Jamie’s Italian Restaurant in Bath


We visited Bath last month on a glorious summers day, and were very excited to have been invited to Jamie’s Italian Restaurant. Mummy has been once to before to the one in Angel in London, but the rest of us have never been to one.


Jamie's Italian Restaurant in Bath

Jamies’s Italian Restaurant in Bath is set inside a quaint Georgian building at Milsom Place. There are quite a few steps to climb, as the restaurant is set on the upper floors, so we had to leave our pushchair downstairs – which was ok. There are a few tables on the first floor, most are upstairs on the same level as the roof terrace. There are large glass doors which opened right up, giving a lovely airy feel to the place. There are no fans or air conditioning, but it did feel comfortable.

Our table was booked for 12.30pm, and the roof terrace tables that had some shade were already all taken. As it was a boiling hot day we decided to sit inside as it would have been way too hot in the sunshine.

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We were shown a table, and a waitress came to us quite quickly. Mummy asked for a soft drink without ice for everyone (except me, I only drink water) and the waitress told us that they were not cold, so would we like ice? Mummy was a little surprised that there were no chilled drinks, but said ok.

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To be honest, the waitress was quite rude throughout our meal. She sighed and actually virtually rolled her eyes a couple of times during our ordering of our meals, and was abrupt and not warm to me at all – even though I was my usually smiley, chatty self.

However the food was delicious, we chose from the Lunch Menu and each had two courses for just £10.95 – for either a starter and main, or main and desert. It was brilliant value for money.

The children’s menu was awesome – no chicken nuggets and chips here, just fresh, healthy, yummy dishes with fruit infused water to drink. I could see exactly what the meals looked like with a viewfinder given to me with a colouring sheet and some pencils. I do love to draw, and we were at the restaurant quite a while, so I asked Mummy if there was another colouring sheet. Now, this was just a photocopied sheet of a picture to colour – on plain copier paper – and our waitress said they were short of them and didn’t have another one. Really?? She muttered that she would look downstairs, but she didn’t. Mummy found a note book in her bag for me to colour on. I had secret seven tomato pasta bake – homemade curly pasta baked in Jamie’s organic seven-veg tomato sauce, with a Westcombe Cheddar cheese crust & crunchy, herby breadcrumbs. It was delicious. For desert I had chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, crunchy toffee popcorn & chocolate sauce. My meal was £6.50 including my drink, and my desert was £1.50.

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MeeMee had Fritto Misto to start – crispy fried sustainable fish & squid tossed in fennel-spiced flour with garlic & lemon aioli. jamies italian in bath 9

Mummy had vegetarian lentil Tagliatelle Bolognese, slow cooked & served with herby breadcrumbs & fresh Parmesan. jamies italian in bath 10

My sisters had meat Tagliatelle Bolognese with Jamie’s own classic Bolognese recipe, slow cooked & served with herby breadcrumbs & fresh Parmesan.

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Luke had Italian Steak and Fries (there was a £2 supplement to pay for this). Flash-grilled prime beef steak with herby heirloom tomato salsa, rocket, aged Parmesan & spiced fries jamies italian in bath 12

Lea and Luke had an Epic Brownie – warm fudgy brownie with vanilla ice cream & caramelised popcorn each.
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Mummy had baked white chocolate cheesecake with fresh raspberries and crushed amaretti.

Despite the treatment from the waitress, we thoroughly enjoyed our experience, luckily the food more than made up for it! We all noticed that the waitress was quite friendly with other people, so were a bit flummoxed as to why she was rude to us!

We wanted to move onto the roof terrace for a drink after our meal, as the sun had moved round, but we were actually too scared to ask the waitress! Isn’t that crazy? Maybe she didn’t like children!

If you are looking for a special place for a delicious meal at a brilliant price then we highly recommend Jamie’s Italian in Bath – we just hope you don’t have our waitress – or hope she is a bit happier!

Jamie’s Italian

10 Milsom Place

Tel012 2543 2340

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We were guests of Jamie’s Italian Restaurant in Bath and received a voucher towards our meal. All photos and words are ours.


  1. That food looks so tasty and really cheap too, shame about the rude waitress!
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  2. I love Bath, I haven’t been in ages! All the food looks and sounds delicious! Yet to go to a Jamie’s Italian but I really want to go! Too bad your waitress was very nice, I’d get in touch with the restaurant!

  3. The interior and food look so pretty, too bad the waitress was rude!
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  4. Food looks so delicious. I bet you had a good time.

  5. Sounds like a great meal with some great kid friendly options! Shame about the waitress!

  6. We’ve not been to Jamie’s yet – my husband is a big fan though so it’s on our list of places to visit.
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  7. I’ve enjoyed my experiences at Jamies over the years but I’m shocked that the drinks weren’t cold and there’s no excuse for the waitress being rude!
    I’m glad you enjoyed your meals regardless and I hope you get better service next time you go (if you do!)

  8. We had our mini moon at Bath and we love it. We go back every November for our anniversary. we haven’t taken the girls to Jamie’s before, the menu and food looks good for little ones. x
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  9. I am always surprised that it doesn’t cost a lot more to eat at a Jamie’s restaurant!

  10. I’ve never been to a Jamie’s Italian restaurant, and the food looks and sounds delicious. Just a shame you encountered a not so friendly waitress!
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  11. What a shame about the waitress! The food all looks and sounds delicious though, and I’m surprised at how affordable it is – I’d always thought Jamie’s Italian would be quite pricey!
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  12. The food looks absolutely incredible! Theres a one in Newcastle and the food and staff are fantastic. I’d be sure to head to the Newcastle one for their tasty food but the waitress attitude would be enough to put me off going if we were in Bath. Its such a shame as regardless of how much something costs, its hard earned money being spent and a smile with some common courtesy doesn’t cost anything! xxx
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  13. I absolutely love Italian food and this seems to be a great place to have some!!

  14. The food looks delicious and great prices too! Shame about the rude waitress but I’m glad she didn’t ruin your experience! 🙂 x
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  15. I really need to visit a Jamie’s Italian myself. The food always looks great, shame the service didn’t live up to expectations here though.

  16. It’s been a long time since I went to a Jamie’s but it was gorgeous x
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  17. I love the food at Jamie’s Italian, the olives are definitely the best I’ve ever had! I’d have been annoyed about the waitress though, bad service really winds me up…

  18. Oooh this looks fantastic! I love Jamie’s Italian , we have one here in Glasgow and it’s so fab
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  19. Despite their being a Jamies in Glasgow I have never been. The food looks yum!
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  20. I absolutely love Bath and so glad to not live too far from it – the perfect place for a mini break. Have not been to Jamies in at least two years but need to go back – so much good food

    Laura x
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  21. Looks like a great place (minus the rude waitress – some people do have a problem with kids which is terrible in the restaurant industry :p ) I’ve always wanted to eat at one of his restaurants!
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  22. I love the Jamie’s Italian in Glasgow and I’ve actually stopped by the Bath one before on a work trip. The food has always been excellent, it’s just a shame that you had such a rude waitress – perhaps if she realises you’ve written about her, she will think twice next time, there’s absolutely no excuse for bad manners! 🙂
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  23. I do really like Jamie’s now. My local one has such a cool layout!

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  24. I saw the pic of the roof terrace on your Instagram and it looked fab. We actually ate in the cardiff one last week. Was very impressed with the children’s menu
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  25. I’ve always wanted to visit a Jamie’s Italian but there is none in my town. The food looks delicious and it’s not expensive either. Sorry about the waiter’s behavior, that’s really bad when you can’t enjoy your meal because of the waiter.
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  26. I’ve never been to a Jamie’s Italian. I have to say, the interior of this one looks gorgeous!

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