Dining Out in Bath, Somerset
Ask, Bath, Bath
ASK restaurants date back to 1992 when the group opened their first restaurant. Their ethos is simple: to offer really good Italian food in a stylish, contemporary setting. The aim for customers to feel that they had been somewhere a bit different, somewhere just a bit special.
Nearly twenty years later the ambition hasn’t changed. The menu is based on simple, delicious ingredients and offers a full range of pastas, pizzas, meats and salads, all cooked with pride and passion. Alongside the delicious food, they want to ensure that you always have a great time in ASK and enjoy exceptional service from the team.
ASK Restaurant - Bath, The Royal York Hotel, George Street, Bath, Somerset. BA1 2EH.
Tel. 01225 789997
Bath Priory Hotel, Bath
The Bath Priory - a sublime luxury hotel located a short stroll from the Georgian city of Bath. Privately owned by Andrew and Christina Brownsword, the staff at this country house hotel are genuinely welcoming and the atmosphere emanates warmth and total comfort - making you feel as though you are a guest in a wonderful private house rather than a hotel. The award-winning restaurant, under the direction of two Michelin starred Executive Head Chef Michael Caines MBE, serves superb modern European cuisine.
The Bath Priory has a long held reputation for delivering outstanding cuisine, our restaurant is the first choice for special occasions, family celebrations and intimate dinners amongst the residents of Bath.
The dining room is light filled and spacious overlooking the stunning gardens and offering a relaxing ambience. The more intimate "Browns" is sumptuous and luxurious, featuring deep damask banquette seating, rich colours and a backdrop of simply stunning paintings adorning the walls. Whichever dining room becomes your own personal favourite you will be assured of a very fine gastronomic experience.
Bath Priory Hotel, Priory Lodge, Weston Road, Bath, North East Somerset BA1 2XT 01225 331922
Tel. 01225 331922
Bistro La Barrique, Bath
Bistro La Barrique situated in the centre of Bath, offers affordable gourmet French dining in a relaxed, friendly and easy-going atmosphere, or simply somewhere to meet for coffee or a glass of wine.
Like its established counterpart in Bristol, Bath's Bistro La Barrique features renowned chef Michel Lemoine at the helm, and provides Bath with delicious and authentic French bistro cuisine at lunch time and into the evening.
Food is presented using the 'petits plats' format, a French interpretation of the 'tapas' style of eating. The petits plats menu (from £4.95) enables you to create your meal by selecting and combining a number of smaller dishes, providing opportunities for variety and experimentation in your dining experience. We also offer a fantastic selection of wines by the glass and bottle, together with great coffee.
Close to the shops of Milsom Street and just a moment's stroll from the Bath Theatre Royal, Bistro La Barrique is an ideal destination for lunch, an afternoon break from shopping or exploring the city, and perfect for a pre-theatre meal or a relaxed evening's dining. In addition to the spacious comfort of our restaurant we provide pavement tables and also have an enclosed, intimate courtyard area to the rear.
31 Barton Street, Bath, Somerset. BA1 1HG.
Tel. 01225 463861
Cafe Du Globe Restaurant, Bath
Cafe Du Globe and Restaurant ia an authentic Moroccan restaurant situated on a pedestrianised street just a few yards from the Abbey and Roman Baths.
Cafe du Globe is the only Moroccan restaurant in Bath and is the perfect place to experience real Moroccan Food.
The owner, Mr M Benjelloun, was born in Casablanca and uses recipes handed down from his Fez born grandmother.
The food is diverse and tasty. Highlights include the house Mezze, Cous Cous, Lamb Tagine with Caramelized Prunes, Lemon Chicken Confit as well as Bastilla and H'rira.
Cafe Du Globe Restaurant, 1A North Parade, Bath, Somerset. BA1 1LF.
Tel. 01225 466437
Receive a warm welcome from Chef Laurent Couvreur and his wife Jill at Casanis Bistro Restaurant, where New York efficiency meets Gallic charm. The ambience is cosily upbeat and the food authentically French, with regional specialities and good gutsy flavours. A place where locals feel at home and visitors feel special.
Chef/Owner Laurent Couvreur is a renowned Chef de Cuisine, with many years experience in celebrated restaurants across the South of France, formerly Chef at the Ritz Club in London, previously Head Chef at Le Beaujolais in Bath and most recently at The Manor House in Castle Combe. His wife Jill Couvreur is an award-winning film-maker, entrepreneur and people-wizard, with extensive front of house restaurant experience in New York.
Casanis, 4 Saville Row, Bath, Somerset. BA1 2QP.
Tel. 01225 780055
Green Park Brasserie, Bath
Top quality food and wines at very reasonable prices.
The Brasserie is dedicated to serving top quality food and wines at very reasonable prices in an informal, yet professional style. The ambience is warm, friendly and lively; the style of cuisine modern British. Many of our ingredients are sourced from the adjacent Farmers’ Market, the first one in England.
Throughout the day you can relax with a fabulous fairtrade, organic, Sumatran coffee, a local ale or a glass of one of a dozen carefully selected wines. The lunchtime menu offers our superb organic burger, a range of salads , paninis,as well as daily specials, like venison sausages and mustard mash. From 6pm our Early Diner Menu offers great value and the A la carte provides a wide choice to suit most tastes. There is always a choice of dishes for vegetarians.
Green Park Brasserie, Green Park Station, Green Park Road Bath, Somerset. BA1 1JB.
Tel. 01225 338565
With quality food, friendly staff, quick service and excellent value for money, Nando's is a great place to eat. Don't expect identikit, pre-fab restaurant interiors which are usually a staple of the larger chains; each restaurant is tailored to its local surroundings and customers, offering up a unique restaurant experience to go with the equally unique taste of legendary, Portuguese, Peri-Peri chicken. Your peri-peri chicken, when the chips are down so to speak, is a fresh A grade chicken that has never seen the inside of a freezer, but having made the supreme sacrifice is butterfly-cut, marinated for 24 hours in a secret brew called - you've guessed - peri-peri, and is then cooked to your choice over an open flame.
There are, of course, many variations on this broad theme, numerous plays on words such as Nando's experi-perience, peri-peri good reasons why you should eat at a Nando's, and all one hopes is that for their sake chicken never goes out of fashion. Since chickens are vegetarian it seems logical you can order veggie or bean burgers and patties, and still feel the heat from the peppers. All in all, Nando's is hotly recommended for those occasions when you have a large following of permanently hungry children, or adults even, to keep happy - the only thing taken really seriously is the quality of those peri-peri good chickens. Nando's is a place for bright people who love to laugh and love to eat, and is guaranteed to spice up your taste buds. Their fun approach to life means that when you visit Nando's you can fully relax without the airs and graces associated with more starchy dining out.
Nando's - Bath, Kingsmead Leisure, 5-10 James Street West, BA1 2BX.
Tel. 01225 789901
Tides Restaurant, Bath
Situated in Homewood Park, Tides Restaurant is renowned for its modern and contemporary English cuisine. This award-winning and locally acclaimed restaurant is just 6 miles from the beautiful city of Bath, set in the heart of the Somerset countryside. The team is headed up by the supremely gifted Head Chef Wojciech Nowalka who designs each menu using the best of local, organic produce. Such incredible dishes are teamed up with perfectly matched wines by our Sommelier, proud of the Restaurants association with Taittinger House as the main supplier. In the hands of such a talented team, our guests are in the perfect location for an unforgettable fine dining experience.
Homewood Park, Abbey Lane, Freshford, Bath, Somerset. BA2 7TB.
Tel. 01225 723731
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