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Summary

An “unmissable treat” on the outskirts of town (south of the city-centre) – this “highly innovative” venture delivers a “one-menu surprise for the whole room”. Some feel that “the decor is a bit strange” (“basic and small”), but “you go for the fantastic creations of the clever Gordon Jones, who’s always there, beavering away in the open kitchen”.

£74
Exceptional
Very Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Off-beat, irreverent, and exciting!” – the “experimental” cuisine is “really surprising” at this “progressive” but “no-frills” and “cramped” gourmet experience to the south of the city centre. When it comes to the tasting menu, “it’s so much fun, as you don’t know what you’re going to get”, but “the flavours are always firing on all cylinders”, and there’s “a very original wine flight accompaniment”.

£73
Exceptional
Exceptional
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“No fancy table appointment or stuffiness, just amazing food served by knowledgeable staff in a relaxed environment” – that’s the deal at this “intimate” venture whose “superb tasting menu and associated wine-matching” would “be of note even in the capital”… perhaps especially for its “very good pricing”.

£64
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The most imaginative food to land in the West Country for a very long time!” – this “lovely little restaurant”, which serves a single 6-course menu nightly, inspires the highest praise for its cuisine, and has an “amazing wine list” too; no wonder it’s “booked up on Saturdays for months ahead”.

£62
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Have you eaten at Menu Gordon Jones?

Owner's description

Listed in the Sunday Times' Top 100 Restaurants in the UK 2016 and regional winner of the Good Food Guide’s Restaurant of the Year 2015, Gordon Jones is cooking up a storm with his surprise tasting menus. Just a short stroll from Bath city centre, this temple of fine dining is disguised in rather unassuming surroundings, but there is no doubt that dining here is an event you won’t forget. The food cooked by the Michelin trained Chef is breathtakingly beautiful and above all it is mouth wateringly delicious. The waiting list for a table in this 20 – cover restaurant is long so book early to avoid disappointment.

Restaurant details

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9 pm
2 Wellsway, Bath, BA2 3AQ
Opening hours

Last orders: 9 pm

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