The Bath BID Welcome Ambassadors Recommends: Places to Grab a Takeaway Lunch in Bath

Now is a great time to plan a grab-and-go lunch in Bath. Whether you are heading to one of the city’s wonderful parks or dining al desko, here’s our round-up of some of the best places to go for a delicious takeaway lunch in Bath…

Boston Tea Party
Boston Tea Party


  1. Grab your reusable coffee cup and order a click and collect lunch from Boston Tea Party in Alfred Street or Kingsmead Square. Choose from toasties, burgers and salads, or opt for a full English brunch.
  2. Head to Café Lucca to pick up seasonal salads, gourmet paninis, homemade quiche, a wonderful selection of cakes, and freshly ground coffee.
  3. For filled baguettes, toasted paninis, Cornish pasties, sausage rolls, and, of course, plenty of cake, make for Cake Café in Quiet Street.
  4. Pop into Chandos Deli in George Street for a tasty selection of baguettes, salads, pastries and coffees.
  5. Cortado Bath serves freshly made lunch options including quiche, bagels and salad bowls. Don’t miss their speciality, Argentinian empanadas, which are available in a variety of tasty flavours.
  6. Offering delicious English breakfasts, a selection of brunch options, bagels and brioches, alongside a tempting selection of seasonal sweet treats, Good Day Café is sure to leave you in a great mood for the rest of the day.
  7. Grab paninis, wraps and salads from Kekolo Coffee. You can also treat yourself to a decadent hot chocolate, with a variety of flavours available, complete with lashings of toppings.
  8. For tempting sandwiches, salads, pastries and cakes, head to Mokoko Coffee & Bakery in Abbey Churchyard or SouthGate.
  9. Nata & Co is a Portuguese bakery, offering breads that will fill your belly and warm your heart. Treat yourself to delicious sandwiches and Portuguese pastries.
  10. Head to Picnic Coffee in Saracen Street for a delicious selection of sandwiches, waffles, soups and sweet treats, alongside speciality coffee and loose leaf tea.
  11. Rosarios is a traditional Italian café run by Rosario Bavetta, who aims to bring a bit of Sicily to the West Country. Their lunch menu includes paninis, salads, homemade soup and sandwiches.
  12. Enjoy a tasty selection of handmade lunch options at SOHO Coffee Co., including loaded spuds, toasties, sandwiches, baguettes, wraps, salads, and an assortment of cakes and pastries.
  13. For a delicious brunch, sandwich, burger or fish and chips, made from local produce and organic ingredients, head to Wild Café in Queen Street.
Dough Pizza
Dough Pizza


  1. Head to Green Park Station to pick up award-winning pizza from Bath Pizza Co. All of their pizzas are freshly made to order, with ingredients from local food producers and farmers.
  2. The Bath Stable serves up seriously good pizza, including Holy Cow, topped with marinated rump steak, the vegan Killer Katsu, with breaded vegan chicken and a katsu curry sauce base, and the vegetarian Feta Late Than Never.
  3. At family-run Dough Pizza, it’s all about the base, with eight different doughs to choose from. Call ahead and collect from one of their two restaurants in Bath, and enjoy first-rate pizza made from the best Italian ingredients.
  4. Franco Manca have been pioneering sourdough pizza in the UK since 2008. Order ahead and pick up a delicious freshly made lunch from their restaurant in Brunel Square.
  5. The Oven is an independent, award-winning artisan pizzeria, specialising in authentic Neapolitan pizza. Their wood-fired pizzas even earned their head chef Fabrizzio Mancinetti the 2016 Pizza Chef of the Year award.
  6. Click and collect a delicious lunch from PizzaExpress, with branches in Barton Street and Southgate Place.
  7. For pizzas, pastas, grills and salads, click and collect lunch from Prezzo in Brunel Square.
  8. For authentic pizzas traditionally baked in a wood-fired oven, head to the family-run Real Italian Pizza Company in York Street.
  9. Click and collect tasty rustica pizza, pasta and salads from Zizzi in Saw Close.


  1. Pick up a burger and fries from Five Guys. With over 250,000 possible burger, hot dog and sandwich topping combinations, and 1,000 different shake mix-in combinations, you won’t be short on choice.
  2. For a lunchtime feast, order and collect from Gourmet Burger Kitchen in Brunel Square. Enjoy handcrafted burgers, a selection of fries, and tempting milkshakes.
  3. Whether you opt for beef, crispy fried chicken, grilled chicken, or a vegan option, you’re bound to find the perfect burger at Smashburger. Enjoy with fries, haystack onions, fried pickles, mac and cheese bites or tater tots, along with a hand-spun milkshake.
Mission Burrito
Mission Burrito


  1. Try one of Bath’s newest restaurants, The Coconut Tree. Bringing Sri Lankan street food to the city, pick up a few of their tasty small plates and experience an explosion of flavours.
  2. Order an appe-Thai-sing click and collect lunch from Giggling Squid. Choose from curries, stir fries and noodle dishes, with meat, fish and vegan options providing something for everyone.
  3. Pick up tasty flame-grilled Latin American dishes from Las Iguanas. Click and collect, order over the phone or pop by to grab your takeaway and enjoy 20% off.
  4. Tuck into an authentic Mexican burrito at Mission Burrito. Simply choose your dish, filling, extras and salsas to build your ideal burrito.
  5. Order from Nando’s in Brunel Square or Kingsmead Leisure Complex for their famous Portuguese-African dishes, including their signature flame-grilled peri-peri chicken.
  6. The family-run Peking Restaurant is the longest-established Chinese restaurant in Bath. The ingredients in their authentic Chinese dishes are always fresh and, where possible, locally sourced.
  7. Click and collect a delicious lunch from Thai Balcony, and enjoy 20% off when you place an order over £25. Enjoy an assortment of Thai options, including their speciality spicy duck, volcano prawn, and sizzling seafood tom yum.
  8. Enjoy authentic Thai street food from Thaikhun in SouthGate. Opt for a selection of small plates, a delicious Thai curry, or a stir fry.
  9. For Caribbean-inspired fare, head to Turtle Bay. Order online to pick up dishes including jerk chicken, curry goat, and Caribbean curry katsu.
  10. For tasty Japanese flavours, pre-order a tasty Wagamama lunch. Wagamama’s delicious options include teppanyaki, ramen, curry and donburi.
  11. For a great value Thai lunch, head to Yum Yum Thai in Kingsmead Square. Their Quick Thai… mmm lunch specials include green curry, sweet and sour chicken, and a selection of stir fries, each served with rice for just £9.95.
The Whole Bagel
The Whole Bagel


  1. For great value baguettes pastries and cakes, make for independent sandwich shop La Baguette in Stall Street.
  2. Grab mouth-watering bagels and great coffee at The Whole Bagel in Upper Borough Walls. Choose from six different bagel flavours and an assortment of delicious fillings, or opt for a fresh salad.
  3. Grab an award-winning traditional fish and chip lunch at Seafoods Fish & Chips in Kingsmead Square. A firm favourite with visitors and locals alike, Seafoods has been serving fish and chips since 1935.
  4. Head to Cornish Bakehouse, which you will find in The Corridor and Lower Borough Walls, for a delicious range of Cornish pasties, baguettes, sandwiches, paninis, baked potatoes and wraps.
  5. The award-winning Cornish Bakery offers tasty Cornish pasties, beautifully buttery French pastries, hand-roasted coffee and speciality breads.
  6. You will find Caffé Nero outlets in SouthGate and Old Bond Street. If you’re short on time, you can order ahead via the Caffé Nero app.
  7. Stop by Costa Coffee in Southgate Street or Stall Street for their wide selection of drinks, cakes and light lunches.
  8. Pop into Greggs in Westgate Street or Southgate Street for sandwiches, pastas, and their popular bakes.
  9. For a finger lickin’ good lunch, make for KFC in Lower Borough Walls.
  10. Head to McDonald’s in Southgate Street to grab a burgers, wrap or salad.
  11. Grab a tasty lunch on the go at Pret A Manger in Stall Street or SouthGate. If you enjoy a daily cup of coffee, you can sign up to their new Coffee Subscription, offering endless coffees, teas, frappes, hot chocolates and more for just £20 per month.
  12. Grab a quick lunch and a great cup of coffee at Starbucks in Avon Street.
  13. Choose your ideal sandwich filling at Subway in Westgate Street or Southgate Street.
  14. Bath also has an assortment of high street stores to grab a quick bite from, including Boots, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer, Tesco Express, and Waitrose.

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Published in
27 May 2021
Last Updated
16 April 2024