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A friendly pub in the heart of Bath

Situated in the heart of the city this really is the best pub in Bath. Extremely friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olivia G
via mobile
Great fish n chips

Nice cosy pub near the weir which is a great stop if you're doing the Christmas markets and don't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
captainaesthetic
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the heart of the city this really is the best pub in Bath. Extremely friendly staff, fun atmosphere and incredible magic shows, you are always guaranteed a great night here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Olivia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cosy pub near the weir which is a great stop if you're doing the Christmas markets and don't want to pay for tourist trap food. Try the fish n chips and ask the bar staff to taste any of the beers on tap.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit here at least once a week and it always has a great atmosphere with the nicest staff. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to have a drink in a wonderful location in the centre of Bath.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sashagibbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ale House is hands down my favourite pub in Bath. It has a lovely cosy traditional pub atmosphere upstairs and great bar downstairs which does awesome cocktails. The owners and staff are such nice people, really welcoming and so friendly. The upstairs pub is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in on 22/11/18, impressed by the magic and lovely bar staff who seemed always happy to help. Would come again!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Finn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd be lying if I said this wasn't one of my favourite pubs in Bath. Me and my friends come here quite regularly for a few drinks before a night out, the staff are really friendly and it has a really enjoyable atmosphere. The magic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joshua Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've spent many an hour in the pubs and bars in Bath, and Sleight is the only place I can truthfully say I will visit every week. The magic is always brilliant and the staff are amazingly friendly. I would recommend a visit to everyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been living in Bath for the past two years and am thrilled to have found such a brilliant bar, all of the staff are incredibly welcoming and friendly, with unbelievable magic every time! Weather you live in bath, or are just visiting, sleight is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isabel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bar caters for all people and is so open and welcoming! Paul and Sarah are lovely and make you feel involved, however much you want to. All sorts of people seemed to be having a great night - students, stag dos, everyone. Magic was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ASL02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here around 4 years ago when visiting the city and stumbled across it and so glad that we did. Great magic and performance from the resident there... think his name was Jason... not sure as had a few beers! Anyways came back this weekend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Spitfireboy29
6 February 2018|
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Response from Minnie M | Reviewed this property |
Whilst I can't remember the menu off by heart I'm fairly certain they do but the staff are nice and I'm sure they'd whip you up something specific to your tastes should you ask :)
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LizzieAnn1704
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Response from mattye2014 |
i believe they have alcoves that they hire out to people for party etc. they have a Facebook page that you could msg them search for sleightbar
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