Bar Buvette

Opening Times
Thursday – Saturday12pm – 3pm
Tuesday – Saturday6pm til late
Casual DiningRestaurants

0117 3709667
31, Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1RG
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Why we love it

A romantic vision of French food and hospitality, discretely tucked away on Baldwin street. So good it doesn’t really need signage, it’s barely visible from street level, but a short flight of steps leads into a high ceilinged, big windowed space adorned with choice illustrations, faded maps and absolute charm. Owners Peter and Max – formerly of Riverstation and Bell’s Diner – pour superb biodynamic (chemical free) wine from the region of their hotel in Auvergne, served up alongside traditional French grub.

Think small plates of prime cut beef steak, endive salads daubed with fruity olive oil, lemon juice and a dash of rock salt, killer Montgomery’s Cheddar cheese toasties and meat boards (pork rillette, pistachio encrusted terrine, slabs of saucisson, tangy cornichons and baby onions).


Drop in for a glass of wine after work
Try the cheese toastie for lunch
Perfect for a date night

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The cheese toasties here are to die for!!! And the wine is fab 😊 Would deffo recommend if you want to discover some tasty new wines and snack on some delicious cheese 🧀


SO GOOD! Really lovely staff and quick service.


We went for early lunch, so it was a quiet atmospherr. I think the place comes into its own when busier, but this didn’t stop us having a really special chat around superb flavours.


Really enjoyable way to spend a weekend lunchtime


bar buvette is a gem of a place, I lived in France for a while and this place would have fitted in perfectly