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The Empire Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1LP, England
+44 1225 461465
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“lunch menu” (6 reviews)
“elaine” (31 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Empire Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1LP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit. Sat in main room. Old fashioned and hardly any customers but have to say “surprised”. Order soup of the day £2.00 & nachos £2.00 followed by quarter chicken, chips, slaw & corncob. Soup was fresh and really tasty, nachos really nice &...More

Thank LeeandZena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having decided on eating the empty tables should have been a warning. The waiter was helpful but let down by the rest of the staff. Like an earlier review bit weird the cleaner mopping the floor around you while you eat. Food arrived cold and...More

Thank Jimbo9110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entered bar area not seeing anyone behind bar but what looked to be 2 customers eating at tables and decided to take my son to the toilet when someone kept shouting ‘ Oy!’. Turned round to find a short, bald foreign man aggressively asking me...More

1  Thank NadineBallard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant was quiet and when we were seated a cleaner continued to mop the floor around us. Service was slow and I think our waitress may have been new as she was unfamiliar with the menu. Food was luke warm when it arrived and looking...More

Thank GDM128
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The weather had been rather chilly however the sun had just come out and we found Garfunkle's so we could sit inside but enjoy the sunshine in their conservatory. Food was normal pub fare, they had a special on a bottle of wine with your...More

Thank Carla P
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Having walked out of Browns, see separate review, we went next door to Garfunkels where the service from a lovely Polish lady, very pregnant, was excellent. Food was ok, nothing amazing, but reasonable price for a lunch. Cocktails were great and reasonable prices. Will return...More

Thank royTrowbridge
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Seriously?! Beautiful Sunday morning...went in & asked 2 sit outside... was told rather bizarrely that you can only have drinks outside and to eat inside... SAY WHHHHHAAAAT!

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

My fiancé & I chose this restaurant for its fantastic location, with views over the abbey and riverside area. There is a great outdoor terrace. We were delighted with our table in the conservatory, also with fabulous views. Service was friendly & helpful throughout our...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

First of all I want to say I don’t review much except if something is exceptional or AWFUL. We were on a hen do, it wasn’t a stereotypical one with head bands, boas and sashes, much more civilised and thought the bar had a nice...More

1  Thank chrisbirch1985
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat & drink on a very hot & busy Saturday lunchtime. We have walked past this place on numerous occasions but never ventured in until now, wish we had done. It really is a place...More

Thank Paul D
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Mark G
23 January 2017|
Response from richardY4847BQ | Reviewed this property |
You would have to ask the Restaurant as it was not something I looked for on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Empire Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 461465
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