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To avoid disappointment booking is strongly recommended especially for evenings, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes. 

Lunch and dinner - can be booked online to be sure of a table.

Check out our special offers page, which includes details of our early bird menu, weekday lunch and special mid-week dinner offers.

If you wish to book for more than 6 people please call 0117 973 2458 or email

Private Dining Room - Our Private Dining Room is now available, comfortably sitting up to 16 people, it is perfect for special celebrations or private events.  For all enquiries and bookings please call 0117 973 2458 or email 

How to book - It's easy, free and will take about a minute:

1) Select your preferred date, time and number of guests and hit 'Find a table' on the widget below.

2) Confirm your time, then let us know your name, number and email. We won't share this information with anyone else, promise.

3) Let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you visit and hit 'Complete my booking'.

4) We'll send you your confirmation number, and all the relevant information by email to your inbox. Once you have received this you're booked in. There's no need to call us. You can cancel, or edit your reservation at any point.

5) Look forward to seeing you!



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