We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Smileys Plaice - CLOSED

73 East Street | Bedminster, Bristol, England
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“plaice” (13 reviews)
“mushy peas” (13 reviews)
“rock salmon” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
73 East Street | Bedminster, Bristol, England
More restaurants in Bristol
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Went with the kids after a long, cold walk around the Bristol harbourside. At first glance the menu looks expensive but the prices listed include chips and a side order, not bad. Three of us ate for under £20 inc. drinks and had good old...More

Thank Mick D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is my second review and I have to say things have gone downhill. We used to go regularly for a Garlic Mushroom starter and beautifully cooked Rock and Chips. On our last visit we found that both had been taken off the menu, the...More

Thank lucida100
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I used to go to Smiley's quite a lot until I discovered its poor hygiene rating. Now they have 4 stars hygiene rating, I've gone back. I went 3 or 4 weeks ago and it was OK, but I went today and, though the fish...More

Thank Suppydubs
Reviewed 8 August 2016

i take away once and again and is my favourite fish and chips. very good. Highly recommend. Good value for money.

Thank Catiamendes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I have been here a few times and each time when I have been waiting for an age I remember why it is not a regular haunt. Tonight there were 2 customers and 4 staff. They managed to take my money quickly enough then vanished...More

Thank QueenBee1926
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I had the cod & chips with mushy peas which was really delicious. The cod batter was fresh and crispy, the cod itself was very tender. The chips were soft, fluffy and not too greasy. One of the best fish and chips in Bristol. Unfortunately...More

1  Thank cakeandsteaks
Reviewed 4 April 2016

It is such a joy to visit a restaurant and get good service and enjoy beautifully cooked and tasty fresh fish and crispy chips with mushy peas, I am sure you will not be disappointed with the excellent Fish & Chips.

2  Thank Durutydelloyd
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Some reviewers have given 5 stars Realy ?The best in Bristol, Realy ?This is South Bristol with some of the best Chippies in the City.If you want to see how Batter should be then try the Argus Chippie.By no means the worst i have tasted...More

Thank 542cookie
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Always freshly cooked, never too greasy and the batter is lovely and light. This is regular of mine and probably the best fish and chips I've had in a very long time. You can also sit in and have a lovely pot of tea with...More

Thank KArcher_11
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Following a recommendation to sample cod & chips at this establishment, whilst staff are friendly, and sufficient seating the chips in particular were presented over-cooked and tasted as though the frying-oil needed changing. Disappointing as we were expecting something different

Thank Mike P
Nearby Restaurants
Ganesha Authentic Indian Cuisine
1,195 reviews
.40 km away
Margot May
106 reviews
.41 km away
North Street Standard
113 reviews
.37 km away
The Steam Crane
114 reviews
.34 km away
Nearby Attractions
St Mary Redcliffe Church
657 reviews
.91 km away
1,275 reviews
.95 km away
Bristol City Docks
807 reviews
.76 km away
M Shed
1,197 reviews
.66 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 East Street | Bedminster, Bristol, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 07749245132
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing