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The West Gate Public House

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Gate Public House 38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
+44 1225 461642
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Average pub grub you'd expect from s commercialised pub. The 'Big Fish' wasn't that big (long but thin) served up on a wooden board that seems popular these days, the fish was over cooked and dry and the triple cooked chips were suspiciously similar to frozen steakhouse chips. The onion rings in the picture were extra. Disappointing but ok Staff... More 

Thank Cornflake180
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just wanted a drink and a sit down after a lot of walking and this pub was the first place we came across. It was a busy Saturday afternoon so we bought our drinks then went upstairs which was much quieter. There is a second bar upstairs which we would have used instead of queuing downstairs and carrying our... More 

Thank Rachael N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a dinner and a drinks. Food was great and they had a wide selection of drinks. Staff were friendly and nice. Definitely I will come back to Westgate.

Thank Salamakakinas36
St Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best pubs in Bath. Friendly service, good beer, good food. I recommend to everyone. The food was tasty, we ordered fish board! Excellent beers, great choice!

Thank charlier945
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 2 on a quiet February Wednesday night. Barman took the order wrong, however he did look very young & very new. server brought starters out and dumped them on the table and walked off, didn't give me a chance to say I didn't order that... so took it to the bar and asked for it to be swapped... More 

Thank starling22
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a quick pint and burger. I ordered a chicken burger but it came in 3 (small) chicken-nugget-esque pieces which I felt didn't constitute a burger. Furthermore, this wasn't specified on the menu. I requested to speak to the manager and in fairness the staff were very polite. However the manager showed no interest 'what do you want... More 

1 Thank Calum W
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice friendly pub and deceptively spacious inside. Excellent choice of real ales which were well kept. The food menu is small but if you like burgers or hot dogs you will be fine. Food was ok and good value. I had Hunter's Chicken which was really tasty and chips were nice and crispy but as is often the case chicken... More 

Thank Yvonne P
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is an amazing pub. Great selection of food and drink and best of all an old arcade table. There were also plenty of board games. Downstairs toilets were a bit spooky but that just added to the atmosphere.This was very central too and extremely kid friendly. Would definitely return.

Thank originalhood
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Visited on a Friday night and the food and service was so good that we returned on Sunday for Sunday lunch, Both meals were well cooked and great service. Would definitley recommend,

Thank Jo W
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went in for drink on a Friday evening and it's an interesting place. An eclectic mix of furniture and people. There are board games available and they also do food. On Saturday lunchtime we popped in for a bite to eat whilst out shopping and sat upstairs where the husband could watch the last 30 minutes of the football on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gate Public House 38 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 461642

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?