AA Logo Powered
by The AA

Our Inspector's View

A majestic Georgian façade sets a grand tone, running through to the Vellore Restaurant in the original ballroom, where pillars and a high-domed ceiling add to a stately air; engaging staff and a helpful sommelier keep things on track, and the kitchen delivers unfussy dishes.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

award
2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence

Well-judged menu in grand Georgian hotel

aa logo
- AA Inspector
Macdonald Bath Spa
Sydney Road, BATH, BA2 6JF
Phone : 01225 444424

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 80
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 10
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 12
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

About The area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

Why Choose Rated Trips

Your trusted guide to rated places across the UK

icon example
The Best Coverage

Discover more than 15,000 professionally rated places to stay, eat and visit from across the UK and Ireland.

icon example
Quality Assured

Choose a place to stay safe in the knowledge that it has been expertly assessed by trained assessors.

icon example
Plan Your Next Trip

Search by location or the type of place you're visiting to find your next ideal holiday experience.

icon example
Travel Inspiration

Read our articles, city guides and recommended things to do for inspiration. We're here to help you explore the UK.