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“Excellent allround”
Review of Raphael Restaurant

Raphael Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 574 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent allround”
Reviewed February 23, 2014

First visit and will definitely be back. This relatively small restaurant successfully caters for a wide range of diner - from pre-theatre, to couples, to larger parties out on the town after the rugby - all were evident whilst we were there and all enjoyed the same high quality food, excellent wine list and spot on service. Highly recommended.

  • Visited February 2014
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    • Food
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M V, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this review, February 26, 2014
Thank you for your kind review. It was lovely to meet you and I look forward to looking after you again soon.
Do follow us on Twitter @BathRaphael and Facebook if you would like to hear the latest news from the restaurant.
Kind regards.
Mark
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Welwyn, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“As good as ever, great value as well”
Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I have lost count of the number of times I have eaten here over the years and every time I come away thinking of how good the food is, the service is friendly and it is real value for money. Under the new leadership of Mark, front of house, following a few maternity incidents the latest menu has been tweaked for the better with additional specials along with the set menu and a la carte options but it all remains great value. Leave yourself time to enjoy the food as it's cooked fresh. Today we enjoyed a variety of starters that included poached egg on bruschetta, a great 3 cheese salad; my descriptions here fails to do them justice, mains of a beef pie with pancetta and shallots cooked in a sauce with intense flavour with crisp pastry and a trio of fish, sea bass, salmon & scallops on spinach with a sweet chilli sauce before indulgent desserts of a lemon tart with crisp pastry, cheesecake and an apple & rhubarb crumble all with ice cream or a sorbet that balanced the flavours and textures. So, a great lunchtime meal in a busy vibrant bistro with 3 courses, coffee, 2 bottles of wine, olives & bread to start with all for under £100 for 3......excellent

Visited February 2014
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Mark M, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this review, February 26, 2014
Thankyou so much. We are delighted you enjoyed it.
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent service, great food”
Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

A comfortable and relaxed independent restaurant in central bath with a varied French inspired menu. We ate from the set menu as the dishes were unusually appealing and as good as the a la carte. Great value and great service.

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Mark M, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this review, February 26, 2014
Thankyou. We will look forward to seeing you again.
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed February 7, 2014

My partner and I went here when I saw the reviews on trip advisor. So glad we did. The food was delicious. Staff were helpful and the atmosphere was lovely. If you want to have a great meal out I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Marie K
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Mark M, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this review, February 26, 2014
Thankyou. We will look forward to seeing you again.
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely Fresh Food”
Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

Visited here on recommendation through the hotel we stayed in.

Great fresh food, friendly and helpful service where nothing was too much trouble!

Had 2 courses and drinks c. £30 a head - great value for money.

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