Looking for things to do in Bath with family this summer? With a whole host of shops, restaurants, bars and a cinema, SouthGate Bath is the perfect place for some family fun. Here are SouthGate Bath’s top tips to help you make the most out of your family-friendly visit…
1. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF DINING DEALS
Whatever you’re in the mood for, SouthGate Bath’s restaurants and cafes have something for the whole family.
If you have little ones in tow, check out Nando’s dedicated Nandinos set menu, which offers three courses for £10.
If a burger and fries is more your vibe, head to Smashburger, where they’re renowned for using a unique cooking method of ‘smashing’ the beef burger onto a hot buttered grill to produce a burger unlike any other. Grab a kid’s meal for less than £5 which includes a main, fries and a drink.
Introduce your little ones to a world of exotic flavours at YO! Sushi with its Mini Ninja menu. It costs £6.50 for a main, side and drink, plus an extra £1.50 for a dessert. Every meal comes with a portion of popping edamame beans and to keep kids entertained – and the parents relaxed – and the back of the menu is filled with puzzles, quizzes and stuff to draw.
2. TUCK INTO ITALIAN FAVOURITES
If Italian is more your style, dining with kids at Prezzo is made easier with their kid’s menu, which offers a selection of mini meals such as a bambini pizza and mini calzone. With three courses for £6.75, there’s something for every kid to enjoy.
You could also head to PizzaExpress for its Piccolo Menu – a selection of child-friendly sized starters, mains, sides and desserts. Featuring smaller portions of favourites such as pasta bolognese or napoletana, margherita and American pizzas, as well as a piccolo sundae or chocolate brownie. Kids can also join in on an after-meal hot drink with a bambinoccino.
3. ENJOY A TASTE OF SPAIN
Tapas Revolution is serving up a taste of Spain for the whole family, making it a great place to get your trip started. Kids can choose from a dedicated menu for little ones, including Spanish-style meatballs, classic Spanish omelette and paella.
4. DINE AL FRESCO
It’s also worth checking out Cosy Club, a beautiful bar and restaurant complete with a stunning balcony and outdoor terrace seating overlooking SouthGate Place. Don’t be put off by the stylish surroundings – children are very welcome, and can choose from a whole host of delicious food on the kid’s menu, including buttermilk pancakes, a mezze picnic and fruit sundae. All main courses come with a free juice drink, too.
5. WATCH A MOVIE
A visit to Tivoli, a new boutique cinema concept, is certainly one of the top things to do in Bath. With luxurious extra-wide sofas and four intimate screens, it’s the perfect way for film-loving families to kick back and relax. There also the brilliant Tivoli Café, serving a seasonal menu of small plates, sharing platters, gourmet burgers, and freshly prepared hand-stretched pizzas, all made with locally sourced ingredients. For dessert, prepare for the kids to ask for the delicious sundaes – made with local Marshfield Farms ice cream.
6. STOCK UP ON SUMMER ESSENTIALS
With so many shops in one place, you’re spoilt for choice at SouthGate Bath. Whether you’re looking for a new summer wardrobe, toys to keep the kids entertained, or furniture and accessories to give your garden a summer glow-up, there’s something for everyone. From H&M, Apple and New Look to Typo, Boots and My Small World, you’re never far from your favourite stores.