Real Ale Pubs in Bath
Our range of traditional pubs in Bath are perfect for real ale aficionados and beer buffs, serving Butcombe beers and ales on tap and in bottles in a cosy, friendly atmosphere with top-notch, locally-sourced classic pub grub.
Enjoy a proper pint of real ale at our CAMRA-recommended pubs in Bath, and find out what all the fuss is about.
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Real Ale Pubs & Inns in Bath
Stop by one of our real ale pubs in and around Bath, close to popular attractions like Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths, Thermae Bath Spa, and the Royal Crescent, serving refreshing, award-winning Butcombe beers, local ciders, and delicious classic pub meals.
Broad Street Townhouse
Take a break from exploring the beautiful golden city of Bath, and stop in for a light bite, craft beer, win, or cocktail in our ground floor café/bar at Broad Street Townhouse hotel, a stone’s throw away from popular Bath attractions like Thermae Bath Spa, the Roman Baths, and Bath Abbey. If you’re in the mood for something more substantial, pop next door to their sister venue, The Pig & Fiddle gastropub, for a hearty pub classic meal.
Fleur De Lys
There’s nothing like the rustic ambience of the Fleur de Lys pub in Norton St Philip, with its vintage stone walls, historic wooden beams, and comforting, crackling open fire. For a swift pint, light bite, or a substantial, hearty pub meal, close to Bath and the Cotswolds, you can’t do much better than the Fleur de Lys.
The George Inn
Take a break from exploring the Roman city of Bath for an award-winning pint at the historic George Inn in Norton St. Philip. In the Grade II-listed inn, dating back to 1397, you’ll find stretching wooden beams, stone-clad walls, and a cosy atmosphere unlike anywhere else in the South West. Treat yourself to your favourite pub meal from the menu, including classics like fish and chips, pie and mash, and one of the best roast dinners in the region.
The Pig & Fiddle
An iconic building in the heart of Bath, the refurbished Pig & Fiddle pub offers all-day food offer, regular live sport, and a buzzing atmosphere, any time of day. Get stuck into hearty seasonal pub classics, banging bar snacks, a delicious brunch menu, and Piggy sharer Sunday roasts in Bath, perfectly paired with a variety of craft beer, cask ale, wine and cocktails.
Rose & Crown
The Rose & Crown pub is a late-18th century charismatic gastropub and inn, close to Bath, in the idyllic village of Hinton Charterhouse. The perfect blend of old and new, the Rose & Crown makes the perfect place to stop for a pint or a hearty meal. This traditional pub near Cheddar serves delicious, seasonal food made with locally-sourced ingredients, complemented by an excellent selection of real ale, beer, wine, cider, and other top tipples. Bring your prized pooch after exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby dog-walking routes, and relax in the oak-panelled bar or outside in the terraced courtyard beer garden.
The Old Crown Inn
Just outside of Bath, with spectacular views of Roundhill, on the edge of the Cotswold countryside, you’ll find The Old Crown Inn in Kelston. Whether you’re retreating from the cold on a winter’s day to glorious cracking log fires, or relaxing in the sun in the best beer garden in the South West, The Old Crown is the perfect place for a refreshing pint. Winners of the 2018 Bath in Bloom and South West in Bloom awards for the beautiful outside area, at The Old Crown, there’s something for everyone on the locally-sourced menu full of pub classics in hearty portion sizes, with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes for all dietary requirements.