The Bath Priory Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

“Precise technical execution and excellent attention to detail.” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BATH, SOMERSET

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Set within the magnificent Bath Priory Hotel, this is a true destination restaurant with classic country house dining. The formal dining room, in a long form, overlooks the beautiful grounds and gardens. Expect fine dining with a polished service to match, all done with minimal fuss which allows the food to be the star of the show. Start perhaps with a perfectly timed, tender and succulent squab pigeon breast with confit leg tart and a Madeira jus. Then move on to the Cornish wild turbot, again timed beautifully and pan roasted to a fine golden caramelised finish. End with a well-balanced Yorkshire rhubarb soufflé, pistachio ice cream and brightly coloured pistachio sauce.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
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AA Notable Wine List
The Bath Priory Hotel, Restaurant & Spa
Weston Road, BATH, BA1 2XT

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 50
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30: 453
  • Wines by the glass: 11
  • Cuisine style: Modern European, French
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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