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Wilks Restaurant

#12 of 1,246 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
+44 117 973 7999
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our children bought us a lunch as a Christmas present. Had heard good things about the restaurant but had never visited. Booked for a Thursday afternoon lunch. We were greeted with smiles and had a choice of tables. Menu for set lunch was very nice with a choice. The food was brilliant and would really recommend a visit plus not... More 

Thank Peter S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wilks is the perfect place for any very special occasion. We were treated with exceptional service by staff who were ever attentive and yet formal. The food was superb. Each course was a joy to eat with amuse bouche served between each one. Expert advice was given when ever needed on food and wine. Every thing you would expect from... More 

Thank druharries
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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584 reviews
507 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely, interesting and innovative restaurant! I loved it. They've got it off to a tee. The quality of the food is superb, and the cooking inventive. Top quality and yet relaxed not formal. And the service is warm, attentive and engaging. The meats were quite superb; venison pink and succulent and the sirloin spot on. The wines are... More 

Thank Chris F
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold and wet outside, warm, comfortable and friendly inside. Foot wine and service excellent, had the classic tasting menu. Aperitif of g and t with quince and bee pollen. Could not fault it

Thank Gordon M
Bristol, UK
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice birthday dinner and cannot recall whether we had all seven courses that included five glasses of wine. We drank and eat too much although this morning I can safely say that it was a success. After the third or fourth glass of wine I could not remember how many courses we had actually eaten but it... More 

Thank Martinfreye
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife for a surprise mid-week trip to Wilks on Chandos Road. It's had a rave run but it was the first time we'd been albeit I had been to the predecessor restaurant on the same site. It was splendid. Creative, subtle with polished service and delightful flavours and textures in an intimate and welcoming atmosphere. One of... More 

Thank RobinKellett
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the first time back in December for Sunday lunch and as we enjoyed it so much we decided to come back again for a birthday celebration. Originally booked for Friday night as Saturday was already full but had to call to cancel. In enquiring about being on a wait list for Saturday they were super accommodating and changed... More 

Thank Heather N
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Wilks to spend a voucher given to a friend for the five course meal. The food was exceptionally good but we thought the portion size of the starter and main were far too small even by the standards of a restaurant of this nature. However, the food was very enjoyable but I expected more given the price... More 

Thank DG1996
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 5 course tasting menu with the wine pairing. Every course was delightful, tasty and quite exceptional. Even the bread was delicious! We appreciated the information about each course and wine. The staff were attentive without being intrusive. Good value for money. Overall it was one of our best dining experiences - which is why we are contributing... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't much else to say that hasn't already been said about Wilks, it's not often that I agree totally with reviews about places on Trip Advisor, but it seems everyone is in agreement about Wilks. The food is amazing, there really aren't enough adjectives to describe the food we have been lucky enough to eat on the two occasions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 29
French, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Chandos Road, Bristol BS6 6PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 7999
Welcome to wilks. We are a modern, vibrant restaurant on Chandos road in Redland, Bristol. We offer creative, accomplished cooking at affordable prices, attentive, knowledgeable service from friendly staff and a relaxed, informal dining room. We champion all that it is local; farmers, growers, suppliers, even local artists who show their work in our restaurant. We also offer food for home. Everything you need for your dinner at home; bread, soups, mains, desserts, chutneys, wines and more.

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