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Society Cafe

#50 of 463 Restaurants in Bath
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4 & 5 Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB, England
+44 1225 442433
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7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Society Cafe is a speciality Coffee House in the center of Bath. We...
Society Cafe is a speciality Coffee House in the center of Bath. We always have our house blend espresso which changes seasonally as well as a Single Estate Espresso that changes every couple of weeks.We use the aeropress for filter.We also specialise in high quality teas and hot chocolates.WIFI is fast and free with plenty of places to plug in laptops or charge phones. Large and varied areas of seating both upstairs and downstairs from bar seating to large tables as well as a large area of outside seating on the square.Free Daily newspapers.Large selection of sandwiches, cakes and pastries freshly made everyday.
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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Lovely Find

I visited Society Cafe late on a Saturday afternoon with my partner and whilst it had clearly quietened down from the Saturday lunchtime rush, there were still enough customers around to give it a cosy and comfortable atmosphere. We had delicious soy hot chocolates and settled into a comfortable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
pdnlp
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I visited Society Cafe late on a Saturday afternoon with my partner and whilst it had clearly quietened down from the Saturday lunchtime rush, there were still enough customers around to give it a cosy and comfortable atmosphere. We had delicious soy hot chocolates and settled into a comfortable chair to admire the tastefully chosen art on the walls and... More 

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Bath
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Having tried many places in Bath, Society will always be my favourite. The coffee is fantastic, the selection of blends is always really varied, the atmosphere is super relaxed and the staff are friendly and efficient. They also don't make you feel awkward for wanting sugar in your coffee which I love! Cakes are also really good (especially the lemon... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you have a book and a spare hour this is the place to find a little nook and hunker down with a nice cup of coffee or vanilla white hot chocolate! The cakes are spot on and so are the sandwiches. I must really recommend this place! The reason for the rating of 4 is that the last 2... More 

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Newquay
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

During my uni years this became my favourite place in Bath and I still meet my friends here whenever I visit Bath. The staff are always friendly and helpful, the cafe has a great range of seating areas from the bar where you can watch the world go by to the cozy corners in the basement. They have the best... More 

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Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My daughter is a daily visitor, and my first cup was brought to me in bed during a weekend visit to Bath. I had to get up and visit the shop as it was the best flavoured coffee I had tasted -ever. This is a well run enterprise with a lovely atmosphere and the right balance of expertise and informality.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Visited today for a quick coffee, staff were very friendly and smiley. Loved the decor, especially the bike on the wall. Downstairs looked v cosy with nooks to tuck away in. Enjoyed my flatwhite and will definitely have to visit again to sample the vast and varied loose leaf teas available!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I love my coffee. This is lovely, a very good mix of people. I'm a middle aged man but instantly felt comfortable here. There were families with children as well as "hipster" type people. Do yourself a favour when in Bath walk by all the faceless corporation chains and go here instead. Oh and the coffee? Amongst the very best... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I love this place, for its coffee, friendly staff, atmosphere and also a big YES is the easy to use WIFI. The wifi is so simple to use. No connection issues, no web page to sign up, no time limits. It is simple, and easy and it keeps me there buying coffee after coffee and makes a great office alternative.... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

So enjoyed our food and coffee here. Really needed a rest from Christmas shopping and this was the place - great friendly and informative staff, super decor and warm atmosphere. Like big warm hug. Super.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The service was good , Nice cakes , The coffee was very good & not too over steamed which meant the fat molecules in the milk are not burnt so the flavour isnt impaired . Overall very nice & seating outside is a nice touch also . I will be back again soon :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 & 5 Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 442433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Café

Description

Society Cafe is a speciality Coffee House in the center of Bath. We always have our house blend espresso which changes seasonally as well as a Single Estate Espresso that changes every couple of weeks.We use the aeropress for filter.We also specialise in high quality teas and hot chocolates.WIFI is fast and free with plenty of places to plug in laptops or charge phones. Large and varied areas of seating both upstairs and downstairs from bar seating to large tables as well as a large area of outside seating on the square.Free Daily newspapers.Large selection of sandwiches, cakes and pastries freshly made everyday.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 6:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?