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River Canteen - CLOSED

Spring Gardens | Pulteney Weir, Bath, England
+44 1225 424800
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Nov 7, 2013
“The Pimm's was a warning,shame I ignored it.”
Sep 9, 2013
“Nice setting, food nothing special”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Spring Gardens | Pulteney Weir, Bath, England
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

Booked here for an evening meal, staff member taking bookings was friendly enough and so looked forward to the meal that evening but, on arrival we ordered drinks, my wife wanted Pimm's and the waiter informed us he would do their "special" it came, it...More

1  Thank mikeirving
Reviewed September 9, 2013

A modern restaurant on two floors with great views overlooking the weir, this has recently changed it’s name from the River Canteen to Ponte Vecchio for some reason. Whether it’s also in new ownership, I’m not sure. The downstairs area seems to be much more...More

Thank Blackth0rn
Reviewed September 9, 2013

been to this Italian 3 times since December 2012 and due to go there again this weekend for my other half's birthday. the food never fails to please it is yummy i recommend the duck and calamari! all three occasion with two courses bottle wine...More

2  Thank katrinadavies
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Myself and my partner strolled in on a Sunny Afternoon, hoping for a cold drink by the river. Upon entering the downstairs bar/restaurant, we were met with three cold, quite rude gentleman. We asked for the cocktail menu, where they simply nodded towards the end...More

Thank SunnyCouple2011
Reviewed July 9, 2013

8 of us visited the restaurant at lunchtime Sunday to end a special stay in Bath, after enjoying the river cruise. It was very hot so we sat outside. The upstairs deck was covered in cigarette butts and an empty cocktail glass - the waiter...More

Thank escottthomas
Reviewed June 29, 2013

I have visited this restaurant with a big party. I ordered three courses. The starter with red mullets was nice. For main I ordered salmon which I fond a bit overcooked. The panna cotta I had was not very good. The service was not very...More

Thank MikeAth
Reviewed May 15, 2013

Overlooking the river and the weir, the River Canteen is an excellent venue for sampling the delights of Italian dishes. Beware, however, that the dining areas are up stairs. Yes, pizza and pasta is available but the menu is more extensive than that. Suffice to...More

1  Thank Des H
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Today my wife and I had lunch at this modern, very friendly italian restaurant with a great view over the Pulteney Weir. It is not easy to see set back slightly from the river just over the Pulteney bridge and down the steps. Being a...More

2  Thank Richard B
Reviewed April 14, 2013

My local restaurant and a wonderful place, cannot recommend it enough. Wonderful food reasonably priced and all served with a friendly smile and conversation. The guys are great cannot do enough for you, once you visit you will be hooked.

3  Thank andromeda982
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Embararssed to say I had given this place a great review in Jan-however,I went back last saturday and found it very different.Firstly , there was a party of about 20 people there, which meant everyone else in the restaurant was put on hold until they...More

1  Thank Tony T
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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  • Address: Spring Gardens | Pulteney Weir, Bath, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 424800
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