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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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
Consistently good value food and service

We holidayed here in July and visited twice with a large family group of 10 people of all ages and tastes, plus 2 well behaved dogs. We ate a wide range of food from steaks, scampi, risotto, salad, jacket potatoes, sausage & mash to beautiful healthy portions of variuos desserts with custard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Dawnie007
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Derby
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Derby
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We holidayed here in July and visited twice with a large family group of 10 people of all ages and tastes, plus 2 well behaved dogs. We ate a wide range of food from steaks, scampi, risotto, salad, jacket potatoes, sausage & mash to beautiful healthy portions of variuos desserts with custard, cream, or ice cream. No complaints from any... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great food and service was quite good also, well worth the walk up the high street , oats the church to fine thus restaurant

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very busy pub but they fitted us and the dog in without booking. I would advise booking as it is very popular. This is not only due to the excellent food but it is much cheaper than the other places in town ... and more welcoming.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Eaten several times at this pub, but the meal this time was above average. The selection is not large but usually well cooked and presented. There are not many tables so book if you do not want to be disappointed. Average prices.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We always love to visit this pub for a good hearty evening meal and we are never disappointed. Book beforehand to make sure of a table otherwise you may be disappointed or have a long wait. Good beer and wine is available and the service this year was excellent and the meal came quicker than ever.

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Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

excellent food and great service, nice reception bar area for pre meal drink, good traditional english food

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

After looking at previous reviews we decided to book, and we were glad we did. Shortly after we arrived the pub was full, and no wonder - excellent food at a good price and with friendly service. It is a place that we will visit again and book in advance!

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Once again we enjoyed the food at The Bowling Green Inn. Always well cooked and tasty food. Booking essential to avoid disappointment as the tables fill up very quickly. A must visit if in the area.

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la lannta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We have used The Bowling Green for many years but I have to say on our last visit it was not as good .. It was a Sunday night & the menu did not seem as good as normal although the rest of my party said there's was ok , if you wanted microwave & deep fry it was ok... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Situated in the quieter, southern end of Wells next the Sea is The Bowling Green Inn. It was the peacefulness of the location away from the business of the quayside which I found appealing. I visited for an evening meal. There is a good sized evening menu with something for everyone. I had the pork chop which came with mustard... More 

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

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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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