesting menus and sound, tempting menu and a good selection of wines to have by the glass.. Cheerful service.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

We had a great time, fabulous service from Savannah Thanks and see you soon

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Booked before show; good quick lunch, lovely venue and attentive service. We would book again on another visit.

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Visited On Friday, 08 March 2019

We had a delicious pre theatre meal .

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Visited On Friday, 08 March 2019

Our waitress was very good. Great meal we will be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 March 2019

Service was too slow - it took 25 minutes from ordering for our soup to arrive. As pre-theatre meals must be your core business, you cannot afford to make people wait so long.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 March 2019

A really enjoyable pre-show meal which made the evening more special, in amazing surroundings.

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Visited On Monday, 04 March 2019

Delicious food, good service and atmosphere. Slightly more expensive than other fixed price menus.

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Visited On Monday, 04 March 2019

I emailed this morning- disappointed with the service, which, although polite, was insufficient. Communication poor, food arrived late so had to be eaten within 9 mins before theatre, despite us arriving at 6.15. I was not that impressed with the veggie main which was bland. Won’t book again.

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Visited On Monday, 04 March 2019

We arrived at 6.15 for pre theatre menu. Main course arrived after 7.15 which made things pretty stressful. Not on sorry.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

My family’s favourite place for Sunday dinner, we’d come every week if my Dad didn’t have to travel from Weston, amazing staff & amazing food.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

Lovely setting, delicious roast and friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

Great space, so atmospheric. The food was delicious and excellent service.

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