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The Curfew

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Bar, Pub
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11 Cleveland Place West, Bath BA1 5DG, England
+44 1225 313747
12:00 - 00:00
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Whilst staying in Bath over Christmas this became "our local". Great wines and beers, helpful lovely staff and even opened up the top room so we could watch the rugby! Had a meal too, best chilli ever had. Love to Tom and Bella!

Thank Tattiehead
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere and the interior is lovely. Didn't go for food but the menu looked good and cheap for Bath.

Thank Jo M
Management response:

Thanks very much Jo, really pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again, hopefully to enjoy some food with us!!! More 

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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I can't say enough great things about this venue, but here goes... Location - the pub is located on the cornor of London Road and Cleveland Place, really easy to find and an easy walk from the train station. Decor - The pub has been recently refurbished and has is very tastfully decorated in keeping with the period features. The... More 

Thank BathFun
Management response:

Thank you Dee and Sanjeev. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your guests for your party and we are really pleased you had a great time. Thank you for choosing us for your party and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Hong Kong, China
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590 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Curfew has been in Bath for ages and has recently been through an upgrade and what is most excellent ( as Bill and Ted would say) is that they have managed to balance a friendly local atmosphere with great beer and some good food. This is the place to go on a cold winters night for excellent beers, friendly... More 

Thank ESVincent
Management response:

Hi there, thank you so much. We are really glad you enjoy coming here and we are very grateful for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you more often and enjoying the atmosphere with you! More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Most pubs allow you to e vape but it is polite to ask. Not the Curfew on a very quiet Monday night, where the landlady brusquely asked us not to. It soon became a discussion and due to the landlady's lack of "soft" management skills we agreed not to but soon left. Our table had the glasses cleared away and... More 

Thank rvwtaff
Management response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. All feedback is genuinely appreciated. We've taken the decision to ask our customers not to vape in the pub for the comfort of all patrons. We prefer to take the personal approach and engage with customers directly to politely ask them not to vape, which also means we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We really like the refurbishment! It's good to have some local ales only from Devises. They are very welcoming owners, super meal and great local pub! ☺

Thank Strawberry68
Management response:

Thanks a lot for the positive review. We're really pleased you like the look and feel of the all new Curfew, and that the local ales are appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Dan and Em More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautifully refurbished, this is one of our local pubs and we will certainly be regular visitors. The redesign is the pub is exquisite with upgrades all around including the toilets and garden. The new owners and staff are very friendly and the food is excellent value for money with excellent portions and very tasty. This pub is an excellent stop... More 

Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind review. We're pleased you like the refurb (we're very pleased with it ourselves...) and that you enjoyed the food during your visit. We hope to see you all again very soon. Kind regards, Dan and Em More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A fresh new refurb, great hospitality and very comfortable surroundings to enjoy a proper pub lunch with tasy wine a conversation. I will be visiting again soon.

Thank tjmorris
Management response:

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you had a pleasant visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon for more wine and conversation! Regards, Dan and Em. More 

Uppingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Bath yesterday (Sunday) and after grabbing some food had a stroll around and passed 'The Curfew'. Slightly out of the tourist bustle (thankfully) the impressive high windows showed off a welcoming contemporary interior. A very well kept pint of Wadworth IPA and a glass of chilled Sav Blanc ordered, we sat and relaxed. A nice mixed crowd... More 

Thank AylesburyD
Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and appreciate you taking the time to post a review. We hope to see you again in the near future. Regards, Dan and Em. More 

Hackney,London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We've recently moved to Bath and were keen to visit The Curfew as its close to where we live. Our first visit is likely to be our last visit. We were treated with indifference by the woman serving - no welcome or friendly hello. She seemed keen to get the transaction over quickly so she could continue chatting to a... More 

Thank Adam J
Management response:

Thank you for your review from earlier in the year. As you live close to The Curfew, we hope that you are already aware of our recent refurbishment, and that we are now under new ownership. If you haven't already visited the all new Curfew, please do so soon as we're sure you will find us very warm and welcoming.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Cleveland Place West, Bath BA1 5DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 313747
The Curfew is a building that has seen many changes over its' near 200 years of standing. It was built in the 1820s by accomplished local architect Henry Edmund Goodridge who also built The Dispensary opposite, the nearby Cleveland Bridge, The Corridor in town and the stunning Beckford's Tower at Lansdown. In fact the novelist William Thomas Beckford appears on the original property deeds. The building was originally a bookshop before becoming a wine merchants in 1837 and eventually a public house named The Curfew Inn around 1960. The ground floor was extensively refurbished in August 2016, and whilst uniquely modern and stylish, has re-introduced the traditional high ceilings and pays tribute to the building's original features. You will find a selection of beer and ale from the Wadworth Brewery (based just a few miles away in Devizes), as well as a fine offering of carefully selected wines and spirits. On the first floor, (also extensively refurbished in August 2016, including the introduction of an additional bar) you will find a beautiful lounge to enjoy and soak up the natural atmosphere created by the high ceilings, original sash windows and imaginative decor (the huge bookshelf and 'chesterfield-esque' sofa are particularly popular features). For those wishing to spend time with friends and family in welcoming and informal surroundings, The Curfew's upstairs lounge is also available for group bookings as well as exclusive hire! And finally, a rare treat for Bathonians and visitors alike is our south facing garden, complete with terrace, to enjoy some drinks and food, al fresco style.

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