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Raphael Restaurant

Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
+44 1225 480042
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, French, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband, son and I visit Bath every year and we always make sure to book a table at Raphael for our first evening. We have never been disappointed. The quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff are first rate. Love it!

Thank missaliwalker
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I managed to reserve a table for dinner during one of their busiest times of the year - graduation month. However I was politely and firming informed that I had to vacate my table by 8 pm. I was seated at 615 pm. The menu...More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a romantic evening to celebrate our anniversary. The food was fantastic and the service was good. The reason for 4 stars instead of 5 was that the ladies toilet didn’t lock or flush, which I’m sure will be fixed,...More

Thank awoodfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 6 ladies out for a celebratory meal. The greeting was very warm and welcoming. Once seated,our waitress brought jugs of tap water as requested and kept these topped up throughout the evening. There was an extensive menu plus a specials...More

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food tasted good and the portions fair. Prices were ok as was the decor, service was efficient but I felt it wasn’t that interesting.

Thank Tracey Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a shame ,could have been 5 stars but for the bad service , we booked for 5.30 walked into a very nice greeting taken to a table and that was it, for at least 20 minutes , no water was offered when we sat...More

Thank gerrybrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by the manager at Grays B&B where we were staying, we enjoyed a two course pre theatre meal before going to watch the brilliant "Dusty the musical" at the Theatre Royal, just 50m away. The cost of £19.95 was very reasonable for a wide...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pre-theatre dinner in a Raphael was an experience to be savoured. All four of us found the well presented food exceptional. One of the starters chosen was of chicken liver, avocado, gorgonzola in a delicate salad with a brochette. It sounded intriguing and proved...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a lovely evening. We were a party of 11. Staff could not have been more attentive. Food delicious. Definitely will go back.

Thank Charlotte243
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the pre theatre menu with the house wine. Service and food were excellent. Highly recommended

Thank Phil_Lynn_C
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Phil R
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
21 December 2017|
Response from geowk | Reviewed this property |
As a customer, how would I know?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gascoyne House Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 480042
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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 visitor to the city or one of the regular clientele, many of whom have become good friends over the years. The wine list has been carefully chosen to ensure wines that complement the food perfectly, with reasonable prices, coupled with some amazing bin-ends.
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