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The Rising Sun Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
+44 1225 425918
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“scampi” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here to attend a wedding; specifically, he was the father of the bride. When we were dressing, he discovered that he had forgotten his cufflinks. Disaster! Not so--the landlord heard of our predicament through another guest and produced cufflinks. Above...More

1  Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at this wonderful find right in the center of Bath. Thank you so much to Norman and all the staff, what a lovely and welcoming place to stay. Brilliant and helpful customer service (booking our taxi for our Murder Steam...More

Thank yma768
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came back for another trip to Bath and stayed at this friendly pub again. It's perfect for a short break, excellent location, comfortable rooms, lovely food, helpful staff. I am sure we will stay here again!

Thank AlrewasRob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rising Sun Inn is well located and within easy walking distance to the many attractions in Bath. The Hotel was a little complicated to enter mid-afternoon as we had arrived earlier than planned but was accessed quickly once contact was made. Parking is on...More

1  Thank rgandlg
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Booked a last minute mid week stop and this fantastic little hotel. All I can say is we were not disappointed so I just had to right a review. On our arrival with my family we were met by the host/landlord who was very pleasant...More

1  Thank Perryandkevin
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the rising sun to rest my legs after exploring the lovely streets of Bath. This place was really scruffy and I felt really uncomfortable. There was a man who was really rude and tried to make us feel as though we where below...More

1  Thank springheeledjack87
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Booked this and really struck gold! It's in a great location, very good value for money and the owner couldn't do enough for us, great service! The food is excellent, tasty and reasonably priced. You even get a glass of wine with the main meals!...More

Thank Alec C
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comments about your recent stay with us. We are so pleased that you were very happy with everything and look forward to your return! We take great pleasure in providing guests with good service and value for money.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We live in Bath and this has become our favourite place to eat. We had dinner there on a Saturday evening for 5 of us. As usual all of us had something we fancied (and we have some fussy eaters in our party). The service...More

1  Thank Duncan W
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review regarding your recent visit for dinner. It gives all the staff a boost when we have positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The Rising Sun is a little gem in Bath. We came here for Sunday lunch and it was fabulous. The crackling was perfect . Literally perfect. The landlord and landlady are lovely and attentive. They also do local ale which is a plus. I tend...More

Thank adamalsbury
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review of your visit for Sunday Lunch with us, it means a lot to Norman and myself and all the Team. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 August 2017

The service of the food that we experienced was very good and swift. The food was a bit of a wait but it was worth it. The hand cut chips are amazing, they give you very big portions and the fish was crispy and had...More

Thank Harvey293
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your comments. I'm sorry that your mother and grandmother didn't sleep too well and must apologise for being served burnt toast which was cold, we would gladly have prepared more if needed. On the plus side - great that you enjoyed your...More

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Questions & Answers
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
13 January 2015|
Response from Lorraine H | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, Yes we are open for delicious roasts on Sundays! We served from 12 - 4.30pm and booking is recommended, Many thanks for your enquiry and we look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Lorraine & Norman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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