Palmer Street Spotlight

On Palmer Street, part of the St Catherine’s quarter, you will find a variety of clothing shops, as well as some of Frome’s favourite independent places to eat and drink.

Dragon Pearl

The Dragon Pearl is a Chinese restaurant that offers take away as well as a sit-in service. They put a great deal of time, money and effort into creating a warm, welcoming dining experience. Vegetarians are also well catered for with an extensive range of dishes made from Soya protein.

The Old Bath Arms

Enjoy fine dining at The Old Bath Arms – serving homemade food from the finest fresh ingredients. Food is served in the comfort of our restaurant or you can eat in the bar as well as dine alfresco on our outside deck. With comfortable en-suite rooms you can also enjoy an overnight stay.


Castello is an independent family run Italian restaurant based in the heart of Frome, in Somerset. We pride ourselves on cooking the most authentic Italian dishes, using only the freshest ingredients we can find.

Cloud 9

Cloud 9 is a beauty clinic and since opening in 2005, they’ve established themselves as a friendly and professional, yet stylish clinic. With over 15 years’ experience between them, they can offer the best treatments in town.


Jhalmuri is a restaurant serving a mix of authentic Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine prepared by some of the finest chefs. They believe in quality food, perfect service and great prices. Jhalmuri also focus on simply providing the best authentic food and menu that reflects true Bangladeshi-Indian culture and tradition.

Routes YMCA

YMCA Routes is an open access drop-in centre for 11-25yr olds at 1a Palmer Street in Frome. It is a safe, warm and welcoming environment and our staff offer advice and guidance on a wide range of issues. You don’t need a specific reason to come to Routes, they are also here if you just need to talk. You can use the internet or hang out in their Improve with Food Café that has low-cost, home-cooked fresh food.

Oliver James

Oliver James is a designer store which offers a comprehensive range of menswear and accessories from brands such as Simon Carter, Herbie Frogg and Oliver James own label. The store focuses on their unique take on traditional English menswear with an emphasis on smart tailored clothing, they provide an outstanding range of menswear, accessories and limited-edition pieces to ensure your wardrobe is as unique in style as its owner.

Palmer Street Bottle

Located in the vibrant St Catherine’s quarter, Palmer Street Bottle offers a different kind of eating and drinking experience. They specialise in Craft Beers, Wines and Spirits showcasing the best in local producers as well as a range of UK based and International makers and brewers. Offering a relaxed space where you can sit and enjoy a drink and something to eat to compliment your chosen beverage.

The Good Heart

The Good Heart opened in August as a one-year pop up on Palmer Street. Offering a small but tasty menu, it is the place to be for fresh vegan food. Their Tibetan menu features a variety of authentic main dishes and starters at very affordable prices. They are open Monday to Friday 10am-3pm, as well as Independent Market Sundays.

The High Pavement

Aimee and Stuart’s Evening Cafe is back – set up in the Snell family home in Frome. Serving “slow food”, delicious starters and puds, with weekly menu changes and lots of local sourcing. Opening Friday and Saturday evenings, it is highly popular therefore booking is required.

Melanie Giles

Since the day their doors opened, they have become known for their passion and creativity behind hairdressing, beauty and client care. Established in 2008, their renowned Walcot Street salon has been the epitome of service and style in Bath.