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.
|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.
|Door 34 - 34 Monmouth Street, Bath BA1 2AN - 01225 444770
A splash of atmosphere, a twist of artistry, and a generous shot of mixology - cocktails with expertise, attention to detail, passion, fun and integrity.
|Ring O Bells - 10 Widcombe Parade, Bath BA2 4JT - 01225 448870
Wide variety of drinks including unusual lagers, well kept real ale and a good selection of wines. Live jazz on Sunday evenings. Prix fixe and a la carte menus available, plus tapas.
|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.