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Clayton's Kitchen

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15A George Street | The Porter, Bath BA1 2EN, England
+44 1225 585100
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sat outside for lunch on Saturday, glorious sunshine. The food was beautifully presented. And very tasty too. Very good value for money. We shall be back again soon.

Thank clanc00per
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An extended vacation meant we pretty much ate out for a month and, having done our TripAdvisor research were pretty lucky overall in our selections - a sequence of good restaurants. Clayton's Kitchen was the standout. Excellent menu, food quality, ambience and service. A bit more pricey than cheap & cheerful but given the overall experience excellent value for money.... More 

Thank Richard G
West Midlands
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133 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited for an 8pm dinner on a Friday evening and was seated very quickly. The seating and tables are a little cramped, but the table next to use vacated very soon after we arrived and remained that way, so it was okay. It was disappointing that 10 minutes after being seated, nobody came to take an order or enquire if... More 

Thank eggbilly
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our son there for Saturday lunch and were suitably impressed. We had two crab starters - superb! I had chicken with a mushroom risotto which was delicious. The men had duck breast with dauphinois potatoes. Also really flavourful. What struck me was the way the kitchen had captured all of the elements of the dish - producing a... More 

Thank Roberta R
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our meal here, first visit and will be returning. Great atmosphere, relaxed, perfect for dinner with friends.

Thank Ginny M
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited for a birthday celebration and wasn't disappointed after hearing rave reviews from friends who have been before. Had the pork rillettes to start which was fantastic, served with good bread and apple puree. For main had the beef steak with chips and other little bits. Best bit of steak I've had in ages, cooked perfectly (medium rare) and good... More 

Thank wolfie44
Lewes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really, really busy this lunchtime, including outdoors in unexpected sun, so the staff were run off their feet. But they were lovely and still quick. The £15 lunch menu was very good value, properly made, tasty, and plenty.

Thank bonzodog65
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overslept then arrived late but they didn't mind at all. Lovely location and services. 10/10. Super helpful and supportive. Wasn't sure what to order for starter, they helped and we enjoyed the choice very much. Great main course also, not the kind of beef I usually want but, nonetheless, the taste was great, unexpected and overall, awesome. The bill came... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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236 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get here early (before 7pm I believe) for their early set dinner. It is unbelievably value-for-money, at 15 pounds for 2 courses and 20 pounds for 3 courses. For our starters, the white onion soup was fantastic - smooth, tasty, and not too rich. The ewes curd was refreshing and very appetising. For mains, we had the fish of the... More 

1 Thank Goomba81
Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a table for 7 with Claytons kitchen with ease. We also had to change the booking to half an hour later on the day and they were able to accommodate that easily. The restaurant itself was relaxing with a good chatty ambiance. Everyone had really amazing food. I'd recommend the duck personally as it was really tasty. Amazing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$45
European, British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15A George Street | The Porter, Bath BA1 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 585100
Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, Clayton's Kitchen at The Porter, is the culinary home to The Porter's resident chef Rob Clayton. Rob has previously gained a Michelin star at Hunstrete House and another at Bath Priory. Delicious seasonal dishes using the freshest quality ingredients are the inspiration for Rob's menus. This, coupled with the restaurant's friendly, relaxed vibe and carefully chosen wine list, makes Clayton's Kitchen at The Porter a favourite whether you are a die-hard foodie, dropping by for a casual bite to eat or simply picking up some treats from the Clayton's Kitchen range. Rob began perfecting his art in 1988 at Ménage à Trois London, achieving his first Michelin star aged just 25 as head chef at Hunstrete House Hotel. He remains one of the youngest chefs ever to do so. Rob gained a second Michelin Star as executive head chef at the Bath Priory. Since then his work has continued to achieve high praise, winning Pub Company Menu of the year and Food Champion of the Year.

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