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The Rising Sun Inn

££ - £££, British,
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
+44 1225 425918
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“fish chips” (3 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a review of the accommodation, not the restaurant. The inn is around the corner from the famous Pulteney Bridge and walking distance to all Bath has to offer (eg, Roman baths). This includes some very good restaurants. The bedroom was very good with...More

Thank reesy60
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old hotel sits just off Pulteney bridge and it is a 2 minute walk to city area and easy walking to see all the sites. Breakfast is great. If you want to have dinner there, most meals come with a free wine or ale....More

Thank 99Jan60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

despite the underwhelming outer appearance, the rooms were pretty clean and modern! the breakfast served was also really good as it was freshly made per request! the location was also very peaceful and cooling despite not having aircondioning inside the rooms. the only downside is...More

Thank KhyTheng Q
Reviewed 6 June 2018

What a great find of the main streets. Very warm an friendly hosts. Lovely garden to dine in if the weather is fine. Traditional pub menu that is small but well executed.

Thank JAugustWest
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much, it means so much when customers appreciate The Rising Sun. Hope you pop in again if you are back in Bath. Kind regards Lorraine

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We drove in a different way than usual into Bath and was taken in by the wonderful limestone buildings and the fountain in the road as you approach Pulteney Bridge. My daughter and I dropped our bags off early as check in was at 2....More

Thank kaff43
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are so glad that you had a lovely time in Bath and enjoyed staying with us and making the most of our pub garden. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future, with hopefully less nesting seagulls!! Kind regards Lorraine

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I booked dinner here for myself and my mum as it was only a few minutes walk from our hotel. The staff were friendly and attentive. The pub itself was a nice, quiet, friendly environment. The food was absolutely lovely! Unfortunately they had ran out...More

Thank Charlie2227
Lorraine H, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi Charlie Thank you so much for your very kind review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and meal. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future .Best wishes Lorraine & Norman

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

A group of us have been making a day trip to Bath every year from Bristol for nearly 20 years. We always pop in the Rising Sun which is just yards away from some much better known pubs, but less crowded, far more friendly staff,...More

Thank fernandesbristol
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had a small but lovely and clean room at the Rising Sun. Friendly and helpful staff, there was an excellent breakfast. The inn is in a brilliant location just by the Pulteney bridge, will definitely stay there again. We travelled by train so had...More

Thank diffgirls
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Bath to meet up with friends who were staying at the Hilton. I feel we got the better deal staying at the Rising Sun. The rate for one night here was very good considering we had a full cooked breakfast with unlimited...More

Thank melahutch
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second stay here and it did not disappoint rooms are well appointed with ample hot water and fluffy towels Lovely welcome and great breakfast

Thank colin a
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Questions & Answers
Julie I
29 October 2017|
Response from Ellie B | Reviewed this property |
Beats me. Sorry, but I'm not a gluten-watcher. They are very helpful, though, so I'm sure they would accommodate you. They do smoked salmon and scrambled eggs for breakfast, so you could have that. Yum!
15 January 2017|
Response from Birdiefire | Reviewed this property |
You are able to walk from the station along the side of the river & over Pultney Bridge then first left & The Rising Sun is on the right .. it will take you about 15minutes .,
Caryl V
4 October 2015|
Response from Lorraine H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes there is on street parking available and there is a parking permit available per room for £5 per day. Lorraine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4 Grove Street, Bath BA2 6PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 425918
  • E-mail
The Rising Sun Inn is an independanly run pub now also offering boutique style Bed & Breakfast accommodation. Perfectly located only 2 minutes walk from Pulteney Bridge and Bath Rugby ground, we serve fresh (and locally sourced where possible) home cooked food.
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