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The Rising Sun Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
+44 1225 425918
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“fish chips” (3 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
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Reviewed today

We spent four nights in room named Cleo. This is a small room with an en suite. Space at bottom of bed was restricted and care was required to not repeatedly hit one's head on the wall mounted TV. Fine if you are under 5ft....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Derek B
Reviewed yesterday

Booked a table for 9 in early December on a match day. Atmosphere always friendly in the Rising Sun. Service with a smile and the quality of the food is excellent. Pub is rustic with candles in bottles on the tables. Had the ham, egg...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MaryLiz62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food here is great. It's proper pub grub for days gone by, and is great value for money. I ordered the cheese ploughmans, and ate all I could and my husband still could not finish it (after his meal). Great selection, great portions and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Poopypoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very lucky to have come across this bar on previous trips to bath and once again wow were not disappointed, good service, lovely atmosphere and a good selection of Food & Beverages. A must place to visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Our room was up one flight so ability to carry your luggage upstairs is important unless there is help. The room was quite nice. The bathroom was modern but small and expected with a 17 century building. There is a loving courtyard. The pub downstairs...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 82donnag
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Good service. Excellent food. Charming chef/host/owner. Best Sunday lunch for many, many years. A proper home roast feel to it. Amazing gravy. He even shared his recipe with me. Really appreciated. Delicious. Will definately be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jillcyphus
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Our room wasnt ready 3.30 not 2 as stated Shower scalding hot in the evening No hot water in the morning No food served sat evening Cooked breakfast was an extra charge Dirty under the bed

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank TaniaM1921
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My wife and I stayed with our 15 month old daughter for 2 nights. The owners were very accommodating and our room was clean and comfortable. The food (both breakfast and evening meals) was excellent and the bar was a friendly place to have a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A lovely homecooked proper Sunday lunch, a choice of roasts, yorkshire puddings and bowls of well cooked vegetables to share including a lovely cauliflower cheese. More than enough to go around. Very charming hosts and a nice atmosphere. We were tempted by the desserts and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mayatree
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here in the family room on a Saturday . Room was very spacious, clean and quiet. Location is excellent and very central . Breakfast was just as good with lots of variety. Landlord was very welcoming and looked after us. Would definitely return and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Julie I
30 October 2017|
Response from Ellie B | Reviewed this property |
Beats me. Sorry, but I'm not a gluten-watcher. They are very helpful, though, so I'm sure they would accommodate you. They do smoked salmon and scrambled eggs for breakfast, so you could have that. Yum!
15 January 2017|
Response from Birdiefire | Reviewed this property |
You are able to walk from the station along the side of the river & over Pultney Bridge then first left & The Rising Sun is on the right .. it will take you about 15minutes .,
Caryl V
5 October 2015|
Response from Lorraine H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes there is on street parking available and there is a parking permit available per room for £5 per day. Lorraine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 425918
  • E-mail
The Rising Sun Inn is an independanly run pub now also offering boutique style Bed & Breakfast accommodation. Perfectly located only 2 minutes walk from Pulteney Bridge and Bath Rugby ground, we serve fresh (and locally sourced where possible) home cooked food.
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