Whitbread to Launch Bar + Block Steakhouse in Bath
Coffee shop, restaurant and hotel operator Whitbread is set to launch its fourth Bar + Block Steakhouse following the successful roll-out of three sites in Birmingham, London and Whiteley.
Set to open on the 28th September, the new steak-focussed all-day casual dining restaurant will open its latest site in Bath city centre, on James Street West.
Nathalie Pomroy, Chief Marketing Officer for Whitbread Restaurants, comments: “We’re very excited to launch our fourth Bar + Block Steakhouse in Bath as part of our wider brand growth strategy. Following the success in Birmingham, London and Whiteley, we are eager to see how our unique offering will be received in the beautiful city of Bath filled with real foodies.”
Bar + Block Bath will be a 3780-square foot, 132 cover informal steakhouse serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an emphasis on delivering high quality steaks at affordable prices. Signature dishes include rotating steak specials from the Butcher’s Block, as well as The Mighty Block Burger, an eight-ounce hand-ground beef patty with cheese sauce, smoked beef brisket, crispy onions, pickles, cucumber, lettuce, tomato and fiery black sauce. Bar + Block will also offer an extensive drinks range, with a focus on craft beers and ciders, innovative cocktails and a specially curated wine list.
The modern design inspired by the theatre of food and drink, includes an open kitchen and central feature bar with copper detailing complemented by reclaimed wood, high quality fabrics, comfy seating and warm lighting. Decorative finishing touches include the brand’s signature neon cow, wall calligraphy detailing the brand story alongside colourful contemporary artwork.