The Boathouse – Only a 15 minute walk from Apsley House, and set by the River Avon, this is a large pub / restaurant, serving reasonably priced, good pub meals in a pleasant setting. Especially nice in the summer evenings when you can sit by the river watching the boats and the swans.
The Garricks Head – Right in the centre of Bath, close to The Theatre Royal. This is a truly British, homely pub, serving great food in a warm, friendly atmosphere. A great spot in summer for watching the world go by, this is the perfect location.
01225 318368 www.garricksheadpub.com
Hall & Woodhouse – Restaurant/brasserie/bar set over three floors with open roof terrace, formal dining floor and casual area.
Great for the young at heart, lively, with an eclectic mix of old and new. Good variable menu, stylish interior. Located just off from Queens Square.
01225 469259 www.hall-woodhousebath.co.uk
Jamie’s Italian – Centrally located in the new Milsom Place, Celebrity Chef, Jamie Oliver’s concept of Italian cooking using high quality ingredients with a somewhat rustic, relaxed, friendly atmosphere and very reasonable prices to match, makes this new restaurant a favourite for all ages!
Open all day, 7 days a week, no bookings taken.
01225 510051 www.jamiesitalian.com
Same Same But Different – An independent, family-run, award winning café restaurant in the heart of Bath. This is a great lunch stop off, serving tapas, salads, cocktails and mains in a relaxed and friendly café-style setting.
01225 466856. www.same-same.co.uk
Loch Fyne – A popular ‘’chain’’ restaurant, specialising in seafood, with a more modern feel but relaxed and friendly.
Although a chain restaurant, the food is surprisingly good and the building is grand yet atmospheric.
Lovely oysters and kiln salmon, but also something for everyone, not just seafood lovers.
01225 750120 www.lochfyne.com
The Hop Pole – Located a 15 minute walk from Apsley House, just next to the Royal Victoria Park, this cosy pub is surprisingly good, with a decent selection of beers, including real ales. The Hop Pole has a nice, warm atmosphere, and the food is homely and tasty, but it can get busy.
01225 446327 www.bathales.com/our-pubs/pid/the-hop-pole/