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Summary

This “no-nonsense seafood restaurant” – a tasteful modern café, complete with nautical decor – has a “handy location” in the town centre, and has earned a good reputation since opening three years ago for its “always super-fresh food (wonderful scallops, great battered fish)”. The centrepiece is an old Victorian bath filled with ice, with fresh fish lying on top. Top tip: “try to eat downstairs – far more atmosphere than the upper deck”.

£35
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4
Very Good
3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Fabulous”, “good-value” seafood attracts acclaim for this “no-fuss” two-year-old with nautical decor; it “gets very busy now as it’s so good”, but as they’ve “just added an extra floor, the long waits (albeit in the pub next door) should be a thing of the past”.

£34
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4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Classy fish and chips (really good light, crispy batter), and many other tempting delights from the sea” win high approval ratings for this “fun and buzzy”, no-bookings yearling, “well decked out with seaside-themed decor”.

£33
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4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Chef/owner Garry Rosser and his team opened up The Scallop Shell in Bath in January 2015, and they have worked hard to ensure The Scallop Shell has become known for serving up mouth-watering traditional favourites such as crisp-fried, flaky cod and haddock, served with chips cut daily from the best seasonal spuds.

And with homemade mushy peas, curry and tartare sauce all on the menu too, you can also try the Catch of the Day, crisp-fried or simply grilled, which regularly includes whiting, gurnard, plaice, sole, and the best of seasonal seafood.

At The Scallop Shell, the Catch of the Day sits in its own unique bath tub full of ice so you can pick your own fish supper, with fishing related props filling the restaurant giving it the intended relaxed, mariner feel.

Daily menus do change depending on the season’s catch from early morning coastal markets.

The Scallop Shall was named Independent Fish & Chip Restaurant of the Year at the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards held in January.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £10.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.00 £12.95 £3.00 £5.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.95
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions
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Scallop Shell Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Scallop Shell Restaurant in BA1, Bath by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Scallop Shell restaurant.
Trevor J
Great traditional fish and chips but also o...
Reviewed 7 months, 28 days ago

"Great traditional fish and chips but also other fresh seafood in a café style setting with nice buzzing atmosphere."

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22 Monmouth Place, Bath, BA1 2AY
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm-9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-9:30 pm
Friday12 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm-4 pm

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