Charmingly grandiose with its classic Georgian façade and tall ceilings, the Boater has been ‘anchored’ just along from Bath’s iconic Pulteney Bridge overlooking the city’s famous weir since 1809, and is an elegant, maritime themed bar showcasing a range of sumptuous food and beverages.

Carried stylishly over three floors, from its Street level Pub and Upstairs dining room to its sombre-lit Cellar Bar and large garden, the Boater caters to a wide scope of eager bar-goers. The pub and dining room’s tasteful wooden interiors are splashed with old seafaring jumble whilst collections of attractive antiques lace the walls. However, harking back to a dark and broody speakeasy is the Boater’s dingy Cellar Bar, which even showcases an urban, arty feel with its own graffiti mural.

Sure to satisfy any nautical needs, the Boater cooks up a mean fish and chips for £8.95 complete with mushy peas and homemade tartar sauce to nurse that Sunday hangover, and British pub favourites 'Pie of the day' and standard sausage and mash also make the cut for around £10. Finally, boasting over thirty craft beers, the Boater is a utopia for ale enthusiasts, so quench your thirst over some London Pride or Oliver’s Island.


  • Disabled Toilets
  • None
  • None
  • 18 (Children allowed for food)


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 23:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 23:00
Saturday 11:00 23:00
Sunday 11:00 22:30



Boater, 9, Argyle Street, BA2 4BQ


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Pub Food and British food.

  • A word from the chef:

    The Boater features an eclectic mix of classic pub meals from hearty lunches to tasty and wholesome dinner dishes. Priced at £10.95, the 'Slow cooked lamb shoulder shepherd's pie' is sure to satisfy.

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