RestaurantsSomersetBathBA2

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

“Great for game if you are in Bath” – a “pleasant” and clubby hotel-restaurant that’s the brainchild of Mike Robinson, of London’s acclaimed Harwood Arms, and accordingly strong on venison et. al. The venue occupies several adjoining Georgian townhouses, and the victuals are “gusty” and “immensely satisfying”, as The Telegraph’s William Sitwell put it in a Nov 2022 review (also proclaiming that he would “rave about this joint well into the New Year”).

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

Wild game is the highlight of dining at this venture from specialist Mike Robinson (co-owner of the Harwood Arms in Fulham), who manages deer herds on local estates to produce venison for chef Gavin Edney’s “very good” menu. The stylish 166-bedroom boutique hotel opened in 2020 following the renovation of several adjoining Grade I and Grade II listed Bath stone townhouses.

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

“A good addition to the Bath food scene” – Mike Robinson’s 2020 opening is rated as one of the better performers in his growing partnership with the Indigo hotel chain. “Excellent game dishes and really top-notch cooking generally” are produced from a fairly traditional British menu overseen by chef Gavin Edney which puts a focus on fish as well as Mike’s trademark meaty fare. “Lovely surroundings” too in a stunning 166-bedroom property following a multi-million-pound renovation that combined multiple Grade I and Grade II listed townhouses.

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2 South Parade, Bath, BA2 4AB

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The Elder at The Indigo Hotel Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Elder at The Indigo Hotel Restaurant in BA2, Bath by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Elder at The Indigo Hotel restaurant.
Trevor J
Faultless cooking in a formal setting of a ...
Reviewed 1 months, 7 days ago

"Faultless cooking in a formal setting of a well restored Georgian house, now hotel. The star is game. Wild board, pigeon, venison. Oh, the venison! Sourced from the chef’s local estate. Melt in the mouth. Brilliant. Just brilliant. Go there and enjoy a magnificent meal in this lovely city."

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2 South Parade, Bath, BA2 4AB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday6 pm‑11 pm
Friday6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑3:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm

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