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Woods Restaurant

#67 of 422 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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9 Alfred Street, Bath BA1 2QX, England
+44 1225 314812
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Bath, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not been for a while to this classic restaurant that has become one of the legends of Bath's gastronomic reputation. The atmosphere can't be bettered. The waiting staff is everything you could want - happy, helpful and accommodating. David Price the perfect relaxed host. And the skate wing was to die for.

Thank PMB61
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not visited for some time and neither had the friends, who suggested we had lunch here, as previously we always had a good meal. It was as we remembered and we had an excellent lunch on Shrove Tuesday when there was a special menu for the occasion with pancakes for dessert with an excellent choice of toppings. The... More 

1 Thank Christine Bob P
Wirral, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Woods has provided fine fare since I was a Bath Uni student in 1979. It has been a fisrt choice ofr reunion dinners and this 50th birthday was destined to be stage there. We started early with our own wine tasting. This is one of our common bonds for the 14 assembled. We had a dozen wines made in 1967.... More 

1 Thank Markmasento
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I went with my girlfriend, the service was great and was looked after. I found food was brilliant, with a large range to choose from. It also changes with the season so always fresh and different. Would recommended to every person in bath, it is also not a chain and the oldest restaurant in Bath.

1 Thank Paul V
Chelmsford, UK
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The menus say that the restaurant was opened in 1979. The decor shows that little has changed internally since then. But.. It's in a lovely, quiet location in the beautiful city of Bath: it was pretty busy for one of the quietest weeks of the year (which usually tells you something); and the cooking was spot on - the prawn... More 

Thank TSYChelmsfordUK
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I just love it. Spacious, joyous food, excellent wine, open & comfy vibe. Meat (or fish) and 4 veg with a French touch: a place to be happy. After drinking their St Estephe, I ended out buying a case. Brilliant Sauternes; the best I've had short of Yquem. I do a lot of eating: there isn't another place like Woodsies... More 

1 Thank stubbersfield
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had an early evening meal before going on to a concert, the food was excellent and staff were very welcoming and helpful. They had noticed that it was my birthday and presented us with a surprise cake to go with our coffees!

Thank BillandAnne2014
Bath, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The local Bath residents association have been holding their Christmas social at Woods for years. It is the perfect venue for a large party. The Brasserie entrance area is ideal for a welcome drinks reception before retiring to the stylish dining room. David and Claude have been running this iconic family restaurant for 37 years and still manage to deliver... More 

Thank Jaxx56
Southampton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Wanted a lovely light lunch with pefectly cooked interesting ingredients. Woods hit the spot. Ate in the restaurant. Lovely atmosphere with lots of discrete laughter. We ate from the 2 course menu offered in November. My smoked salmon starter delicious, the pan fried cod served with seasonal vegetables pefect. A glass of rose wine added to the experience. The staff... More 

Thank Diane S
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We only had a quick late lunch but impressed by the service and care for a quick stop for warming soup. We are looking forward to having dinner there one evening the next time we visit Bath. I am very envious of anyone living close by to enable frequent trips to this friendly and professional restaurant.

Thank LeanMise

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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
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Alfred Street, Bath BA1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 314812

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