fry up in bath

Love a fry-up? Here’s where to go for the best English breakfasts in Bath

14th May 2018

You can’t visit Bath without trying its amazing food, and the perfect place to start your culinary tour of the city is with a proper English breakfast. Here’s our guide to the best full English breakfasts in Bath:

The Kingsmead Kitchen

Many Bath residents would put the Kingsmead Kitchen at the very top of their lists when it comes to the best breakfast in Bath. The eatery only uses local, Bath-based suppliers and serves hearty, delicious food – and incredible Italian coffee.

The Kingsmead Kitchen serves cooked breakfasts all day long, with a choice of irresistible options. Take your pick from The Classic at £7.95, or push the boat out with The Kingsmead at £9.95 – a generous breakfast perfect for those in search of a hearty meal. The restaurant also has a very popular veggie breakfast, plus other tempting options such as smoked salmon and scrambled eggs on a toasted muffin. What’s more, if you’re looking for the best bacon sandwich in Bath, you could well find it at The Kingsmead.

The Kingsmead is in the perfect spot for people-watching next to Kingsmead Square, and it’s only a short stroll from our Green Park Garden Apartment.

Wild Café

Wild Café, on Queen Street just around the corner from our charming Queen’s View apartment, is the unofficial home of brunch in Bath.

Its Wild Brunch menu is served all day and features everything from bacon pancake stacks to eggs benedict, as well as oak smoked fresh kippers and avocado on toast. What it is most famous for though are its breakfasts.

According to some locals, Wild Café serves the best all day breakfast in Bath, with both meaty and veggie options available. The full English is a very reasonable £8.50 and features all the trimmings, including locally sourced sausages and bacon, free range eggs and toast made from bread baked in Bath using wild yeast. The veggie breakfast is simply scrumptious, with a generous helping of avocado, and a bargain at just £7.95.

Café Retro

Café Retro is a local favourite, not only for the tasty, honest food but also because of the friendly, welcoming service. If you’re after a traditional full English breakfast in Bath, served with a smile, head to Café Retro.

This Bath institution has been open for over 20 years and has built up an excellent network of local food suppliers in this time, including the Good Egg Company and the Bath family butchers Bartletts. Using this amazing produce, Café Retro’s kitchen team whip up incredible breakfasts including the Retro Breakfast, Big Breakfast, Retro Veggie Breakfast and also a fantastic Kids Breakfast.  If you love Eggs Benedict, you’ll be well catered for here. The café even serves breakfast muffins, American-style pancakes and light breakfast options such as pastries, granola and traditional Bath Buns. It’s reasonably priced and well worth a visit.

You’ll find Café Retro just a stone’s throw from Bath Abbey, one of the most iconic landmarks in the city.