The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel is perfectly placed right opposite Bath railway station and is ideally situated for all the facilities that Bath has to offer, shopping, restaurants, bars, museums and history a very rich mix in this beautiful and lovely city. Incidentally the hotel was designed by IK Brunel when he built the railway line passing through the city.
The entrance to the restaurant was very nice and bright with plenty of room between the tables, which is always a bonus.
Excellent service in the Royal, good and efficient staff that all seemed to have plenty of time for everyone that entered the restaurant. Once seated my wife and I were handed the menu and were shown the options available for a cooked breakfast and also the buffet, available there were breads, pastries, cereal, fresh fruit, juices etc.
The menu was surprisingly quite extensive with plenty of options available to suit all palates.
On the Plate:
Having decided I was going to have the Breakfast Grill, when the waitress took my order I was asked how I would like my egg cooked and was given loads of options on that, fried, scrambled, poached or boiled. Once the breakfast came it was all hot and on a hot plate, which really is one of my things as it does keep the meal hot throughout. The sausage was full of flavour and very tasty, along with the bacon which was very thick cut and also very flavoursome, obviously bought from a quality butcher. The rest of the breakfast was pretty standard but all the ingredients were very fresh and well cooked.
My wife was with me on this occasion, which is always a pleasure as we have very different tastes, so rarely do we have the same thing for breakfast, so she decided on the Eggs Benedict. As I said I am not an authority on this dish, but she did say it was most enjoyable, well cooked with nice ingredients especially the ham, which must have come from the same butcher as my sausage and bacon.
The breakfast was also accompanied with ample amount of brown bread for my wife and white for me, complete with a nice pot of marmalade.
As we were staying in a hotel, therefore we had breakfast earlier than i usually do, we both choose to have tea with our breakfast this morning.
If you were a person that walked straight in off the street, the cost of the breakfast would normally be £12.00 per person, which was really great value for money.
My wife and I were really very impressed with both our breakfast and the venue, neither of us had anything we would have changed about our breakfast experience. It was also nice to stay in a hotel where they cook the breakfast for you and not a buffet, it shows that everything was freshly prepared. A lovely hotel in a stunning city.
The Royal Hotel
Date: 19th January 2018