Top 10 Sunday Lunch Spots In Bath

Sunday afternoons are made for lazing in a cosy pub or restaurant, beer in hand with an overflowing plate of delicious roast dinner on the table. If you’re exploring Bath for the day, why not stop at one of these top ten spots for Sunday lunch.

1. No.15, Great Pulteney Street

Just a 3-minute stroll from Pulteney Bridge, Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths, the wonderful Dispensary restaurant at No.15 provides the perfect relaxed setting to indulge in Sunday lunch. Rare roast Stokes Marsh Farm beef, West End Farm pork belly, roast Creedy Carver corn fed chicken, all served with carrot purée, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal greens, roast potatoes and cauliflower cheese, delicious! Click here to check out the full menu.

2. Hare and Hounds, Lansdown Road

Sunday roasts are served all day between 12:00pm – 8:00pm at Hare and Hounds! Try their mouth-watering sharing roast for two; a platter of all three of their roast meats served with all the trimmings. Add extra Yorkshire puddings, honey and mustard glazed pigs in blankets and cauliflower cheese if you’re feeling extra ravenous. You can view the sample menu and make a reservation through their website.

3. The Marlborough Tavern, Marlborough Buildings

The Marlborough Tavern is located in a beautiful spot near to the centre of Bath, just around the corner from The Royal Crescent and Royal Victoria Park. You’ll find a warm welcome, freshly prepared home-cooked food and a friendly service at this award winning Bath gastropub. Start with warming roasted red pepper and tomato soup or roasted Cornish scallops before moving onto the main; Somerset lamb rump, sirloin of ‘Ruby Red’ beef, and so much more!

4. Clayton’s Kitchen, George Street

Clayton’s Kitchen is a firm favourite for local foodies and discerning travellers. Robert Clayton, the restaurant’s Chef Patron creates simple, yet amazing dishes that explore and showcase the freshest and very best ingredients. Treat yourself to a pre-dining tipple before enjoying a scrumptious Sunday roast. To book a table, call Clayton’s Kitchen on 01225 724386, or visit the website and book via the widget.

5. The Huntsman, Terrace Walk

A favourite for Bath’s foodies and one of the oldest pubs in Bath, The Huntsman builds its menus around seasonal, locally-sourced produce. It’s a perfect spot for a Sunday roast before taking a stroll around the city. Feast on roast loin of South Coast pork, Norfolk chicken with apricot and chestnut stuffing, sirloin of Owton’s dry-aged beef or the plant based nut roast, served with all the trimmings!

6. The White Hart, Widcombe

The White Hart restaurant is lovely and cosy with a great ambience, perfect for a relaxed Sunday afternoon. On the menu you’ll find a choice of beef, chicken or pork with all the trimmings, and there’s a fantastic wine selection too. We recommend leaving room for pudding; try the Passion fruit crème brûlée, Clementine & Prosecco jelly, or the rum and raisin panettone pudding. To book a table, give them a call on 01225 338053, or email

7. Woods, Alfred Street

Woods occupies the ground floor of five Georgian town houses in a quiet cul-de-sac opposite the Assembly Rooms. With its Georgian elegance and warm informal atmosphere Woods has created an enviable reputation as one of Bath’s best independent restaurants. The restaurant is open every first Sunday of the month for roast lunch. Booking is highly recommended, so give them a call on 01225 314812 beforehand.

8. Ring O Bells, Widcombe

A family run pub and restaurant serving seasonal food using locally sourced ingredients, the Ring O Bells in Widcombe welcomes you with a warm, intimate atmosphere. A wide selection of beers, real ale from Moles of Melksham and international wines are available, along with delicious and varied menus including everything from generous tapas with homemade bread to Sunday lunch, plus a la carte fine dining and a good selection of vegetarian dishes.

9. The Garrick’s Head, St John’s Place

The Garrick’s Head pub and dining room was the former home of Beau Nash; it’s a grand building with stately proportions, located next to the Theatre Royal in Bath. Menus are bursting with fresh, seasonal ingredients and modern British dishes. Try their traditional Sunday roast with a choice between topside of beef, rolled pork belly or leek, squash and stilton pasty, all served with buttered carrots, seasonal vegetables, leek and cauliflower gratin, roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings!

10. Green Park Brasserie, Green Park Station

Green Park Brasserie is a popular place to enjoy Sunday lunch. Based in the city centre, they’re located in Bath’s historic Green Park Station. The last train left the station in 1971 and the station is now home to thriving independent retailers, restaurants and markets. Try the delicious Newton Farm topside beef or Castlemead chicken breast served alongside fresh, seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding.

Going out for Sunday lunch is a favourite treat for many people and in Bath we have such a vast choice of great restaurants and cosy country inns that its hard to pin-point just ten of the best! We’d love to hear some of your suggestions and recommendations during your holiday at Burghope Cottage.