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Opium Bar

Spring Gardens Road, Bath BA2 6PW, England
+44 1225 332321
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Just great

I really like the decor and the place smells amazing! The barman, with the wacky hair, was so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark W
via mobile
Srangely Brilliant.

Find it, Try it , its fun. Very interesting, wacky decor, staff excellent, cocktails superb. Thank... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashworth79
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Bath, United Kingdom
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A vintage and curious cocktail bar found in some of Bath's unique vaults; we're in the heart of this World Heritage City. A quirky and delightful secret for the lucky few that venture to find it, Opium is tucked away under the landmark Pulteney Bridge much like the old Laudanum and Opiate dens of the Victorian era. The bar is stocked with a wide range of International beers and spirits and staffed by bartenders who can mix and concoct these ingredients into the most wondrous (and affordable) cocktails you've ever indulged in. It's easy to imagine yourself in the company of Sherlock Holmes, H.G Wells, Janis Joplin or William Burroughs as you sip your perfectly made cocktail. £5 for any cocktail Tues-Thurs , Friday until 8 pm.Check out the secret room for parties. To appreciate the beauty of the place have a virtual tour on our website.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great cocktails” (14 reviews)
“bar staff” (14 reviews)
“cocktail bar” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:30 PM - 2:00 AM
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Spring Gardens Road, Bath BA2 6PW, England
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+44 1225 332321
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like the decor and the place smells amazing! The barman, with the wacky hair, was so diligent in preparing our cocktails that he made the preparation an event in itself! Great cocktails, good music and a nice eclectic vibe😀

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Find it, Try it , its fun. Very interesting, wacky decor, staff excellent, cocktails superb. Thank you.

Thank Ashworth79
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Down a side street and under a walkway it's not easy to spot but when you find it you'll understand why it's worth it. The decor is very quirky and you won't struggle to find any talking points or anywhere to...More

Thank Stefhowship
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

What a great place to chill out. Such an interesting bar with its cool Victorian opium den history. Great cocktails and lovely staff.

Thank stevo1964
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

This bar was difficult to find but well worth the visit. It's a nice quirky bar that's reminiscent of Szimpla Kert in Budapest. Service was really good . Definitely worth a visit.

Thank helade8582
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

This bar is a true gem! Tucked away in a hidden little spot it really is a great place. The cocktails are just fabulous and really reasonably priced too! The staff are great also. I love that every seat, table, light fitting, handle etc is...More

Thank Autumn_white
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Popped in post rugby, good mix of locals & out of towners... reasonably priced, good atmosphere..reasonable martini

Thank worgy
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife for cocktails on a Saturday night. The bar is under ground and is made up of 3 rooms with arched ceilings and great interior decor. The bar itself is small but the staff know there stuff. The selection of cocktails...More

Thank Gaz8r
Reviewed July 31, 2017

A friend and I walked to The Opium Bar - set under in the vaults - amazing atmosphere! Great bar staff mixing some great cocktails ( we tried the champagne and cognac cocktail!) - without exception, the staff are friendly, helpful and quick!

Thank Cyclingforester
Reviewed July 30, 2017

After our evening meal we decided to come her for a couple of drinks. We loved it with all its quirkiness, great drinks and great music. The decor is brilliant and the seating, genius! A wonderful, comfortable place to drink and talk. We will come...More

Thank Susanna S
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