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Floating bar/restaurant

This historic Dutch Barge moored along the harbour wall dates from 1899 and traded across the North... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Dutch barge

Only stopped here for a drink but wish we didn’t just have lunch elsewhere as their pancake menu... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
GlobetrotterNL83
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

This historic Dutch Barge moored along the harbour wall dates from 1899 and traded across the North Sea before being converted into a bar and restaurant. Seating is either on deck (be careful of sloped areas) or in the rustic but cosy bar area below...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank nnmercman
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Only stopped here for a drink but wish we didn’t just have lunch elsewhere as their pancake menu sounds delicious! There is a good selection of both savoury and sweet ones on offer. We enjoyed the view sitting on the deck in the sunshine. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

What a gem! As the rain started spitting we looked for a place to get a beer and a snack and were recommended this place. We were lucky to get there at opening as there was over 20 of us. However, the young lady sorted...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Digestivebiscuit
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Just love this vessel that has been converted to a pub/restaurant. So authentic and real here. We enjoyed wonderful views sitting on the top deck in the sun. The pancakes are fantastic!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank karencA6283NY
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Driven all the way from Hampshire for our lunch. - the best omelette and pancakes!! Nothing too much trouble in bringing a table & chairs onto the quay for one of our party who has limited mobility and unable to cross gangplank .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SarahAnneBB
Reviewed September 19, 2018

A friend and I visited Wells to do the Wells Art Trail. We'd been thinking of fish and chips for lunch but after spotting The Albatros we decided to try it. We went down (backwards) to the bar part and each chose a savoury pancake,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Albatross for a drink to avoid the rain. We sat downstairs as most of the tables upstairs were not under cover. There were a good selection of drinks - hot, cold, alcoholic and non. There was a great atmosphere. Staff were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HLR
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Just spent what can only be described as a brilliantly different weekend on board the Albatross floating B&B in lovely Wells next the Sea. The Albatross is a 19th century Dutch sailing ship converted into a floating bar, cafe and B&b. We checked in just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

While on holiday in Wells we decided to lunch at The Albatros. The place was very busy and we sat on the upper deck. The staff were very friendly but seemed a little unorganised. Just as our food was brought it started to rain at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wander104692
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Arrived in Wells on the sunniest of August Sundays. The world and his wives and children were there; most of them, it seemed, desperate to join the long queues at the various quayside fish& chippies. This was our fifth or sixth visit to the town,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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