10 Of The Best Alfresco Dining Spots In Bath

Victoria Park Bath

Wine and dine in the sunshine this summer and enjoy a meal basking in the beautiful outdoors that Bath has to offer. Check out our favourite places to dine alfresco in Bath, near Burghope Cottage, below.

1. Plate at The Bird

Royal Victoria Park

Take in the stunning views of Bath, enjoy the finest cocktails and fresh, authentic British dishes as you soak up the sun on the Plate Restaurant & Bar terrace, or in one of their stylish outdoor dining domes. The divine and ever-changing menu features the finest ingredients from hand-picked farmers and fishermen. Click here to explore more.

2. Green Park Brasserie

The Botanical Gardens at Royal Victoria Park

The historic old booking hall at the former railway station dating back to the 1800s has been transformed into a lively restaurant and bar, perfect for music and food lovers alike. Enjoy live music four nights a week at Green Park Brasserie and sample their locally focussed menu on one of their two large heated terraces as you watch the world go by.

3. Bath Pizza Co

Alexandra Park

Feast on award-winning, freshly made pizza at Green Park Brasserie’s sister business, Bath Pizza Co, as you sit under the stunning Victorian station canopy in the heart of Bath. Personalise your pizza with any toppings, choose from their classics, or discover their weekly specials. No booking needed – swing by whenever suits you best! Open 12-10 everyday.

4. The Royal Crescent Hotel

Sydney Gardens

Take a seat in the peaceful and glorious gardens at The Royal Crescent Hotel and enjoy an indulgent Afternoon Tea or sip a cold glass of Taittinger Champagne as you relax. Sharing plates, small plates, sandwiches, mains, sides and deserts are also available Monday-Sunday, 12pm – 9.30pm from The Montagu Bar and Garden menu.

5. The Pig, Near Bath

Parade Gardens

The Pig, near Bath, serves up a seasonal lunch and dinner menu on their ‘under-canvas’ outdoor dining terrace, only using ingredients that they grow or rear themselves or what they can source from within a 25 mile radius. Expect mouth-watering plant based dishes, delectable local fish and meat and heavenly deserts and cheeses, as you look out over the lawns and deer park. There are cosy heaters for when the sun goes down, but take a jumper if it’s looking on the chillier side. Blankets are available.

6. Côte Brasserie 

Prior Park Landscape Garden

Situated in Bath’s trendy Milsom Place, nestled in between the busy streets of Bath, is Côte’s Brasserie. With a large open terrace, this makes the perfect spot for outdoor dining in the sun with fresh summer dishes and French wine. View the menu here.

7. The Cosy Club

Alice Park

The Cosy Club’s Coliseum-esque balcony and outdoor terrace seating overlooking Southgate Place is a great spot to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat while admiring the view. The terrace is a wonderfully tranquil place to catch some rays of sunshine before exploring the city. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, bottomless brunch, an indulgent dinner and much more!

8. Graze

Alice Park

Nestled beside Bath train station, Graze restaurant and microbrewery serve a modern yet hearty menu that pairs perfectly with their award-winning beers. Graze on favourite pub classics, enticing specials, British meats, featuring dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, small plates and tasty vegan and vegetarian food. The restaurant has two outside eating areas, one overlooking Bath Spa railway station and the other providing views of Southgate Centre.

9. The Pantry & The Terrace at The Bath Priory 

Alice Park

The terrace at The Bath Priory is a perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of Bath’s city centre. Soak up the view as you overlook the four acres of beautiful, award-winning gardens with a glass of Champagne or something to eat. The terrace is open from 8am until late. Click here to view the menus, or book a table.

10. Abbey Kitchen Hotel

Alice Park

There’s nothing better than a lazy afternoon on The Abbey Hotel Kitchen’s stylish, sun-soaked terrace. Take a seat in the centre of Bath and enjoy delicious food, coffee and cocktails from their new menu. Open daily, midday – 11pm.