RestaurantsSomersetBathBA1

Harden's says

"A restaurant above a bakery." Such a simple description for a restaurant (that started as a series of supper clubs) from Jules Copperman, former GM at Big Jo, and Rob Sachdev, former sous chef at Brawn. Opened in September 2021 above the popular sourdough bakery.

survey result

Summary

£77
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A favourite in Bath” – this “intimate and relaxed small space” upstairs from the popular Landrace bakery “produces beautiful, well-cooked plates of local, in season, produce”. “The couple that run it” (ex-Quality Chop House and Brawn chef Rob Sachdev and ex-Big Jo manager Jude Copperman, who re-thought their London lives during lockdown) “are passionate about their business, and the menu changes weekly with typically small-plate starters of salads, cold cuts and amazing cheese fritters. Mains usually consist of a meat, fish or vegetarian option, typically a pasta dish which is silky and delicious”.

Summary

£61
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Such a fabulous place! Relaxed but with great attention to detail” – within a year of opening above the popular Landrace bakery, ex-Quality Chophouse and Brawn chef Rob Sachdev’s “austere” Med-inspired spot was being tipped by its fanclub as “the best restaurant in Bath” (in particular, of a more hip and casual variety). The weekly changing menu has an “amazing range of small plates to start, including the lightest, most delicious cheese puffs”, while “mains are typically one meat, fish or veggie pasta option”. Top Tip – “I’m still dreaming of those parmesan fritters”.

Summary

If you want hip and artisanal, this summer 2021 opening above a popular bakery looks like the way to go (although it opened too late for survey feedback). It’s from a couple of refugees from The Smoke with good CVs (Jules Copperstone and Rob Sachdev) and the focus is on locally sourced Mediterranean-inspired cuisine.

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61 Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BN

Upstairs at Landrace Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Upstairs at Landrace Restaurant in BA1, Bath by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Upstairs at Landrace restaurant.
John L
Excellent. Simply excellent. Tasty small pl...
Reviewed 3 months, 22 days ago

"Excellent. Simply excellent. Tasty small plates. We had 10 savoury plates between our party of 4. Hard to pick a favourite as they were all magnificent. "

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Katie J
We come back again and again for amazing co...
Reviewed 6 months, 16 days ago

"We come back again and again for amazing cooking, i love the fresh pasta which changes eack week. The owners and staff really care about their food and indeed the whole experience, they are truley welcoming and proud of what they do, they manage to do this with minimum fuss and bravado as in some other restaurants. The wine list is really interesting with many different wines and ciders to tempt."

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Katie J
The restaurant has now expanded with a love...
Reviewed 10 months, 23 days ago

"The restaurant has now expanded with a lovely bar area and counter sitting and a big table for larger groups. All very cool decor. Charming owners really care about what they do. The menu changes weekly with a delicious pasta dish, a meat and fish dish and pleanty of small plates and lovely salads to trmpt you. Could eat it all, so delicious. Not fancy cooking but all the flavours so well thought out and locally sourced ingredients and the chef is very talented. Great interesting wines and vermouths and friendly intelligent service. It's a joy and easily the best restarant in Bath."

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Adrian W
Very high quality food and service from a y...
Reviewed 11 months, 11 days ago

"Very high quality food and service from a young and enthusiastic team. The cheese fritters were wonderful, the courgettes more than adequate.The pasta 'main' was very nice without reaching any culinary heights, desserts were not very interesting. The space is a little spartan, with minimalist decor."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.00 £22.00 £10.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £3.30
Extras  
Service 10.00%
61 Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday9 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Wednesday9 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Thursday9 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Friday9 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Saturday9 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
SundayCLOSED

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