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The Ale House

1 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
+44 1225 571070
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“pot pie” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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1 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub is conveniently situated for most visitors to Bath, it is close to both The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Definitely see if the have a good local beer on, such as Gem!

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t impressed, had to wait 20 minutes to get a Guinness and when asked for a glass of water, I recieved a dirty glass with pink lipstick stains on it.

Thank crystalles9
Reviewed 18 April 2018

What I liked about this pub is it doesn’t try to be something it’s not. It appeared that we had popped into the locals local, staff were friendly and other pub users struck up conversation with us too. Nice place to stop for a drink.

Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, brilliant magic in the bar downstairs and a good choice of ales and other drinks available.

Thank slr_1998
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Lovely little pub, popped in for a drink and enjoyed a fab lunch.Small and cosy setting it was ideal for a cold wet February Saturday. Try mulled cider...warmed us up no end!

Thank GillyMGR
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Good place to stop for a beer while visiting Bath. Has a very homey, neighborhood pub vibe, nothing snooty about this place. I tried the chicken burger, came with fries and a side salad. Nothing fancy, but not bad at all.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This place really could be so much more. Have eaten here in the past so when again in Bath for the first time in many years did the same again. Certainly not a luxury pub more like your 'local' from the 50s'. Probably popular in...More

Thank Terence K
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Bath is a busy place and this pub is no exception but the service here is friendly and the food is good. If you are in Bath take the time to eat here

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Ate here quickly while waiting to meet tour bus. Typical pub food and friendly service--helping to expedite our order. Worth a longer visit. Good cider.

Thank Stanner57
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I found this place as I was looking for s neighbouring pub which was the meeting point for the bizarre bath walk. My advice look at the meeting point facing the pub then walk 2-3 doors to the right and find this place! A proper...More

Thank gappygrin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 571070
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