Autumn Conference 2016

Bath offers a wide range of cuisine from traditional English food to European and World cuisine in independent, commercial and Michelin style restaurants. We have included a list with a few examples below, for more information on dining please go to the Visit Bath website. Alternatively, you can get in contact with their team for assistance. 


AA Rosette

Cloisters Restaurant at Bailbrook House, Eveleigh Avenue, London Road West, Bath, BA1 7JD

Set in the original basement of Bailbrook Mansion House the restaurant design takes full advantage of the stunning architectural features of this historic building. The fine dining menu is supported where possible with ingredients from local suppliers.

Menu Gordon Jones, 2 Wellsway, Bath, Avon, BA2 3AQ

Regional winner of the Good Food Guide’s Restaurant of the Year 2015 and most recently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants in the UK 2016, Gordon Jones is cooking up a storm with his surprise tasting menus.

Circus Cafe and Restaurant, Circus Cafe and Restaurant, 34 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LN

Small, busy, much admired, family-run restaurant; serving seasonal, locally sourced, freshly cooked food; interestingly chosen wine list; charming and welcoming staff; sensible and honest prices. Set in a fine Georgian house in Bath's most beautiful position - between The Circus and The Royal Crescent.

The Dower House Restaurant, Royal Crescent Hotel, 16 Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LS

Where else in the world can you enjoy al fresco whilst surrounded by Georgian grandeur? In the acre of ‘secret’ garden behind the world’s most famous crescent – The Royal Crescent – enjoy 3 AA Rosette dining whilst relaxing in this typical English garden.

Olive Tree Restaurant & Queensberry Hotel, Russell Street, Bath, BA1 2QF

Proud to be one of Bath’s longest established independent restaurants, The Olive Tree has long been associated with informally-served, but exceptional, modern British food. Head Chef, Chris Cleghorn was the protégé of Michelin starred chefs Heston Blumenthal and Michael Caines and has drawn from this background to create his own unique style.

Allium Restaurant at the Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath, BA1 1LF

Allium Restaurant is within the elegant Georgian building that is home to the Abbey Hotel, right in the center of Bath. Headed up by executive Chef, Chris Staines, Allium offers a great menu of classic dishes alongside the more sophisticated using all of Chris’s creative talents.

The Marlborough Tavern, 35 Marlborough Buildings, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2LY

The Marlborough Tavern’s recipe for success is simple: serve great tasting, home cooked food in a welcoming pub atmosphere and back it up with friendly, efficient service. It’s a place that everyone feels welcome in: from 20 somethings and young professionals, to families and grandmothers. It’s a formula that appeals to locals and visitors to the area alike.

The Chequers, 50 Rivers Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QA

Downstairs you’ll find a menu of great tasting, high quality gastropub food, served in a warm and friendly pub atmosphere. We also stock a range of local ales and ciders and have an extensive wine list. Our chalk boards display a frequently changing menu of tempting pub classics and bar food: great salads, fresh fish, soups, sandwiches, steaks & burgers are just some of the dishes you’ll find here. 




The Roman Baths Kitchen, 11 - 12 Abbey Churchyard, Bath, Avon, BA1 1LY

Sitting in a prime position surrounded by the iconic Bath Abbey and the elegant Roman Baths, the Roman Baths Kitchen is a stunning Georgian townhouse that has been lovingly and respectfully transformed into a contemporary eatery, celebrating the very best of West Country produce.

The Cork, 1-12 Westgate Buildings, Bath, BA1 1EB

Comprising of two bars, two vaulted party pod booths, a conservatory and a large al fresco terrace area. The Cork offers an ideal location to socialise, relax, watch live sport or have a full on party!        

Bath Brew House, 14 James Street West, Bath, Avon, BA1 2BX

Huge main bar with carefully chosen local and international craft beers on cask and keg, our open kitchen with charcoal spit and our smokehouse for smoking any foods we can think of.

Scallop Shell Bath, 22 Monmouth PlaceBathBA1 2AY

With homemade mushy peas, curry and tartare sauce on the menu, he is also offering customers the chance to try battered or grilled Catch of the Day which regularly includes whiting, gurnard, plaice and 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 for customers to pick their own fish supper, with fishing related props filling the restaurant, giving it the intended the relaxed, mariner feel.

Tilleys Bistro, Tilleys Bistro3 North Parade PassageBathBA1 1NX

Family run bistro, French and English cooking, in Bath city centre with lunchtime table d'hote menu with extensive vegetarian choice.

Ring O Bells, 10 Widcombe ParadeBathBA2 4JT

Situated in Widcombe, this multiple award winning Gastro pub close to the centre of the famous spa city of Bath, the Ring O Bells is most definitely a local restaurant serving seasonal food using locally sourced ingredients, the Ring O Bells welcomes you with a warm, intimate atmosphere.




Brasserie Blanc, 6-11 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HH

Located in the Francis Hotel, a stunning Georgian building close to the heart of Bath, Brasserie Blanc offers authentic French fare, at an affordable price, in a relaxed atmosphere. Our dishes are inspired by Raymond Blanc’s childhood in France, use the best, freshest seasonal ingredients and are made on the premises by our skilled chefs.

Bistro La Barrique Bath, 31 Barton Street, Bath, BA1 1HG

Bistro La Barrique – Creative – Original – Local – Independent

Enjoy the very best in classic French bistro cuisine in one of Bath’s best-loved restaurants, offering affordable French dining in a relaxed, friendly and easy-going atmosphere. With renowned chef Michel Lemoine at the helm, you can be sure of delicious, authentic French flavours.

Le Bistrot Pierre, 4 Princes BuildingsGeorge StreetBathAvonBA1 2ED

Great value provincial French cooking. All dishes are freshly prepared in our kitchens every day by our chefs, using a mix of artisan produce and carefully sourced ingredients.




Rajpoot, 4 Argyle Street, Bath, BA2 4BA

One of the countries leading Indian establishments The Rajpoot was established in 1980 to great fanfare. The business prides itself on providing innovative top class Indian cuisine in an elegant and intimate setting. 

Eastern Eye, 8A Quiet Street, Bath, BA1 2JS

Bath's premier unique 3 Domed Indian Restaurant. The Mahal (palace) of exquisite Indian cuisine with the city's most impressive Georgian interior.

The Mint Room, Longmead Gospel Hall, Lower Bristol Road, Bath, BA2 3EB

At The Mint Room, our ethos is to ensure that tradition and modernity go hand in hand. Tradition, because we don’t want you to miss out on what has made Indian cuisine so renowned. Modernity, because we want you to enjoy innovative and exciting flavours that our chefs are just so good at producing.

Whilst our cooking speaks for itself, our ambience, comforting surroundings and first rate service add to the elevated dining experience.




The Oven, Sawclose, Bath, Avon, BA1 1EU

In a fantastic central location, close to the Theatre Royal, The Oven is a vibrant, friendly Pizzeria. Our pizza is made in the Neapolitan artisan way by our professional pizzaioli, with dough that is raised for 36 – 40 hours and are baked in our Wood –fired oven, at very high temperatures, giving a unique crust and flavour.

Nonna’s Italian Restaurant, 39 Gay Street, Bath, BA1 2NT

Nonna’s ‘Cucina Italiana’ is an independent Italian Restaurant located in the heart of the historic city of Bath. Run by a local couple, Angelo and Laura, the restaurant prides itself on providing authentic Italian cooking at affordable prices and warm, attentive service.

Amarone, Beau Nash HouseSaw CloseBathAvonBA1 1EU

Independent Italian restaurant, situated in the very heart of this beautiful world heritage city. Offering you a relaxed and inviting atmosphere and the very best quality Italian food and wine, using ingredients from a combination of local suppliers and excellent Italian produce.

Aió Sardinia, 7 Edgar BuildingsGeorge StreetBathBA1 2EE

This is a popular friendly restaurant and bar serving an intriguing Sardinian menu that changes seasonally which features fresh seafood, steaks and homemade pasta. Aió deservedly won “Best Seafood Restaurant Award” at the Good Food Awards 2012. This is the first and only Italian restaurant in the southwest which specialises and takes great pride in Sardinian cuisine and wines.




Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen, 2 North Parade Passage, Off Abbey Green, Bath, BA1 1NX

Our passion at Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen is vegetables and our cooking will please all, whether vegetarian, vegan or simply a lover of good food. We offer a unique dining experience in the heart of Bath, only 200m from Bath Abbey, enjoy our adventurous menu full of exciting flavours, colours and detail.

The Green Rocket Café, 1 Pierrepont Street, Bath, BA1 1LB

The Green Rocket Café is Bath’s newest vegetarian café. We aim to provide great vegetarian food and great coffee in an informal setting. We have an extensive menu offering lunch, evening supper, light bites, sweet treats and breakfast and a range of organic drinks, as well as a wide selection of vegan and gluten free options.

Metropolitan Cafe at Bloomsburym, 15 New Bond StreetBathAvonBA1 1BA

The Metropolitan Cafe at Bloomsbury – Vegetarian Café situated above our New Bond Street store in the heart of Bath serving fantastic hot drinks, organic cakes and delicious food.

Chapel Cafe, St James's Memorial HallLower Borough WallsBathSomersetBA1 1QR

The cafe has recently been beautifully refurbished and a new catering team have taken over the running of this area of the venue. Wholly vegetarian, using many organic & local ingredients.



Steak house

Miller & Carter23 Milsom Street, Bath, BA1 1DE

Miller & Carter is a specialist steakhouse offering quality food in a relaxed, informal environment. Serving only beef reared especially for Miller & Carter from handpicked British farms, Miller & Carter has eight cuts of steak available: each expertly cut, bloomed and grilled to order.

Graze Bar & Chophouse, 9 Brunel Square, Bath, BA1 1SX

Graze Bar, Brewery & Chophouse is situated in the brand new Vaults development in Bath, next to Bath Spa train station. It takes the concept of its sister establishments in Bristol and Cirencester, fine ales, wines and spirits and a delicious selection of classic British and European dishes, and nudges it one step further with the addition of its own micro-brewery.


Expect elbow to elbow, down home proper southern style BBQ at the Bath Grillstock smokehouse. Everything is smoked fresh on site over hickory wood using our own seasoning and sauces.




Thai Balcony1 Seven Dials, Saw Close, Bath, BA1 1EN

Fine Thai cuisine in luxurious surroundings.

Yum Yum, 17 Kingsmead Square, Bath, Avon, BA1 2AE

Serving wonderful Thai food in light and relaxed surroundings... Organic wines, coffee and free range chicken and pork. We also serve vegetarian options.

Koh Thai Tapas Restaurant, 36 Broad Street, Bath, BA1 5LP

Koh is breaking with worn generic formulas, turning away from stereotypes in favour of a new and dynamic dining experience. We blend the authentic flavours of the rich Thai cuisine with the informal flexibility of a tapas-style structure. Customers are freed from the hierarchy of the 3-course meal; encouraged to order what they want, when they want it.