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The Bank


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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The Bank is set over two floors. The first floor is a lounge and bar area leading to a roof terrace where can enjoy a enclosed area to drink. Its great as its off the street and private. The second floor is a for lively area with a boutique club with some great sounds and DJ's entertaining you. We are a late venue with a 3am licence. please come in and enjoy your evening with friends and enjoy your evening. We are a smart casual place with a strict entry policy as we want all of our guests to enjoy the evening. Everyone is welcome in this bar.
$26 - $39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't eat here but wish we had after seeing all the lovely meals/tapas being brought out. We had a very pleasant few hours here, cocktails were 2 for 1 and draught beers 2 for £6, excellent value. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy to say that this place is not only rocking Comptempary food but the traditional Sunday roast. Happy they have returned to being a player in the food game instead of the same o same o menu they have been serving on my previous visits....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dorrett1
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in Old Swindon and first time at this restaurant. Lovely place to eat - will also be great in the summer as there is a large outdoor eating area. Service was excellent - they really went above and beyond to help.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank nicolakmorgan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just enjoyed a Sunday lunch at The Bank in Old Town. Fantastic new menu, staff excellent as always! The food must be good as Marco PW was there with friends! Well done Manni and the whole team!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank markjcooper99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just enjoyed a wonderful Sunday roast from the new menu. Beef tender, crispy roast potatoes, fresh veg and tasty gravy. They are happy to give extra veggies and gravy if you ask. Very full afterwards but I couldn’t resist the homemade tiramisu which was yummy....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jayne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended early on a Saturday afternoon, had a lengthy wait for drinks, my partner ordered a pizza which was price reasonably and generally enjoyable, I ordered a couple of the small individual dishes which were extremely disappointing, the portions were tiny and on large...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank _sarah_cook26
Swindon1313, Owner at The Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sarah Sorry you had a bad experience on your visit. We do have very good prices to suit and also great dishes. As to the small plates they are very good and they do very well. I do see what you say about the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so how does your team training works? From what I noticed, your bar attenders are told to sell double shots as standard and your impolite bouncers kick people out as soon as they get drunk-don’t worry I wasn’t kicked out. It seems like a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank walissonr645
Swindon1313, Owner at The Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir I think all social media has now been covered for your complaint. You seem very annoyed about this double shots issue. I do agree and appolagise if this has misled you. We do not benifit from selling you doubles for a extra £1....More

Reviewed January 18, 2019

I took my granddaughter into The Bank for lunch she is 18 months old and reasonably well behaved for her age. We were welcomed as though we were the only customers there. They fetched a high chair for me and although some of the lunch...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank annieweatherwax
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely ridiculous entry experience and poor service. We had booked a VIP table for the evening and felt like we weren’t welcomed. We didn’t even get to have the first drink we ordered. We had the door staff constantly surrounding the table until the point...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Owen_vittorios
Reviewed June 30, 2018

As a respectable 51 year old I went to a leaving do. During that do I went to the bathroom to wash my face as it was one of the hottest days in the UK. For no apparent reason the bouncers decided to walk me...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Response from RobHop72 | Reviewed this property |
There is paid parking spaces on wood street. There is also parking behind wood street off Newport street. There may also be parking available in the co op superstore.
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