Upstairs Bar, The Boater
Upstairs Bar, The Boater
Upstairs Bar, The Boater
Upstairs Bar, The Boater
Upstairs Bar, The Boater

Upstairs Bar, The Boater

  • 24 – 50

  • Catering

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About The Boater

Hire the Upstairs Bar at The Boater for one of the best venues for corporate events.

Unfortunately due to the current state of affairs, The Boater will be temporarily closed until further notice.

The Boater is a Grade II listed public house located just next to Pulteney Bridge, making it an easy walk into Bath City Centre and to local hotels. There has always been a pub at this site; previously called the Argyle Wine Vaults, the pub still retains many of it’s original features. Enjoying an enviable city centre location, surrounding Bath, along with an unbeatable view. The Boater pub in Bath is situated just off the famous Pulteney Bridge. Perfect for a pint after a day of shopping, culture or watching the rugby, the pub’s central location makes us one of the city’s most popular haunts for tourists and locals alike.

With a plethora of bars, private areas and dining rooms available, The Boater is the perfect place for a party – whatever style of soiree you’re after. How about celebrating your special occasion with private hire of the dining room and bar Upstairs @ The Boater? A stylish, comfortable room with great views overlooking Bath's Rec, it’s ideal for guestlists of around 30-50 people for buffets, formal dinners or get-togethers.

The Meeting Room Our beautiful room boasts some stunning views into The Recreation Ground, ’The Rec’ - home of Bath Rugby. With it’s own bar, television with HDMI cable and WC access—it’s the epitome of convenience. If you would like half day hire please select 09.00-13.00 or 13.30 - 17.30. Full day hire is between 08.30 - 17.30.


Suitable for

Meeting/workshop Party Presentation Private dining Wedding


  • Natural Light
  • TV/Projector
  • Breakout spaces


  • Boardroom: 26
  • Classroom: 24
  • Seating: 28
  • Standing: 50
  • Theatre: 32


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General Manager

Member since Dec 2015

Hi there, I'm Simon. I am the General Manager here at The Boaters. We have three fantastic spaces available for hire so please do message me if you need any further details. Simon