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Bocabar Paintworks

The Paintworks, Bath Road, Bristol, BS4 3EH

Tel: +44 (0)117 972 8838

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Now in its 14th year, they're delighted to say Bocabar is an award-winning independent venue. Over the past few years Bocabar has received numerous accolades from Bristol Good Food Awards for Family Favourite, Bristol Life Finalist for Best Bar 2019  and Bristol Eating Better Gold award 2018/19. Breakfasts, lunchtime specials, the deli bar and Sunday roasts all share a focus on local and seasonal sourcing. However Bocabar is best known for its extensive menu of over 30 stone baked pizzas, made with Italian flour and mozzarella as well as more seasonal and local suppliers for the many toppings.

At the heart of the Bocabar is the ten-foot long bar displaying a selection of local draught beers and ciders (100% of kegged and casked ales are from local brewers), cocktails, wines and gins. Look out for their monthly gin specials menu showcasing new botanically creative gins and mixers and also don’t miss out on their art exhibitions running every six weeks with private views when you can enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and nibbles.

Brazier Coffee

For those who love coffee you won’t be disappointed either with local brewers’ Brazier Coffee supplying coffee to enjoy with delicious Boca made cakes . Co-owners, Mel and Paul, and the Bocabar team, hope that all your senses are indulged when you spend some time in Bocabar and that you leave feeling you've been somewhere unique and that you must return for more.

Bocabar Glastonbury

In September 2013 Bocabar opened another restaurant/bar in Glastonbury which serves locally sourced menus, proud winners of Taste of the West Gold award for the last 3 years. It has a similarly large industrial feel and is just as lovingly decorated and furnished and has a red brick walled events space for gigs, exhibitions and private hire. It runs an extensive gigs listing throughout the year and is only a trip over the Mendips away - they would love to see you there too.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


  • Regional and MiscellaneousBristol Eating Better Award - Gold Bristol Eating Better Award - Gold 2018

Further Information


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for
  • Take away service - Pizza / salad boxes

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - All ages. Over 18s after 9.30pm
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining - Terrace
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups accepted
  • Live Music - Yes and DJs at weekends
  • Private rooms

Key Features

  • Unique venue

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


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