Best modern
European restaurant 2017

During the Christmas Market and until the end of December our Christmas Lunch and Dinner menu will replace our usual pre-theatre and lunch menu.

Pre-Booking Essential


Raphael will be closed over Christmas on the 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th December and will re-open on the 28th. 

We will close again in January from 1st to 4th, and re-open on 5th January.

About Us

Raphael restaurant is a much loved restaurant located in the heart of the beautiful city of Bath. Open since 2001 Raphael has established an excellent reputation for serving fabulous European inspired modern British food.

The head chef and his team create imaginative dishes using the freshest local produce available, with the emphasis on seasonality. At Raphael all of the mouth-watering desserts are made in-house, including the delicious ice-creams and sorbets.

The friendly and professional staff welcome you warmly, whether you area visitor to the city or one of the regular clientele, many of whom have become good friends over the years.

The wine list has been carefully chosen to ensure wines that complement the food perfectly, with reasonable prices, coupled with some amazing bin-ends.

Raphael has a cosy atmosphere and exquisite food, perfect for leisurely lunches, pre-theatre dining and intimate meals for two, the ideal place for any occasion.