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The Rising Sun Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
+44 1225 425918
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“fish chips” (3 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 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 1 week ago via mobile

I booked dinner here for myself and my mum as it was only a few minutes walk from our hotel. The staff were friendly and attentive. The pub itself was a nice, quiet, friendly environment. The food was absolutely lovely! Unfortunately they had ran out...More

Thank Charlie2227
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Charlie Thank you so much for your very kind review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and meal. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future .Best wishes Lorraine & Norman

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us have been making a day trip to Bath every year from Bristol for nearly 20 years. We always pop in the Rising Sun which is just yards away from some much better known pubs, but less crowded, far more friendly staff,...More

Thank fernandesbristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a small but lovely and clean room at the Rising Sun. Friendly and helpful staff, there was an excellent breakfast. The inn is in a brilliant location just by the Pulteney bridge, will definitely stay there again. We travelled by train so had...More

Thank diffgirls
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second stay here and it did not disappoint rooms are well appointed with ample hot water and fluffy towels Lovely welcome and great breakfast

Thank colin a
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The Rising Sun Inn was perfectly positioned for us to explore Bath on foot. The hosts were friendly and offered helpful information regarding places of interest that we may have wanted to visit. We stayed in a family room on the top floor which met...More

Thank KB-TQ
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so very much for your lovely review. We are genuinely so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again when you next visit Bath. Warm wishes Lorraine & Norman

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Happened across this pub by accident, so glad we gave it a go, we were welcomed and seated and told that “he cooks the potatoes fresh so it will take a little while “ It wasn’t too long before we were sitting in front of...More

Thank VictoriaH1971
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your visit for lunch and we look forward to welcoming you back as a B&B guest. Thanks for your lovely comments, really appreciate it. Warm regards Lorraine & Norman

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Room was small but modern and clean. Breakfast was excellent. Excellent location. Even though you can get a parking permit for £5 a day... it is really hard to find a parking especially if you are not Good at parallel parking... the hosts where friendly...More

1  Thank Louise W
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Booked quite late so had the "quirky" room - on the small side but all you needed. Unlike other visitors to the B&B we didn't find that the owners were overly friendly, doing just enough at both check in, breakfast and departure. Left a phone...More

1  Thank sandra999
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

3 of us stayed early December for 2 nights. The room was lovely, spacious, clean and great bathroom. Beds very comfy. From the moment we arrived the hospitality from the owner Norman was great, what a lovely guy. Breakfast was fabulous, great quality food. Location...More

1  Thank Ripley1804
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Two night stay with family friend for Christmas Markets. A short taxi ride from the train station. The Inn is ideally situated some 5 minutes walk from the main town centre (on the other side of the river). Welcoming hosts, clean rooms. The weather was...More

1  Thank Ceini0g
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Questions & Answers
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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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