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The Old Bath Arms

) #4 of 77 Restaurants in Frome ££ - £££ , Pizza, European
1 Palmer Street, Frome BA11 1DS, England
+44 1373 465045
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (38 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“steak” (79 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, European, Spanish, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Palmer Street, Frome BA11 1DS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is not the kind of place where id normally stay, so maybe my expectations were maybe a little high. However upon arrival, and I was a late booking at about 6.00, I stood in what I think was the reception for the rooms....More

Thank GavinR1975
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Look Gavin, normally Kath answers reviews. We were actually pondering whether we were actually going to answer yours so i decided to take this review. You come here on one of the hottest days in history and then say something like you do about our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening here and my folks have been a few times for lunch and had a great time. Food was great and love the little bit of S.A. on the menu.

Thank Odette R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice steak and chips but it took 45 min too cook it rare, when it's not busy too be honest I could have gone home and cooked it quicker myself. But it was cooked very well and tasted excellent.

Thank VickyDarrenFrench
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this pub as I love South African food. I had the spatchcock chicken per peri which was delicious and not dry as chicken often is. My wife had the Tag Bol which she thoroughly enjoyed. The portions were so large that we struggled...More

Thank rodney z
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rodney, Thanks for such wonderful feedback. It is always so encouraging for the team and we all truly appreciate your comments. Richard will be cock a hoop that you enjoyed his special spatchcock peri peri. Do please visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to make of this place at first..... but wow the food was amazing. I had fillet steak medium rare.... it was cooked perfectly and very tasty. I would go as far as saying this was the best steak I ever had. It's...More

Thank Vicky A
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Vicky, wow! praise indeed and how grateful we are. It truly does mean such a lot to us. Your comments are such a boost to the whole team. Don't forget our Friday night Steak Deal...buy one get one half price..come again soon and take...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What great meal 🥘 we just had in bath arms we went there with 9 chaps must of us had Black Rock fillet it was my birthday 🎉 to absolutely brilliant night we had so thank staff for putting up with us nice talking to...More

Thank logsareus
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks John so much for your continued support. So pleased you had a great birthday celebration and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had bad experience in the bar with one of the staff, he decided he didn't want to serve me but want to chat with the young girls instead and when I did explain that I was stay two nights in hotel he seem to want...More

Thank 205shaz
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the service. Thankfully you completed an in house review stating just that. This was brought to my attention after you had checked out. However i did have the opportunity to discuss with your son...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Always had great food with efficient service in a lovely atmosphere! The fresh pizza's and numerous weekly meal deals are a bonus, food always well cooked and decent protions!

Thank stevi058
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We have lots of amazing buy one get one....absolutely....free deals and we hope to see you again soon to take advantage...yummy!

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I was sad as although the staff were lovely the food wasn't great and the cocktails not brilliant. As a Spaniard I was not impressed by the tapas shame as I waited a long time to go there

Thank Christina C
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ah its such a shame you did not enjoy your meal with us, maybe another time.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, Sunday roast is great, but husband and son disappointed with their meals, just not enough, definitely need larger buckets for your chips please and something more with the steak meals, they're not particularly big eaters, but came away still hungry, which is a...More

1  Thank Tonya S
KathrynHayler, Owner at The Old Bath Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Hi so happy you enjoyed your roast lunch with us.... I am sorry the chip portions were not large enough for both your son and husband. We are normally told our portions are too large??? If you had said on the day we would have...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are dogs allowed in the restaurant?
3 October 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from kathryn h | Property representative |
Hello we only allow assisting dogs in the actual restaurant. However we do welcome well behaved pooches in both our bars where our full menu is available from 12pm to 10pm every day. We hope to see you soon.
How near is it to Frome memorial theatre
3 August 2016|
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Response from Neen111 | Reviewed this property |
Literally a 10 minute walk , 2 minute drive . Head out of the memorial theatre take a left then take another left going down the hill on the mini round about . The bath arms is half way down the hill on your left :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Palmer Street, Frome BA11 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 465045
  • E-mail
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