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The Curfew, Bath - pub details

Address: 11 Cleveland Place West, Bath, Somerset, BA1 5DG [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 12073) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Bath Spa (0.9 miles), Oldfield Park (1.3 miles), Freshford (4.5 miles)

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> Current user rating: 6.2/10 (rated by 11 users)
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A Wadworths street corner pub a ten minute walk from the town centre. First impressions werent good with a couple of youths stood outside spitting and swearing. Hopefully theyre not regular clientele so I wont hold that against it.

The next problem was getting to the bar. Although there were only about half a dozen people in the pub, they were all clustered at the small bar, many of them sat on the high chairs that were there and seemed reluctant to move even a few inches so I could get there to order. This is a pet hate of mine, especially when the rest of the pub is empty and it really doesnt create a very welcoming atmosphere.

After wed got our drinks and sat down, things started to look up. The pub itself is a pleasant enough space with plenty of thick wooden beams on the ceiling, although how genuine these are Im not sure (sat at the very front of the pub and looking up, this in fact seems to be a false ceiling, a couple of feet below the real one). The floor is mostly wooden boards, although a small area on the left is carpeted and also has floor to ceiling wood panelling and a large mirror. To the right is a brick fireplace with a wood burning stove and a number of local pictures adorn the walls. A couple of boards advertised the fact that a new menu was coming soon.

The bar counter itself is a wood panelled affair with a couple of spiral wooden pillars at each end. Whether the building was at one time a chemists Im not sure, but there were some old wooden drawers behind the bar labelled as Throat Lozenges, Stomach Pills, Tooth Powders, etc. Down a few steps there is a small landing with a solitary table and chairs, and another flight of steps leads to a patio area with some wooden decking.

Beers on tap were Wadworths 6X and Henrys IPA. Ciders were Westons Old Rosie and Stowford Press.
Blackthorn - 8 May 2011 17:22
Nice enough pub serving Wadworths., but so quiet on a Saturday evening - where were all the customers at 8.00? Only us 3, plus 3 "interesting" locals
Andylk - 13 Oct 2010 21:11
Cosy little pub with a nice enough selection of ales etc, has a bit of character.
hammers101 - 16 Feb 2009 07:36
Nice friendly pub but getting a bit pricey.
mattbeer - 10 Aug 2008 18:22
Last time I was in here, I was thrashed at pool by Rumpole of the Bailey. More recently I looked in, saw it was empty, and moved on.
The_Final_Arbiter - 28 Jun 2008 14:47

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