Six sumptuous alfresco dining experiences

Doesn’t there feel to be a sense of hope in the air these days? Not only has self-catering re-opened, but now visitors to Bath can enjoy a wide-range of alfresco dining experiences too. Whether you’re keen to enjoy afternoon tea with loved ones, or perhaps meet up with friends over pie and a pint, there are plenty of award-winning establishments ready to welcome you back this summer.

Bandook Indian Kitchen

Wine and dine in this beautiful courtyard off Milsom Place, ideal for afternoon lunch dates or a romantic evening supper. During lockdown they’ve been busy adding new vibrant dishes to their menu, so be sure to check them out.

Bath Pizza Co

Shelter beneath the aged beams of Green Park Station and make the most of two-for-one cocktails to toast the end of lockdown living. This Italian inspired brasserie was recently awarded the title of ‘Independent Pizza Restaurant of the Year’, so be sure to sample some of their delights.

BeerCraft of Bath

Sip and savour a refreshing craft beer or cider by one of the city’s most iconic locations. Allow the welcoming team to help you choose from their vast and varied menu of more than 500 beers as you watch the world go by from Pulteney Bridge.

Green Park Brasserie

Located in Bath’s former railway station from the 1800s is how the bustling restaurant gained its namesake. Enjoy a round with friends or a sizzling steak from their seasonal menu, off-set with a jovial atmosphere and live music.

Mrs. Potts Chocolate House

For those who have a sweet tooth or simply deserve a tasty treat, you will find yourself drawn by the York Street café, where you can embrace a warming hot chocolate along with a delicious array of chocolate coated goodies come rain or shine.

The Scallop Shell

Hard at work the culinary team have been working to create an alfresco area from which you will be able to savour a delicious menu of sustainably caught fresh seafood, accompanied by a refreshing local ale, or cider.

Bath maintains an ever more diverse culinary scene and the above is only a selection, so do help support our local trade and check directly with restaurants for their latest reopening plans when you visit this beautiful city.