RestaurantsSomersetBathBA1

survey result

Summary

£73
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Dining is always special in this lovely Georgian townhouse bistro”, where chef Rob Clayton has served “really great” modern French meals in a “bustling, bright dining room” for more than 10 years. A veteran of the legendary Chez Nico in London, Rob first came to Bath to head up the kitchen at the luxury Priory Hotel.

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This tightly packed city-centre restaurant celebrates its tenth anniversary this year (on a site some oldies still recall as ‘Hole in the Wall’). “Rob Clayton is a brilliant chef”, say fans (he came to Bath to head the kitchen at the luxury Bath Priory Hotel for seven successful years before launching under his own name). Ratings, though, are middling on account of those who rate the value equation here good rather than exceptional.

Summary

£65
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “busy restaurant in the heart of this Georgian city” provides an attractive “combination of great cooking with good flavours, smart presentation and a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere” (even if the setting is “a little tightly packed”). “Wasn’t this the site of the legendary ‘Hole in the Wall’ run by George Perry-Smith from the 1950s? Clearly his spirit benevolently haunts this fine establishment!”

Summary

£65
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “busy restaurant in the heart of this Georgian city” provides an attractive “combination of great cooking with good flavours, smart presentation and a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere” (even if the setting is “a little tightly packed”). “Wasn’t this the site of the legendary ‘Hole in the Wall’ run by George Perry-Smith from the 1950s? Clearly his spirit benevolently haunts this fine establishment!”

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
No dress code
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£16.00 £28.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
15a George St, Bath, BA1 2EN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm

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