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“take out available” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sally Lunn's Museum

Sally Lunn's Museum
4, North Parade Passage, Bath BA1 1NX, England
44-1225-461634
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Ranked #36 of 163 things to do in Bath
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Owner description: The home of the "Sally Lunn Bun" is the oldest house in Bath, which features a kitchen museum reflecting Roman, Saxon and medieval heritage.
South Berwick, Maine
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“take out available”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We did not have time to sit down to a meal, but was happy to find they sold the buns to go. When I purchased them they were individually boxed and sold for about 3 pounds each - buy three get one free. They are more like little round loaves than buns. Would be great to use as soup bowls. We sliced them and used them for french toast. The "museum" is a tiny room in the cellar selling products with a historically accurate model kitchen set up in a separate area that can be viewed from the shop. Worth the quick stop to see and pick up a bun to take home to try.

Visited July 2013
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“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I love visiting this place when I visit Bath - the buns are fabulous. A delicious treat! I have had both the savoury and sweet buns and they are all lovely, though the lemon curd is thoroughly recommended.
It is advisable to call ahead if travelling with people with mobility problems who need to be seated on the ground floor.

Visited August 2013
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“Worth a visit if you're passing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Went for an afternoon snack with my husband on our recent stay in Bath and had the famous Sally Lunn bun. We both went for a sweet topping and enjoyed it - there is a lot of choice on offer between sweet and savoury. Nice place, pleasant staff but fundamentally it's half a bun with some topping, I'm not quite sure what all the fuss about this bun is but there you go. There are lots of places in Bath for afternoon tea so I wouldn't go out of my way to go here (although you're not really far from anywhere in Bath!) and it's nice to see the oldest house in Bath - we didn't bother with the on site museum either but you can go in for free if you eat there.

Visited August 2013
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“Yummy Tea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Sally Lunn's is the place in Bath for afternoon tea. We had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated as it is very popular. You are advised to book for an evening meal. It is the oldest house in Bath, so watch your head as you go up the stairs! Its quaint and small inside and full of history. The menu is big with lots of variations on the famous Sally Lunn, a big flat bun the size of a side plate, something between a brioche and a roll. They cut them in half and bring them with lemon curd or cinnamon butter, or chocolate spread etc. etc all with clotted cream, if you like that. You can also have them with savoury fillings. There were all kinds of interesting teas to be had, I had Lapsang Souchong, delicous with a smokey flavour and great without milk. The service was fine and we enjoyed it. Not too expensive, my Sally Lunn and a cup of tea was about £7.00.

Visited August 2013
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“Restauranteurs since 1640!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Is there more to say? I think not! The food is excellent, the service friendly - and the prices? Overrated? I think not ... unless you know of a McDonalds that has been around for nearly 400 years!

Visited July 2013
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