This iconic Bristol hotel restored and updated by Hotel Du Vin has an enviable location in…
The Chef’s Table
“Cosy dining room is a relaxed setting for thoughtful cooking.” - AA Inspector
Located in the old part of the city, on the edge of the famous docks. The cosy dining room is split into two sections, one with views of the kitchen brigade in action. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the modern British dishes are thoughtfully constructed. Five and seven course tasting menus are available.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 38
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: 24th December 2022 - 4th January 2023
- Wines under £30: 10
- Wines over £30: 19
- Wines by the glass: 13
- Cuisine style: European, British
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
The Anglo-Saxon settlement at Bristol grew up around the bridge and harbour on the River Avon. With access to the sea, it increased in importance. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose London—Bristol railway line terminated in his gothic-style station of Temple Meads, had long been involved with Bristol. He had remodelled the docks in 1830, and six years later designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the 250-foot (76m) deep Avon Gorge.
During the bombing raids of World War II many churches and historic houses were lost. Fortunately, the finest parish church in England, St Mary Redcliffe, with its 292-foot (89m) spire, survived, although traffic now swirls all around it. Bristol Cathedral was founded as an Augustinian abbey in the 1140s and became a cathedral in1542. The Norman chapter house is particularly fine. There is almost too much to see in Bristol: other gems include Wills Tower, John Wood’s Corn Exchange, the Coopers’ Hall by William Halfpenny, the Grotto at Goldney House in Clifton, the long south façade of Ashton Court, and the Christmas Steps (off the beginning of Park Road).
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