Enjoy the very best in classic French bistro cuisine in one of Bath’s best-loved restaurants, offering affordable French dining in a relaxed, friendly and easy-going atmosphere.   With renowned chef Michel Lemoine at the helm, you can be sure of delicious, authentic French flavours.

Creative – Original – Local – Independent
31 Barton Street, Bath, BA1 1HG
+44 (0) 1225 436 861

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Bistro La Barrique

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Special Lunch/Pre-Theatre Offer

We have our ‘set’ menus from which to choose at lunchtime and pre-theatre (1730-1900) at £9.95 and £12.95 respectively.

Our exclusive offer to “Bath Reward Card” holders is a choice between
– a glass of our delicious Barrique signature apéritif “Pousse Rapière” – sparkling wine with orange flavour liquor d’Armagnac
– a 175ml glass of house wine

Show your Bath Reward Card to receive this offer or reward. If you book with any accommodation provider listed on StayinBath.org you will receive a Bath Reward Card free when you stay. Bath Building Society members can also receive a free Bath Reward Card, please ask in any branch for details

More Information

Please see our website for details of our regular and seasonal menus and special events, including wine and food matching evenings.  www.bistrolabrrique.co.uk

Petits plats

Food is presented using ‘petits plats’ – a French version of the Spanish ‘tapas. The petits plats menu enables you to create your meal by selecting and combining a number of smaller dishes.  There’s a good choice of vegetarian options too – see our current menu on the website. There’s also a fantastic selection of wines by the glass and bottle to complement your meal, the most delicious puds, as well as great coffee and teas.

In the heart of Bath

Located right in the centre of Bath, just a few yards up from the Theatre Royal, Bistro La Barrique is an ideal choice for lunch, pre or post theatre dining or dinner Monday through Saturday. The restaurant has good disabled access, as has our secluded courtyard which is a delight on a hot summer’s day…

Don’t just take our word for it

Not only are we listed in Hardens and Michelin Guides and have 600 “excellent and very good” Trip Advisor Reviews, we have also been selected by feared Sunday Times Reviewer AA Gill in his nationwide choice of “Three of the best sharing-plate restaurants” in August 2014.

Price Range

£££££ : £20 - £30

Price per person, based on two courses + drink

Opening Hours


Monday to Saturday: 1200-1430 hours


Monday to Thursday 1730–2200 hours

Friday & Saturday 1730–2230 hours

Sunday closed.

We shall be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Payment Methods

Visa/Mastercard, Visa Debit, Maestro, Cash (Pounds Sterling)