The Salamander

3 John Street Bath BA1 2JL

Attractive Bath Ales pub in an old chop house down an alley near the main Milsom Street thoroughfare. Take a breather from the crowds with a pint of their own Gem (amber ale) or Barnstormer (dark bitter). Interesting food includes lamb sweetbreads with pesto mayonnaise or hearty British dishes of wood pigeon salad and home-made fish fingers with triple cooked chips, nibbled at the bar or in the more formal surroundings of the swanky upstairs restaurant.

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