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Aio Restaurant

7 Edgar Buildings | George Street, Bath BA1 2EE, England
01225443900
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Ranked #87 of 435 restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $42 - $63
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Roughly translated from Sardinian, Ai�� means ���come and join us���, it���s an appropriate title for one of Bath���s most welcoming restaurants. Currently the only restaurant in the South West specialising in Sardinian cuisine, Ai��, on George Street ��� close to the Assembly Rooms and The Circus ��� is a unique dining proposition, providing Bath���s gastronomes with an opportunity to step outside of the Italian comfort zone. A modern interior inspired by the warm tones and natural materials of a traditional trattoria leads through to a suntrap courtyard just made for enjoying Ai�����s summery cuisine. Head chef Roberto Lilliu puts years of experience working in Mediterranean kitchens to use here, with the menu full of the warm flavours of Southern Europe.
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Interesting menu in a very pleasing, stylish setting very centrally situated. Service was brisk and efficient. Food had good bright flavours and the wine list had a number of interesting Sardinian wines.Many wines available by glass and 500ml carafe. I will definitely be back, perhaps to try the suckling pig..... My only complaint was the number of bones in a... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

J'ai passé deux soirées à Bath, et j'y ai dîné deux fois de suite! Plats délicieux et originaux, produits d'excellentes qualité, le patron et le personnel sont adorables. (plat principal de £13 à £18) I spent two evenings in Bath and had my dinner at Aio twice in arow! Aio's meals are delicious and creative, the team is as kind... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Variable meal. Nice atmosphere and started were nice however one seafood main had issues and had to be returned, although these problems were dealt with well but it should never have left the kitchen!! Wife's semi-freddo was actually an ice cream. Service very erratic, not slow just erratic

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We planned to eat quite early, 6:30 on a Tuesday and the restaurant was pretty much empty. We were warmly welcomed and taken to a seat in the garden which is a relaxed place tucked away from the road. It was a warm and sunny evening, just right for dining al-fresco. Service was not quick but we were in no... More

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Okarche, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Both meals are going on the "best ever" list. If we could give a 10 star rating, we would. Ate here on our first night and couldn't stop talking about how good it was, so we went back for an encore our last night. Ask to sit on the back patio garden. It is quiet and lovely. And by all... More

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Okarche, Oklahoma, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We ate here on our first night in Bath, spent two days trying other places and mostly being disappointed, and so went back for our last night in Bath as well. Both meals were outstanding, and if you're lucky enough to be waited upon by Josh, by all means order what he recommends to you. You won't be sorry!

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Pula
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Back in April I was here for my brother wedding. We had a wonderful time with wonderful food and service. Everybody was friendly and helpful. we had lots of different dish and I would recommend the sheep ham, delicious. I was a bit disappointed with the seam food fregola which didn't really taste of seafood, this was the only dish... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went to Aio for an early dinner. We had booked but they didn't seem to have a reference of it- despite this they found us a good table anyway. I had the aubergines which were delicious- the crab linguine was also good. The waiter was extremely friendly and helpful. The only negative I would say is that the food... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We ate here with friends. The food was almost as good as the staff. This is a traditional Italian and the staff really entertain just as you would expect. we had a brilliant evening here and left as they were closing up, but were not hurried out. Will go again

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had high hopes about this restaurant but ended up being so disappointed! Food is overpriced. We ordered a bread-basket and the bread was stale ... and we pointed this out but they didn't even have the decency to offer to remove this from the bill. No attention to detail unfortunately. Won't see us again!

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