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The Confessional - CLOSED

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Forgive me Father

For a cheeky quiet cocktail with a few friends this is a really cool joint. Enough buzz to keep you... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2017
Dino L
via mobile
Date place

This place was awesome as a date place. The table service was great and the atmosphere in general... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2017
LYMP27
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Bath, United Kingdom
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10 Mar 2017
“Forgive me Father ”
3 Mar 2017
“Date place”
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High quality wine, speciality cocktails and local craft beer for locals in the know. #NeedToTalk We do accept bookings for groups up to 12 persons. Especially in Fridays and Saturdays, to avoid any disappointment we highly suggest to book in advance.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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28 Milsom Street | Milsom Place, Bath BA1 1BZ, England
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+44 1225 667155
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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

For a cheeky quiet cocktail with a few friends this is a really cool joint. Enough buzz to keep you going but not too much to get that table dance you know oh'so'well.. nice drinks, great service, standard prices. Perfect for a date before moving...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Dino L
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome as a date place. The table service was great and the atmosphere in general was perfect. Successful date thanks to this place!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank LYMP27
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Whilst attempting to hunt for a bite to eat, myself and my partner wandered down in to the crypts to be welcomed to a cozy unexpected cocktail venue. The staff where very accommodating, though most of the tables where booked they found us a nice...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited this bar while in bath for a couple drinks, the staff are really friendly and there is a good range of local beers. Staff were helpful when choosing what to drink and free table water. The venue is stunning also I would recommend going...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Warrick_005
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We popped into the Confessional without a booking and although it was busy we were found a table immediately. We only had time for a quick drink as we were on our way to dinner. Good choice of cocktails served quickly by a cheerful waitress....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Beverley19
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Went here for pre work Christmas dinner drinks. We had to book three months in advance to secure a table for an hour. I enjoyed the atmosphere and the space and the drinks were very good. It was just a shame that in the hour...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Bex J
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend and it didn't disappoint. Was fun just finding the place. Great cocktails / service and prices. Have to read some of the confessions......

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Paultaylor661
Reviewed October 28, 2016

A great bar if you want to wait over half an hour for an overpriced drink. But as my friends and I were there for celebratory drinks and our waiter was very pleasant, we didn't mind the bad service so much. But things got really...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Manthaaaaaa
Alexb1982, Manager at The Confessional, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Hello Manthaaaaaa, when you came over was a Wednesday night and it wasn't busy. I am sorry to hear that you have been waiting long for you drinks and surely what you have been experienced wasn't our usual service. I do apologise for the behaviour...More

Reviewed October 24, 2016

We went here for a pre-dinner drink. The ambience and decor are great and it was a nice place to have a drink. We both had a cocktail which was very good, though I would say it did seem to take a long time to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lorddoglet
Alexb1982, Manager at The Confessional, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2016

Hello Lorddoglet, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your time and drinks with us. We have few new staff members in training that's why most probably you were waiting for drinks. Our menu is predominantly focused our signature cocktail and few more classics, but...More

Reviewed October 20, 2016

I booked a table here for my sisters birthday. In hindsight, even booking the table was hard work! I attempted to call a few times, 4 weeks before the booking, and no-one picked up. I then sent an email. Over a week later, I'd had...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank FCAW
Alexb1982, Manager at The Confessional, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2016

Hello FCAW, I am sincerely sorry to hear that you had a so bad experience in our place. As I have mentioned on the review after yours, that we are looking daily for new high quality staff members and my focus is specifically on their...More

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