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Cafe on the Barge

Tyning Road | Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TQ, England
+44 7765 703194
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“panini” (6 reviews)
“cake” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Tyning Road | Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TQ, England
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017

What a fantastic little place. Naturally this place is best visited on a good day which allows you to sit outside and watch the world go by. Good quality coffee and tea. Cakes are fresh and delicious. Owners/staff are very friendly. Cannot wait to come...More

Thank samorobinson
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Took the grand=kids here for a Sunday morning stroll , feed ducks etc. The Cafe on the Barge is perfectly located for this in the canal by the George Inn - lovely coffee and cakes too. Gotta be done, and done again!

1  Thank PagMi
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were staying in Bradford Upon Avon and took the towpath to Bath on our bikes we came across the Raft Cafe Boat and it was 11am so time for a mug of tea and some cake with the wife I felt...the service was second...More

Thank Giles F
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here following a recommendation from a friend. What a delightful place to refuel on the canal. We sat outside and sampled the lovely homemade lemon cake which was delicious. Well worth a visit if you are near.

Thank Unicorn72
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Husband and wife walking from Bath to Bradford on Avon along the tow path stopped for morning coffee and cake. What a superb find! Excellent location, polite and pleasant welcome, gorgeous food and a variety of drinks. The prices were very reasonable too! We will...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Stopping at the Cafe on the Barge is not recommended for any one on a diet. The cakes are just so "yummy" you MUST have one and the bright cheerful welcome makes a stop just perfect!

Thank GeofandJillH
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little Gem and a great place to stop while walking along the canal. The barge is only a few minutes from where we were staying so we stopped of for a quick coffee and cake. The setting is fantastic and the cakes!!...More

Thank Fay S
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a cuppa, lovely boat/cafe, very friendly staff and great value for money. A real treat after a nice walk along the canal. Shall definitely be back.

Thank SurfSeeker1
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Pleasant atmosphere, food all freshly prepared. Outdoor and indoor seating. Great location. Would defiantly come again.

1  Thank its_cold_in_england
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very popular recent weekends in the sun with walkers, runners and cyclists as well as passing narrow boats . There are tables on the bank as well as on the boast and everything they do is lovely. When we were there, the one person serving...More

Thank LargelyMonk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tyning Road | Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 7765 703194
Description
Unique Cafe aboard a wide beamed canal boat moored on the Kennet & Avon canal just a leisurely walk along the towpath from the centre of Bath. Serving the finest coffees and delicious home made cakes as well as other snacks and refreshments. Seating in the boat, on the deck or outside. Blankets available on request for sitting beneath the trees on the grass canal bank. Customer W.C and baby changing facilities on board.
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