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Same-Same but Different

#34 of 415 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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7A Princes Buildings | Bartlett Street, Bath BA1 2ED, England
+44 1225 466856
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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2013

What a delicious meal. A refreshing change from the usual Christmas menus, beautifully cooked and presented and full of delectable tastes. Although we were a big group, so between us had most of the options on the menu, the friendly staff coped very well. I can't recommend Same-Same highly enough.

Thank Caroline F
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We find this restaurant through Trip Advisor, and when we were turned away from another establishment in Bath because they were "busy" (looked quiet to us!), we decided to try Same-Same But Different, and we are so happy we did. It looks like a small cafe from the front. The menu is on a large chalkboard on the wall of... More 

Thank BessT641
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Great ambience, tucked away from the main street. We had tapas, soup and hot chocolate. Service was excellent but food pricing was on a higher side, given its a cafe and not a restaurant status.

Thank Florence_Tay
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Decided to visit after reading reviews yesterday on trip to bath Xmas market. Expictations high and did not fail. Atmosphere lovely for lunch time and food was spot on. Steak cooked perfectly and girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed the butternut squash risotto ..staff were lovely and welcoming. Just need an excuse to go back to bath...

1 Thank Gareth H
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We tried to get booked in for dinner on a Saturday and Sunday night but they were fully booked. We managed to get in for lunch on the Sunday and really pleased we did. We both had the sticky ribs and chips, the meat just fell off the bone, the chips were chunky and crisp, it was really tasty. The... More 

Thank d_l_k_m
Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

Found myself in Bath for one night only. Liked the look and name of this place when I checked TripAdvisor and turned out it was right opposite my hotel. It was fairly quiet the night I was in (Tuesday) so I took a seat in the window and watched the world go by. Had bread and oil to start, v... More 

Thank Andrew B
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

2 of us had breakfast at SS but D yesterday. It was a pleasure to be served by a waitress who was happy in her job, polite helpful and pleased to see everyone. We chose toast with beans and bacon with mushrooms, very nice. The hot chocolate and coffee also hot and tasty. Reasonably priced too.

Thank Jane P
Devizes, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2013

I have eaten at SSBD twice, once for lunch and then for dinner and on both occasions I was amazed at the quality and authenticity of the tapas that they serve. Coupled with excellent service and a relaxed and welcoming ambience I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. For those of you with a larger appetite don't be put off as... More 

Thank Geoff P
Woking, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Excellent tortilla, chicken, lamb sausages, halloumi and even the green salad was particularly nice and well presented. Charming place with friendly and efficient service.

Thank Confusedmole
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Visited on the strength of previous tripadvisor reviews this evening. What a treat! The food was delicious and unpretentious, and the restaurant is so friendly and down to earth. We'll be back again next time we visit Bath.

Thank JeebesLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$8 - US$24
British, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7A Princes Buildings | Bartlett Street, Bath BA1 2ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 466856

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?