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The West Gate Public House

#202 of 423 Restaurants in Bath}
$$ - $$$, British,
38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
+44 1225 461642
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

As a previous frequent visitor to this pub, this is my first visit since the refurbishment. It's now brighter and more comfortable but the quality of the cask ales (which was always very good) was very disappointing. I tried three different ones today and they...More

Thank eurosoba
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I decided to take my family out for a meal as they came over to Bath just for a couple of days, as I could not be bothered to cook and I wanted to to treat my family. Therefore I looked up some pubs online...More

1  Thank Johnandreas27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked in early in a Sunday evening to enjoy the advertised roast dinner. I waited at the bar for an interminably long time with only one staff member behind the bar serving while 2 others wandered backwards and forwards avoiding customers as the queue...More

Thank Mick R
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mick R, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am sorry to hear that we let you down with slow service and you didn't had change to try our Sunday Roast, they were extremely popular. Your feedback is important to us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant pub right in the heart of Bath. A visit with friends was made so much better with the happy hour and the addition of this retro games table. The staff were very helpful with selecting from their choice of cask ales and...More

Thank harry t
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear harry t, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a nice review of our pub. I will certainly be sharing your comments with the team. I look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Vytas Ambrasiunas

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub used to be dirty and dingy with smelly toilets and terrible food. We didn't eat so I can't comment on that. The ladies toilets have been relocated which is a good thing. At 7.30 last night one cubicle had paper. They've put in...More

1  Thank Gemma R
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gemma R, Thank you for taking the time to review The Westgate, although I am disappointed that we failed to meet your expectations. I always treat my staff well and I normally receive so much praise on the team being fast in friendly manner...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended! The food was brill. Children portions generous and fresh And the veggie burger was probably the best veggie burger we had It's such value for money Really would recommend!!

Thank Gillfamily1980
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gillfamily1980, Thank you very much for taking the time and leave us your positive review here. I am pleased you enjoyed your meal. I very much hope we are able to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Vytas Ambrasiunas

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our daughter out for the day and stopped by this pub! Looks amazing after there recent refurb, food was on point, staff were friendly and knowledgable. I'd definitely re-visit and would highly recommend to my family and friends.More

Thank Stephanie Y
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Stephanie, Such a lovely review! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience and I am so pleased that you enjoyed everything so much, such a pleasure to read. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Very best, Vytas...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a couple of friend went to have a look around in Bath. We’ve found this pub in the city centre. It looked like it’s just been refurbished. We had an amazing meal and a few drinks. The food was amazing and the staff...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Visitor, Thanks for taking the time to post this lovely review following your weekend in Bath. I am so pleased the staff were friendly and you enjoined our fish & chips. I hope you visit us again for your next Bath trip! Very best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to the westgate before the refurb many times just came in after the recent refurb and WOW! what a transformation it looks great I especially love the new Gin bar. Cant wait to come back again soon. Also great friendly knowledgeable staff behind the...More

Thank attilazsolti
westgate1662, Front Office Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear attilazsolti, Thank you so much for such a lovely review and we were all happy to be able to welcome you back again after refurbishment. Fantastic to hear you enjoined our new Gin bar. Very best wishes, Vytas Ambrasiunas

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 pornstar martinis for £6.95 between 5&7pm, cannot argue with that price! Not the best cocktails but at that price you cannot complain.More

Thank SmartDamo
westgate1662, General Manager at The West Gate Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SmartDamo, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed our happy hour and I'm sorry to hear the cocktails did not live up to your expectations. I hope we can welcome you again very soon. Very best,...More

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GillPatience
27 October 2016|
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I'm sure you can, but as the other traveler suggested... better contact with the venue in question! 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 461642
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