Restaurants

5 Places to Eat in Bath

Bath, though more popular for its rich history, Roman baths and breathtaking Georgian architecture, has no shortage of amazing restaurants and eateries. Truth be told, when it comes to food and drinks, Bath has it all; from French Cuisines to Indian Cuisines and even down to simpler American delicacies like burgers. Well, here are 5 places that are definitely worth a try for anyone hoping to fill up his/her empty stomach.

  1. Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen (£30-£50 per person)

It doesn’t really matter whether you are vegetarian or not, if you have a penchant for good food, then you are going to fall in love with Acorn. Located on 2 North Parade Passage, this restaurant offers a relaxed and intimate atmosphere that is sure to make your dining experience divine. Their afternoon tea is quite popular especially when paired with one of their mouth watering cakes. Be sure to enjoy some of their organic wine while listening to some relaxing music. They have a kids menu as well so no need to worry about the children feeling left out.

  1. The Eastern Eye (£40 for 2)

If you are looking to enjoy some northern Indian Cuisine at surprisingly affordable prices and in a Georgian setting, then this is the place to be. It is located in the most unlikely place (above a bank) on 8a Quiet Street. Way back in 1824, it was a grandiose meeting hall but today, it serves delicious tandoori and balti dishes. Be sure to try out their renowned lamb tikka nowabdar that comes with a refreshing fennel seed and cashew nut flavor. Unfortunately, they mostly open from noon to around 2:30 in the afternoon and from 6pm in the evening to 11:30pm at night. On Saturdays and Sundays, you can drop by any time from noon to 11:30 at night. Luckily, reservations are not a necessity!

  1. Burgers and Barrels (anything from £7)

Burgers and Barrels is the place to be if you are on a budget and want to enjoy some painstakingly delicious fast food. This small sized restaurant will send you to the moon and back with their burgers, their fries and their cocktails. The Django Burger is a favorite. Find Burgers and Barrels at 2 Victoria Buildings, Lower Bristol Road.

  1. Bistro La Barrique (£20-£30 per person)

Just like the name suggests, the Bistro La Barrique which is located on 31 Barton Street specializes in French Cuisine. It is undoubtedly one of Bath’s most popular restaurants and the chief chef Michel Lemoine is quite renowned. Hardens and Michelin both list it among the top restaurants in Bath. With its fine selection of fine wines, delicious French delicacies and refreshing coffee and teas, the Bistro La Barrique will make you feel like you are in your own small Paris!

  1. Sotto Sotto (£20-£30 per person)

Widely regarded as the best Italian restaurant in Bath, Sotto Sotto (located on 10 North Parade) is bound to leave you breathless right from the minute you descend down the stairs. It is widely regarded as the best Italian restaurant in Bath. They pride themselves in serving traditional Italian delicacies with a twist. Be sure to dig your teeth into some of their exquisitely prepared pasta or some of their mouth watering seafood. Sotto Sotto is an especially good place for couples hoping to have a romantic dinner; after all, it is Italian!