Food and drink at Bristol Old Vic...

Flinty Red

 

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Pre-Order Interval Drinks

Swallows and Amazons

Sample Tapas Menu

 

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 flintyred@bristololdvic.org.uk 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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Beat the queues and order your interval drinks online.

We're pleased to offer a new service from AvoidQ that allows you to quickly and easily order interval drinks online before you arrive, avoiding the need to queue.

Our full bar menu is 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.

CLICK HERE TO BE TAKEN TO OUR AVOIDQ PAGE AND MAKE YOUR INTERVAL ORDER NOW

 

Collecting your drinks

STUDIO: Please collect your drinks from the long shelf in the Theatre Bar at the interval. Drinks will be laid out in alphabetical order by last name.

PIT: Please collect your drinks from the long shelf in the Theatre Bar at the interval. Drinks will be laid out in alphabetical order by last name.

DRESS CIRCLE: Please collect your drinks from the long shelf in the Theatre Bar at the interval. Drinks will be laid out in alphabetical order by last name.

UPPER CIRCLE: Please collect your drinks from the long shelf in the Café Bar at the interval. Drinks will be laid out in alphabetical order by last name.

GALLERY: Please collect your drinks from the long shelf in the Café Bar at the interval. Drinks will be laid out in alphabetical order by last name.

This service is available for all shows at Bristol Old Vic that have in interval, including Studio shows. You'll need to know which level your sitting on so we can tell you where to collect your drinks from during the interval. We charge a £1 transaction fee per order. For any further queries please email flintyred@bristololdvic.org.uk or call us on 0117 907 2681.

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...

 

 

 

 


Swallows and Amazons

Bring the whole family along to our Flinty Red restaurant for some stress free, family friendly food before one of the performances of Swallows and Amazons.

Food will be served from 5.30pm before every evening performance until 30 minutes before the start of the show.

We will be serving lunch from 12.00pm before every afternoon matinee.

 

Please see our sample menu below.

Our restaurant will also be open serving our fantastic wine & drinks menu, handpicked by the wine merchants Corks of Cotham.

 

Please note our restaurant will be closed on the following dates;

25th December

26th December

1st January

 

Sweet tooth...?

We will also have a range of yummy cakes, freshly baked in-house.

Keep an eye out for Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies, Apricot & Coconut Flapjacks and Gluten Free Lemon Polenta Cake.

 

 

 

Please call Box Office and press 1 for ticket sales or email flintyred@bristololdvic.org.uk to book your table now.


 

 

SAMPLE TAPAS MENU

 

Snacks

Marinated Anchovies £1.75

Fried Corn £1.75

Almonds £2.75

Olives £1.75

 

Tapas Platter £8.50 V

Carrot Salad with Toasted Seeds

Beetroot Puree with Feta

Chickpea, Saffron & Kale

 

Tapas Platter with Cured Meat £12.00

 

Salchichon & Chorizo

Carrot Salad with Toasted seeds

Beetroot Puree with Feta & Dill

Chickpea, saffron & kale

 

Our Platters are perfect for sharing. Customise with the addition of a few extra Small Plates.

 

Small Plates

 

 

Ox Cheek with Pickled Carrot & Spring Onion £6.00

Deep Fried Hake with Aoli £6.00

Jerusalem Artichoke, Radicchio, Walnut & Parmesan Salad £5.50 (V*)

Deep Fried Ham & Mushroom Croquestas £5.50

Buffalo Mozzarella with Sweet & Sour Pumpkin £5.50 (V)

Meetballs with Sweet Tomato Sauce £5.50

Fried Chorizo £5.00

Manchego Cheese with Membrillo £5.00

 

Foccacia Bread £1.50