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Providing fantastic food and wine in a relaxed environment is what Racks Bar & Kitchen pride themselves on. The extensive menu they have carefully created represents everything they feel is great about classic British dining.

All of Racks Bar & Kitchen’s produce is locally sourced and all their food is prepared from scratch everyday by their chefs.

The staff are friendly and attentive and pride themselves on giving the right amount of attention to each table, without being over bearing.

Important Information

Please Note: The tasetcard discount is not available on Sunday's before 5pm due to the A La Carte menu not being available. The tastecard discount is not available on Bank Holidays or Celebration Days including Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day etc.

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Racks Bar & Kitchen
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Flower said "Racks Bar
Nice venue service A1 went on a Wednesday evening very quick service friendly staff / food was..."
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Ivan's said
" Ace"
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Teressa said "5* Every Time
Great as always"
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Rob said "Great Dining Experience
Booked a table for a meal with friends and we all had a great time
The staff couldn't..."
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"Lovely Sunday Lunch
Fantastic Sunday lunch once they got the order correct!!beef came out well done instead of medium..."
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Billy said
" We ate there on a Wednesday night so it wasn't very busy which probably helped with the..."
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"Midweek Dinner For 2
Excellent service and tasty if slightly over cooked burgers and chicken supreme. Nice atmosphere..."
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J said "Cracking Sunday
One of the best roasts I've had a bristol. I'll be back."
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Richard said "Long Wait
Arrived on time ,one and a half wait for main course not looked after at all .when main course it..."
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Patricia said "Racks bar & kitchen
Fantastic food good service friendly staff had a bit of problem with parking next time l book a..."
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Ania said "love it
One of my local bars and I absolutely love it every time I go there. Big food selection and food..."
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Bella said "Nothing More Than A Local Pub
Having booked a table, we expected to be seated on arrival. We waited 5 minutes before we were..."
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Tor said "Fantastic Roast - Highly Recommend!
Had a fab roast here today- excellent food, great quality and plenty served- couldn't fit in..."
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Jasper said "Decent steak
Served overcooked steak. Requested for a replacement and they did so with no questions asked. Not..."
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  • Flower said: "Racks Bar
    Nice venue service A1 went on a Wednesday evening very quick service friendly staff / food was hot & done fresh clean restaurant really worth it especially with the card,
    Will visit again. "
    Posted 1 month, 13 days ago...
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  • Ivan's said:
    " Ace "
    Posted 1 month, 26 days ago...
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  • Teressa said: "5* Every Time
    Great as always "
    Posted 1 month, 26 days ago...
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  • Rob said: "Great Dining Experience
    Booked a table for a meal with friends and we all had a great time
    The staff couldn't have been more helpful and the food was excellent
    We all decided on one of the pies and I can totally recommend the steak Guinness and mushroom pie.
    Using the tastecard couldn't have been easier. And I will definitely go back again "
    Posted 2 months, 26 days ago...
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  • "Lovely Sunday Lunch
    Fantastic Sunday lunch once they got the order correct!!beef came out well done instead of medium but I would definitely recommend going there as the food is top notch! Good amount of food and nice and hot! The waitress done all she could once the error was pointed out so we will be returning "
    Posted 3 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Billy said:
    " We ate there on a Wednesday night so it wasn't very busy which probably helped with the speed of service. The food and service were both amazing. Everyone in our party tried something different from the menu and all were as nice as each other. Will definitely be visiting again. "
    Posted 4 months, 12 days ago...
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  • "Midweek Dinner For 2
    Excellent service and tasty if slightly over cooked burgers and chicken supreme. Nice atmosphere away from the main bar, lots of little hidden areas so be picky if you want some privacy "
    Posted 8 months, 14 days ago...
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  • J said: "Cracking Sunday
    One of the best roasts I've had a bristol. I'll be back. "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 28 days ago...
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  • Richard said: "Long Wait
    Arrived on time ,one and a half wait for main course not looked after at all .when main course it had to be sent back to be cooked . Never go again "
    Posted 1 year, 2 months, 19 days ago...
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  • Patricia said: "Racks bar & kitchen
    Fantastic food good service friendly staff had a bit of problem with parking next time l book a taxi . Special thanks to Josh who nipped out from behind the bar to jump start my old banger that's what l call quality service . many thanks "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 18 days ago...
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  • Ania said: "love it
    One of my local bars and I absolutely love it every time I go there. Big food selection and food is always lush too. Quick and friendly service. Big outdoors area for the summer. The only downside is that spirit based drinks are quite pricey but I guess that typical for Clifton. Would definitely recommend Racks to everyone. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months ago...
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  • Bella said: "Nothing More Than A Local Pub
    Having booked a table, we expected to be seated on arrival. We waited 5 minutes before we were even acknowledged by a staff member and that included walking over to the bar to ask one of the 4 members of staff behind (one just polishing glasses) who just ignored us.

    Eventually a flustered waiter came to seat us and apologised for the wait. The table was fine, possibly slightly too close to the table next to us which is sometimes a bit off putting but not worth mentioning at the time.

    The waiter offered us drinks and left us to look at the menu. He then returned to ask if we minded the TV being put on next to our table so some customers could stand and watch the game! At this point I did feel in a bit of an awkward position - I would rather not be surrounded by people watching football whilst trying to have my dinner - it was a very small seating area with barely any room to stand around. It certainly would have been uncomfortable. Luckily when I seemed hesitant the waiter quickly shuffled off and said don't worry it's not a problem.

    We ordered our food, 2 steaks, rare and medium rare, 2 sauces and onion rings. We waited around 45 minutes for the food. The waiter was clearly rushed off his feet and didn't seem to be supported by any other member of staff at this stage.

    The steaks arrived in a wooden board on paper. Now, I get the whole Gastro pub thing but surely a steak that cost £17 deserves a plate? My rare steak oozing with juice topped with my Diane sauce was more than difficult to eat. I can only say I hope the paper was edible as every mouthful of steak contained this. The gratin potatoes I had with my steak were borderline impossible to cut through where they were so crisp at the bottom.

    On top of this when the food came we were missing our onion rings and were not given steak knives. After waiting a couple of minutes I had to go and ask another member of staff. She bought over the steak knives and said 'the onion rings are on the way, they will be about 5 minutes.' - obviously they were completely forgotten about.

    When they finally did arrive I had finished my meal. I asked the waiter to remove them from the bill as I no longer required them. Which he did without fuss. Only toward the end of our meal did the waiter start to get support from other staff. The 6 tables in our small area were all calling for attention and I could see more unhappy faces around.

    The only saving grace for this outing for me was the fact that I could use my taste card and have 50% off my bill. I certainly would not have paid £40 for this experience.

    Considering the location of racks and it's good reputation I expected a lot more than this.

    I left hungry and annoyed and I definitely will not be recommending or returning. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months ago...
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  • Tor said: "Fantastic Roast - Highly Recommend!
    Had a fab roast here today- excellent food, great quality and plenty served- couldn't fit in dessert unfortunately! Proper Yorkshires!
    The staff were friendly and the surroundings lovely- I hadn't been for a few years so was really happy to find a place in Bristol that caters for a nice family lunch. I will definitely return to Racks and loved the bar area so anticipate a few evening visits as well! "
    Posted 2 years, 9 days ago...
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  • Jasper said: "Decent steak
    Served overcooked steak. Requested for a replacement and they did so with no questions asked. Not much savings as restaurant was serving the same thing( ribeye steak with chips) for 10 quid on a Thursday. To use the taste card you need to order from the full price menu, so for the same food we paid about 9quid per pax before service charge. But for the price you can't really go wrong. "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Flower said: "Racks Bar
    Nice venue service A1 went on a Wednesday evening very quick service friendly staff / food was hot & done fresh clean restaurant really worth it especially with the card,
    Will visit again. "
    Posted 1 month, 13 days ago...
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  • Ivan's said:
    " Ace "
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  • Teressa said: "5* Every Time
    Great as always "
    Posted 1 month, 26 days ago...
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  • Rob said: "Great Dining Experience
    Booked a table for a meal with friends and we all had a great time
    The staff couldn't have been more helpful and the food was excellent
    We all decided on one of the pies and I can totally recommend the steak Guinness and mushroom pie.
    Using the tastecard couldn't have been easier. And I will definitely go back again "
    Posted 2 months, 26 days ago...
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  • "Lovely Sunday Lunch
    Fantastic Sunday lunch once they got the order correct!!beef came out well done instead of medium but I would definitely recommend going there as the food is top notch! Good amount of food and nice and hot! The waitress done all she could once the error was pointed out so we will be returning "
    Posted 3 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Billy said:
    " We ate there on a Wednesday night so it wasn't very busy which probably helped with the speed of service. The food and service were both amazing. Everyone in our party tried something different from the menu and all were as nice as each other. Will definitely be visiting again. "
    Posted 4 months, 12 days ago...
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  • "Midweek Dinner For 2
    Excellent service and tasty if slightly over cooked burgers and chicken supreme. Nice atmosphere away from the main bar, lots of little hidden areas so be picky if you want some privacy "
    Posted 8 months, 14 days ago...
    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • J said: "Cracking Sunday
    One of the best roasts I've had a bristol. I'll be back. "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 28 days ago...
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  • Richard said: "Long Wait
    Arrived on time ,one and a half wait for main course not looked after at all .when main course it had to be sent back to be cooked . Never go again "
    Posted 1 year, 2 months, 19 days ago...
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  • Patricia said: "Racks bar & kitchen
    Fantastic food good service friendly staff had a bit of problem with parking next time l book a taxi . Special thanks to Josh who nipped out from behind the bar to jump start my old banger that's what l call quality service . many thanks "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 18 days ago...
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  • Ania said: "love it
    One of my local bars and I absolutely love it every time I go there. Big food selection and food is always lush too. Quick and friendly service. Big outdoors area for the summer. The only downside is that spirit based drinks are quite pricey but I guess that typical for Clifton. Would definitely recommend Racks to everyone. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months ago...
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  • Bella said: "Nothing More Than A Local Pub
    Having booked a table, we expected to be seated on arrival. We waited 5 minutes before we were even acknowledged by a staff member and that included walking over to the bar to ask one of the 4 members of staff behind (one just polishing glasses) who just ignored us.

    Eventually a flustered waiter came to seat us and apologised for the wait. The table was fine, possibly slightly too close to the table next to us which is sometimes a bit off putting but not worth mentioning at the time.

    The waiter offered us drinks and left us to look at the menu. He then returned to ask if we minded the TV being put on next to our table so some customers could stand and watch the game! At this point I did feel in a bit of an awkward position - I would rather not be surrounded by people watching football whilst trying to have my dinner - it was a very small seating area with barely any room to stand around. It certainly would have been uncomfortable. Luckily when I seemed hesitant the waiter quickly shuffled off and said don't worry it's not a problem.

    We ordered our food, 2 steaks, rare and medium rare, 2 sauces and onion rings. We waited around 45 minutes for the food. The waiter was clearly rushed off his feet and didn't seem to be supported by any other member of staff at this stage.

    The steaks arrived in a wooden board on paper. Now, I get the whole Gastro pub thing but surely a steak that cost £17 deserves a plate? My rare steak oozing with juice topped with my Diane sauce was more than difficult to eat. I can only say I hope the paper was edible as every mouthful of steak contained this. The gratin potatoes I had with my steak were borderline impossible to cut through where they were so crisp at the bottom.

    On top of this when the food came we were missing our onion rings and were not given steak knives. After waiting a couple of minutes I had to go and ask another member of staff. She bought over the steak knives and said 'the onion rings are on the way, they will be about 5 minutes.' - obviously they were completely forgotten about.

    When they finally did arrive I had finished my meal. I asked the waiter to remove them from the bill as I no longer required them. Which he did without fuss. Only toward the end of our meal did the waiter start to get support from other staff. The 6 tables in our small area were all calling for attention and I could see more unhappy faces around.

    The only saving grace for this outing for me was the fact that I could use my taste card and have 50% off my bill. I certainly would not have paid £40 for this experience.

    Considering the location of racks and it's good reputation I expected a lot more than this.

    I left hungry and annoyed and I definitely will not be recommending or returning. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months ago...
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  • Tor said: "Fantastic Roast - Highly Recommend!
    Had a fab roast here today- excellent food, great quality and plenty served- couldn't fit in dessert unfortunately! Proper Yorkshires!
    The staff were friendly and the surroundings lovely- I hadn't been for a few years so was really happy to find a place in Bristol that caters for a nice family lunch. I will definitely return to Racks and loved the bar area so anticipate a few evening visits as well! "
    Posted 2 years, 9 days ago...
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  • Jasper said: "Decent steak
    Served overcooked steak. Requested for a replacement and they did so with no questions asked. Not much savings as restaurant was serving the same thing( ribeye steak with chips) for 10 quid on a Thursday. To use the taste card you need to order from the full price menu, so for the same food we paid about 9quid per pax before service charge. But for the price you can't really go wrong. "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 25 days ago...
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