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Raphael Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Raphael restaurant is a much loved restaurant located in the heart of the beautiful city of Bath. Open since 2001 Raphael has established an excellent reputation for serving fabulous European inspired modern British food. Raphael has a cosy atmosphere and exquisite food, perfect for leisurely lunches, pre-theatre dining and intimate meals for two, the ideal place for any occasion. The head chef and his team create imaginative dishes using the freshest local produce available, with the emphasis on seasonality. At Raphael all of the mouth-watering desserts are made in-house, including the delicious ice-creams and sorbets. The friendly and professional staff welcome you warmly, whether you area
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, French, European, British, International
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here on our last night in Bath and had a fantastic meal, the service was charming and attentive. It is in a good location also. As others have mentioned it is quite a cosy restaurant and very narrow but that didn't bother us...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank iwaniwaniwan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Long thin room, two or three shops knocked into one. There is a lovely mahogany bar in the middle. It's a bit cramped - especially if you like to sit back a bit from the table, but all part of the charm of being in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in a Bath for a long weekend to see all the best sights. Wanted to book a Saturday meal at somewhere special, saw the reviews for Raphael and booked well in advance. Proved to be a great choice, great atmosphere and very attentive...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 110ilovegolf
Reviewed 5 days ago

Five of us dined at Raphael's on a Friday evening whilst enjoying a short break in Bath. It was a lovely cosy little restaurant with friendly staff. We sampled a range of dishes between us and all were well-presented and absolutely delicious. The only slight...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank zimmerfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here late on a Friday night. The restaurant is snug with a lovely atmosphere. The staff were absolutely excellent and the food was superb!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KFood91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last night and from start to finish was a wonderful experience. The restaurant is cosy and there’s bottles of wine for sale dotted all over, candles etc We had the fillet and the duck followed by the brûlée and cheeseboard. Hands down...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined there on Thursday evening it was our 50th Anniversary. We never mentioned it until we were eating. We where just my husband and I. The staff the service and the food were all excellent. We really enjoyed all courses. When we had our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Wander227102
Raphael_Restaurant, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this great review, we always try to go an extra mile for our customers, we are so glad that we made your 50th Anniversary dinner special, it really mean the world to us, we cant wait to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I treated my husband to lunch for his birthday. We both enjoyed it immensely. The restaurant is small but has a wonderful friendly feel. The service was impeccable. We plumped for the set menu. The food was amazing, beautifully presented & extremely tasty....we loved the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank binnyb2015
Raphael_Restaurant, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this lovely review, we had only positives feed back on our new set menu' which like you mention its very tasty and beautifully presented, the Head Chef and all his staff are doing a wonderfull job, we are looking forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is almost a year since we last ate here and I am delighted to report the food and service are as good as ever. There is always something to relish in a meal here and they always are able to make their dishes that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 288Eurotravels
Raphael_Restaurant, Manager at Raphael Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Another great review, thank you very much, we have been very consistent through the years, tasty food friendly and professional service, we are so happy that you had a lovely lunch with us, we can't wait to see you again. kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pre Christmas lunch there and it was very very good. I had not been there for a few years I was very impressed

Date of visit: December 2018
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Peter R
6 September 2018|
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Response from PeterJ1952 | Reviewed this property |
One of the public car parks, the largest and one of the nearest is probably Charlotte Street.
21 May 2018|
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Response from Winniesgirl56 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I can't remember but I think the main entrance is on the level, I'm sure a quick call to the restaurant could answer your questions, we found them very helpful x
21 December 2017|
Response from Raphael_Restaurant | Property representative |
Hi Anastasia. Please send us your CV via email or drop a copy off at our restaurant. Many thanks
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