The Coconut Tree (Gloucester Rd)

Opening Times
Monday - Wednesday12pm - 11pm
Thursday12pm - 12am
Friday - Saturday12pm - 1am
Sunday12pm - 11pm
Casual DiningCurry£

Address
237 -239 Cheltenham Road, Bristol, BS6 5QP
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Why we love it

The Coconut Tree is one of those perfect places where you get to discover new flavours, where one bite transports you halfway across the planet and where the good vibes make you want to stay forever… or come back any chance you get.

The gorgeously friendly team at the Coconut Tree are bursting with enthusiasm and knowledge about the delicious street food of Sri Lanka, and will delightedly talk you through the brilliant small plates menu that's been expertly designed for sharing. A word to the wise: order a hopper each – the signature egg-based dish that packs a seriously flavourful punch. While you eat, we'd strongly recommend familiarising yourself with the Cocotail menu – the Coconut Tree's delectable range of sweetly feisty cocktails, which you can enjoy until late at night on weekends... did you say perfection doesn't exist?

The Coconut Tree is basically your Sri Lankan home in Bristol, where you’ll get some laid-back, family vibes and awesome, tasty food… Do we really need to say anything more?

Highlights

Wonderful staff
Hoppers - a must-try!
Cashew & Green Peas Curry

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31/10/2019

We've walked past Coconut Tree many times just because of the sheer choice of food & drink on Gloucester Rd - SOO glad we went in for lunch the other day! Had the kotthu dishes, wondering if they'd be enough for a lunch on their own. They turned out to be super-filling, full of taste - the chicken dish really didn't skimp on the meat, and the veggie version was equally flavoursome - the egg & shredded pancake made them both substantial, and they had a little kick while being low down on the spice scale. A great array of cocktails too - we wanted to try the dessert-like variation on an Old-Fashioned, and basically didn't know you could do that many things with Arrack. Though the Tree wasn't too busy, their soundtrack was banging and we're gonna come back with friends next time.

26/09/2019

Tasty food and great cocktail

22/09/2019

Fabulous food and cocktails. Didn't think it would be as good as it was but really best meal out for ages.

21/09/2019

Delicious food, attentive staff and lovely experience all round. Thought the cocktails could be a bit more flavoursome. Loved the Sri lanken pad Thai dish but the goat curry could’ve gave chunkier pieces and been a little more tasty.

19/09/2019

I love coconut tree. I’m so happy wriggle work with them because I would happily pay full price to eat there. So getting a wriggle makes me that extra bit happy. Good atmosphere, great food and service.

11/07/2019

Really impressed. Fresh trendy looking place with a healthy varied menu. I ordered the Kotthu and the other dishes recommend by wriggle (cashew curry, chickpeas and sticky fried cheese). Definitely a good idea to buy lots of things and share then bring a lunchbox for the leftovers. The waitress was very polite and knowledgeable, would definitely go again.


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