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The Thoughtful Bread Company

19 Barton Street, Bath BA1 1HG, England
+44 1225 471747
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (103 reviews)
“cakes” (54 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Barton Street, Bath BA1 1HG, England
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1 - 10 of 304 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved bacon sandwiches and homemade ketchup. Definitely worth coming back, the service is nice and the place has a lovely decor.

Thank Sister_Spite
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I ordered three decidedly tasty mixed salads: falafel, lentils, sweet potatoes with mixed beans, red cabbage and two pastrami sandwiches the contents of which approached rumor levels. We also took home a slice each of lemon polenta and carrot cakes. Those proved...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the most delicious breakfast here but had to wait over an hour because they forgot to put our order in. I'm afraid 2 complementary macaroons didn't really make up for my sister nearly passing out with hunger! Otherwise lovely.

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We couldn't get in here for lunch because it was too busy. We returned later for coffee and cake. Both were delicious.

Thank malhiermalda2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is a bit limited but lovely food, pastries and cakes. Coffee is a delight. Good location just yards from Theatre Royal.

Thank Chilled50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here two mornings whilst in bath. Had a fantastic bowl of granola and the sourdough bread was amazing. Staff offered too fill our empty plastic water bottles as well which was welcomed. Really nice cafe. If we lived in bath I think I'd...More

1  Thank Bridge73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at an AirBnB in Bath, England we strolling about the area where we were staying on on Monmouth next to the Griffin Inn when found this lovely bakery-coffee shop. It was closed that evening as it is only open for breakfast and...More

Thank thekegler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a cozy place to spend some time. I loved my coffee. I like the fact that they have a baking school as well. I would be interested to attend it.

Thank Virginia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic toasted sandwich and a wrap to eat in the nearby square, followed by a delicious chocolate cheesecake!. The sight of the wonderful looking sourdough bread had tempted us when we passed earlier in the day, so we went back for lunch. The...More

Thank Pathfinder787578
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just amazing, Great flavours and can’t be fresher then that. Everything made locally in the premises, very friendly staff and animal owners they very welcome as well. We love the place and sourdough bread my favourite!

Thank Schuller I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Barton Street, Bath BA1 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 471747
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We are an award winning artisan bakery based right in the heart of the World Heritage City of Bath. We bake everything on site in our bakery, from the cakes to the artisan bread and our patisseries. The venue also houses our bakery school where we run regular courses.
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