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Same-Same but Different

#42 of 420 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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European, Spanish, Tapas
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7a Princes Buildings | Bartlett Street, Bath BA1 2ED, England
01225 466856
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 26
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  • 16
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely light lunch

We stopped for a light bite of lunch on Saturday. My daughter and I shared a Caesar salad and had some crunchy chips each with a nice draft beer. Very pleasant . The Venus is a bit 'shabby' tapas but the girls serving are very pleasant and the prices are quite acceptable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Claire R
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Bath, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Turned away for breakfast just 10 mins after their 'breakfast time' - would rather turn away a customer than accommodate.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stopped for a light bite of lunch on Saturday. My daughter and I shared a Caesar salad and had some crunchy chips each with a nice draft beer. Very pleasant . The Venus is a bit 'shabby' tapas but the girls serving are very pleasant and the prices are quite acceptable.

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I had their Halloumi and mushroom burger and my mum had their steak. Both were really good! Quick service with a smile too! Will definitely go back!

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Bergerac, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A little out of the way but really worth finding. Has english style tapas; main meals and, at lunchtime, sandwiches. We had the tapas which were really delicious...I want the recipes!! Better for breakfast and lunch than dinner.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went here for breakfast on our recent girls weekend in Bath. The full English and vegetarian breakfasts were lovely. Friendly staff. Extra toast and tea free with your breakfast. It was so nice we went back a second day,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed in the travelodge, and rather than suffer the bland breakfast boxes hopped over the road in hunt of a cafe. Immediately stumbled across Same Same and it was great. The menu was full of lovely brunch type things (we had grilled avocado with poached egg- yum!), and value wise, including a coffee each, it was the same price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I go there a lot and it is a great cosy little place in Bath! Particularly recommend the tapas, delicious! You may need to book in advance as it is quite small!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stumbled across this place looking for somewhere to eat lunch on the first day of our holiday. The place was busy but we found a table. The service was great and food amazing. We got salads and sandwiches for the kids with 'chunky chips'. All delish and if we were in bath we would be visiting here again.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We went to Same-Same but Different twice - once for breakfast our first day in Bath and once for a tapas dinner. Our server was delightfully warm and welcoming Ellie. Breakfast had something for everyone and was just right. Dinner was really fun with delightful tapas - traditional Spanish tortilla and some very delightful creative dishes - and some fun... More 

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Caerwent, Wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Bath can be a bit of a minefield when dinning out, but you can find some gems and this little place fits nicely into that category. We were flying blind the occasion we visited Same-Same but Different as we had didn’t know the place or anyone who had eaten here. But we trusted good old TripAdvisor and booked a table.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7a Princes Buildings | Bartlett Street, Bath BA1 2ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: 01225 466856

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 to 24
  • Cuisine: European, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions

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