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The Bathwick Boatman

#16 of 401 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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Forester Road | Bathwick, Bath BA2 6QE, England
+44 1225 428844
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch here and the food and location were fabulous. Had an outside balcony table that look over the river, which was tranquil and picture perfect, watching boats sail by. You could also hire boats next door to restaurant, so after eating we had a relaxing paddle down the river. What a fantastic day.

2 Thank Somerset248
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed a few days in Bath and wanted to treat ourselves on our last evening. We were intrigued with The Boatman so decided to have dinner here. Approximately 10 minutes walk from the centre The Boatman is located in a lovely spot on the river. The staff were polite & efficient without being too formal. Our waiter knew all... More 

1 Thank dom p
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is in a lovely location right on the river. Wonderful and peaceful in the evening. It's not fleashly or clever but clearly the owners and staff care about what they do and it's all done well. Wine list offers some good selections and very good value. Menu highlights - the smoked salmon was great and the fact it's... More 

2 Thank Matthew R
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a ten minute walk from Bath city centre this tucked away restaurant with views over the river is well worth a visit. The quality of the food was very high, the service very good and all for a good price. We had the roast lunch which was cooked to perfection (great roasties!) but make sure you leave room for... More 

1 Thank ChrisDA_12
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A tasty traditional Sunday Roast treat, I loved the yorkshire pudding with my perfectly roasted leg of lamb with gravy and cauliflower bake. The brownie fudge with coconut ice cream dessert was good, could have been better if my first choice dessert of panna cota was available. Nice view of River Avon from our table.

1 Thank Rea C
Worcester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a perfect restaurant to finish our stay in bath it's a hidden gem the food is magnificent and the staff A1 it was a real find I had the hake it was beautiful full of taste bursting with flavours my partner had the steak perfectly done s definite visit again and again highly recommended

1 Thank Sharon W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a spectacular view over the river, The Bathwick Boatman is an amazing experience. The service is great and the staff are amazing. The menu is very nice and there is something for anyone.

1 Thank TJ O
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted a group of 30 friends at Bathwick Boatman for Sunday lunch last weekend - we were treated to a lovely lunch in the perfect setting by the river. Everyone really enjoyed the great canapés, the roast beef with trimmings and the delicious ice-creams, all served with style and attentiveness. Many thanks to Rosy and her team for giving us... More 

1 Thank James T
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the view was undoubtably lovely, that is perhaps all the restaurant had to recommend itself. The 'Thai' curry was more like a bland chicken tikka masala, and the pasta was almost inedible

Thank Laleh H
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick stop off to visit old friends who were unfortunately on holiday! Pleasant friendly service from the girls and nice food enjoyed while watching the punt hire.

1 Thank diasy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forester Road | Bathwick, Bath BA2 6QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 428844

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?