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Church St, Wells-next-the-Sea, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We went to the bowling green on the Saturday the 24th of January, walked into the bar and the young waitress standing there with what appeared to have been the reservation book completely ignored me and my partner and carried on looking in the book till another member of staff showed us to our table. We did not see the... More 

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Huddersfield
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely traditional pub on the edge of Wells next to the Church. Cosy atmosphere, real ales and lovely home cooking at affordable prices, well recommended.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

If you want to eat where the locals do, then search this pub out. It does good straightforward food, much locally sourced. Service is friendly and efficient - a welcome change from the many overpriced and over-rated eating places round here!

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband I ate at this pub twice. On The first occasion we had a prawn curry. The prawns were large, but pretty tasteless, and overall we found the meal disappointing. However, we had seen other diners' meals that looked good, and we liked the look of other things on the menu, so we returned. On the second occasio we... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Once again we spent 3 nights over New Year at this wonderful Inn. The B&B facilities are excellent, clean, and beat any place we have stayed in, and we have stayed at quite a few. The hospitality is wonderful and the staff are very attentive. The atmosphere in the pub itself is great. The food is not Michelin star, but... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Four adults and a teenager ate here over the Christmas period,nicely decorated pub with a low but chatty atmosphere at about 7.30pm.We were pointed to a table in the corner instead of being taken to the table and when the waitress came over we were told to look at a large chalk board on the wall and then order at... More 

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East Anglia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

the lady in charge of the pub for the Saturday night we went could not have been more accommodating when a party of 6 of us were let down on a booking elsewhere on a busy weekend in Wells. Great food and drink and good value; great local fare.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Thank you'd so much for making our early family Xmas dinner so enjoyable. 7adults and 3 young children all well catered for and lovely decorations up too. The food was excellent as usual. Can't wait to come back if we can squeeze another visit in before Xmas! We live in Milton Keynes so quite a trek

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

On recommendation from reviews on Trip Advisor we had dinner at this pub on Saturday. It was a very disappointing experience for all three of us. I ordered chicken,chorizo and butter bean casserole. The chicken was undercooked and pink by the bone. This was taken away and placed under the grill to cook some more but wanting to be safe... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Whilst holidaying in Wells we visited this pub as it was just 5 minutes walk from our cottage. The atmosphere was great, with roaring fires each end of the pub. The food was absolutely great, piping hot, and even though it was very busy we did not have to wait long at all. The service also was top notch, and... 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: English

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