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Guidebook for Bath

Food Scene
Great for all sorts of breakfasts. Fry up, musli and fruit, pancakes, eggs Benedict and more. Decent lunch menu. Friendly prices To be consumed with coffee and fresh orange juice.
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locals recommend
Wild Cafe
10A Queen Street
7
locals recommend
Great for all sorts of breakfasts. Fry up, musli and fruit, pancakes, eggs Benedict and more. Decent lunch menu. Friendly prices To be consumed with coffee and fresh orange juice.
Great bread and patisserie.
The Bertinet Bakery Cafe
2 Brunel Square
Great bread and patisserie.
Local Award winning bakery serving freshly baked bread. Early lunch goers: Great toasted sandwiches
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locals recommend
Thoughtful Bakery
19 Barton St
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locals recommend
Local Award winning bakery serving freshly baked bread. Early lunch goers: Great toasted sandwiches
Great deli for lunch. Offering daily made specials, as well as quiches and frittatas served with incredible salad assortment.
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locals recommend
Blue Quails Deli
7 Bridge St
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locals recommend
Great deli for lunch. Offering daily made specials, as well as quiches and frittatas served with incredible salad assortment.
Vintage style diner serving traditional Full English Breakfast, as well as other breakfast and lunch staples. Our favourites: Croque Monsieur, Goats Cheese Salad
Cafe Retro
18 York St
Vintage style diner serving traditional Full English Breakfast, as well as other breakfast and lunch staples. Our favourites: Croque Monsieur, Goats Cheese Salad
Dining room and traditional pub with a cosy fire in winter and large pavement terrace in the summer. Decent gastropub, that has not lost itself, while offering delicious British staples. Pre-theatre menu, and Royal Theatre Bar Bells for theatre goers.
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locals recommend
Garricks Head
7-8 St John's Rd
7
locals recommend
Dining room and traditional pub with a cosy fire in winter and large pavement terrace in the summer. Decent gastropub, that has not lost itself, while offering delicious British staples. Pre-theatre menu, and Royal Theatre Bar Bells for theatre goers.
Cozy and authentic pub with great ales serving a British staple: Hearty meat pies in pastry, on a bed of mash potato, with sides, topped with gravy. Downstairs is a bustling traditional pub (where Max and Anna met) while upstairs is more of a dining room, as well as seating able to accommodate larger groups for drinks or food.
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locals recommend
The Raven
7 Queen Street
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locals recommend
Cozy and authentic pub with great ales serving a British staple: Hearty meat pies in pastry, on a bed of mash potato, with sides, topped with gravy. Downstairs is a bustling traditional pub (where Max and Anna met) while upstairs is more of a dining room, as well as seating able to accommodate larger groups for drinks or food.
Serving 21-day aged steaks made from locally sourced meat of the finest provenance, alongside a simple, seasonal menu in a casual, family-run restaurant. Location of the restaurant is in a sub-basement of a Georgian townhouse, partially underneath the Pulteney Bridge, allowing you to see the extensive depth that some of Georgian buildings in Bath reach.
The Herd Steak Restaurant
12A Argyle St
Serving 21-day aged steaks made from locally sourced meat of the finest provenance, alongside a simple, seasonal menu in a casual, family-run restaurant. Location of the restaurant is in a sub-basement of a Georgian townhouse, partially underneath the Pulteney Bridge, allowing you to see the extensive depth that some of Georgian buildings in Bath reach.
Traditional Bengali cuisine in grand Georgian meeting room with interior decorated with murals of regal Indian scenes.
10
locals recommend
The Eastern Eye
8A Quiet St
10
locals recommend
Traditional Bengali cuisine in grand Georgian meeting room with interior decorated with murals of regal Indian scenes.
Californian and Tex-Mex dishes, prepared over a wood-fired grill with warm spices, in rustic space.
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locals recommend
Firehouse Rotisserie
2 John St
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locals recommend
Californian and Tex-Mex dishes, prepared over a wood-fired grill with warm spices, in rustic space.
Centrally located pub with a sunny back garden, which is away from the streets and crowds. It also has a large shop window, and some seating at the front for those who want to feel some city bustle. Good breakfast, or lunch/dinner - salads, burgers, pizzas etc. Family friendly venue.
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locals recommend
Adventure
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locals recommend
Centrally located pub with a sunny back garden, which is away from the streets and crowds. It also has a large shop window, and some seating at the front for those who want to feel some city bustle. Good breakfast, or lunch/dinner - salads, burgers, pizzas etc. Family friendly venue.
Best, award winning coffee. The coffee shop embraces the seasonality of coffee growing (the coffees they have available will change weekly), allowing you to explore special flavours of truly unique coffees. Their experience, expertise and passion applied to this beverage allows to present you with an incredible coffee. Don't be afraid to ask questions at Colonna & Smalls, if you're wanting to know more about what's on offer.
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locals recommend
Colonna & Small's
6 Chapel Row
39
locals recommend
Best, award winning coffee. The coffee shop embraces the seasonality of coffee growing (the coffees they have available will change weekly), allowing you to explore special flavours of truly unique coffees. Their experience, expertise and passion applied to this beverage allows to present you with an incredible coffee. Don't be afraid to ask questions at Colonna & Smalls, if you're wanting to know more about what's on offer.
Drinks & Nightlife
Bijou nightclub in underpavement vaults with lots of lounging space
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locals recommend
Opium Bar
27
locals recommend
Bijou nightclub in underpavement vaults with lots of lounging space
Nice rooftop bar
49
locals recommend
Hall & Woodhouse, Bath
1 Old King Street
49
locals recommend
Nice rooftop bar
14
locals recommend
Opa
14 N Parade
14
locals recommend
7
locals recommend
The Common Room
2 Saville Row
7
locals recommend
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locals recommend
Sub 13
44
locals recommend
Bar specialising in gins and cocktails, plus upstairs martini bar. A place for your tastebuds, if you're bored with the standard range of cocktails.
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locals recommend
The Canary Gin Bar
3 Queen St
36
locals recommend
Bar specialising in gins and cocktails, plus upstairs martini bar. A place for your tastebuds, if you're bored with the standard range of cocktails.
Nice beer garden by the canal for a break on a canal walk
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locals recommend
George Inn
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locals recommend
Nice beer garden by the canal for a break on a canal walk
Parks & Nature
Park with Holbourne Museum, numerous walking paths, bridges, historical decorative buildings and canal. From here you can also enjoy a walk along the canal: - short stroll (turn RIGHT) to Widcombe (20min) enjoying quintessential view of the parked canal boats on a beautiful background of Bath Stone buildings. (by Tesco cross the road, down the steps) - long stroll (turn LEFT) along the canal to Bradford on Avon (2-3 hour walk) passing The George in Bathampton village and Cross Guns in Avoncliff, both which are pubs in a nice spot along the route to stop off for a drink. You can take the 265 bus back from the centre of Bradford on Avon, which in Bath also stops on Great Pulteney Street.
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locals recommend
Sydney Gardens
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locals recommend
Park with Holbourne Museum, numerous walking paths, bridges, historical decorative buildings and canal. From here you can also enjoy a walk along the canal: - short stroll (turn RIGHT) to Widcombe (20min) enjoying quintessential view of the parked canal boats on a beautiful background of Bath Stone buildings. (by Tesco cross the road, down the steps) - long stroll (turn LEFT) along the canal to Bradford on Avon (2-3 hour walk) passing The George in Bathampton village and Cross Guns in Avoncliff, both which are pubs in a nice spot along the route to stop off for a drink. You can take the 265 bus back from the centre of Bradford on Avon, which in Bath also stops on Great Pulteney Street.
Beautiful views of city of Bath from the top!
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locals recommend
Alexandra Park
12
locals recommend
Beautiful views of city of Bath from the top!
Non-resident entrance fee, £1. Nice to chill in deckchairs. Award winning Gardens, but display could also be viewed from the top, without entering.
13
locals recommend
Parade Gardens
13
locals recommend
Non-resident entrance fee, £1. Nice to chill in deckchairs. Award winning Gardens, but display could also be viewed from the top, without entering.
Sightseeing
Gothic church in centre of Bath
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locals recommend
Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
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locals recommend
Gothic church in centre of Bath
Iconic Bath stone Georgian building complex - 3 terraces of houses in a circle.
28
locals recommend
The Circus
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locals recommend
Iconic Bath stone Georgian building complex - 3 terraces of houses in a circle.
Iconic Bath stone Georgian building complex - semi-circle.
7
locals recommend
The Royal Cresent
7
locals recommend
Iconic Bath stone Georgian building complex - semi-circle.
Unique bridge with shops on both sides, with weir underneath it. Start of iconic Bath street - Great Pulteney Street- with former stately home, now Holbourne museum at one and Pulteney bridge at the other end.
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locals recommend
Pulteney Bridge
8
locals recommend
Unique bridge with shops on both sides, with weir underneath it. Start of iconic Bath street - Great Pulteney Street- with former stately home, now Holbourne museum at one and Pulteney bridge at the other end.
The Empire
Arts & Culture
Walk in the footsteps of Romans as you explore one of the finest spas of the ancient world.
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locals recommend
The Roman Baths
178
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Walk in the footsteps of Romans as you explore one of the finest spas of the ancient world.
Theatre Royal - Iconic theatre which exhibits touring plays, with a new one every week. Tuesday to Saturday (Saturdays matinee as well) Ustinov - local, smaller more experimental plays The Egg - productions and workshops for children
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locals recommend
Theatre Royal
50
locals recommend
Theatre Royal - Iconic theatre which exhibits touring plays, with a new one every week. Tuesday to Saturday (Saturdays matinee as well) Ustinov - local, smaller more experimental plays The Egg - productions and workshops for children
Art museum. Former stately home of Sydney Gardens and Batwick. End of iconic Bath street - Great Pulteney Street- with museum at one and Pulteney bridge at the other end.
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locals recommend
The Holburne Museum
81
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Art museum. Former stately home of Sydney Gardens and Batwick. End of iconic Bath street - Great Pulteney Street- with museum at one and Pulteney bridge at the other end.
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locals recommend
Victoria Art Gallery
28
locals recommend
Essentials
10
locals recommend
Tesco Express
10
locals recommend
37
locals recommend
Waitrose & Partners
37
locals recommend
McColl's
33 Bathwick St
Getting Around
Bus stop for 265 to and from Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Salisbury.
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Great Pulteney Street
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Bus stop for 265 to and from Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Salisbury.
01225 444444 Local taxi company
Abbey V Cars Bath
36 Monmouth St
01225 444444 Local taxi company