Bath has many great pubs and bars; here is Bath Comedy Festival's pick of favourite comedy-friendly establishments based in and around the city centre (in alphabetical order):
|The Assembly Inn - 16 Alfred Street, Bath BA1 2QU - 01225 333639
Abbey Ales pub serving Bellringer ale. Hearty food available 12pm -7pm.
|Artbar and Lounge - Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath BA1 1LF - 01225 461603
Comfortable and stylish bar and lounge serving coffee, afternoon tea and cocktails all day until 12.30am.
|The Bell Inn - 103 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW - 01225 460426
Traditional freehouse with live music three times a week, open mic nights and vinyl DJs.
|GPT Smokehouse - 44-45 Lower Bristol Road, Bath, BA2 3BD - 01225 429509
A vibrant, dynamic retaurant and bar venue with a focus on great, locally sourced food.
|The Royal Oak - 8-10 Summerlays Place, Widcombe, Bath BA2 4HN - 01225 335220
Traditional, quality ales served in a friendly community pub. Excellent home made food, al fresco garden and sports TV.
|St James Wine Vaults - St James Square, Bath BA1 2TW - 01225 310335
A friendly welcome and great atmosphere, regular live music.
|Victoria Pub & Kitchen - Upper Bristol Road, Bath BA1 3AT - 01225 422563
Newly refurbished pub with a daily changing menu and chef of 15 years experience using the finest local ingredients. Home to the Comedy Cavern on selected Sunday evenings.