9 of the Best Places for Cocktails and Craft Beer at Southgate Bath
Whether you’re after a bottomless brunch, a quiet date spot or something a little livelier, your day or night out starts here at SouthGate Bath!
With a range of different bars and restaurants whatever the occasion, here’s our pick of the best places for cocktails, craft beer and more in Bath city centre.
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Its bar is kitted out with 28 taps pouring the very best of its own beers and those from other guest breweries. Or if beer isn’t to your taste, visit on Fizz Fridays when you can get a bottle of prosecco for just £15.
Bites to eat on offer include burgers, buffalo hot wings, salads and brunch, plus 50% of its menu is vegetarian or plant based. It’s also given a childhood classic meal an adult makeover, introducing its iconic Hoppy Meals – a burger, fries and a beer for £15.25.
Complete with a Coliseum-esque balcony and outdoor terrace which overlooks Southgate Place, Cosy Club offers relaxed dining and drinking options with something for everyone on the menu.
Check out its expansive drinks menu for all tastes, from tea, coffee and soft drinks, to beer, cider, wine, gin and more. There are over 20 cocktails on Cosy Club’s menu, with classics including Porn Star Martinis and Mojitos, or try something new with lots of sweet and sour options. There’s also no or low alcohol options and mocktails for those that fancy them.
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And Cosy Club has some great offers too. Its Boundless Brunch is available from 10am to 11.30am when you can add unlimited prosecco, Bloody Marys and Mimosas to any breakfast dish for £25pp. Or enjoy its Teatime Tipple offer, giving you the chance to get any two cocktails for £10.95 from 4pm to 8pm Sunday to Thursday.
3.Be at One
Be at One Bar is your ‘go to’ if you’re looking for a cocktail bar in Bath. It offers imaginative cocktails, accompanied with lively music until the early hours – perfect for afternoon drinks, birthday celebrations, hen parties and more.
Whether you fancy sweet or sour, gin or vodka, the team at Bar at One are experts and can share great recommendations, or check out the menu in advance and go prepared.
It also runs Happy Hours where you can get 2 for 1 cocktails on the same drink at 12pm and 7pm during the week, and at 6pm on Saturdays.
For a great selection of tapas, vino and cervezas (or beers!) to share, head to Tapas Revolution.
The restaurant is open all day from 11am to 10pm whether you’re in the mood for a coffee, lunch, dinner, a Spanish craft beer or a handcrafted G&T.
From patatas bravas and tiger prawns, to cured ham and bechamel croquettes, there’s a great selection of Spanish cuisine on the menu. Visit on a weekend between 11am and 2.30pm to enjoy its bottomless brunch where you can get three delicious tapas dishes with bottomless sangria or house red and white wine for £25pp. But make sure to book your table in advance.
During the week (Sunday to Friday) it also offers 2 for 1 cocktails, G&Ts and sangria jugs between 3pm and 6pm.
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There’s plenty of small plates on offer, plus pizzas, classic nachos and hot dogs. Pair your dish with a cocktail, prosecco, beer, spirit or soft drink of your choice. There’s even a vegan milkshake made from mango sorbet and soya milk!
Comptoir Libanais is known for its freshly prepared and exciting Lebanese menu.
Enjoy catching up with friends or family over a mezze platter or its burgers, tagine, wraps and grilled plates.
It also has a tasty drinks menu with signature and classic cocktails on offer. Make sure to try its homemade lemonade with a gin or vodka twist. Or for groups of four, why not go for its Comptoir Gin Tree.
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Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just drinks and nibbles, Giraffe is a great spot for bringing people together for drinks in Bath.
Its bottomless brunch is available every day from 11am – 4pm for £25pp, where you’ll get free flowing prosecco for 90 minutes along with one of their brunch dishes.
Students, make sure to bring your ID card with you for 10% off the bill all week, every week!
Whether it’s a chilled weekday lunch or Saturday night drinks with mates, Juno bar is the place to be.
From craft beer and cocktails to juicy burgers, loaded fries and delicious pizzas, there’s something for everyone.
And great range food and drinks isn’t the only thing on offer. Juno also has pool tables for some friendly competition and is dog-friendly too so your pup doesn’t have to miss out on the fun!
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Whether it’s an intimate meal, a light bite, or a feast with family and friends, Graze Bar, Brewery & Chophouse is a great choice.
It offers fine ales, wines and spirits and a delicious selection of classic British and European dishes. Not forgetting its very own microbrewery with award-winning beers and making it one of the best places to drink in Bath.
There’s lots of ways to get to us, whether you’re close by or a little further afield. We’re on the doorstep of Bath Spa train station, so head to our website to find out the quickest and easiest route here. Please remember to drink responsibly.
Find the full range of our restaurants, shops and leisure options on our Eat, Drink and Shop page.
Last updated Wednesday 19 July, 2023