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The West Gate Public House

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Bar, British, Pub
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Gate Public House 38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
+44 1225 461642
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I have visited Bath I have always had a lovely time. Great atmosphere, good food with good portions. Was able to taste test a Cider before having a pint which was good as there is a variety on offer. Just a friendly pub with a lot to offer.

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Thank Zoe M
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Average pub grub you'd expect from s commercialised pub. The 'Big Fish' wasn't that big (long but thin) served up on a wooden board that seems popular these days, the fish was over cooked and dry and the triple cooked chips were suspiciously similar to frozen steakhouse chips. The onion rings in the picture were extra. Disappointing but ok Staff... More 

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Thank Cornflake180
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We just wanted a drink and a sit down after a lot of walking and this pub was the first place we came across. It was a busy Saturday afternoon so we bought our drinks then went upstairs which was much quieter. There is a second bar upstairs which we would have used instead of queuing downstairs and carrying our... More 

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Thank Rachael N
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a dinner and a drinks. Food was great and they had a wide selection of drinks. Staff were friendly and nice. Definitely I will come back to Westgate.

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Thank Salamakakinas36
St Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2017

One of the best pubs in Bath. Friendly service, good beer, good food. I recommend to everyone. The food was tasty, we ordered fish board! Excellent beers, great choice!

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Thank charlier945
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Dinner for 2 on a quiet February Wednesday night. Barman took the order wrong, however he did look very young & very new. server brought starters out and dumped them on the table and walked off, didn't give me a chance to say I didn't order that... so took it to the bar and asked for it to be swapped... More 

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1 Thank starling22
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Went in for a quick pint and burger. I ordered a chicken burger but it came in 3 (small) chicken-nugget-esque pieces which I felt didn't constitute a burger. Furthermore, this wasn't specified on the menu. I requested to speak to the manager and in fairness the staff were very polite. However the manager showed no interest 'what do you want... More 

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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice friendly pub and deceptively spacious inside. Excellent choice of real ales which were well kept. The food menu is small but if you like burgers or hot dogs you will be fine. Food was ok and good value. I had Hunter's Chicken which was really tasty and chips were nice and crispy but as is often the case chicken... More 

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Thank Yvonne P
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is an amazing pub. Great selection of food and drink and best of all an old arcade table. There were also plenty of board games. Downstairs toilets were a bit spooky but that just added to the atmosphere.This was very central too and extremely kid friendly. Would definitely return.

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Thank originalhood
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited on a Friday night and the food and service was so good that we returned on Sunday for Sunday lunch, Both meals were well cooked and great service. Would definitley recommend,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gate Public House 38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 461642

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