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Gascoyne Place

#50 of 416 Restaurants in Bath
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1 Sawclose, Bath BA1 1EY, England
+44 1225 445854
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Situated in a unique Grade II listed Georgian building in the heart of...
Situated in a unique Grade II listed Georgian building in the heart of Bath, Gascoyne Place has enjoyed many awards and plaudits since opening in 1996. Five distinct spaces (from a traditional pub-like corner snug to elegant Georgian dining rooms) could be your setting in which to indulge in a modern British menu that only uses fresh ingredients, obtained through close links with local farms and fisheries. Located 20 metres from Bath's Theatre Royal, and overlooking Sawclose Piazza, Gascoyne Place suits pre or post theatre wining and dining marvellously, though not to be outdone, the restaurant hosts its own entertainment with live complimentary jazz sessions from 8.00 Every Sunday and live blues every Friday evening.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely lunch

Ate here last week with my family and had a great lunch. Sunday roast was excellent and a huge portion! Lovely staff and good service. Would recommend to anyone going to Bath

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
JAG27
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Ate here last week with my family and had a great lunch. Sunday roast was excellent and a huge portion! Lovely staff and good service. Would recommend to anyone going to Bath

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

In the 5 weeks of eating around England, this is the standout dinner of the trip!! Just really delicious food, well priced with standout service. Honestly the best food I've eaten in England. I had the goats cheese entree, with Chicken and Gnocchi main. Yummmmm, I wish I was there right now.

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Bath, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Popped in this lunchtime & had a very tasty meal of calamari & baked brie. Cooked to perfection & lovely flavors. Fantastic choice of wines, attentive, friendly staff & chilled out atmosphere. Highly recommended

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Westerham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

the restaurant had asked us to preorder as we were a large group and this worked well food was very good ,excellent presentation and not over priced good selection of wine and beers two of our party were delighted to be able to order a local bitter and our cider drinker had a choice i had ordered fish of the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Now that the sun is shining I finally decided to check out Gascoyne Place seeing as they recently opened a large new terrace, so came here for lunch with some friends who were visiting. The food was pretty good, though bit on the expensive side for the portions/what you are getting. However I will say that what my friends ordered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant after arriving in Bath and we were pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed the fish of the day (Pollock) and my traveling partner enjoyed the Onglet steak. They have a fabulous selection of wines and drinks. There's also live music on Sunday nights. Give it a go, it's a great independent place! Also, one of the waitresses, Mary,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

The dessert, a toffee cheesecake creation, was stunningly delicious. We only have two days here and we went both days for the dessert and great atmosphere. The staff went well beyond courtesy to make us feel welcome and the music was excellent. The manager, in particular, went beyond the call of duty!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went for a meal as it's next to the Theatre Royal Bath where we had tickets for a performance. The waiters like to stand in the bar next door and you have to go searching for them if you want anything. My wife had to ask for salt and vinegar with her fish as they weren't provided automatically. So... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Been here a few times. Food is always fabulous, staff lovely and drinks extensive. Any place that serves more than one cider is always a must! :D

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The description of food makes it all sound very tempting, and it is beautifully presented, but the taste of the food itself was fairly average. I wouldn't object to going back, but it wouldn't be my first choice. We were there as a large group, the food came out all together which was good and it was all hot. The... More 

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Additional Information about Gascoyne Place

Address: 1 Sawclose, Bath BA1 1EY, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 445854
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 41
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Sawclose, Bath BA1 1EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 445854

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 41
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine

Description

Situated in a unique Grade II listed Georgian building in the heart of Bath, Gascoyne Place has enjoyed many awards and plaudits since opening in 1996. Five distinct spaces (from a traditional pub-like corner snug to elegant Georgian dining rooms) could be your setting in which to indulge in a modern British menu that only uses fresh ingredients, obtained through close links with local farms and fisheries. Located 20 metres from Bath's Theatre Royal, and overlooking Sawclose Piazza, Gascoyne Place suits pre or post theatre wining and dining marvellously, though not to be outdone, the restaurant hosts its own entertainment with live complimentary jazz sessions from 8.00 Every Sunday and live blues every Friday evening.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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