Bambalan

Podium Level, Colston Tower, Colston Avenue, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS1 4XE
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All day casual dining
Monday - Sunday: 8am - Midnight

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Easy Access

About Bambalan

Bambalan offers something for everyone. Fresh, healthy and exciting all day dining, an expertly crafted drinks menu, exceptional coffee & tea and unrivaled views over the city centre from our rooftop terrace.

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Great food and atmosphere!

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Bit of an unfortunate, forgettable visit. We came from Cheltenham to specifically visit here as it was so great last time. Chef served us coconut instead of mango ice cream. Not great with a daughter allergic to coconut. She has a severe reaction in the evening. Also, food was no where near as good as our last visit in the summer holidays. Cooked badly, bland and not worth the fifteen pounds. Before. It was. Manager was apologetic, but didn't really ever feel like enough. Left very disappointed.

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Visited On Monday, 28 October 2019

Had a great time food excellent,staff very friendly,

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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

It would have been a great experience based on the food and the service but the choice of pudding was limited which limits the score.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 October 2019

Had a great time watching the rugby here and were well looked after by the waiting staff

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Great food and good value for money! Thanks for accommodating us!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Great menu and really nice food

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Service was quite slow. It was a busy night and there was no one at the door to meet diners. However once seated the service did improve.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Great food

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Service was very slow and disorganised to begin with. But otherwise had a good visit

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Visited On Thursday, 26 September 2019

Food was lovely but I know some people in our group were disappointed by the portion size- seemed inconsistent some meals were plentiful and others seemed a bit mean given their price. The service was pretty crap. There wasnt anyone to greet us. The bartender wanted to finish his snack before he'd serve us. The waitress that brought us our food wasnt sure what some of the food was and then openly admitted that she had forgotten to get our bill. Another waitress dropped a knife on my colleague's lap. although I like decor the music was so loud that hearing each other was a struggle and it was pretty cold. I've been to bam a few times before although not for a year or so and really feels like it's gone downhill.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

What a great place! We had such a lovely meal just before dropping a fresher to Uni. I am sure she will become a regular! Thank you!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Staff very friendly great place to eat & drink. Been a few times never disappoints.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

We had a large group and we sat on your sun terrace and had a tasty brunch. However the service we recieved from one of the women working was unacceptable. One of our 13 breakfast orders had gone through on the wrong ticket and when they order did not come out we asked where it was and were told we had not ordered it and if we wanted to eat we should order (and pay) for it again... The kitchen tickets were brought out to us to see that only 12 breakfasts were put onto our table, but these did not match each order as several single orders had been put onto one ticket. We were not shown the payment tickets just asked to buy the food again. Once going into the bar and talking with the staff taking orders they aggreed that it must have been a mistake and arranged for the food (which appeared to be already cooked) to be given to us. Given that the outdoor space is so nice and the food and drinks were also great it was such a disapointment the way a mistake in the orders was handled... Especially when our group was spending a lot of money with you that morning!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

Staff were friendly and attentive, food was amazing!!!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

Easy to book. Friendly on arrival and attentive staff. I was there for my Birthday. We all had a brilliant time.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 September 2019

Nice rooftop and big area too eat and drink

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

Really nice place with good, pleasant service. A little expensive.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Excellent food, drinks and service for a table of 15.

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Visited On Friday, 23 August 2019

Beautiful food in a laid back restaurant. Very relaxed and casual.

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Visited On Friday, 23 August 2019

Absolutely amazing service, hospitality and experience! Perfectly made cocktails and food! Cannot wait to come again. Thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Nice evening

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

had an area prepared for us as a group of 12, food was good, good drink offers, quite loud atmosphere as it was a Saturday night, but overall very enjoyable

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

The only non alcohol beer available was not chilled - I was offered a glass of ice and no apology. Food tasted good but presentation wasn’t great.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Food arrived almost immediately. Not sure it was freshly prepared and seemed like it was prepared earlier.

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