Take your pick from pioneering Michelin starred or AA Rosettewinning restaurants, welcoming gastropubs, cosy cafés and chilled out bars. Plan a foodie trip to Bath and you will discover a wealth of gastronomic talent serving up tantalising gourmet delights to satisfy all tastes and appetites.
1. TAKE TEA
Afternoon tea has long been a popular pastime in Bath and the tradition is still very much alive in the city today. The stylish No.15 Great Pulteney offers afternoon tea in an eclectic setting or experience the ultimate in Georgia refinement in the famous Pump Room. The Royal Crescent Hotel and The Bath Priory Hotel are wonderful five-star options, or step back in time at the Jane Austen Regency Tea Rooms.
2. COMFORT FOOD
Those seeking a hearty feast will not be disappointed with the Garrick’s Head and the King William, where modern British menus using fresh local ingredients, are in plentiful supply. Steak lovers can indulge at The Firehouse Rotisserie, Hudson Steakhouse and Miller & Carter, or head to The Scallop Shell for tasty, award-winning fish and chips. On Sundays, homely pubs welcome you for a mouth-watering roast. The Hare & Hounds, The Chequers, The Huntsman and Bath Brew House all serve up hearty Sunday feasts.
3. LOCAL SPECIALITIES
Take your taste buds back in time and learn about Bath’s culinary history by trying some local specialities. Rich, round and brioche in style, the Sally Lunn bun was introduced to Bath in the 1600s. Toasting it is said to ‘wake the flavour’ and Sally Lunn’s Historic Eating House is the only place where you can try the famous bun, served with a variety of sweet or savoury toppings.
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