Cool And Quirky Bars In Bath

Whether you're after something a little different for your next date night or you just fancy shaking up your drinking game, this town's got more than enough watering holes that'll provide you with unconventional sips. From historic joints through to cocktail haunts, here's our pick of cool and quirky bars in Bath to help you think outside the booze-shaped box.

Last updated on 21st April 2021




The Bath Stable

329 user reviews 4

Got a penchant for cider and cheesy slices? Then The Stable is the place for you, serving up a long list of West Country brews alongside a delicious menu of stone-baked pizzas. Plus, neon sign interiors make this one of Bath's coolest bars. 

Sub 13

24 user reviews 4

Ditch dull once and for all at Sub 13, an award-winning cocktail bar on George Street. Touting a pretty outdoor terrace, regular deals on G&Ts and an epic party basement, this nightlife gem has gained a name as one of the coolest places to drink in Bath.

Walcot House

278 user reviews 5

Walcot House is a brilliant multi-purpose venue housed inside a former bakery, featuring a cafe, events space, restaurant and bar. By day, it's used for fitness classes and lunchtime coffees, however, once the sun goes down, the quirky Bath spot comes alive with clubbers and performers.

Absurd Bird Bath

810 user reviews 4

Slick interiors, sexy vibes and American soul food are all on offer at Absurd Bird, one of the best cool and quirky bars in Bath. Before filling up on wings and burgers, be sure to try some of their fun, heady signature cocktails, made using the likes of apricot brandy and colour-changing syrups.

The Canary Gin Bar

1 user review 5

With more than 230 types of gin on offer, The Canary Gin Bar is a must for lovers of all things juniper-based. As well as shaking up some of the city's best G&Ts, this cool Bath hangout lets you in on some of its booze-fuelled secrets, hosting masterclasses that will have you blending your own bottle.

A former auction house turned four-storey food and drink emporium, Hall & Woodhouse is a treat for the eyes and palate. Grab a table in one of its stylish spaces, or out on the rooftoop terrace, and enjoy award-winning cask ales, beautiful cocktails and tasty food.

Quirky bars in Bath? Head to Opium, an iconic drinking spot around town, acclaimed for its lavish interiors and unusual cocktails. Set across a series of decadently themed rooms, the watering hole harks back to eras ranging from Renaissance through to Victoriana.