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The Whole Bagel

#152 of 403 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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8 Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RG, England
+44 1225 333259
08:00 - 16:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hostel didn't serve breakfast, so we came here for a bagel sandwich and a coffee. The bagels are nicely done and they fill them well up. They don't cost much either. For two sandwiches and two coffees we paid around a tenner.

Thank Vincent S
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been here previously and popped in for lunch last Saturday whilst waiting to meet my daughter. I don't normally eat bagels; however, I found my choice of chicken bagel was freshly made to order and tasted delicious. I was made to feel welcome and enjoyed the ambience and friendliness of the staff. I will certainly visit again... More 

Thank 64bobbybear
Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my bagel but I've been twice now and the service is very slow and the staff don't seem to enjoy their jobs. I haven't eaten in and I'm not sure I would want to but if you are in the centre and fancy something to eat on the go I would recommend it as an option.

Thank JollySpiffing
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for a quick lunch here. I got a pizza bagel, and my partner got the Chicken Caesar Bagel. £2 for the Pizza Bagel (half) and £4.10 for the Chicken Caesar Bagel. Whilst both tasted nice, neither were value for money. I mean, half a bagel for £2 with some cheese, tomato sauce and small peppers cut up? Additionally... More 

Thank Lispy8
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After convincing my boyfriend to have a bagel here, we were met by a Northern Irish tall waitress barking wait times and rules at us, obviously to put us off as it was busy. My bf wanted to leave at this point but out of principle I didn't want to be put off by her. The poor girl at the... More 

Thank Kate M
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a brunch around 11am. My mom was rather fussy and asked for all the parts of the bagel to come separately and they were more than happy to do so. Really nice cheap and lovely atmosphere

Thank Emily K
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I regularly come to Bath for a spot of shopping but neither of us knew this place existed (yet when we asked, we found out it been on the street for nearly 10 years!). After several minutes whittling down our options, so many yummy fillings to choose from (and then there's your bagel choice to be made!),... More 

Thank FuzzWeed
Tring, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Went here for a Saturday lunch with the kids whilst visiting Bath. Lovely menu but took more than 30 mins to get our food. We ordered drinks for the kids at same time as our food - smoothies - and they took just as long. Overall tasty food but very disappointing speed or service.

Thank Charlotte W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on the way to the train station and had a Mighty Swiss. It was delicious! The staff member that served me was super efficient and friendly. I also used the toilet and was really impressed at the level of cleanliness (I avoid public toilets as a rule, but at 8 months pregnant I had to go). I... More 

Thank bouffant
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a hard one to rate. We felt the service was slower than we would like - with very few places to stand to order or wait. When we had ordered we had to wait even longer. Whilst waiting and having nothing more to do with our time than watch, I watched the lady put her hand into the... More 

Thank Rachel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 333259

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?