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Racks Bar & Kitchen

) #325 of 1,284 Restaurants in Bristol $$ - $$$ European, , British
St Pauls Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
+44 117 974 1626
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
“pies” (12 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
St Pauls Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The beer was cold, the service good and the food average. Indoors was cosy and outside the heated umbrellas a god send on a cold dank Bristol day

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was pretty average, but one of our party ate a bad oyster and that ruined the entire weekend. I guess that's the luck of the draw with oysters. But there was no excuse for the indifferent service or for presenting us with a...More

Thank gilesbick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second visit here as a lone woman which is a good review on it's own. The Racks burger is tasty and beautifully cooked, the atmosphere lively but not overpowering and the service attentive and friendly.

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went to a party there. Food was well below average. Poor at best. The rooms we had in the basement were airless and had no ventilation. Drinks were ££££££££ with very little choice. Very over rated. I would avoid in the future.

Thank KenClegg
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great place, awesome range of drinks, friendly atmosphere, lovely locals and superb service from Amy, Lucy and Rob

Thank Steven F
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Lovely helpful staff & great menu, eat there everyday, lunch & dinner, nothing was a problem & they let you stay as long as you like outside with just coffee,

Thank molly123495
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Came here whilst visiting Bristol on a work trip. I travel for work quite a bit, but haven't really got over being a bit shy about being a lone woman eating in a restaurant. My first table was in quite an open spot with lots...More

1  Thank Linz H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Food reasonable good choice suits most budgets. Staff friendly and efficient Can be a bit noisy seems to attract lots of business men out to enjoy themselves. Cannot really fault it at all.

Thank yvonne_sharp
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The lunch menu during the week is £5 which has an amazing gnocchis with mushrooms. I didn't taste the burguer but looks very good. The waitresses are pleasant too.

Thank Cristina M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

After a long day visiting Bristol we found out on a Sunday that there weren't many dog friendly places where to get some food and some rest before going back home. We were surprised at first with the venue, but even more when the food...More

Thank valinho6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Pauls Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 974 1626
  • E-mail
A friendly and relaxed restaurant, sports bar and function party venue in the heart of Clifton - the pride of Bristol. Having been in the heart of the community for 30 years, Racks is renowned for a great atmospheric venue which serves fantastic food all day.
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