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The Kilted Chef - CLOSED

7A Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB, England
+44 1225 466688
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
16 Jun 2014
“Style wins over Substance”
16 Jun 2014
“Really enjoyable evening”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7A Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB, England
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21 - 30 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 2 May 2014

excellent restaurant. The food was lovely and the menu had plenty of choice; I could have picked 3 or 4 things easily for each course. Handily placed in the centre of Bath without being permanently inundated by tourists (good thing for us -- but the...More

Thank alanhacksaw
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a favourable review. While we obviously do get tourists passing through, the majority of our custom is from a loyal bank of local customer who recognise the quality of service and food that we are proud...More

Reviewed 1 May 2014

This restaurant is located in the corner of Kingsmead Square and is quite easy to miss. This would be a mistake since it is a truly independent restaurant which serves excellent quality dishes locally sourced. The menu is sufficiently varied without being overpowering and the...More

Thank JohnB042
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Thank you for leaving such a favourable review. You're quite right, being located in the basement of an impressive Georgian Terrace can have the result of being overlooked or hard to find. This is where your review and others like yours are so important. So...More

Reviewed 29 April 2014

Towards the end of a week's stay, we found this basement restaurant near the centre. On entering, the appearance was clean and welcoming. The fixed price early evening menu offered a good choice, the food was beautifully presented and superb. Service was attentive without being...More

Thank Nigel T
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Basement restaurants always run the risk of being overlooked, so its comforting to know that as a visitor to Bath you managed to find us. Naturally, we're delighted that we suitably impressed you. The "Kilted Chef" aka Dougie Bonar, is ever present, we couldn't be...More

Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic experience, from the moment we arrived the staff were friendly and welcoming. One of the main reasons for choosing The Kilted Chef was the separate vegetarian menu. My wife is vegetarian and is normally limited by her options. It was great that...More

Thank Shaun R
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Thank you so much for your favourable review. We pay particular attention to ensuring that the whole experience is first class and we're delighted that you're so impressed. We're proud to offer vegetarians a variety of choices and it's lovely to hear that your wife...More

Reviewed 23 April 2014

Drove 2.5 hours each way just to have lunch with a friend from overseas. The lunch was outstanding. Food beautifully prepared with 5* presentation & service, lovely ambiance and gentle music. Very nice ... and to think I booked it for the name !... certainly...More

Thank faradaywarks
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

We're impressed that you traveled so far and delighted that we were worth the long journey. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and we'd love to welcome you again whenever you're next in Bath.

Reviewed 21 April 2014

We were in Bath to visit with our grand daughter who is at the University of Bath. She joined us for dinner at this very good restaurant. The menu was well selected without being overpowering and the three of enjoyed our chosen dishes. The wine...More

Thank peter_glazier
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2014

We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave your review and we're delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us. We trust that we'll see you again when you next visit your Granddaughter.

Reviewed 20 April 2014

I have been to the Kilted Chef on numerous occasions and feel compelled to provide another review. The very high quality of the food and service have not diminished and this is still one of my favourite restaurants in Bath. On my most recent visit...More

Thank pnireland
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2014

Many thanks for your positive endorsement of our restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. Don't forget that you can get the same fantastic value early evening with us by dining from our pre-theatre menu and we very much look...More

Reviewed 19 April 2014

An unpretentious, quality, value-for-money restaurant with excellent waitstaff is a rare beast in Bath. I liked the sound of the menu, and the Kilted Chef had mainly good online reviews, so I went on EasterFriday and had the Easter Weekend menu. Let me say firstly...More

Thank Gaijinette
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2014

We appreciate your honest feedback of your meal. We're pleased that you were impressed with the service and the starter. We have come to accept that not every dish can be presented to every customers personal preference and we are sorry that you were not...More

Reviewed 15 April 2014

I Think the pictures I took of our meals say it all. Lobster starter was heavenly, lamb was beautifully cooked as part of a superb main course and whilst I don't have a sweet tooth, my wife enjoyed quite a spectacular dessert . Add the...More

Thank Doug1690
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2014

We do appreciate you taking the time to write your review. We're delighted that you and your wife had such a fantastic meal with us. Dougie very much enjoyed meeting you both also and we hope that you'll visit us again soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2014

We visited this restaurant on a wedding anniversary trip to Bath and had a simply excellent evening. The staff were welcoming and provided first class service throughout and the food was equally as good. We were tempted onto the taster menu, with accompanying wines and...More

Thank Alan G
TheKiltedChef, Public Relations Manager at The Kilted Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2014

Thank you for your favourable review. Our taster menus and accompanying wine flights are perfect for that special occassion and we look forward to welcoming you here again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$66
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7A Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB, England (Formerly Kilted Chef)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 466688
  • E-mail
Description
The Kilted Chef is an independent restaurant in the centre of Bath, serving contemporary British food with a Scottish twist. Our warm and ambient dining facilities provide the perfect venue for a relaxed lunch or memorable dinner in the heart of Bath. All our dishes use only the finest ingredients whilst reflecting the varying seasons. Our set lunches and pre-theatre dishes offer particularly good value for money and we have received many favourable reviews of our A La Carte and bespoke taster menus which can be prepared on request.
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