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Rugantino Restaurant

Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
+44 1749 672029
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Ranked #11 of 76 Restaurants in Wells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $38
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Woking
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This was genuine Italian home cooking, so much better than eating at a chain restaurant and the staff were very friendly and helpful. I recommend the Spaghetti Del Mare - superb1

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Wow! What a fabulous two course lunch, with a glass of wine, all for £10.90! Outstanding value, delicious lunch! We were delighted with the terrine, mushroom & salmon risotto, tasty chorizo pasta & warm raspberry & chocolate brownie- with clotted cream (perfect for sharing)- yummy! Service was polite & appropriately attentive, the waiter used 3 languages with us- most impressive!... More 

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Somerset, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful lunch at Rugatino's in Wells, extremely good value - two courses with a glass of wine for less than £11 per person. The food was lovely, authentic Italian cuisine, beautifully prepared and very tasty! Look forward to returning.

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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful lunch with my young children and parents. Food was really good and sraff was very helpful

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Shetland traveller
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212 reviews 212 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Another experience in the same family as the White Hart, but across the road. Food was solid Italian fayre, usual stuff: pizzas, pasta, antepasta, etc. Reasonable wine list. Lovely staff. Food average. probably not to be repeated.

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Well, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Its a couple of years since we last ate here, so we took advantage of a groupon deal and went with 2 grown-up children. The welcome was friendly. 3 of us plumped for the pasta - Lasagna was huge, but not very nice, the Rigatoni with italian sausage was very tasty. Best choice of the night was the pork belly... More 

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After hearing good things about this place we decided to visit here for my birthday family meal in December! We bought our children, unfortunately no children's menu or smaller portions were offered so we had to pay full price for a meal that was hardly touched. Good portion sizes, however the flavors were disappointing. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Won't... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was the first time I had been back to this restaurant for a few years and the difference in the quality of the food was tremendous. Apparently the chef has changed and I would now happily recommend this to anyone looking for a good quality authentic Italian meal. Don't expect Ask or Pizza Parlour prices, our meal including a... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The food was good, indeed I would walk over broken glass for some more of their arancini. However we felt on balance given the ingredients in the mains the meal was slightly overpriced though the wine was reasonable. However, please do not calculate the tip for your customers.

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Langport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We visited between Christmas and the New Year for an evening meal. Our attention was focused on the pasta menu since that seemed to be the least festive, although those looking for more Christmasy food wouldn't have been disappointed.Yet again we left wondering how Rugantino create such great food every time we visit. Fresh, authentic and inspirational. As everyone seemed... More 

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Additional Information about Rugantino Restaurant

Address: Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
Phone Number: +44 1749 672029
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
Cuisine: Italian

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