Bath restaurant takes first steps into the hotel scene


The upper floors of a restaurant in Bath could be turned into a hotel, if plans submitted by its owners are given the go ahead.

The new owners of Tilley’s Bistro in the city have put forward a proposal to the local council to transform the first and second floors of the building into hotel bedrooms, with the creation of a third floor of rooms on top.

This isn’t the first time new owners Ajay Chathley and business partner Thomas Barker have dabbled into hotel accommodation however.

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The pair, who own two restaurants in South Africa, bought the bistro last summer and had ideas to create a Champagne and whisky bar on the building’s first floor, which was once a refectory for the Monks of Bath Abbey.

The new application proposes the creation of eight hotel rooms, with the number of employees rising from 12 to 14.

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