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“Safe harbour from the rain”
Review of Cafe on the Barge

Cafe on the Barge
Ranked #29 of 48 Coffee & Tea in Bath
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Description: Unique Cafe aboard a wide beamed canal boat moored on the Kennet & Avon canal just a leisurely walk along the towpath from the centre of Bath. Serving the finest coffees and delicious home made cakes as well as other snacks and refreshments. Seating in the boat, on the deck or outside. Blankets available on request for sitting beneath the trees on the grass canal bank. Customer W.C and baby changing facilities on board.
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“Safe harbour from the rain”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

Having already been drowned in a thunderstorm, what a delight to be able to stop at the Cafe on the Barge for a very enjoyable drink. We were welcomed in with open arms and were soon joining in the conversation with the other customers and Henni herself, a bubbly host. We had a great time and will definitely be back although hopefully we will not be wet through next time!

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Paul S
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
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“Best coffee in Bath”
Reviewed August 6, 2012

Wow, what a wonderful sanctuary on the Kennet and Avon Canal. The Cafe on the Barge has by far the best coffee in Bath served in very generous cups with the most delicious and varied selection of homemade cakes and paninis. All this made and served by Henni, a cheerful, vibrant and sunny owner who makes this a favourite spot for both boaters and walkers alike. I cannot speak highly enough of this venue.Henni will always make the extra effort, when we are out on our boat with not enough time to stop, she will have our lunch ready to pick up as we pass if we phone ahead to pre-order.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Jenkyn K
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