Food and drink at Bristol Old Vic...

Flinty Red


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Pre-Order Interval Drinks

Flinty Red have taken up residence in our upstairs café-bar/restaurant, providing the Bristol Old Vic with delicious seasonal tapas and an exciting array of drinks.

Flinty Red is a collaboration between chefs Matthew Williamson and Claire Thomson and wine merchants Dominic Harman and Rachel Higgens of Corks of Cotham.

The restaurant on Cotham Hill opened in October 2009 and has since won numerous awards.  Notably, a Bib Gourmand and a Red Grapes symbol from the 2011 and 2013 Michelin guides. Its first year of opening also saw immediate inclusion into the Good Food Guide 2010. Flinty Red was recognised as the best Bristol restaurant by Bristol and Bath's Venue magazine in 2010.

The Flinty Red restaurant & bar is open serving lunch and supper to both theatregoers and the general public on selected show days.

RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED: Call 0117 987 7877 or email to book your table. You can be seated at your table from two hours prior to each show. (Please only email up to 24 hours before the performance). 

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Please see below for the range of culinary treats we will be

offering for each show, during the next few weeks at Flinty Red @

Bristol Old Vic...




Beat the queues and order your interval drinks online.

  We’re pleased to offer a new service that allows you to quickly and easily order interval drinks online before you arrive, avoiding the need to queue. Our full bar menu will be available, and you can either make your order at the same time as booking your tickets, or at any time in advance of the show’s start time. Your drinks will then be waiting your collection at the interval for you to enjoy. 

As soon as the service is live, a link to make your order will be available here, and on the booking page when you make a ticket order. 



Juno and the Paycock

Join us before any evening performance of Juno and the Paycock for exceptional and exciting Tapas in our upstairs restaurant.

We will be serving foos evey evening from 5.30pm until 30 mintes before the start of the performance.

Please see below for a sample menu.


So emial or call box office & press 1 for ticket sales on 0117 987 7877, to book a table now.





Chickpea & spinach

Beetroot Puree with Smoked Ricotta

Summer Carot Salad


Our Tapas platters are perfect for sharing. Customise with the addition of a few extra Tapas dishes.



Battered Hake with Aioli £5.50

Zucchini, Rocket & Parmasan Salas £5.00 V

Octopus, Prawn, Chickpea & Chili £6.00

Cauliflower, Preserved Orange & Black Olive Salad £5.50 V

Salami with Pickled Fennel £6.00

Buffalo Mozarella with Peach & Mint £6.00 V

Roasted red Pepper & Tomato Salad £5.00 V

Ox Cheek with Pickled Carrot £6.00

Focaccia Bread £1.50