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The Hobgoblin

Closes in 6 min: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Nickelback central

Headbangers galore always make for an entertaining night, be warned, you will join in after a few... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Dino L
via mobile

The Hobgoblin is one of those pubs that is geared towards rock music and grungy, metal, gothic kind... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Tom B
via mobile
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible39%
19 Sep 2018
21 Jul 2017
“Sadly closing, attending the going out party”
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47 St. James's Parade, Bath BA1 1UQ, England
+44 1225 460785
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Not changed in 8 years cracking real ale a lot calmer now just be aware when you walk in your mates disappear down stairs

Thank zeusel2017
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Friendly-feeling, always welcoming. Dark decor where you can reflect. Attracts Goths - no bad thing. Live music, but the side-effects of that the rest of the time are more important, or at least I think so. It's in the freeholder's hands now, but it looks...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Headbangers galore always make for an entertaining night, be warned, you will join in after a few delicious Bee Stings. Pool tables upstairs are in good knick.

Thank Dino L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Hobgoblin is one of those pubs that is geared towards rock music and grungy, metal, gothic kind of people. It's not my kind of place but I can definitely see the appeal. I only go here because the sell the beesting - quite possibly...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of ales. Good atmosphere if you like heavier music. Had a random group or medieval morris dancers(?) pop in and do a little dance. To be fair they were very good. Will definitely return the next time I'm in Bath.

Thank paul c
Reviewed 7 October 2016

What can I say the place is ok if you are into that type of place but not for me beer was ok I suppose

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

So after searching for 'metal bars bath' I scrolled through the list of bathroom accessories and towel racks and found this place. Good atmosphere, good music, great selection of drinks and friendly staff.

1  Thank C D
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I visited with a couple of friends for a couple of afternoon drinks, and the place made me feel strangely nostalgic. It was reminiscent of rock bars I frequented as a student. This does mean taking some of the good with the bad, though. If...More

Thank Isasplora
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I can not speak highly enough of this pub - everything about it is great! I love the decor, the beer, the music, the atmosphere & the staff! The landlords (Darren & Eszter) do an amazing job of running the place the way this type...More

1  Thank Turtle B
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Good selection of real ales - Hobgoblin and Bath Ales. Good selection of rock and metal on the jukebox. We went on a quiet night but they obviously have regular live music and events in the downstairs bit. Pity we were only in Bath for...More

2  Thank galadriel82
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