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The Curfew

11 Cleveland Place West, Bath BA1 5DG, England
+44 1225 313747
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Cleveland Place West, Bath BA1 5DG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here as we came to Bath to see my younger brothers show. Arrives early and decided to go to the Curfew as it looked really inviting from outside. We were not disappointed as the staff were all really friendly and made us feel...More

Thank GB2105
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there We remember you all well and are so pleased you had a nice time here. We hope your brother's show went as planned and are pleased you decided to pop back in afterwards. Thank you so much for taking the time to write...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Fancied a meal out for a change and being local, have been meaning to visit here since it changed hands to find out how it’s doing. Always been rather fond of the curfew... it’s nice to see we can remain fond of it! Welcoming atmosphere,...More

Thank BathMissa
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi There Thank you so much for your review, we are pleased you are still fond of us! We hope you like the new menu just as much and look forward to seeing you again Thanks very much Dan and Emily

Reviewed 17 October 2017

I can't give enough praise for the hard work and care that we received from Emily, Dan and their staff. We had my Mum's 60th Birthday party in the upstairs function room which exceeded our expectations and was a wonderful night that my Mum really...More

Thank Tace S
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Tace, I don't know what to say. Thank you so much for such a lovely review, it really does mean a lot to us that you have taken the time to do this. We are so pleased you, your friends and family and, most importantly,...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We are visiting Bath to celebrate our wedding anniversary and were looking for somewhere local that served food. We could not of picked anywhere better. Lovely looking pub, very clean. Really friendly lady behind bar. Food was amazing. Generous portions and really reasonably priced. If...More

1  Thank Emma G
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Emma Congratulations on your wedding anniversary! We are really pleased that you had part of your celebrations with us. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us as well, it means a lot to us. We appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a lovely find. Without a doubt my favourite pub and dining experience in Bath whilst visiting for the weekend. We enjoyed numerous well kept local real ales and dined on very good, wholesome comfort food from a wide menu choice. Emily, Dan and the...More

Thank Philip186338
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Philip Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us, it means a great deal to us. We are so pleased you felt welcomed and enjoyed your whole experience. please do let us know next time you...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Really lovely little pub we visited while in Barh for an evening. The landlady and landlord were very lovely people who gave us advice on where was good to go in the local area and we enjoyed a chat with them. Decor done to a...More

1  Thank RobbieIpswich
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi there thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the pub and we hope to see you again next time you are visiting!!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Highly recommended. 40 of us took the boat up river from Bristol and then booked the upstairs room for the evening . Everything went to plan, friendly and helpful staff, good food and beer, overall a great venue. Thanks to all.

Thank b0bclements
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you so much Bob, we are pleased you all have a great time. We certainly had fun entertaining you all and look forward to seeing you with the lads again soon. Hope Wimbledon was fun the next day!! Emily

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this pub for a hen party activity but the pub itself was delightful!!! The bar staff were so friendly and helpful. The decor in the pub is beautiful and there is plenty of seating. There is also a little bit of space...More

Thank Kathryn C
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hi Kathryn Thank you so much for your review, we really do appreciate you taking the time leave this. We are so pleased you enjoyed both your hen party and the pub itself. We hope to see you again. Congratulations again to the bride, hope...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a pub myself and mate often pass on a Sunday lunchtime on our way from one pub to another. We have called in on the odd occasion and it seems to have changed owners from time to time. We called in on Sunday...More

1  Thank KenPBATH
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Hi Ken Thank you for your review, we really appreciate people taking the time out to do these. Glad to hear the bar was a friendly place to be too. Food is available Tuesday - Sunday 12-9pm so please do try it next time you...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

What a great place this is, beautifully refurbished with a traditional bar area, snugs between floors and beautiful rooms upstairs for a quiet drink or function. New owners have really got it spot on and a real 'must do' in Bath.

Thank SpikeandClare
The C, Owner at The Curfew, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi there Thank you so much for your kind comments, we really appreciate them. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and really look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Cleveland Place West, Bath BA1 5DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 313747
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The Curfew is a building that has seen many changes over its' near 200 years of standing. It was built in the 1820s by accomplished local architect Henry Edmund Goodridge who also built The Dispensary opposite, the nearby Cleveland Bridge, The Corridor in town and the stunning Beckford's Tower at Lansdown. In fact the novelist William Thomas Beckford appears on the original property deeds. The building was originally a bookshop before becoming a wine merchants in 1837 and eventually a public house named The Curfew Inn around 1960. The ground floor was extensively refurbished in August 2016, and whilst uniquely modern and stylish, has re-introduced the traditional high ceilings and pays tribute to the building's original features. You will find a selection of beer and ale from the Wadworth Brewery (based just a few miles away in Devizes), as well as a fine offering of carefully selected wines and spirits. On the first floor, (also extensively refurbished in August 2016, including the introduction of an additional bar) you will find a beautiful lounge to enjoy and soak up the natural atmosphere created by the high ceilings, original sash windows and imaginative decor (the huge bookshelf and 'chesterfield-esque' sofa are particularly popular features). For those wishing to spend time with friends and family in welcoming and informal surroundings, The Curfew's upstairs lounge is also available for group bookings as well as exclusive hire! And finally, a rare treat for Bathonians and visitors alike is our south facing garden, complete with terrace, to enjoy some drinks and food, al fresco style.
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