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The Ale House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi

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All reviews traditional pub local beer bizarre bath selection of beers sit outside friendly atmosphere a great evening pint sharps
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

Presently being refurbished/ repaired this little pub is in a great location and is also a magic theatre. We enjoyed well kept beer and tasty very reasonably priced (for Bath) meals. The owners are also extremely welcoming and obviously enjoy hosting their pub. A wave...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Bobcat202
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Frequent visitor to the Ale House, and it is without a doubt one of the best bars in bath. Really affordable prices, extremely friendly staff, and don’t even get me started on the magic! I have seen magical things in the ale house, things I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank seb p
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Small and cozy and conveniently located across the River Avon!! Great local feel and excellent pub food! The local beer did not disappoint.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Adventure44163
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Came here on a passing whim, great staff, reasonable priced well prepared food. Good choice of drinks. It’s a local nothing flash. Loos could do with updating but serves the purpose.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Pub was very small and not particularly friendly, no atmosphere, barmaid was pleasant enough, seemed a pub more for locals rather than visitors. Beer was ok but probably would visit again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Colette P
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Called at lunchtime a few days ago, for a couple of drinks - the beer and wine were both OK. However my wife reported that the toilets were disgusting even though this was the start of the day! Consequently food was not considered.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Trevor G
Sarah B, Owner at The Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Hi Trevor. Thank you for your feedback. Our toilet is something we are aware of and currently waiting for a date for it to be refurbished. Also we are installing a separate ladies cubicle upstairs. Thank you for baring with us and we hope to...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Located on York Street is The Ale House that has a good selection of beers and ales. Just had a pint. Very nice beer. Seating outside. Would come back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The place is really in the center and has nice atmosphere but the ale which I bought as it is a local one was poor in quality as if something like water mixed with it.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cansu Ö
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening in the ale house after we had eaten at a restaurant in bath. Small, friendly atmosphere and chatted with the best barman Tom and other locals till the wee hours. Thanks for having us Tom, we had a blast! Definitely recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Emily G
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice to sit outside for a quick drink after long day doing all the touristy things in Bath. Was busy but managed to sit outside in shade on a lovely hot day.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mslancashire503927
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