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Emperor Court

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Portland Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4JB, England
+44 117 923 8661
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant has always been my special go to place for celebrations. I returned this week and it was disappointing. Despite book a table on line I arrived and was told that facility was not available now. The could of course have told me this when several telephone calls to confirm went unanswered. It is clear that the place is... More 

Thank JOHN I
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go there now and again and rate it as the nicest Chinese in Bristol. The basement ads a bit of a difference and there is always one of the girls (owners) to give a great welcome as you arrive. Been there for many years and never fails to impress. Prove the point that if it ain`t broke ,don`t fix it!

Thank globaluser
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

The "New Emperor Court" was a Clifton Favourite. Under new management and with a slight change of name the "Emperor Court" has raised the bar considerably. To understand why you have to have their Sweet and Sour Pork or Crispy Beef or Duck in Black Bean Sauce. The pork for example, isn't a tiny hard cube of pork surrounded by... More 

2 Thank DaveonTAdvisor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Absolute superb quisine excellent service The best Chinese meal ever 10 out of 10 Every course faultless

1 Thank Carol H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the very best that I have been too for food. Just the thought of it makes my mouth water! The scallops and the salt and chilli prawns are amazing. The lady who is the owner/manager is very friendly and so are the other staff that work there. Yummy big menu with lots and lots on offer and... More 

Thank naomi c
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The best Chinese food in Bristol by far. The staff are so helpful and lovely and the food is consistently good. Recommended.

1 Thank Salzam
Somerset, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you like Chinese food, this place is perfect. It offers a wide range of delicious Chinese food, which all taste amazing, and are reasonably priced. The staff are also very nice and helpful.

1 Thank Anna M
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We haven't eaten at this restaurant before and only decided to eat here as our usual Indian restaurant was closed for refurbishment. We were very pleasantly surprised and had a lovely evening here with friends.We were immediately seated at the table, given menu and offered drinks, the waiter was very pleasant and helpful. We ordered our food and it wasn't... More 

Thank Gloria B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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807 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We popped in on Friday night for dinner. We ordered the crispy duck to start, which was lovely. Our second course (!) was prawn toast - a little greasy and a big portion, and chicken satay which was very nice, although no obvious peanuts in the sauce. The lemon chicken main was a bit dry but the beef and black... More 

Thank AnanB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I have been a number of times always enjoy the food. The restaurant is a little tired and don't bother with take away, it's much better fresh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portland Street | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 923 8661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?