Discover the 10 Best Restaurants in Bath: Cobb Farr’s Top Picks

The city of Bath is more than just a UNESCO World Heritage site rich in history and culture with its Roman Baths and Jane Austin history.

It’s also an ideal foodie destination with restaurants to suit all tastes, occasions, and dietary requirements. Whether you’re looking for a Michelin-starred fine dining experience, informal international cuisine or a delicious gastropub, you’ll find it right here in Bath

Keep reading to discover our top pick of the ten best restaurants in Bath, as voted for by our team at Cobb Farr. 

1. The Olive Tree 

Cuisine: Michelin star fine dining

This renowned Michelin-starred restaurant at The Queensberry Hotel is at the top of our list for a good reason.

Perhaps the best restaurant in Bath, this elegant restaurant offers modern British cuisine using locally sourced, seasonally inspired ingredients. We love the fact that their menu continually changes and features tasting menus and options for vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians and those who prefer to stay dairy-free.

Address: 29 North Parade, Bath, BA2 4EU

Phone: +44 1225 447928



2. Sotto Sotto

Cuisine: Cosy romantic Italian

When you feel like having a cosy romantic evening with the person you love, put Sotto Sotto on the top of your list. Perfect for date night, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming and offers everything you’d expect from this popular high-quality Italian restaurant. Don’t miss the salmon risotto- it’s mouthwateringly good.

Address: 10 North Parade, Bath BA2 4AL

Phone: +44 1225 330236



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3. The Raven

Cuisine: Pub lunches and Sunday Roast

If you prefer a low-key, relaxed meal that ticks all the boxes while offering outstanding British food, visit The Raven on Queen Street.

This charming family-run pub is located just a stone’s throw from the Jane Austen Centre and feels cosy and inviting. Whether you choose their exceptional Sunday roast, a quiet pub lunch or want to sample authentic English food, you can find it here. 

Address: 6-7 Queen Street, Bath, BA1 1HE

Phone: +44 1225 425045



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4. The Herd Steak Restaurant

Cuisine: Steaks

When you’re in the mood for a hearty steak, visit Bath’s best steak restaurant, The Herd Steak Restaurant.

Using locally sourced ingredients that are perfectly cooked and expertly seasoned according to your requirements, their menu is varied and delicious including a variety of sides, sauces and even a vegetarian option. We love the quirky location and outstanding friendly service, and we know you will too!

Address: 12 Argyle Street, Bath BA2 4BQ

Phone: +44 1225 316 583


5. Salathai 

Cuisine: Thai

Inject a taste of the sunshine into your life by sampling the delicious authentic flavours at Bath’s best Thai restaurant, Salathai. 

Located near the best historic sites in Bath and right in the city centre, this inviting family-run restaurant is a must-visit if you want to indulge in Thai curries, stir-fries and noodle dishes and get great value for money. Expect a relaxing, low-key, and welcoming atmosphere at this city-centre culinary gem.

Address: 14-15 Pierrepont St, Bath BA1 1LA,

Phone: +44 1225 484663


6. The Scallop Shell

Cuisine: Seafood and Fish & Chips

Said to be one of the best places in the UK for fish and chips, this beautiful seafood restaurant is perfect for sampling all kinds of seafood from classic fish and chips to seasonal delights from the local fish markets. You won’t get better chips anywhere else in Bath! Don’t miss it!

Address: 22 Monmouth Pl, Bath BA1 2AY

Phone: +44 1225 420928



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7. OAK Vegetarian Kitchen

Cuisine: Vegetarian and vegan

Looking for exquisite vegetarian and vegan meals that put both flavour and sustainability first? Make sure you head to the fabulous Michelin-star restaurant, The Oak.

Previously known as The Acorn, this meat-free paradise showcases vibrant flavours, seasonal menus, and the best in plant-based cuisine. Will you choose their delicious tasting menu or choose your own adventure? That’s up to you!

Address: 2 N Parade, Bath BA1 1NX,

Phone: +44 1225 446059



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9. Bath Sushi

Cuisine: Japanese Sushi and Sashimi

Treat yourself to a taste of Japan by visiting this modest, authentic sushi restaurant located in the heart of Bath. The sushi is outstanding and there are extensive options for all kinds of dietary requirements (even vegetarians!). Our team at Cobb Farr love the salmon maki maki and octopus balls. Why not try them for yourself?

Address: 3 Victoria Buildings Lower Bristol Road, Bath BA2 3EH

Phone: +44 1225 330508


9. The Circus Restaurant

Cuisine: French and European 

For a fine dining experience that expertly blends European and French cruising in a sophisticated and stylish environment, visit The Circus Restaurant in Bath.

Using the finest seasonal ingredients, they create a range of unique and delicious dishes that are sure to whet anyone’s appetite. Don’t miss their amazing wine list and make sure you try the creme brulee. 

Address: 34 Brock St, Bath BA1 2LN

Phone: +44 1225 466020


10. Ole Tapas

Cuisine: Spanish tapas

If it’s raining outside, head to Ole Tapas for an authentic taste of the Spanish sunshine.

Charming and welcoming, they offer everything you’d expect from a traditional tapas bar including mouth-watering paellas, gambas, and chorizo dishes that you can share with friends and family for a unique culinary experience. The prices are very budget-friendly too. 

Address: First Floor, 1 John St, Bath BA1 2JL

Phone: +44 1225 424274



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The city of Bath boasts a diverse and vibrant food scene that is guaranteed to suit all tastes and budgets.

Whether you’re looking for a Michelin-starred feast, fancy a decent pub lunch or prefer sustainable, locally sourced plant-based cuisine, you’ll find it here. Our only question is, which one of these amazing restaurants in Bath will you choose first?

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