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Bath – Somerset, UK

BARS / CAFES:

  • Beaujolais Bistro Bar – Cute French wine bar and restaurant.  French-inspired menu with an extensive wine list, it’s a nice place for a glass of wine before dinner.  (5 Chapel Row, Bath BA1 1HN / +44 (0) 1225 423 417 / www.beaujolaisbath.co.uk)

CONCEPT STORES:

  • Dolls House Miniatures of Bath – A dolls house collector’s dream shop, located on picturesque and historic Pultney Bridge in the centre of Bath (15-16 Pultney Bridge, Bath BA2 4AY / t: +44 (0) 1225 426 161 / www.karoncunningham.com)
  • The Makery – A self-styled ‘creative hub’ which holds workshops from knitting classes to mirror restoration, as well as selling arts & craft products/kits and hosting a cafe.  (146 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BL / t: +44 (0) 1225 421 175 / www.themakeryonline.co.uk)

FOOD & GROCERIES:

  • The Fine Cheese Company – Celebrated cheese shop selling everything and anything to do with cheese.  Knowledgeable staff, amazing cheese straws and a café next door.  (29-31 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BN / +44 (0) 1225 448 748 / www.finecheese.co.uk)

HOTELS:

RESTAURANTS:

  • The Bathtub Bistro – Looked really cute from the outside and was voted #1 Bath Restaurant 2010 on Trip Advisor. (2 Grove Street, Nr Pultney Bridge, Bath BA2 6PJ / t: +44 (0) 1225 460 593 / www.thebathtubbistro.co.uk)
  • The Circus – Didn’t have time to visit but it’s a lovely looking family-run restaurant just off the city’s famous landmark. (34 Brook Street, just off The Circus, Bath BA1 2LN / t: +44 (0) 1225 466 020 / www.thecircuscafeandrestaurant.co.uk)
  • Market – Lively resto mainly serving pizza with huge outside terrace so great for summer evenings.  Really buzzy. (Saw Close, Bath BA1 1EY / t: +44 (0) 1225 330 009 / www.marketbath.com)
  • The Marlborough Tavern – A beautifully decorated gastro pub full of locals and serving fantastic home-cooked and seasonal, locally-sourced pub food that is exquisitely presented. A happy clientele is looked after by really friendly staff, it’s the kind of place every town needs and there’s a lovely beer garden to the rear. (35 Marlborough Buildings, Bath BA1 2LY / +44 (0) 1225 423 731 / www.marlborough-tavern.com)
  • The Moon & Sixpence – Probably Bath’s best high-end, contemporary  restaurant, serving modern British and international food.  The courtyard is perfect in summer.  (27 Milsom Place, Bath BA1 1BZ / +44 (0) 1225 320 088 / www.moonandsixpence.co.uk)