Despite the difficulties of the past year, Bath is now open and ready to welcome people back. Here’s our guide to new shops and restaurants to discover during your next visit to the city…
The newly opened sister restaurant to Pintxo Bath, Bar Breton, is a small but perfectly formed French bar in the heart of Bath’s theatre district on Barton Street. Enjoy delicious artisan ciders and beer from northern France, and wines from small family producers, alongside vol-au-vents and other French ‘petites assiettes’.
Dough Pizza’s mission is to offer the finest quality ingredients, cooked simply at the best possible value, and this recipe for success has led them to open a second restaurant in Bath. Whether you opt to visit their restaurant in The Corridor, or their newly opened Kingsmead Square branch, you will be sure to find the perfect pizza.
FAT GIRAFFE GIFTS
Coming to Milsom Street in June, Fat Giraffe Gifts offers unique giftware including wooden handicrafts, cards, dreamcatchers, and boho jewellery, inspired by the creative artists of Indonesia.
One of the UK’s leading luxury retailers has come to Bath. Flannels now has a dedicated area in Jolly’s of Bath in Milsom Street, offering a carefully curated selection of men’s and women’s luxury designer clothing and accessories.
KINGDOM OF SWEETS
Perfect for those who love a sweet treat, Kingdom of Sweets has now opened up in Stall Street. Kingdom of Sweets sell confectionery from all over the world, including Oreo’s, Reese’s, Nerds, Hershey’s, Wonka, Jelly Belly and much more.
KINGSMEAD STREET BOTTLE
Kingsmead Street Bottle offers a different kind of eating and drinking experience. Specialising in craft beers, fine ciders, wines and spirits, the newly opened shop in Kingsmead Square offers a relaxed space where you can sit and enjoy a drink and something to eat to complement your chosen beverage.
La Déesse Beauty Loft
La Déesse Beauty Loft is a new organic and vegan beauty salon in Green Street, where you can enjoy a range of top-quality services, as well as buy products from Botanicals.
You can find Bath’s new Peloton showroom in SouthGate Bath. Head to St Lawrence Street for a 30-minute personalised walkthrough, or pre-schedule a test class to experience Peloton’s bikes first-hand.
Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly) women writers. All of their books are intelligent, thought-provoking and beautifully written. After 20 years in Bloomsbury in London, Persephone Books have recently made the move to Edgar Buildings in Bath.
THE BATH CHOCOLATE COMPANY
Opening soon, Bath Chocolate Company will offer locally made handcrafted chocolate, straight from bean to bar. The Bath Chocolate Company first came to life at the 2019 Bath Christmas Market. Since then, it has been their aspiration to open their own shop, which you will soon be able to find in Railway Street.
THE COCONUT TREE
Experience an explosion of flavours at The Coconut Tree in Broad Street. Bringing Sri Lankan street food to the UK, The Coconut Tree offers delicious small plates, sweet and fiery cocktails and warm hospitality.
YO! TO GO
Situated in the bustling Brunel Square adjacent to Bath Spa Train Station is the recently opened YO! Bath Vaults. Offering fresh, flavoursome, authentic Japanese food, you can opt to dine al fresco, click and collect, or have it delivered to your door.