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The Bathwick Boatman

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Forester Road | Bathwick, Bath BA2 6QE, England
+44 1225 428844
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 226
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Great view, better food!

Being a local in Bath I am surrounded by great restaurants but only recently discovered this hidden gem. On the river front on the outskirts of town (Just a 2 minute walk from the Holburne museum) wonderful food, great service and a lovely atmosphere. Will be coming back!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Hamishpit
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Bath, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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291 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Being a local in Bath I am surrounded by great restaurants but only recently discovered this hidden gem. On the river front on the outskirts of town (Just a 2 minute walk from the Holburne museum) wonderful food, great service and a lovely atmosphere. Will be coming back!!!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Boatman provides the perfect Sunday lunch experience : a lovely location (unusually for Bath with good parking), fabulous service (the right balance of being attentive and available but not making you feel rushed or pressured), wonderful food (perfectly cooked) and excellent service. Highly recommended. Thanks Rosy !

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Birmingham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I took a group of elderly residents from Birmingham to Bath for a weekend and contacted the Bathwick Boatman beforehand to arrange our Sunday lunch. Nothing was too much trouble ,Rosy made contact and ensured that everything was perfect. We had a fabulous meal and even though the restaurant was busy as it was Mothers Day we were given amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you like your independent restaurants then this is a must to visit. Nice relaxed atmosphere, with beautiful views of the riverside. The menu selection was great and the food even better, we couldn't resist going for 3 courses!!

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Bath
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you wish to receive excellent service, most wonderful food and a homely greeting then this is the place to visit. It came recommended and did not disappoint. Whether it's lunch, business or just a family and friends getting together, I know this restaurant will please everyone. The view over the river is an added bonus. Just outstanding !!!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went here to meet some old friends and was very suprised, lovely food, good service and a great view over the river. We pre-booked and it was very relaxing and not rushed to move after the meal. really great

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Bath, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Boatman is a top choice for properly cooked food and warm and welcoming service. Rosie greets you with genuine warmth when you arrive and that same standard of service continues from all her staff. The menu is clearly chosen and prepared by people who not only understand food but clearly enjoy cooking and want you to enjoy the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Where do I start... I have been to the Bathwick Boatman over the years on many occasions for both a relaxed luncheon with friends for a catch up, with family on special occasions or a group get together, and for valentines day not so long ago. On every occasion I can say that I have been most impressed and love... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had lunch here and the food was superb. There is something for everyone on the menu and the specials board makes choosing very tricky because there is so much to tempt you. The calamari I had was delicious. This really is a hidden gem. Overlooking the river it is so peaceful you would never believe you are in the... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Having visited the Bathwick boatman a few times in the past it never seems to disappoint, a warm welcome stunning views, and feel of rustic charm and elegance combined which is hard to master having seen this fail in so many new places cropping up in the city. The menu is wonderfully diverse we've been there on a lunch time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Forester Road | Bathwick, Bath BA2 6QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 428844

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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