Bath is a city steeped in history, and its beautiful sandstone buildings exude grandeur reminiscent of its regal past. Take a walk along the Royal Crescent, a tour of the Roman Baths or a trip to the Abbey and you quickly understand why this city is one of the most the photographed, and visited, in England. However, don’t be fooled into thinking the high street and its famous attractions are all Bath has to offer. For take a trip down any of the cobbled side streets and you’ll be lead to the beating heart of the city, the local businesses and their owners. From Walcot Street in the north to Queen’s Square in the West and Henrietta Road in the east, Bath residents are fierce in their support for independent businesses. And with good reason, for this city is packed with them. From fine dining, to boutique stays and contemporary cafes, take a look through our independent listings and uncover the real beauty of Bath.

Neighbourhoods in


Central Bath

Central Bath

A beautiful city bursting with independent businesses

Green Park Station

Green Park Station

Platform for local markets and innovative, ethical indies.

Kingsmead Square

Kingsmead Square

A tasty destination for street food, speciality coffee and boutiques.

Margaret's Buildings

Margaret's Buildings

A pedestrian haven for independent cafes and artisan boutiques.

Walcot Street

Walcot Street

A creative melting pot of antique collectables and crafts.



A unique and artistic community of indie cafes, fine dining pubs and shops

Businesses in


Pasta Laboratory

The tastiest fresh pasta, made with organic ingredients

Julia Davey

A gorgeous family run shop in Bear Flat, offering a selection of homewares, gifts and much, much more.

At Sixes and Sevens

Right in the heart of Bath, Sixes and Sevens has everything you’ll possibly need, for any party or occasion.

The Bath Sweet Shop

The oldest sweet shop in Bath, filled with every kind of sweet and treat you could ever want.

Cortado Cafe

An inviting café, right in the heart of Bath, serving delicious Argentinian empanadas and amazing cortados

Taylor's Bagels

A vibrant and cosy café, specialising bagels and excellent coffee.

Always Sunday Store

A stunning collection of homeware goods, beautiful and functional, from the Always Sunday House to yours.

Thai Hut

Good mood food in Bath’s market-place home

Chai Walla

Addictive vegetarian Indian street food

BA1 Hair

Personal service a cut above the rest

The Marlborough Tavern

Great British food

Hare and Hounds

Dinner with a view

Locksbrook Inn

As quirky as it is delicious

Vino Vino

Perfect spot for an al fresco drink

The Oven

Wood-fired Neapolitan Pizzaria

Amarone Restaurant

Georgian Bath meets authentic Italy

Raphael Restaurant & Bar

Much loved local restaurant serving contemporary takes on classic dishes

Rossiters Of Bath

A destination, design-led department store


The curators of cool in Bath

Alexandra May

Bespoke and beautiful jewellery emporium

My Small World

Smiles and giggles guaranteed in this toy wonderland

Comins Tea House

Contemporary, artisan tea house

Society Cafe - Kingsmead

A beautiful cafe serving fantastic coffee

Society Cafe - The Corridor

Discover delicious coffee, right on the high street

Grace & Ted

Pre-owned designer clothes & accessories - on a budget

Thoughtful Bakery

Bath's artisan bakery, café and bakery school

Topping & Company Booksellers

A richer reading experience awaits

Meticulous Ink

Independent stationers full of quirks and an abundance of talent.

Time Out

A hidden gem serving feel good food and feel good vibes

The Bertinet Kitchen- Cookery School

Discover A Passion For Bread Making With Bertinet

Wolf Wine

Open your eyes to a new world of wine

Framptons bar

A social hub serving something different, all day, every day

Ole tapas

Spanish charm in the heart of Bath

The Colombian Company

The welcoming aroma of Colombia in the City of Bath

Little Lab

A modern approach to make up

Nibbles Cheese

Bath's best cheesemonger for over 40 years

Larkhall Butchers

Experienced butchers with a wealth of knowledge and a passion for responsibly sourced food

Number Three

Unique independent salon within the heart of Bath’s beautiful Saville Row

Swoon Gelato

Traditional Italian Ice Cream

Get Fit In Bath

Adaptable fitness training for any ability


Tantalise your creative side with incredible publication

Icarus Jewellery

Handmade sterling silver jewellery.

Sacco Beauty

Passionate about offering a personal and friendly beauty service

Noya's Kitchen

A permanent home for sell-out Vietnamese supper clubs, lunch and Pho Wednesdays!

The Brow Place Ltd

catering for every brow, nail or lash

Farleigh Road Farm Shop

When is a farm shop more than a farm shop? When it's Farleigh Road Farm Shop and Cafe

BeerCraft of Bath

Beer fans are in for a treat and a tipple at this craft beer emporium.

Independent Spirit of Bath

Passionate purveyors of all things booze

Uber Clothing

Putting the fun and adventure back into clothes shopping.

Forum Coffee House

Art deco grandeur meets contemporary coffee at Forum Coffee House.

Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights

Top customer service and book recommendations a-plenty await you at Mr B’s.


A unique, colourful design-led gift shop

Good Day Cafe

A good day starts with a good coffee

Cascara Cafe

Plant based perfection for every purse

Always Sunday House

Creatively promoting creatives


Fabulously French and effortlessly cool

Stanza Fitness

World class service from a truly independent team


A gym like no other, where the community vibes make it feel completely unique.