Unit 12, Cargo 2, Wapping Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6ZA

Tel: +44 (0)117 934 9256

Gambas Bristol


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Gambas is the sister restaurant to Bristol institution Bravas. 

Their menu is made up of signature and popular dishes that they have enjoyed on their trips to Spain. They also have a daily changing specials menu made up of seasonal plates, market fresh fish & shellfish. 

If you just want a drink, they have a great aperitivos and gin & tonics list to be enjoyed on their terrace with amazing views of the harbourside. Catch the sun setting over Bristol with a taste experience that you won’t forget.  

All of the seafood is sourced ethically and sustainably from Cornwall and Spain, and is as fresh as you’ll find it, which is why the menu is ever changing due to seasonality and the chef’s inspiration. Of course, there are some things too good to ever take off the menu such as fried aubergine with molasses or the paella.

Stay late and watch the atmosphere of Gambas evolve into a cosy candle lit service. Sit at the bar to enjoy the kitchen at work or perhaps you’d rather watch the world go by at the window. Inspired by the traditional ways of tapas, you can walk in for a sherry and a nibble any day of the week and feel transported to your favourite parts of Spain, with a bit of a funk and soul Bristol twist.


Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Closed Christmas eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Further Information

COVID-19 Response

  • Eat Out to Help Out



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
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Recent Reviews:

    St. George, Bermuda
    Trip Type:
    Terrific Tapas
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st October 2020
    Enjoyed lunch here on a recommendation of a friend, and we were throughly impressed! It’s a little slice of Spain without the flight, which is truly delightful in these COVID times! The restaurant... Read full review
  • Happiness115036
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Birthday Tapas Success
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 26th October 2020
    Made a booking online for 6pm - rang the restaurant not long after as we were worried we might be a bit later. Pleasant man on the phone said this was no bother. Reminded that due to social... Read full review
  • 879hansp
    Best Food in Bristol
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd November 2020
    Amazing service, food full of incredible flavours. The mousse was particularly delicious. The staff were so friendly. only thing is there is no toilet, you have to go outside which was really annoying Read full review

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