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Total Guide to Breakfast in Bath
It's true what they say, breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, but with so many great breakfast options here in Bath, it can get a little tricky deciding where to go.
So, we've put together a selection of our favourite cafés and restaurants to give you a helping hand. Whether you want a delicious fresh pastry or a hearty full-English, we've got it covered.
Bertinet Bakery & Cafe
Bertinet Bakery & Cafe offers a selection of homemade sweet and savoury pastries to eat in or take-away. During breakfast, diners can choose from a selection of loose leaf teas, each served in vintage china tea pots and cups, Bertinet bread is available to toast on each table and bowls of coffee or hot chocolate are provided to dunk breakfast pastries in.
A: 6 New Bond Street Place, Bath BA1 1BH
T: 01225 445531
Since establishing itself in Bath three years ago, Jika Jika has fast become one of the trendiest places to enjoy a bite to eat in the early hours. From sausage and bacon sandwiches to coconut porridge and a mean cup of tea, the centrally located café serves everything diners will need to start their day right. Jika Jika is open daily from 7.00am and is the perfect pit stop for students on their way to morning lectures.
T: 01225 429903
A: 4A Princes Buildings George Street, Bath BA1 2ED
The Pump Room
An institution among Bath's breakfast lovers, this elegant Georgian style restaurant has one of the most traditional - albeit comprehensive - breakfast menus in the city. The menu ranges from Bath-baked breakfast rolls with an assortment of fillings to luxurious Champagne breakfasts with Cornish smoked salmon and poached eggs.
A: Abbey Church Yard, Bath, BA1 1LZ
T: 01225 444477
The Roman Baths Kitchen
If you like your surroundings to be as appetising as your food, The Roman Baths Kitchen is the perfect breakfast spot for you. This contemporary restaurant offers the perfect place to refuel, relax and indulge in the centre of Bath. Breakfast is served from 8.30am until 12 noon and includes all of the classics.
A: Abbey Churchyard, Bath, BA1 1LY
T: 01225 477877
Tucked away, down a cosy cobbled street in the centre of Bath, Wild Cafe serves coffee, breakfast and brunch in a fun, friendly and sometimes wild atmosphere. Their brunch menu includes everything from eggs any-which-way (scrambled, Florentine and benedict), to oak smoked kippers. The full English breakfast costs £6.95, or if you'd prefer something a little less artery-lining, muesli, Greek yoghurt and pancakes are just some of their other options.
A: 10a Queen Street, Bath BA1 1HE
T: 01225 448673
Whether you're meeting up with colleagues, celebrating a special occasion or simply after a romantic breakfast for two, Bill's is the place to be. One of the restaurant's many charms is the fact that nearly all of its time honoured dishes are jazzed-up with unusual ingredients. Diners can choose from a selection quirky yet classic breakfast dishes including bubble and squeak, healthy breakfast boards and Cumberland sausage sandwiches. Breakfast is served daily from 8.00am until noon (1.00pm Saturdays).
A: 7-8 Cheap St, Bath BA1 1NE
T: 01225 424262
The Whole Bagel
We couldn't think of a better way to kick start our day than with a delicious egg Florentine, hot bacon or smoked salmon bagel.
A: 8 Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RG
T: 01225 333259
Same Same But Different
Same Same But Different's famous breakfast menu is served every morning from 8.00am until 11:30am. Their speciality dishes include Toasted Tea cakes with butter and preserves, Croque-Monsieur and Egg Picante. Full English breakfasts are priced at just £6.95 per person and come with unlimited tea, coffee and toast.
A: 7a Prince's Building, Bartlett, Street, Bath, BA1 2ED
T: 01225 466856
Hall & Woodhouse
Whether you're after a humble croissant or a hearty full English, Hall & Woodhouse will be able to meet your breakfast needs. Served between 8am-11am the menu boasts a selection of fresh, early morning dishes, made with only top quality ingredients from regional food partners. Bites to eat range from muesli and bacon buttys to scrambled eggs and smoked salmon.
A: 1 Old King St, Bath, Somerset BA1 2JW
Boston Tea Party
Perfectly perched on the edge of a busy Bath square, Boston Tea Party is an ideal choice for those who like to people watch over a cup of coffee and a stack of pancakes. Every dish served is made from scratch on site and available from the moment they open until the minute they close. The cafe's extensive breakfast/brunch menu includes all of the classics while a separate children's menu is also available for younger diners.
A: 19 Kingsmead Square Bath BA1 2AE
T: 01225 314 826
Colonna & Smalls
If you're in need a serious caffeine fix in the mornings, Colonna & Smalls is the place for you.
A: 6 Chapel Row, Bath, UK
T: 07766 808 067
Whether you're a fan of a full English or lighter, continental style dishes, Cafe Retro will be able to help you start the day as you mean to go on. The extensive menu covers all of the usual breakfast/brunch dishes and is available between 9am and 12pm.
A: 18 York Street, Bath, BA1 1NG
T: 01225 339347
Indulgence Café & Patisserie
This French inspired venue in the heart of Bath specialises in artisan patisserie, delicious cakes and homemade breads - all of which are made from quality, locally sourced ingredients when possible. Brunch is served between 10.00am and 12.00pm and features dishes including buttermilk pancakes, toasted brioche and spinach and mushrooms on sourdough toast.
A: 31 Bathwick Street, Bath BA2 6NZ
T: 01225 316265
Bea's Vintage Tea Rooms
Decorated in authentic 1940s style from the dainty china tea sets and embroidered tablecloths to the ceiling lampshades, bevelled mirrors and wartime posters. Bea's offers a blissful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Bath. The breakfast menu offers the traditional – eggie soldiers, West Country Porridge (made with 3 different types of oats) and scrambled eggs with smoked salmon.
A: 6-8 Saville Row, Bath, BA1 2QP
T: 01225 464552
Smoothies, cakes and pastries - What's not to love about breakfast at Sam's Kitchen? Breakfast here is served all morning, everyday of the week and there's even a selection of daily breakfast specials to choose from on top of their extensive menu.
A: 61 Walcot St, Bath, BA1 5BN
T: 01225 481159