Whistles neighbourhood: Bath

Refer to our expert micro guide for the best hotspots that the picturesque city has to offer.

Bath Old Books

Bath Old Books encapsulates the historical spirit of the city. Scan endless shelves, each meticulously categorised, and shoot the breeze with the friendly shopkeeper, as the hours pass by.
9c, Margarets Buildings, BA1 2LP

Felix Lighting

Selecting the right lighting is integral to a stylish interior. Felix Lighting will inevitably have just the thing, with a whole host of contemporary, vintage and industrial-style fittings on offer. The friendly team offer a bespoke restoration service too.
6 Bartlett Street, BA1 2QZ

Antiques Brian & Caroline Craik

This delightful antiques store is one of Bath’s longest standing stores. The stock is piled high to the rafters and is clearly selected by an expert eye.
8 Margarets Buildings, BA1 2LP

Cafe Lucca

Take a post-retail breather at Café Lucca. Located within the beautiful Loft store, this cute micro-eatery offers fresh Ottolenghi-style salads, homemade cakes and freshly ground coffee that will placate even the most discerning of coffee drinkers.
1 Bartlett Street, BA1 2QZ

The Loft

Potentially the trendiest boutique in Bath, The Loft is a haven for style-conscious locals. The concept store houses contemporary interiors, fashion and accessories from brands including BLUE and Obi, and has a fantastic in-house café.
1 Bartlett Street, BA1 2QZ

Heaven's Bazaar Vintage

Lovers of designer labels should designate at least an hour to browse the rails of Heavens Bazaar Vintage. Archive pieces by Chloé and Miu Miu are nestled amongst classic Hermès in this decadent boudoir-like space.
3 Margarets Buildings, BA1 2LP

Vintage to Vogue

This charming vintage store boasts a canny edit of pre-loved pieces. Offering both menswear and womenswear, the pieces are all of a good quality and the space feels more like a boutique than a cluttered vintage outlet.
28 Milsom Street, BA1 1DG

Fashion Museum

The columned exterior of Bath’s Fashion Museum is almost as impressive as the exhibition schedule. Visitors can wander through several fascinating exhibits at once. Key collections on show during 2013 include 20th Century Daywear and Glamour, a retrospective featuring iconic pieces designed within the last century.
Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, BA1 2QH

Your local store

Find our brand new store located on New Bond Street - for a map and more information on opening times, please visit our store page here.
1 New Bond Street Building, BA1 1BL


The exquisite Anglo-French menu and beautiful Georgian confines of this restaurant have cemented Woods as one of the best independent restaurants in the city. Signature dishes include the wild boar sausages with buttery mash and the Whitelake goats cheese curd with dressed leaves, crushed hazelnut and vanilla honey.
9/13 Alfred Street, BA1 2QX

Assembly Rooms

Formerly a hive of entertainment during the Georgian age, the Assembly Rooms are now the cultural epicentre of the city. As well as the Fashion Museum situated on the lower ground floor, the gargantuan structure houses a popular café, gift shop and a renowned fashion book shop. All in all, the perfect Saturday afternoon destination.
Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, BA1 2QH

Bea's Vintage Tea Rooms

This quaint tea room provides a welcome time warp into the 1940s. Staff sport floral pinnies and scarlet pouts and the menu offers wartime ploughmans and buttermilk scones. The old-fashioned soundtrack will transport you.
6-8 Saville Row, BA1 2QP

Ace Camera's & Optics

If film and photography is your thing, be sure to stop by Ace Camera's and Optics. This cute boutique is packed high with top of the range digital equipment as well as analog Leica models and secondhand models.
16 Green Street, BA1 2JZ