The Common Room is open!
The dancing is back! We’ve got Solful Sounds on the decks every Friday and Saturday night and we’re gearing up for a summer of exciting events, delicious new drinks and cool changes to our operation. Keep an eye on our social channels for more…
An independent drinking den on Saville Row, The Common Room is one of Bath’s original late-night bars. An institution on the city’s party scene since the rose-tinted haze of the swinging 60s, the Common Room opened its doors in its current guise back in 2005. These days, the unmistakable retro glam surroundings are infused with a Tiki vibe and a love for rum, with over 100 varieties of the pirate’s tipple of choice – served neat, on the rocks or mixed into classic and creative cocktails – to tempt you. There’s also a stunning spirits selection alongside draught beers, cider, fine wines and more.
Relax, mingle or get involved with the disco ball and DJ action, and dance the night away on our small-yet-perfectly-formed dance floor.
Head upstairs to discover our lounge-style drinking parlour. It’s bold, blooming and provides the perfect intimate backdrop for date-night drinks or cocktails with your pals. Our first-floor bar is also available for private hire for special occasions and Christmas parties. You can drop us an email, with potential dates and numbers, here.
Want to learn more about rum or how to mix your favourite Common Room cocktail like a pro? We’re launching a series of masterclasses for all abilities, whether you’re a complete rum rookie or are more advanced in your knowledge of the pirate’s favourite drink. Taking place in the vibrant surrounds of our Tiki-inspired bar, you’ll get to sample our delicious wares, have some fun and depart with some new-found knowledge. Masterclasses require a minimum of two participants and are limited to six.
Rum Rookie – 1 hour, £40pp
The perfect introduction to rum, we’ll showcase a range of styles from the different rum regions and explore production methods and how they affect the liquid in this one-hour masterclass. Each person will try six affordable, yet quality rums and we’ll have snacks too. Ideal for groups of up to six.
Renowned Rum – 1 1/2 hours, £55pp
If you have some knowledge of the rum basics or just want some fine rums to try, this hour-and a-half masterclass goes into a bit more depth on the spirit’s history and production. Each person will try six premium rums and get some good snacks. Ideal for groups of up to six.
Cocktail Masterclass – 1 – 1 1/2 hours, £25pp
Whether you’re keen to up your cocktail-making game or fancy some mixology fun, then our cocktail masterclass is a deliciously fun way to spend an hour. There’ll be a glass of Prosecco or Bellini on arrival, and you’ll make two cocktails (you choose, or we can recommend) each. Ideal for groups of up to five.