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The Cork

11-12 Westgate Buildings, Bath BA1 1EB, England
+44 1225 333582
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (14 reviews)
“beef chilli” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
11-12 Westgate Buildings, Bath BA1 1EB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the pub as a congretional point for group of 20 hens. We didn't stay long owing to the smellMore

Thank loo8yloo
Stephanie H, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for your review. Please accept my apologies about the bleach smell. We have been doing a lot of cleaning around the pub to maintain a clean place for our customers and we do use bleach sometimes for this. Again, I am...More

Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Went here with a couple of friends for a drinks. Very nice interior, lots of seating and a nice atmosphere with music and a few board games. Ordered baked Alaska dessert however when it wasn’t as expected the staff didn’t care and didn’t do anything...More

Thank IB02
Stephanie H, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and entertainment on your visit here. The staff member that you spoke to assured me that you had enjoyed the dessert, please accept my apologies for it not being what you expected....More

Reviewed January 12, 2018

This place is good for drinks and light-bites during or before a night out in the town. Good for locals and students alike.

Thank EuropeananProud
Stephanie H, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely review!

Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere. Friendly helpful staff. Food was good except for the mushy peas that came with the fish and chips. Solid or crispy peas would have been a better description!! Also strange how some things came on plastic trays and some on slate tiles. Worth...More

Thank 540LucyF
Stephanie H, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for your review. I'm sorry our mushy peas weren't up to a good standard for you, I have notified our head chef and we will make sure this won't be an issue again. With regards to our food service, we are...More

Reviewed November 24, 2017

Popped in for a beer and a quick snack after visiting the thermal spa. There's a decent range of locally produced bitters and several different lagers to choose from. On a Thursday night the place was about half-full so it was a little lacking in...More

Thank The_Don_UK
Stephanie H, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for your review. We are glad you appreciated our wide selection of drinks and were able to have our ever popular sharing nachos. Thanks again for coming to visit us, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Table booked as reservation. There wasn’t enough chairs and the girl just seemed to think ok for us to go find them. Food came on plastic trays like kids get in school. My burrito wasn’t nice and again came in a Plastic basket. To me...More

3  Thank sparkles25125
Stephanie H, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear your visit with us wasn't satisfactory. The style of our pub is colourful and retro which is why we decided to have our food served on colourful trays and slates. If your booking...More

Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

I popped in here for an early evening drink with the wife and daughter. The pub appeared to have a relaxed atmosphere and also free wifi. I am not sure if it was deliberate but there also appeared to be suitable plus to allow you...More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Jonny W, General Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2017

Hi there. Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed the two IPA's you purchased and please accept our apologies for having 2 of our draught ales off when you came to visit, the lines were in the process of being cleaned ready...More

Reviewed October 16, 2017

The Cork is such a nice place to be, no matter what time of day it is. The food is delicious, and the drinks are great. It's a nice place to catch up with friends and the karaoke is so much fun! The staff are...More

Thank flowgo13
Jonny W, General Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2017

Hi there. Many thanks for your lovely review! We're glad that you and your friends like coming here and enjoy everything we have to offer. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2017

went in here after walking around all day shopping and other places were really busy. on entry five very loud blokes drinking. barmaid's first night did not know how to work till and disappeared to find someone who could,we ordered 2 x fish and chips...More

Thank Fred F
Jonny W, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Hi there, Thank you for reviewing us. We are sorry to hear your time with us wasn't to your liking. The bar tender you speak of would have indeed been in training that night and we apologise for the extra time you had to wait....More

Reviewed September 19, 2017

Just the place to be on Friday night (and every night!!). Great drinks and cocktails (I loved their mojito's). Karaoke rooms that needs to be booked ahead of time. nice music and atmosphere! Easy access (in the city center). A place you absolutely must go...More

Thank Gisele G
Jonny W, Manager at The Cork, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking time to write this lovely review for us! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed our cocktails, our mojito's are indeed a popular choice! Thanks again and we hope to see you again next time you...More

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Hi Ashleigh, We do accept Apple Pay!
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May 12, 2017|
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Hi Stuart, The closest car park available which isn't multi-storey is Kingsmead Square car park, it's about 2 minutes walk from us. Hope this helps! Please let us know if we can help any further. Kind regards, Steph
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-12 Westgate Buildings, Bath BA1 1EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 333582
  • E-mail
Description
The Cork located on Westgate Buildings, Bath is situated within walking distance of all visitor attractions, shopping areas, the train station and coach park. The building where The Cork is, was historically a 'debtors' prison, and renovations have left the stunning Bath sandstone exposed. Comprising of two bars, two vaulted party pod booths, a conservatory and a large al fresco terrace area. The Cork offers an ideal location to socialise, relax, watch live sport or have a full on party! A full, varied range of wines, cocktails, hot beverages, real ales, cider, craft beers, plus an extensive list of whiskies, Bourbons and rums really make The Cork one of the places to visit in the UK. With a theme of fun fun and fun, The Cork has two Party Pods that can be hired for karaoke or live sports or to play your own music. A function area is available for larger parties too. Expect to see and listen to DJs, live bands, comedy acts and magicians, not to mention their own fun and games including the legendary Sunday night pub quiz. The food is fun too. All prepared on site, the hand crafted burgers, chili hot dogs, nachos and huge hand cut chips are legendary in Bath.
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