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Raphael Restaurant

Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
+44 1225 480042
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, French, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very disappointing, starter of shellfish croute was tasteless and unpleasantly soggy.main of pork belly just dull and uninspiring. Husband's Guinea fowl similarly pedestrian.

Thank poppybasil123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a table to celebrate our wedding at the Guildhall today. We arrived early for our table but that was no problem. Menu selection very good plenty to choose from to cover everybody's taste. Food came all together warm plates and beautifully presented. Waitresses very...More

Thank Scenic580483
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across this small independent restaurant whilst wondering around bath and after reading the menu couldn’t wait to get back to my hotel to book a table here for the evenings meal. A good choice of meals with three specials on offer. The food...More

Thank michellejarvis27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for an early evening theatre dinner and added a dessert as we had plenty of time, there was good choice on the menu and well balanced wine list. great start to our evening

Thank 456martyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal. Lovely ambience. Good value for a top class meal. Highly recommended. Will definately return.

Thank adoradleade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late booking for lunch on a busy Saturday. Ate from the lunch menu which was fabulous value for such great cooking. Smallish menu but interesting enough that we were all happy. Am a big fan of French cooking and this did not disappoint....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previous good reviews but not in any of the city brochures, can't think why as this was an excellent meal. Previously a pub the place retains some old charm but the attention to service is brilliant, unhurried , paced and lovely food.

Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a Saturday lunchtime, we hadn’t booked but a table was found available. Very small restaurant! Food and service perfect ! Been here many times and the food has always been excellent here . We ate from the lunch menu, evening menu similar...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As long time residents of Bath this is always our favourite place to eat- the food is always delicious, the service impeccable and my husband always enjoys the extensive wine list. My teenage son has recently become gluten free but Raphaels still gave him delicious...More

Thank Kayejean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a really nice pre-theatre meal at Raphael for our anniversary on 29 September. The food and wines were excellent along with nicely attentive service and very smart décor. After dinner it was just a 50m walk to the theatre. Bath...More

Thank BrianKane_2011
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Peter R
6 September 2018|
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Response from Lyn D | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I was on foot. There maybe parking in town by Waitrose - not far away
Phil R
21 May 2018|
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Response from Winniesgirl56 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I can't remember but I think the main entrance is on the level, I'm sure a quick call to the restaurant could answer your questions, we found them very helpful x
22 December 2017|
Response from Raphael_Restaurant | Property representative |
Hi Anastasia. Please send us your CV via email or drop a copy off at our restaurant. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 480042
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Raphael restaurant is a much loved restaurant located in the heart of the beautiful city of Bath. Open since 2001 Raphael has established an excellent reputation for serving fabulous European inspired modern British food. Raphael has a cosy atmosphere and exquisite food, perfect for leisurely lunches, pre-theatre dining and intimate meals for two, the ideal place for any occasion. The head chef and his team create imaginative dishes using the freshest local produce available, with the emphasis on seasonality. At Raphael all of the mouth-watering desserts are made in-house, including the delicious ice-creams and sorbets. The friendly and professional staff welcome you warmly, whether you area visitor to the city or one of the regular clientele, many of whom have become good friends over the years. The wine list has been carefully chosen to ensure wines that complement the food perfectly, with reasonable prices, coupled with some amazing bin-ends.
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