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The Best Pre-Theatre Dining in Bath

The Theatre Royal Bath is one of the most historic and beautiful theatres in Britain and has a packed calendar of shows all year round. Why not make the most of your trip to the theatre and dine out in one of our fantastic nearby restaurants in Bath?

Many of the restaurants in Bath offer special early diner menus or great pre-theatre dining offers. Browse a list of our favourite pre-theatre dinner offers below; and you won’t have to worry about keeping an eye on the time before curtain call because all of these eateries are within a short from the Theatre Royal Bath, perfect for enjoying a stress-free meal before an entertaining afternoon matinee or evening performance.

The Vaults Restaurant

The Vaults Restaurant

Great Because: The atmospheric Vaults Restaurant is situated in the vaults of the Theatre Royal itself. Enjoy their seasonal menu before matinee or evening shows.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

The Garrick’s Head

Great Because: At the Garrick's Head, curtain calls are announced at the bar so you can really sit back and relax before your show.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Green Park Brasserie

Great Because: Many of the ingredients served up at Green Park Brasserie come from the adjacent Farmers' Market just a few feet away. There’s also live music every Wednesday to Saturday.
Pre-Theatre Price: £-££

Raphael Restaurant

Raphael Restaurant

Great Because: Raphael's cosy atmosphere and the delicious food reflects the seasonal produce used in the imaginatively-created dishes.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Tagine Zhor

Great Because: Tagine Zhor's exciting menu is full of tantalising dishes and Eastern surprise. A family business bringing home-cooked Moroccan flavours to Bath.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Sally Lunn's

Sally Lunn's Historic Eating House and Museum

Great Because: Sally Lunn's is one of the oldest houses in Bath and home to the world famous Sally Lunn bun – although the recipe is top secret!
Pre-Theatre Price: £-££

Le Bistrot Pierre

Great Because: Le Bistrot Pierre offers luxurious, classic French favourites, such as steak frites, boeuf bourguignon and crème brûlée.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

The Ivy Bath Brasserie

The Ivy Bath Brasserie

Great Because: The Ivy Bath Brasserie is relaxed yet sophisticated, serving a contemporary British menu. A new front-runner on Milsom Street’s restaurant scene.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Amarone

Great Because: Amarone is an independent restaurant that prides itself on its authentic Italian menu. The restaurant is located within Beau Nash House, home to Beau Nash the famous eighteenth-century Master of Ceremonies in Bath.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Amarone

Chez Dominique

Great Because: Chez Dominique is known for its relaxing and charming atmosphere, offering classic French dishes from a family-run business.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Hudson Steak House

Great Because: Hudson's tender and beautifully cooked steak is rated number three in the UK Top Ten Steak Houses.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

Yak Yeti Yak

Yak Yeti Yak

Great Because: Yak Yeti Yak were first purely Nepalese restaurant in the UK. With years of experience under their belts and a reputation to match, Yak Yeti Yak is an absolute must for any discerning foodie.
Pre-Theatre Price: £

Woods Restaurant

Great Because: Woods has been big on the restaurant scene in Bath since its opening in 1979. A true family business offering a personal service and serving authentically British food with a French accent.
Pre-Theatre Price: ££

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