Best Fish and Seafood Restaurants in Bath: Where to Find Sublime Seafood

DATE: 13 Apr 2016 | BY
Loch Fyne in Bath A relaxing environment at fish restaurant Loch Fyne in Bath

Specialist fish restaurants are uncommon in Bath, but there are joints that cook up some great fish - even if it isn’t the main star on their menus. Check out the list below to find out the best fish restaurant Bath has to offer.

Surprisingly, Bath has barely any specialist fish restaurants.  Instead, many local restaurants focus on premium, locally sourced beef and lamb. However, this does not mean that fish lovers have to miss out - there is one fish restaurant Bath residents flock to in their droves. Although there’s not many restaurants dedicated to solely serving seafood, a good selection of fish dishes do pop up on menus across the city. The Table Pouncer team have done their research, and we present to you, the ultimate list of sublime seafood in Bath!

The Scallop Shell

Bath’s newly opened fish and chip shop The Scallop Shell is not your average chippy. The menu boasts fresh out of the sea mussels, clams and scallops as well as traditional cod and haddock with chips (prime cod loin and fillet of Peterhead haddock I’ll have you know). If seafood isn’t your thing then try the pork chop or the spiced chickpea and coriander fritters which sound tasty enough to tempt even the most committed carnivore. The Scallop Shell serves the very best seasonal dishes that you will be raving about after your visit.

The Scallop Shell, 20 Monmouth Place, Bath, BA1 2AY

Loch Fyne

Loch Fyne is a seafood restaurant chain that has a slew of restaurants up and down the country. These guys have been serving up quality seafood dishes to hungry customers throughout the UK for over 15 years, so they know stuff. Furthermore, Loch Fyne oysters and smoked salmon are famous all around the world and can be found in all 41 of their restaurants. A good option for a quality fish meal.

Loch Fyne, 24 Milsom St, Bath, BA1 1DG

Mussels are a firm favourite Mussels are a firm favourite at Aio Sardinia

Aio Sardinia

Aio took the 2012 Bath Good Food award for ‘Best Seafood Restaurant’ and have maintained a high standard ever since. They specialise in the Sardinian variety of Italian cuisine. Their seasonal menu is very fresh and full of flavour and has a nice balance of pasta, fish and meat based dishes. By no means is the menu big, but it’s about quality, not quantity.

Aio, 7 Edgar Buildings, George Street, Bath, BA1 2EE

Tilleys Bistro

Tilleys Bistro is a small, charming restaurant tucked away down a quiet Bath street. It’s well known for the brilliant fish dishes it has on the menu. The goujons of whiting are a real treat, as are the garlic mussels. Keep an eye on the specials board too, the restaurant has a ‘Fish of the Day’ selection, which includes fresh fish sourced from Cornwall and Devon. This one is a great all rounder - the rest of the menu is delicious, so it’s ideal if you fancy fish but your dinner date isn’t so keen.

Tilleys Bistro, 3 N Parade Passage, Bath, BA1 1NX

Thai Basil

Thai food relies on fish, from the fish sauce that goes into nearly every dish, to the sweet prawns which feature in the traditional fragrant curries. Thai Basil has a very good selection of authentic Thai fish dishes, including a lot of prawn based meals. If you love fish curry, then you will be in your element here. There are loads of other dishes to choose from, including lots of vegetarian dishes. We suggest this one if planning a night out with a group of friends due to the wide selection of dishes that they carry.

Thai Basil, Walcot St, Bath, BA1 5BG

Fab sushi at Yen Sushi in Bath Yen sushi dishes look as good as they taste

Yen Sushi

Yen Sushi serves tasty and freshly made sushi in a fashion similar to the popular Yo! Sushi chain. Dishes travel around the restaurant on a conveyor belt and diners simply take off what they fancy whenever it comes around. It’s also possible to request the chef to make you a custom order. The bite sized dishes are light and very healthy. Personally, we love grabbing a quick lunch here - its very refreshing and offers a nice way to break up the work day.

Yen Sushi, 11 Bartlett St, Lower Lansdown, Bath, BA1 2QZ

Seafood Fish & Chips

What’s better than good old fish and chips? Seafood Fish & Chips is a Bath institution that has been serving traditional fish and chips since 1935. Whether you fancy a takeaway or want to sit in their restaurant to enjoy your meal, you are promised prime quality sustainable fish and the finest quality ingredients that are freshly cooked to your order. With two restaurants in the Bath area you are never too far from some award winning Seafood fish and chips.

Seafood Fish & Chips, 38 Kingsmead Street, Bath BA1 2AA

Tags: Bradford on Avon, Bath, Bathampton, Midsomer Norton, Westbury, Kington Langley, Norton St Philip, Families With Children, Good For Groups, Date Night, Alfresco Dining, Seafood, Casual Dining, Sushi, £ - £20-£30, ££ - £30-£40, Fish

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