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Marlborough Tavern

35 Marlborough Buildings, Bath BA1 2LY, England
01225 423731
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Ranked #19 of 462 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Bath Spa rail station is a short taxi drive away (5 mins) or a pleasant 20 min walk. A City Sightseeing bus stop is directly outside the pub.
Description: Situated around the corner from The Royal Crescent, The Marlborough Tavern combines the atmosphere of a local pub with the quality of a top restaurant. Two AA rosettes, a horde of local & national awards plus inclusions in The Michelin Guide and Good Food Guide bear testimony to their consistent delivery of high quality cooking. They have a clear approach to food ���find the best and freshest ingredients and to create great tasting, essentially simple dishes where the quality of the produce speaks for itself. Married to that is a passion for inventiveness that sees the menu constantly changing. Food is essentially ��� though not slavishly ��� English in character and takes advantage of locally sourced produce wherever possible. The lunchtime menu features a range of lighter dishes and sharing plates plus some traditional pub classics - and the Sunday roasts are legendary. Their food reputation is matched by their service ��� always friendly and attentive without being intrusive. They have an extensive wine list and selection of local ales, and they can mix a mean cocktail too. Outside they boast what is arguably Bath���s finest pub garden; a walled courtyard space, it���s perfect for summertime lunching and drinking.
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Simply the best food in the best restaurant! I would eat here everyday if I could! The best steak my wife has ever had!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A group of about 40 of us used the Marlborough Tavern as a venue to meet after a private event locally. Most of the tavern was closed off for us, buffet food was varied and really good, drink tab set up and worked well. Would definitely use again and recommend. Cannot really fault.

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We were staying in Bath for the weekend and stayed over on Sunday evening. Looking for somewhere to eat we popped into the Marborough. It was local to where we were staying and came with good reviews. The service was great and friendly, the food was exceptional. The Marborough was busy but not so that it impacted on service. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food, service and atmosphere was outstanding. We enjoyed the evening Immensely and would highly recommend The Marlborough Tavern.

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi AledTJones, Thank you very much for the review & recommendation. It is much appreciated. Many thanks The Marlborough Tavern Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Visited on Saturday 17th January 2015. Had emailed regarding the reservation and response was quick and efficient. They were happy for us to take our puppy with us. Food and service was excellent and will definitely be visiting again.

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Greatfoodfamily, Many thanks for the review. It was lovely seeing you all, and the puppy. Looking forward to your return visit. Best wishes The Marlborough Tavern team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Marlborough taverna is a simply furnished, friendly place. Four of us ordered a cross-section of food and all rated the meal "very good."

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi frederick a, Really appreciate the kind words. Was lovely seeing all of you. Best wishes The Marlborough Tavern Team More 

weymouth
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This was recomended by a hotel as good quality gastro pub food. We had not reserved so had a table by the door as this was the only 1 remaining , however cant grumble given we did not book. Does not resemble a pub as such but had a great little menu with something for most tastes, pigeon starter which... More 

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi ATheobald, Thank you so much for the great review. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Bath and very much look forward to your return. Kind regards The Marlborough Tavern Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Finished off a lovely weekend with a huge roast lunch, didn't need to eat dinner! Would definitely go back next time I visit Bath

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi EGorys, Thank you very much for the review. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks The Marlborough Tavern team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Our first visit to the Malborough Tavern was a lovely surprise. A warm welcome with efficient and unintrusive service. The beer and the food were both delicious and served as if they were a treat, which they undoubtedly were. Simple things done well and with extra thought, that goes a long way. Many thanks.

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Rocksteadie, Thank you very much for the visit and for leaving a review. So glad you enjoyed it. Looking forward to your return The Marlborough Tavern Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Popped in to use the Internet and stayed for the great value 2 course offer. Food arrived promptly and hot. Spacious table so relaxed into chatting to my daughter in Grenada on my iPad. Excellent lunch! Thank you!

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MarlboroughTav, Manager at Marlborough Tavern, responded to this review

Hi CatherineAMuller, Was great seeing you and thank you so much for the kind words. Look forward to your return. Kind regards The Marlborough Tavern Team More 

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Additional Information about Marlborough Tavern

Address: 35 Marlborough Buildings, Bath BA1 2LY, England
Phone Number: 01225 423731
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
Cuisine: British

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