Some of the finest food & drink in the country

Friday and Saturday nights in Bath are crazy and you will need to book a nice restaurant in advance. Here is a selection recommended by previous guests:

Acorn Restaurant 01225 446 059

Longtime Vegetarian haute cuisine Mecca. Many organic delights and exotic dinners.  Next to Sally Lunn's & Abbey Green BA1 1NX

Aqua 01225 471 371

Gorgeously decorated Italian with rooms, booths and all kinds of places for intimate dining or parties - and a lovely menu. BA1 5BD

Arabesque 01225 481 333

Lebanese restaurant in the Podium, near Pulteney Bridge.  Full of tasty and exotic vegetarian choices (Mezza).  Very reasonably priced and darkly romantic. BA1 5AL

Bandooks Indian  01225 300600

Modern Indian street food, dine in or takeaway.  Milsom Place, off Broad Street or Milsom Street BA1 1BZ

Bosco Pizzeria 01225 690001

Italian food and wood fired pizza, some open air seating. Milsom Place, off Broad Street or Milsom Street. BA1 1BZ

Boston Tea Party 01225 313 901 Simply great coffee - strictly breakfast, lunches and all day healthy snacks - popular spot for breakfast.  Very uneven food delivery, nothing is ever the same, but staff are delightful! Kingsmead Square BA1 2AE or 8 Alfred Street BA1 2 QU 01225 308133

Clayton’s Kitchen 01225 724386

Seasonal British fine dining, in 4 storey Georgian townhouse. 15A George Street on raised pavement side. BA1 2EN

Cote Bath 0125 335509

Modern French classics with some outdoor seating. Milsom Place just off Broad Street or Milsom Street. BA1 1BZ

Eastern Eye 01225 422 323

Bath's best Indian with spacious, stunningly lovely room, good veggie selections (side dishes in particular) and fresh food cooked to order. 8A Quiet Street, BA1 2TJ

Firehouse Rotisserie 01225 482 070

Tex-California new cuisine, fine food, wine, casual & hip.  John St. off Milsom Street. BA1 2JL

Hall & Wood House 01225 469 259

Enormous bar/restaurant/lounge - with roof terrace.  Pub style food and good drinks - including coffee! Behind Jolly's - Corner of John and Queen Street.  BA1 2JW

Mai Thai 01225 445 557

Most authentic Thai cuisine in Bath.  Interesting choices and large Veggie menu, loads of variety, great for fish eaters and carnivores as well.  Close Abbey House on Pierrepont St. (near Roman Baths and Abbey). BA2 4AA

Martini Restaurant 01225 460818

Great pizza, pasta and seafood. George Street BA1 2EH

Mezzaluna 01225 466 688

Intimate and lovely Italian restaurant on Kingsmead Square.  Authentic, tasteful and reasonable and great desserts BA1 2AB

Olive Tree 01225 447 928

One of the finest nouvelle cuisine restaurants in Bath - expensive - and lovely food. Queensbury Hotel, on Russel Street near the Assembly Rooms. BA1 2QF.

OPA – Greek 01225 317 900

Amazing looking Greek Restaurant in huge series of vaults under the North Parade Bridge - Food is interesting and servers are friendly. Becomes trendy bar after dinner! 14 North Parade BA2 4AJ

Thai Balcony 01225 444

Lovely Thai with a view.  Around the corner from the theatre. Very plush, but not pricey. A good romantic choice. BA1 1EN

Sotto Sotto 01225 330236

Classic Italian with contemporary twists, in candle out vaults. 10 North Parade BA2 4AL

The Botanist Bar and Restaurant 01225 632577

Gastro-pub style dining with botanical cocktails, The Octagon, Milsom Street BA1 1BZ

The Ivy Bath Brasserie 01225 307100

Seasonally locally sourced menus.  Afternoon tea. 39 Milsom Street BA1 1DN

Walcot House 01225 530499

Stylish restaurant/bar, with late night club in basement. 90b Walcot Street BA1 5BG