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The Wheelwrights Arms

) #182 of 423 Restaurants in Bath $$ - $$$ , British,
Church Lane | Monkton Combe, Bath BA2 7HB, England
+44 1225 722287
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork chop” (2 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 10:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
Church Lane | Monkton Combe, Bath BA2 7HB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed for a one night stop over. The food is ok, probably better than your average pub food. Staff ok, but, we did not sleep for the whole night. My husband stayed in a room by the car park with people coming and going,...More

Thank Milgre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two friends met at the Wheelwrights Arms for lunch. We have all lived in the Bath area for many years, and decided to meet here given the recent review in the Bath weekend magazine (20.7.17) and it being a mid way point for...More

Thank 33SueT33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my wife for one night and wished we could have stayed longer. The restaurant serves delicious food. We had an enjoyable three course meal which was a very untypical pub meal. More of a high class restaurant really, presented really well,...More

Thank tomickj
Reviewed 13 July 2017

What a great location - surrounded by wonderful walks and bike rides, and walking distance from Bath itself. Add to this really good food and service and you have a great place to base yourself, to eat and to drink. They offer a 2 course...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 14 February 2017

good wide ranging menu with all the usual suspects, cooked fresh and how you like it in this out of the way celeb gastro pub, owned it is rumoured by the Chelsea Chairman and Kate Moss by others. Nice warm fires in the winter, great...More

Thank triman555
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We went as a party of 13 and while initially the guy behind the bar seemed like he'd rather be anywhere but there serving us things did get better. We were fortunate to have been looked after at the table by an extremely nice waitress...More

Thank CecilBath
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Stayed for a long weekend and was very clean and comfortable. Only moan was the pillows were too soft but using 3 was ok. Food very good and not overfacing. Shame no locals just drinking to chat to - more an eat and leave type...More

Thank JanetPrescott
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The Wainwright's Arms is a traditional pub with an incredibly welcoming feel. It is a little off the beaten track; side-winding the inclining streets to find it was interesting! The views are simply magnificent and it boasts incredible vistas of the surrounding countryside. The bar...More

Thank Steven L
WheelwrightsArms, Owner at The Wheelwrights Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. We are the Wheelwrights Arms though.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Waves of affluence spread out like ripples in a pond from Bath into the Cotswolds and this lovely pub in a village dominated by the buildings of a boarding school has been touched by that effect and then some. The young staff are lovely ,...More

Thank LargelyMonk
WheelwrightsArms, Owner at The Wheelwrights Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you for your kind and in formative review. Regarding the service charge we took the view with the staff when we opened 10 years ago that 10% on the food was fair for both customers and staff but a 12.5% on drink and food...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

We took our son here for his birthday and thought based on the prices that the food would be top notch. However when our Sunday roasts came the Yorkshire puddings were overcooked and dry, the lamb was so fatty that I couldn't eat it and...More

1  Thank Emma G
WheelwrightsArms, Owner at The Wheelwrights Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Yes you are quite right in your comments. We had a poor lunch on sunday and we are very sorry for that. We realized that it was not up to our usual standards and having discussed it with our Darren our Head Chef, he is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 32
Bar, British, Pub, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane | Monkton Combe, Bath BA2 7HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 722287
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The Wheelwrights Arms Country Inn is nestled in the peaceful village of Monkton Combe and surrounded by picturesque hills and valleys on the edge of Bath
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