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The Bowling Green Inn

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Church St, Wells-next-the-Sea, England
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food - good value

My girlfriend and I stumbled across The Bowling Green Inn whilst exploring further away from the quayside, and decided we would eat there too. She ordered Teriyaki Salmon and I ordered Jamacian Jerk Chicken - both meals were sizable portions and tasted delicious. Extremely good value at only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Raunds, United Kingdom
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Raunds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I stumbled across The Bowling Green Inn whilst exploring further away from the quayside, and decided we would eat there too. She ordered Teriyaki Salmon and I ordered Jamacian Jerk Chicken - both meals were sizable portions and tasted delicious. Extremely good value at only £22.00!

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Clapham, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was good value for money although not memorable. It's good to be able to take your dogs. Staff were helpful and efficient.

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Cooperstown, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We ate as a large group and whilst all the food was passable, none of it was outstanding. Nothing on the menu really stood out; burgers, fish & chips, scampi and steaks were much as you might expect but perhaps a little overpriced. The starters were fairly adventurous but the Whitebait were good. The Bowling Green ale was very nice... More 

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boston, england, uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We had 2 great meals at the Bowling Green, the only problem for me was the massive portions, I couldn`t finish all my meal, but my husband had no problems in that department!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Every time we visit we are always happy! Lovely pub food at great prices! Also good for families as the children's menu is lovely. Dogs are also welcome!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Don't judge the pub from the outside, inside is a warm welcome from the staff and delicious food. Well worth a visit, I doubt you will be disappointed.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Always busy in season (book a table) the service is good, the portions ample and the choice is quite wide. Staff are helpful and local beers are kept.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is our second visit to this pub, very friendly staff and good value food, we did have to wait a while but it was worth the wait, lovely meal.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Had a delicious and enormous meal. The menu is reasonable and the prices mid range. Servings huge! Didn't even have room for pudding. Sat in a pleasant courtyard garden at the back as we arrived Saturday evening without booking and all the inside tables were full. Nice traditional pub atmosphere inside. Excellent local bitter. Would definitely go back if in... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

beautiful setting, close to the centre of town, quality food, fresh fish is absolutely beautiful, traditional food and beautiful desserts too. Fast and friendly service. plenty of room for a large group and suitable for families. wheel chair access and large clean toilet areas. nice selection of wine and real ales too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church St, Wells-next-the-Sea, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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