places to eat
The Wheatsheaf, Combe Hay (3 Miles)
The Wheatsheaf Combe Hay is a country pub in the time honoured tradition. Located in an ancient village in beautiful surroundings, they serve the very best seasonal food and finest beers and wines in a mellow and welcoming setting
The Wheatsheaf, Combe Hay, Bath BA2 7EG Tel: 01225 833504
Babington House, (7 Miles)
The Talbot, Mells (9 Miles)
The Talbot Inn is a traditional yet stylish coaching inn located in the heart of the historic village of Mells. Delicious, seasonal food is served in the cosy restaurant. The Coach House Grill Room, open at the weekends only, serves food grilled on open charcoal at long shared tables much like the inns did hundreds of years ago.
The Talbot Inn, Mells, BA11 3PN Tel: 01373 812254
The Pig Near Bath, Hunstrete (6 Miles)
A mellow country house with an inspired restaurant. Wander down to the allotment and chat with Ollie who will tell you how their menu changes by the minute depending on what the forager finds or the kitchen gardener deems to be in perfect condition.
The Pig Near Bath, Hunstrete, Pensford BS39 4NS Tel: 01761 490490
Sams Kitchen Deli, Frome (11 Miles)
Sam’s Kitchen is located in a beautiful Edwardian building flooded with natural light, with amazing views all around of cobbled St. Catherines Hill. The Valoriani wood-fired oven is the heart of the restaurant downstairs while upstairs in the bar you can crash out on lovely sofas in front of the fire or perch in the window to watch the world go by. Open early for bread, breakfasts, Lunch and then dinner 7 days per week.
Sams Kitchen Deli, 8 Stony Street, Frome BA11 1BU Tel: 01373 466949
The Roth Bar and Grill, Hauser and Wirth, Bruton (20 Miles)
Combining gastronomy with contemporary art, The Roth Bar and Grill is a vibrant, informal and convivial eating-place serving honest, simple and seasonal food. The specially commissioned site-specific bar, created by long-term gallery friends and artists, Bjorn and Oddur Roth (the son and grandson of artist Dieter Roth) is a tribute to Bjorn Roth’s late father and is comprised of scavenged materials – a central motif throughout Dieter Roth’s work. The bar is a focal point of the restaurant, serving organic coffee, bespoke cocktails using home infused spirits, and local beers and ciders. It truly comes alive on Friday evenings, staying open until midnight with an ever-changing programme of live performances, special guest DJs and musicians.
Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL Tel: +44 1749 814 700
Menu Gordon Jones, Bath (6 Miles)
Menu Gordon Jones is all about amazing food, with an element of surprise. All Chef’s menus are seasonal and locally sourced. To really tickle your taste buds try their dishes, all served by friendly staff in an eclectic setting.
Menu Gordon Jones, 2 Wellsway, Bath BA2 3AQ Tel: 01225 480871
Casanis, Bath (6 Miles)
French bistro dishes served in the elegant dining rooms of a Georgian building with small courtyard.
Casanis, 4 Saville Row, Bath BA1 2QP Tel: 01225 780055
Sotto Sotto, Bath (6 Miles)
Fine Italian dining in the secret vaults of Bath.
Sotto Sotto, 10 North Parade, Bath, BA2 4AL | Reservations & Enquiries: 01225 330236
Chequers, Bath (6 Miles)
Serving visitors to Bath and locals alike since 1776, The Chequers serves award winning, inventive British food in a welcoming pub atmosphere. Located a short walk from The Circus & Royal Crescent. Open daily at 12pm and serve lunch and dinner seven days a week.
The Chequers, 50 Rivers St, Bath BA1 2QA Tel:01225 360017