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The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
07979 087228
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dutch
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

No sign of John Cleese or the other Pythons on our visit to this Dutch sailing Barge moored in the harbour at Wells-next-the-Sea. John might have needed to stoop a bit to visit the bar below deck, where a wonderfully friendly atmosphere pervades, provided by the wonderful service and friendly owners and staff, good food, marvellous mussels and perfect pancakes... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went here in late summer in the evening - taking my daughter and her French exchange student - the atmosphere is very good - we had a table on the deck which we booked in advance - the food was very well presented and different from the other local restaurants. It was all freshly made and the beer was... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We love this place and often stop here for a drink whilst in Wells. The pancakes look amazing but we were there at a time when food wasn't being served. It's quite a challenge getting on and off the boat due to narrow ladders - but worth it if you are mobile. Great location on the quayside.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is the second time we've visited on our annual New Year break. We first discovered this gem last year. I would highly recommend a visit. The service and setting are great be patient as all the pancakes are cooked to order and taste fantastic. Nine of us enjoyed the service and food its unusual and good for all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Called in on a Friday evening. Great atmosphere. Small room on the barge makes for a cosy and unusual pub. The wherry bitter straight from the barrel was excellent. The barman was friendly. A band was setting up but we had to go before they started but I inagine with music the atmosphere would be even better. The only thing... More 

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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The best pint of Wherry on the North Norfolk Coast straight from the barrel. the pancakes - savoury and sweet are great as well. The setting couldn't be better!

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Suffolk
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We've only been home a hour, having reluctantly left Wells around 3.00pm. We've been before but never noticed that The Albatross was open for food and drink. It's really cold there today but we had lovely hot drinks and waffles and pancakes accompanied by a fantastic folk duo. It's not your regular pub or restaurant, but we'll readily go back... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had a late lunch at the Albatros moored by Wells Quay. Sat on the deck enjoying the red tinted sky and the shimmering sea enjoying a pint of Nelsons Revenge and a ham and cheese Omelette. My Wife had a brie and bacon pancake and Jill her Aunty had a goats cheese and red onion pancake. The Albatros serves good... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The Albatros is moored in Wells Harbour, when it hasn't been plonked on the sea wall by a storm! In all the years I and my family having been going to Wells we have omitted to go there, I can't think why, especially when the children were young they would have loved it. I went with my son, now 22.... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

On a nice day this is the best place in wells to have a beer or a G&T. the kids can do crabbing off the side and you can drink beer - fantastic. The views are the fantastic and hard to beat. However - I am surprised this comes so highly in places to eat in Wells - the pan... More 

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Address: The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
Phone Number: 07979 087228
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
Cuisine: Dutch

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