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Address: 47 St. James's Parade, Bath BA1 1UQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1225 460785
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 15:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00

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Nickelback central

Headbangers galore always make for an entertaining night, be warned, you will join in after a few delicious Bee Stings. Pool tables upstairs are in good knick.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dino L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Headbangers galore always make for an entertaining night, be warned, you will join in after a few delicious Bee Stings. Pool tables upstairs are in good knick.

Thank Dino L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hobgoblin is one of those pubs that is geared towards rock music and grungy, metal, gothic kind of people. It's not my kind of place but I can definitely see the appeal. I only go here because the sell the beesting - quite possibly the sweetest and most intoxicating cider. And also the big as pool tables upstairs.

Thank Tom B
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selection of ales. Good atmosphere if you like heavier music. Had a random group or medieval morris dancers(?) pop in and do a little dance. To be fair they were very good. Will definitely return the next time I'm in Bath.

Thank paul c
Ashford, United Kingdom
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1,211 reviews
402 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

What can I say the place is ok if you are into that type of place but not for me beer was ok I suppose

Thank Eddie020173
York, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

So after searching for 'metal bars bath' I scrolled through the list of bathroom accessories and towel racks and found this place. Good atmosphere, good music, great selection of drinks and friendly staff.

1 Thank C D
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I visited with a couple of friends for a couple of afternoon drinks, and the place made me feel strangely nostalgic. It was reminiscent of rock bars I frequented as a student. This does mean taking some of the good with the bad, though. If you would feel uncomfortable in a rock bar and/or are looking for something with a... More 

Thank Isasplora
Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

I can not speak highly enough of this pub - everything about it is great! I love the decor, the beer, the music, the atmosphere & the staff! The landlords (Darren & Eszter) do an amazing job of running the place the way this type of place should be run! There is no overzealousness at all & I thoroughly recommend... More 

1 Thank Turtle B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Good selection of real ales - Hobgoblin and Bath Ales. Good selection of rock and metal on the jukebox. We went on a quiet night but they obviously have regular live music and events in the downstairs bit. Pity we were only in Bath for one night, would definitely pop back if we're there again.

2 Thank galadriel82
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

We were just passing through Bath and came across this pub. We were looking for somewhere to eat, unfortunately they don't serve food, but as soon as we walked through the door we knew it was the pub for us. We had to stay and have a drink to listen to the great rock/metal jukebox selection. The guy behind the... More 

3 Thank Rebecca H
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Engaged conversation called us liars. Suspicious of non-regulars. Felt very uncomfortable. Glad to be out of there. Horrid experience

2 Thank Kevin A

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