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The White Hart, Bath - pub details

Address: Widcombe Parade, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4JT [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 21419) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Bath Spa (0.2 miles), Oldfield Park (1.2 miles), Freshford (3.6 miles)

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> Current user rating: 6.0/10 (rated by 5 users)
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user reviews of the White Hart, Bath

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Going on the postcode, I suspect this should be the Ring o'Bells. There is a separate entry for The White Hart, which is just around the corner. Anyhow, this review relates to the Ring o'Bells since there isn't an entry for that.

I daresay at one time this may have been a traditional high street boozer, but these days its much more of a bistro/restaurant than your typical pub. All tables except a very small circular one squashed in the back were laid up for food on a recent Saturday evening visit, and all were fully occupied. There were however a few high chairs up at the bar, and these too were fully utilised by punters who were just after a drink.

Its got a contemporary appearance, with a great flagstone floor, some exposed stone walling and plasterwork elsewhere with cream paintwork with some pale green detailing. A number of pieces of artwork adorned the walls, much of it for sale if youve got a spare 300 knocking around. There is also a function room upstairs which appeared to be booked out to a private party. A notice advertised Sunday jazz nights, which I guess may also be in the function room. Staff all seemed friendly and helpful.

As befits its restaurant aspirations, the menu was very much of the gastro-pub variety with most of the mains around the 15 mark or more. My Lamb Shank in a rich sauce and herby mash was a very pleasant dish, but by the time Id added a side order of veg it had breached the 20 barrier, so Id expect it to be good. A Shropshire Blue Cheese & Raisin tart was an unusual starter, and also very pleasant so Id certainly recommend it food wise, but its no good if youre expecting pub grub, and in any case youd be unlikely to get a table if you hadnt booked. A number of punters were turned away whilst we were there. Having said that, there was a tapas menu chalked up on a board next to the bar, so that may be another option if youre not after a full blown meal.

The solitary beer on tap was Moles Best, and the only cider Black Rat. This is a tricky one to mark. What it does, it does well, and Id happily return. But its not really a pub in the strictest sense of the word, and this is, after all, a pub review website. Nonetheless, I enjoyed it so will mark it accordingly. Just bear in mind my comments if youre after more of a proper pub.
Blackthorn - 19 Mar 2012 20:46
Went last Saturday for an evening Dinner. The place had been recommended to us and was soon full. Both the meal (very tasty and plenty of it) and the service were excellent. Would heartily recommend it to others.
pcostley - 23 May 2006 20:56

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