Bars in Bath
A hubbub of history, horticulture and hootenannys alike, Bath is one boozy babe for those that know how to navigate it. And that's where we come in. From darling drinking dens and renowned speakeasy spots, to cheap treats and stunning garden decks, Bath is a must-try UK city for any and all drinking shenanigans. Check out our recommendations for the best bars in Bath and enjoy the sights, and supping.
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Last updated on 14th October 2023
A fun-time party bar with beaming bartenders, infectious feel-good vibes and a massive backlog of cocktails, you just can't go wrong with Be At One. Head round for Happy Hour, you'll snag fantastic discounts on their library of drinks and you'll be in the company of a lively after work crowd. They're quick to champion their Aperol Spritz and Straight-Up Daiquiris, but every drink is well worth a crack.
Known for their lush cocktails and American nibbles, Revolution is a UK renowned bar that stands in good stead amongst the Bath community. Whether you're knocking back an 'Electric Margarita', chowing down on their Smokin' Bacon burger with chorizo ketchup and Wotsits, or enjoying party tidings on the weekend, Revolution is a delicious all rounder.
Sub 13 take on classic cocktail bar vibes with a swanky twist where you can revel in rooms designed by Shaun Clarkson like their Perrier-Jouët Champagne lounge decked out in luxe leathers with bubbles on hand. Explore this labyrinth of intimate drinking dens or douse yourself in alfresco drinking.
Throughout the week Walcot House is a fantastic bar in Bath, boasting three stunning floors to enjoy, as well as an all-day café, a restaurant and a bar. Come here for delicious cocktails and stay for the live bands that play weekly, creating one of the most enjoyable and unique spaces in the city.
The gorgeous Middle Eastern eatery Comptoir Libanais is bringing Bath aromatic dishes in an authentic souk setting. Enjoy home made dips, hot mezze and stunning tagines as well as Lebanese wines, home made lemonades and a darn good list of cocktails to boot.
You can always The Botanist in Bath's city centre for lip-smacking concoctions. Located in a stunning octagon-shaped building, this fabulous bar is home to gorgeous interiors, a crackin' drinks menu and an epic roster of live entertainment from local performers.
Head to this super secluded Georgian cellar, and you'll come across one of the swishest spots in Bath. Head to Circo Cellar Bar for a cute night or intimate ambience. Try a signature sip - My Caramel Romance is a heady mix of vanilla vodka, caramel, milk chocolate and a pinch of salt.
The best Bath cocktail bars? Raincheck has to be right up there thanks to its sultry, dark tones and glittering hanging lights. Not only is this place a looker though, as the drinks are equally to die for and there's a house DJ helping you bust a move on the dancefloor.
A stunning South American restaurant and bar, Edesia is bringing you everything from bottomless brunches to tacos and a low-lit upstairs space called Bibesia. In the latter, DJs await between Thursday and Saturday for those dancefloor-filling tunes.
If you're searching for cool venues, Juno Bar & Kitchen is a fabulous shout. You can enjoy lip-smacking cocktails and delicious food to match such as pizzas and burgers. In addition, the venue flaunts a pool table for when you and your mates want to get a little more competitive.
Head to Browns Brasserie & Bar is you fancy a drinks booking complete with fizz, wine, cocktails and more across an extensive menu. But that's not all, as the British bar snacks menu here spans everything from teriyaki chicken skewers to Devon crab on toast.
You have to admit - All Bar One bath has got style. While surrounded by patterned chairs, wooden cabinets and hanging foliage, make your way through the extensive drinks list. You can also enjoy cocktail masterclasses, banging brunches and relaxed dinners here.
It would be absolutely Ludo-crous to miss out on Ludo. Central to Bath (right next to the station) and with a gorgeous beer garden, this bar is hotspot for all sporting occasions. Along with all your favourite tipples, freshly prepared pizza and mouthwatering sharing plates are available.
Tucked away on Grove Street, Opium is a darling den of vintage drinks and retro furniture. A must-try destination for those that love a little vintage whimsy, Opium keeps one foot firmly in the past with its dated trinkets, cutesy nooks and top notch cocktails. Date night primed, head on down for Boston-style bartending and more.
Those with a hankering for the finer things in life won't be hard pushed to enjoy the opulence that a destination like Montagu Bar has to boast. Steeped in history, and found in a luxurious spa at that, Montagu bar promise a smattering of 1920s style with some of the best vintage Martini mixes in the business.
Speciality spirits and an on site distillery make for one custom drinking destination known as The Canary Gin Bar. Housed in The bath Gin Company and spread over two floors with a dedicated Martini Bar, The Canary Gin Bar is a wonderland for the cocktail connoisseur or Gin guzzler where you'll find masterful mixology and creative blends.