Eating Out

Our guide to Bath's best restaurants and cafés

Located just a stone’s throw from the Royal Crescent, The Marlborough Tavern combines the atmosphere of a local pub with the food quality of a top restaurant, making it a firm favourite in Bath. The menu uses local produce to create great-tasting, simple dishes where the quality of the produce speaks for itself. The Marlborough...
The Olive Tree is currently Bath’s only Michelin star restaurant, an accolade first awarded in October 2018. Sitting below The Queensberry Hotel, The Olive Tree, in addition to being the city’s most celebrated restaurant, is one of its longest established, offering relaxed fine dining in a contemporary British setting. Head chef Chris Cleghorn honed his...
One not to miss. Enjoy live music and fantastic food at one of Bath’s most popular independent restaurants, Green Park Brasserie. You’ll find locals and visitors alike taking in the atmosphere seven days a week in the former ticket hall of old Green Park Station. With a casual dining feel in a well curated room,...
It’s a “welcome to the neighbourhood party and you’re invited” kind of vibe here. Bath’s must visit pizzeria, Bath Pizza Co is located in the funky historic Green Park Railway Station. Locally loved, Bath Pizza Co have featured in the National Pizza Awards for three years on the spin landing podium finishes in two of...
Comptoir+Cuisine serves coffee, juice, croissants and pastries, making it the perfect spot for breakfast, a mid-morning snack, or as a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle – to sit and read, or to catch up with friends or colleagues. For lunch and dinner, enjoy nibbles, cheese and charcuterie boards, including the popular baked camembert...
A small, very busy, much-admired family-run business, The Circus Restaurant is one of Bath’s sparkling culinary gems, serving seasonal, locally sourced, freshly cooked English food. It has a carefully chosen wine list, and exceptionally welcoming staff. Set in a fine Georgian house – between The Circus and the Royal Crescent – you will find sensible...
Flute Seafood Café and Bar is the new all-day cosy hangout spot tucked snugly into the centre of Bath’s popular George Street. Flute is all about keeping things fresh, fun, and delicious, and serves fabulous breakfasts, exciting cocktails, a large selection of sparkling wines, and the best seafood the city has to offer. Whether you’re...
The Scallop Shell is a much-loved AA Rosette fish restaurant, serving lightly battered and grilled fish and chips and seasonal seafood. Flying the flag for a fresh, sustainable catch from UK waters, the menu changes daily depending on the coastal landings, with fish and shellfish displayed for customers to see in an ice-filled roll-top bath....
La Terra is an independent restaurant in the heart of Bath, run by business partners Vito and Alessandro serving up Italian cooking with a modern approach. Using local and fresh produce, the menu reflects the seasons and highlights many different aspects of Italian dining and is complemented by an extensive wine list covering all regions...
If you‘re feeling peckish, then head to the easy-going elegance of No.15 by GuestHouse, Bath where you’ll find the seasonal menu of small plates featuring beautifully refined and contemporary British fare – such as, Old Spot Bath Chaps, wholesome Stokes Marsh Farm dry-aged steak sandwiches and for an avant-garde sweet option, do try the white-pannacotta...