Cool And Quirky Bars In Bath

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

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Last updated on 3rd January 2024


The sexiest of cool Bath cocktail bars, Raincheck is decked out with sultry dark tones and glittering hanging lights, making it the ideal backdrop for dates or an Instagrammable evening out with friends. Better yet, there's a house DJ and dancefloor when you want to take things up a notch.

The Cork

The Cork is one of those places that you have to visit. Not only does it boast a chilled-out pub decked out with cartoon prints and neon lights, but also subterranean vaulted booths and quirky events, like drag queen bingo and karaoke. Head along to sip a range of boozy beverages in fun surrounds.

Sub 13

Ditch dull once and for all at Sub 13, an award-winning cocktail bar that you need to check out. Toting 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.


Quirky bars in Bath? Pop along to Opium, an iconic drinking spot in 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 Victorian.

The Canary Gin Bar

With more than 230 types of mother's ruin 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, it lets you in on some of its booze-fuelled secrets, hosting masterclasses that will have you blending your own bottle.