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Sam Wellers

13-14 Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RH, England
01225 474910
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Ranked #115 of 443 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

What can I say. Its not fancy, its not all singing and dancing, it doesnt have the sauce drizzled in a squiggly line next to half a teaspoon of sweet potato mash. Its Pub Grub, done properly. I always think of this place as an eating destination if I am in Bath shopping. The portions are great. The Baguettes are... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Found by chance wandering around Bath and nipped in to escape a summer shower. Attentive service, nice pint and classic pub surroundings, very enjoyable!

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South Staffordshire
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

We found this down a little side street. Lovely hanging baskets and very quirky. Inside a typical old English pub. Serving wonderful pub grub, real ales, attentive service and the atmosphere was wonderful. Try it and hopefully you'll enjoy it as much as we did.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The environment is pub like and we had a table overlooking the street which was nice. The pastas (Bolognese and broccoli / cheese) were tasty. Skip the nachos. Service was attentive. The manager(?) could put a smile on her face, she was a bit brusk.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We came across Sam Wellers looking on Tripadvisor for a pub showing the football game and serving food. The reviews were great so went for it. The manager demonstrated to be the rudest I have ever came across, ruining the otherwise friendly atmosphere, showing a terrible attitude whenever she could. All the food served was tasteless (we tried several plates).... More

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uk
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

On an overnight stay where to eat.. NOT WETHERSPOONS ! Looked at a few places before deciding Sam Wellers. Great atmosphere not quiet not noisy. Great service. Both decided on steak, and wow everything was tasty cooked to perfection so full after was sad couldnt have pudding. Old saying judge the loos of how the place is, and yes loos... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Sam Wellers looks great and feels traditional but its staff and food (depending on what you get) are awful! Upon entering we were bluntly asked if we were eating and upon answering yes we were coldly directed to a table by someone that looked to be angry at our arrival. After asking for my meat medium to well-done it come... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stumbled across this place whilst looking for somewhere to eat one evening whilst staying in Bath, not familiar with the area, the menu looked tempting and reasonably priced so we gave it a go. Bar staff couldn't have been friendlier very helpful and welcoming, we opted for a sharing platter and whitebait and food came out promptly was piping hot... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

One of the best, if not THE best Sheperds pie in the UK, simple, rustic, juicy, flavourfull, awesome. Hesitate not, do what must be done... eat Sheperds Pie

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Popped in for lunch, we wanted something traditional and simple. Staff were super friendly and nice. We had local lager and burgers. Food arrived quickly and tbh it was the best burger we've eaten in a long long time. Good size portions, reasonably priced - we paid 26 quid in total. Clean, pleasant, will definitely come back!

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