Café Rouge - Bath

(132 Reviews)
15 Milsom Street, Bath, Somt., BA1 1DE

Top offer

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea for 2, £25; with Prosecco, £30. Kids Afternoon Tea for 2, £17.50. Not valid with any other offer or promotion. Not valid at Center Parcs, Rapide, or at the O2, Cardiff, Edinburgh on event days at local stadia/arenas.


Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Opening hours

Open from 09:00 to 23:00 Monday to Saturday, and 09:00 to 22:30 on Sunday.

Restaurant description

Set apart from the surrounding shops by its red frontage, Café Rouge Bath serves a delicious array of French dishes. In the heart of Bath, Café Rouge is within walking distance of the Roman Baths.

As part of the nationwide group of Café Rouge restaurants, this branch offers their range of classic French dishes such as confit duck, beef bourguignon, steak frites and mussels. Smaller dishes are also on offer for a lighter bite. Particularly good value for money are the set menus for lunch and dinner (available most days). To accompany the food there is also a good range of French wines, many from less well known producers.

In true French style, breakfast is also an important meal at Café Rouge. With croissants, pain au chocolat, omelettes and croques, as well as hot chocolate, tea and all types of coffees, it makes a great start to the day.

With its glorious red banquettes and high ceilings, Café Rouge – Bath is perfect for a pre or post-theatre meal. Theatre Royal Bath is a 5-minute walk away.

Customer reviews for Café Rouge - Bath
(based on 132 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (17)
  • al fresco (4)
  • breakfast (18)
  • business (19)
  • child friendly (44)
  • dinner (84)
  • entertainment (20)
  • large parties (32)
  • lunch (68)
  • luxury (13)
  • private dining (10)
  • romantic (37)
  • trendy (13)
  • value (26)
  • views (9)
  • By Beverley K from Bristol
    24 September 2019

    Really helpful, friendly, welcoming staff. Gluten free menu was a bonus and made ordering easy. Food delicious and just right for a lunch time meal. Enjoyed the ambience and decor. All in all, very good and would go again.

  • By Liz A from Dev.izes
    10 September 2019

    Lovely food, excellent staff.

  • By Diana D from Salisbury
    15 August 2019

    Cheese afternoon tea was delicious. Service wasn’t great, waitress didn’t go out of her way to be friendly

  • By Jeremy L from Bath
    4 May 2019

    The size of the steak meal was small, and was garnished with a few leaves of undressed salad. Disappointingly, the availability of desserts from the menu was limited. Both my first and second choice desserts ( cheese and tarte citrone) wasn’t available.

  • By Derek C from West Wickham
    15 April 2019

    I chose the set menu. Starter was OK, dessert very good, but the main course was disappointing - two very small pieces of semi dried-up chicken

  • By Rosie W from Bath
    9 March 2019


  • By Jon T from cardiff
    15 February 2019

    Lovely traditional french decor which was a reminder of some cafes we have been into while on holiday in France

  • By J G from Bath
    12 January 2019

    Went with 2 friends on Saturday and we had vouchers for half price mains. Felt a bit chaotic when we arrived. Our order was taken promptly by a friendly waiter. The food took 45 mins to arrive. The food was nicely presented and tasty but I would not of liked to have payed full price for it. The portions were small. We were seated by the main door and watched at least 25 people turned away when there were lots of empty tables. I asked the staff why this was and was told they don't have enough staff and then if they seated these people the seated people would complain about the wait for their food. The staff worked really hard but Cafe Rouge need to address the loss of income and the disturbance to dinners seated near the door of people constantly being turned away.

  • By Karolina R from London
    24 November 2018

    Food was lovely, staff were very friendly. Main course was taking a bit longer so we had to chase it up.

  • By Rebecca D from Bath
    16 November 2018

    Overall a very poor dining experience - so poor that the restaurant didn't charge us for our dine. VERY slow service although the restaurant was not busy, the food wasn't of a good standard, luke warm, steak over cooked, all in all a very disappointing experience.

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Café Rouge - Bath
15 Milsom Street, Bath, Somt., BA1 1DE

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