Situated in King Street, which dates back to 1650, our impressive building was designed in 1738 as the first purpose-built library in England. Within its elegant façade, the restaurant offers spacious and flexible air-conditioned rooms on two levels. Licensed for 200 people, we can cater for parties and events of all sizes.
Cathay Rendezvous offers diners a unique experience in oriental cuisine that spans the main gastronomic regions of China, cooked and presented in truly authentic style.
Established in 1986, Cathay Rendezvous is still the leading Chinese restaurant in Bristol flavoured by local and National Celebrities. A Bristol institution which has been copied and imitated by others but there is only one Cathay Rendezvous.
Special live Guzheng performance every Thursday throughout December:
Love live music? Interested in Chinese music? Visit Cathay Rendezvous every Thursday from 7.00pm - 10.00pm.
The Guzheng (Chinese: 古箏), also known as the Chinese zither, is a Chinese plucked string instrument with a more than 2,500-year history.
- Al Fresco Dining
- In town/city centre
- Unique venue
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good97
- Val HBristolTrip Type:FamilyA pleasant surpriseWednesday, 10th July 2019We went to Cathay Rendezvous to celebrate my son's 18th birthday. We have long been fans of the excellent food and service and it has become something of a tradition to go there on family birthdays... Read full review
- Kraft2551Bristol, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyDisappointedSaturday, 13th July 2019Bland, bland. Only difference between dishes was the sauce. Sizzling chicken didn’t and was tasteless and Kung Po chicken only differed in there was a spicier sauce. Wake up. Bristol has such a... Read full review
- theglobalexplorer1London, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyDon't rendezvous here unless you want to time travel back 30 years and eat bland food in a sad vibe.....Tuesday, 16th July 2019In two words,disappointing and sad. We have walked past this interesting building many times, but this time stopped and visited for dinner. However, we quickly wished we hadn't bothered. Once... Read full review
Tel: +44 (0)117 922 6161
|Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
* Tuesday: 12:00-14:30 & 17:30-22:30
Wednesday: 12:00-14:30 & 17:30-22:30
Thursday: 12:00-14:30 & 17:30-22:30
Friday: 12:00-14:30 & 17:30-23:00
Saturday: 12:00-14:30 & 17:30-23:00
Sunday: 12:00-15:00 & 17:30-22:00