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Bistro La Barrique

#43 of 405 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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31 Barton Street, Bath BA1 1HG, England
+44 1225 463861
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Michel Lemoine is THE last independent restaurant in Bath to his credit. A place where you can walk in a people remember who you are. Nice food, great service and a REAL journey. I am French and for an hour it felt like home. Really recommended. Biagio

Thank Biagio B
Reading, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant was highly recommended to us, we pre-booked and we're not dissapointed. Lovely rustic ambience, staff all very welcoming and helpful. We selected the set dinner which was great value (£10.95 starter and main with side) probably the best dauphinois potatoe I've ever tasted. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit - many thanks

Thank Flatulent
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a pre theatre dinner with friends last night having heard good reviews. We ordered and unfortunately the waitress took one of our orders down incorrectly or more precisely not at all! When the food arrived one of us had nothing to eat. No apology was forthcoming and we had to chase up again to get the additional... More 

Thank SCE1960
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great disappointment. Tapas style food and french food do not mix. Confusing set of menus at the start - a set lunch list, a specials mix and a normal menu - when you order a number of small dishes, not clear what items fall within which and what the price will be if you pick and mix. Also, what order... More 

Thank David F
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

V friendly and accommodating restaurant with excellent food - lovely French-style tapas. We had reserved the basement room for our party which worked very well .

Thank Fiona N
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food - the best gratin dauphinois I've ever had. Lots of lovely small plates, friendly staff who were incredibly accommodating of our party. Heartily recommend this restaurant.

Thank londongirl39
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant with great food! We had lunch on a Christmas Shopping trip to Bath and it was just the job. Cosy place with character and lovely service.

Thank annechis
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is spectacular. Think French tapas and you're on the money. The restaurant has the capacity for around 30 or so guests and because of this low occupancy, you get a real sense of atmosphere within in there. My girlfriend and I opted for 3 dishes each (2 mains and a side) and a few drinks. The good was... More 

Thank MichaelLR
London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This small restaurant is tucked away from the main centre of town but located very close to the theatre (from where I suspect it gets a lot of its clientele). From the outside this looks very unpromising – located, as it is, in a rather modern looking building with a rather unattractive extra (we were told that attempts to change... More 

1 Thank Romulus66
Watford, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Don't go unless you have time to spare. Allow 2 hours if you are going to the Theatre. The food is good, well seasoned and presented. The menu is comprised individual, complete dishes. Fish-Meat-Pasta. When an order of a Fish dish and a Meat and Vegetables are ordered, they arrive together, just warm. So a choice has to be made,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
French, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Barton Street, Bath BA1 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 463861

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