Bath is home to a whole host of places to eat, whatever your taste or budget. Head to the city on a foodie break and enjoy a feast in and around Bath.

Where to Stay?

There are many unique and renowned restaurants housed within stunning Bath hotels, providing the perfect accommodation option for a foodie break in Bath.

For five-star accommodation and dining, head to Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa with its Michelin starred Restaurant Hywel Jones, or choose The Gainsborough Bath Spa and experience the three AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, headed by Dan Moon.

Aerial view over Lucknam Park and surrounding countryside

Image - Lucknam Park

The Olive Tree at The Queensberry Hotel, Bath's only Michelin-starred restaurant, serves delicious fare in a relaxed atmosphere, while THE PIG near Bath offers cosy accommodation alongside a greenhouse restaurant, serving plates based on the finest ingredients foraged daily by the kitchen gardener.   

Day One

Morning

The best way to start your delicious break in Bath is with a foodie tour, taking you on an informative and tasty trip around this beautiful city. Savouring Bath offers a range of walking tours from local delicacies to guilty pleasures, while Bath Edible Adventures offer equally indulgent tours of Bath, featuring British and West Country delights and the popular Dinner with Mr. Darcy, Georgian-inspired food tour.

Punnets of strawberries

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Cheese lovers can take a Bath Soft Cheese Tour at the local dairy farm and learn how to make a range of cheeses while also satisfying those cheesy cravings! 

Afternoon

Take a while to digest before enjoying a quintessential Bath experience, a luxurious afternoon tea. Perhaps the most elegant and historic place to enjoy this treat is at the Pump Room, the picturesque Georgian restaurant attached to the Roman Baths. Local hotels, such as The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa or No. 15 by GuestHouse offer indulgent afternoon tea experiences, while historic tearooms like Hands Tearoom and the Regency Tea Rooms at the Jane Austen Centre offer afternoon tea with a Georgian twist.

Sally Lunn’s Historic Eating House & Museum is also a must visit where you can sample the world-famous Sally Lunn bun, with a range of sweet and savoury toppings. Buns and various toppings can also be purchased from the underground shop and museum to take home with you. 

Evening 

Spend a lazy few hours at Thermae Bath Spa, watching the sun set from the rooftop pool, before tucking into a tasty dinner at one of Bath’s many restaurants serving distinctive international flavours.

Rajasthani Kadai Pakora from The Mint Room

Image - The Mint Room

The Eastern Eye, Bandook and The Mint Room offer award-winning delights from India, Noya's Kitchen is Bath's award-winning Vietnamese supper club, and Budo Ba is the city's take on a Japanese izakaya bar with inventive dishes and an impressive sake menu.

If it’s Thai you fancy, try the likes of Yum Yum ThaiSalathai, or Thai Balcony.

Pinxto, Tapas Revolution and La Perla serve small tapas plates that are big on flavour, or head to OPA for tasty mezze.

For contemporary European cuisine, try Raphael Restaurant and The Circus. Peking Chinese Restaurant offers treats from the East, or you can savour other unique tastes from across the globe at Las Iguanas, Tagine Zhor, Yak Yeti Yak or Turtle Bay

Day Two 

Morning

Learn to create your own dishes at a cookery class, where you'll master culinary skills to impress guests at home. Learn the art of fine dining with a cookery class at Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa or get stuck into plant-based healthy eating at Demuths

People in chef's whites and aprons at Lucknam Park Cookery School

Image - Lucknam Park Cookery School

Simi’s Kitchen provides engaging classes celebrating the cuisines of Persia and Azerbaijan. Alternatively, learn to bake with the world-renowned Richard Bertinet at The Bertinet Kitchen Cookery School

Afternoon 

After improving your skills in the kitchen, allow yourself to be waited on once again and enjoy lunch at one of Bath’s cosy and distinctive gastropubs, such as The Locksbrook Inn, The Marlborough Tavern or the Hare & Hounds, with its stunning countryside views. Or head to The Garrick’s Head or King William Pub & Dining Rooms for a traditional British pub experience with a tasty twist.

Evening

There are a variety of bars and pubs in Bath, each with a unique menu featuring local beers, crafty cocktails, fine wines or other specialities. The Bath Brew House and Electric Bear Brewing Co. are the perfect spots for beer lovers with their extensive range of craft beers, alongside postcard-perfect British pubs such as The Crystal Palace, The Huntsman, The Pig and Fiddle and The Boater.

Cocktails at Circo Lounge

Image - Circo Bar & Lounge

The Bell Inn is home to a range of award-winning ales with an exciting programme of live music, while Circo Bar & Lounge offers a lively venue to dance the night away and an extensive cocktail menu. For a touch of sophistication, head to Vino Vino, an independent wine and cocktail bar with an impressive menu, sure to please any wine connoisseur. 

After whetting your appetite at Bath's pubs and bars, finish your foodie break with dinner at one of the city's distinctive and superb local restaurants. Head to OAK for high quality plant-based cuisine, or Menu Gordon Jones for a fun dining experience full of delicious surprises.

Clayton’s Kitchen offers fine British cuisine in contemporary surroundings, while The Ivy Bath Brasserie brings a touch of sophistication to Bath with incredible interior décor.

Hall & Woodhouse and Framptons offers hearty meals in a relaxed setting, whilst The Scallop Shell serves up high quality fish and chips and freshly grilled seafood.

If it’s fine Italian food you’re looking for, head to Sotto Sotto, located in cosy underground alcoves, perfect for a romantic evening meal. Or, for traditional Italian fare try Amarone, Martini Restaurant, Ponte Vecchio or Rustico Bistro Italiano.

Pizza and a can of beer at Bath Pizza Co

Image - Bath Pizza Co. 

If your heart is set on pizza then Bath won’t let you down – try The Oven, The Real Italian Pizza Company, Bath Pizza Co., The Stable, or Dough for a pizza fix in relaxed surroundings.

There’s also a range of great steak restaurants to satisfy all meat lovers (and non-meat lovers!) Try Hudson Steakhouse or Miller & Carter.

Tempted? You'll need somewhere to bed down for the night to enjoy all the foodie treats that Bath has to offer. Find out Where to Stay and book your perfect night's sleep – we recommend staying midweek for the best rates.

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