As Bath has reopened this summer, we have also seen some exciting new additions to the city. To help you plan your next trip, here’s our guide to newly opened shops, restaurants and nightclubs in Bath…
Abbey Ales Brewery Shop
Abbey Ales have been producing their award-winning traditional English ales since 1997. The brewery owns popular Bath pubs The Star Inn, Coeur de Lion, The Assembly Inn, and The Trinity Inn. Their most recent opening is The Abbey Brewery Shop in Northumberland Place, which sells their popular cider, gins, and gift packs.
Bosco is a modern pizzeria with an emphasis on informal, casual dining, drawing influences from New York to Naples. The style of cooking at Bosco is simple, seasonal, and ingredient-led, with weekly imports from Italian markets. The menu is made up of a variety of classical regional Italian dishes and pizzas handcrafted in the Neapolitan style – light and airy with a very slightly charred crust.
BrewDog has landed in Bath with a brand-new taproom! The bar is kitted out with 28 taps pouring the very best beer from BrewDog and other guest breweries alongside a mouth-watering menu of monster burgers, buffalo hot wings, salads and brunch. Vegetarians and vegans can also raise a glass, as 50% of the menu is plant-based! What’s more, Brewdog is carbon-negative, removing twice as much carbon from the air as they emit.
The perfect spot for confectionery lovers, the newly opened Candy World in Abbey Churchyard sells American and Australian candies that you can’t usually purchase in UK shops. From Lucky Charms, Hershey’s and Twinkies to fantastic flavours of M&M’s, Oreo and Dairy Milk, Candy World offers an array of tempting treats.
Coffee#1 first opened its doors in 2001. The chain first came to Bath in 2018, when they opened a store at Bath Riverside, and now, they have opened up a second branch in James Street West, serving great coffee made by talented baristas, in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
The FoneWorld team are obsessed with gadgets and gizmos. They are the people standing in line on launch day waiting for the latest smartphone or gaming console – they love all things tech and are experts at what they do. FoneWorld fixes electronic devices, from the classic phone drop in the car park to the tablet in the toilet. You can find their new branch in Stall Street.
Holloways of Ludlow
Founded in 1985 with a passion for products that effortlessly combine design and materials to create something truly unique, Holloways of Ludlow has now opened up a showroom in Milsom Street. The showroom, situated in a former bank, provides the perfect inspiration for sourcing pieces for both domestic and commercial projects.
Labyrinth Bar and Nightclub
Labyrinth is Bath’s brand new triple-scene nightclub. Boogie the night away on the light-up dancefloor in the Disco room, head to the Botanic room for R&B and house music, and enjoy EDM, dance and chart bangers in the main Labyrinth room. You will discover something new and exciting around every corner.
Noi is a hair and beauty salon that has togetherness at its heart. Made up of a team of highly experienced and passionate hairstylists and beauty artists, they strive to make every client feel part of the family. From ladies’ and men’s cuts and colours to balayage and brows, Noi in Milsom Place can take care of a wide variety of your hair and beauty needs.
Founded in 2012 in Bangor, Wales, Papaw Cha‘s focus is on offering traditional tea and bubble tea from Guangdong, China. As well as serving high-quality tea, Papaw Cha serve delicious Asian food including sushi and bubble waffles. They welcome everyone to Papaw Cha to start their tea journey!
Robun is a tribute to Japanese author Kanagaki Robun and his 1872 book Seiyō Ryōritsū, which introduced Western barbecue to Japan. Their modern-day interpretation of ‘Yakiniku’ specialises in sharing plates of beautiful robata grilled meats, seafood and vegetables fused with elements from across Asia, paired with inspired cocktails, wines and an extensive choice of Japanese whiskeys in the most inviting and sociable of settings.
Family owned and run, TR Hayes in London Street is Bath’s largest furniture store, trading since 1915. Today the Aladdin’s cave covers almost 50,000 square feet over seven floors and incorporates over 20 surrounding properties. This summer, TR Hayes have expanded further, opening a pop-up shop in SouthGate Bath.
Found at 27 High Street, TwentySeven is a collaboration between three independent businesses. Purchase stunning flowers from Blomme and perfumes from Apotheke Perfume, and take yoga classes with Robyn’s Yoga Studio at this multi-functional new store.
Vero’s Spanish Café and Deli
From the founders of The Colombian Company, Vero’s in Milsom Place serves small Spanish bites for breakfast, brunch and lunch, alongside homemade cakes and coffee roasted by The Colombian Company. A clean, light and bright interior creates an uplifting atmosphere in which to enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine made from the finest ingredients, and the surrounding deli offers a carefully curated collection of these ingredients available to purchase and try at home.
Woodhouse and Law
Explore an exclusive collection of design-led homewares at discounted prices at Woodhouse and Law’s new pop-up shop in Milsom Place. Founded in 2009 by interior designer John Law and garden designer Nick Woodhouse with the aim of breaking down traditional design barriers, Woodhouse and Law offer a complete design service for the home and garden under one roof.
Bullfrog offer sustainable reusable alternatives to single-use products, with eco-friendly water bottles, reusable coffee cups and clothing made from recycled materials, all in our beautiful range of unique designs. The will be opening their first store in Kingsmead Square shortly!
Edible Art Patisserie
Brought to you by Damien Wager, a self-taught pastry chef who, over the past few years, has risen to the top of the UK pastry chef rankings, Edible Art Patisserie is opening its second branch in Bath in September. Enjoy an array of chocolate bonbons, macarons, petits gateaux, choux buns, and tarts, all of which can be served alongside barista-made coffees as well as other quality hot and cold drinks.
Itsu is a healthy eating, Asian inspired food brand, renowned for its delicious food made fresh in every shop, every day. With its best-in-class food, latest technology, innovation, and talented workforce, Itsu is the future of fast food. Opening soon in Stall Street, Itsu’s new shop will offer tasty rice and noodle bowls, sushi, salad, sweet treats and healthy snacks.