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Raphael Restaurant

Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
+44 1225 480042
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, French, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited on Saturday night before the theatre. Food was Excellent decided to have their Pre- Theatre Menu at 19.50per head was really good value. Staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble lovely place.

Thank Janet y
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wife and I went for dinner on a Friday. We had booked, but noticed that a few people were able to get in without booking. The food was really good and the service excellent. The wine/drink list is quite extensive, with even the house wine...More

Thank AnotheranonDerby
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went for a quick bite to eat at Raphael just before the matinee. It was very busy, but luckily we could be seated. The whole lunch experience was top notch. Service was great, ambiance superb, the wine splendid and the food...More

Thank Mertens V
Reviewed 6 days ago

We called in, without a reservation, but were quickly seated. It was almost full and quite cosy. We thought the atmosphere might not be quite relaxed enough for us, based on the lack of conversation at the tables around us, but our waitresses were friendly...More

Thank Bluerhinodoris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us went for dinner and the food was amazing and the staff very friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely dinner here , had pheasant and the duck . Both were very nice , no room for sweets . Staff good and attentive without being intrusive . Nice view outside and we walked there . Meals are large serves

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great restaurant with friendly staff. You must try the shell fish starter which is superb and leaves you wishing they did a bigger version as a main course

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite an email confirmation of our booking, the arrival team insisted we were half an hour late. No apology , just intransigence. So not a great start. The room is modest ; wooden tables, tight corners for food arrival and disposal; bustle all round. Not...More

Thank Noel G
Raphael_Restaurant, General Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening Noel. Thank you for your valued feedback. At Raphael Restaurant we pride ourselves for being a independent business that has been established in Bath for nearly 15 years. We have never advertised ourselves as a white linen and cut crystal celebration restaurant -...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a beautiful weekend with a friend of mine in Bath last Christmas. This restaurant just improved my views of the city to a higher level. I had a porridge as starter, and a dessert of which the name I have forgotten. But unbelievably...More

Thank giogao2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd booked online for this for our first night in Bath and were not disappointed. Very cosy restaurant and we had a table in the window at the back of the restaurant. Katya(?) took our order - lovely waitress - and we went for the...More

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December 21, 2017|
Response from Raphael_Restaurant | Property representative |
Hi Anastasia. Please send us your CV via email or drop a copy off at our restaurant. Many thanks
December 21, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 480042
  • E-mail
Raphael restaurant is a much loved restaurant located in the heart of the beautiful city of Bath. Open since 2001 Raphael has established an excellent reputation for serving fabulous European inspired modern British food. Raphael has a cosy atmosphere and exquisite food, perfect for leisurely lunches, pre-theatre dining and intimate meals for two, the ideal place for any occasion. The head chef and his team create imaginative dishes using the freshest local produce available, with the emphasis on seasonality. At Raphael all of the mouth-watering desserts are made in-house, including the delicious ice-creams and sorbets. The friendly and professional staff welcome you warmly, whether you area visitor to the city or one of the regular clientele, many of whom have become good friends over the years. The wine list has been carefully chosen to ensure wines that complement the food perfectly, with reasonable prices, coupled with some amazing bin-ends.
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