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The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here for a Sunday lunch. The meat was good quality but that's the only positive. Potatoes old and dry, boiled vegetables on the side completely bland. They have the worlds thinest knifes that cut into your hand when eating - no thanks! There's far better for your money than this place.

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the meat of your Sunday roast. Did you speak with us whilst here concerning the potatoes - which I can assure you would not have been "old" - and the vegetables? We would have been happy to have dealt with your concerns there and then. That's quite a bold... More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I went here on our trip to Wells from South Wales.. on arrival in the pub we were made welcome and everyone happy with the choices of Ales they had to offer..we were all so hungry that we decided to eat at the Crown.we all chose the burgers and one vegetarian burger. The meal was plenty full... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you, Tracy, for a wonderful review. We're so pleased you loved the burgers so much and thank you for the recommendation. Yes, do stay next time, we look forward to welcoming you. More 

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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited for the afternoon tea and I was genuinely happy with what we were served. This is a rustic and traditional pub/restaurant and the afternoon tea matched the feel of the place. The cakes were home made and gorgeous, the sandwiches were lovely and very generously filled - we got ham and salmon. I think the cakes change... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review concerning our afternoon tea; what a joy to read and very much appreciated. More 

Ceret, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a glass of beer one hot August day, we noticed a prominent sign on the door i- Dogs Welcome, not something you found in many places in England, despite the reputation of the English for being animal lovers. Inside we found a well kept glass of real ale and a welcome for our dog. We didn't eat there... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're very happy to welcome dogs at The Crown and glad you were so pleased. Hope you'll stay for something to eat next time. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely and charming hotel. We stayed for two nights and ate in Anton's on one evening. We were upgraded on arrival which was excellent and had a lovely room overlooking the square in front of the cathedral gate. A superb meal in Anton's and that would be worth going to even if you weren't staying. Staff were very friendly... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Apologies for the wandering guest/creaky floorboards on the occasion you stayed. Should you stay again please ask for a second floor room to ensure this potential problem is eliminated. We would have gladly moved you had we... More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I managed to park right in front of The Crown(take note maximum duration to park 1hr) and take my faithful dog into the pub,ordered a pint of cider and sat down while using their electricity to charge my phone which they had no objections to.While I was there some people had ordered food and they were quite specific about the... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. Parking restriction on the Market Place is a nuisance but there is long stay parking at South Street, at the back of What!, which is a minutes' walk from The Crown. We're glad you found us too and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking to stay in Wells I accessed Booking.com to get some feel for the place. I was somewhat discouraged to find the second of many photographs displayed was of two burly, sun glass bedecked armed policemen! Weird if not alarming. Moreover the location is described as being 'one minute walk from the beach'! I would have happily drawn this to... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Apologies for any confusion. The 'burly policemen' you describe are in fact Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in the hugely popular film Hot Fuzz which heavily featured The Crown and the Market Place, hence the picture on our booking.com page. Many people love to stay here on that basis. We cannot find anywhere in the description as being 'one minute... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Crown Inn on a Friday night in July. The hotel car park is small so cars can be doubled parked and due to his we decided to park elsewhere. At the weekend cars cannot be parked overnight in the square near the Inn, due to the market on a Saturday. We had a nice four poster... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at The Crown. When The Crown is busy, we do have to double park cars but happily move guests' cars for them to provide access. We're pleased you weren't disturbed by setting up of the fabulous market outside and look forward to welcoming you... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room had a brilliant view of the market place and the cathedral, an the Crown has a very interesting history. A delicious meal in Anton's with lovely flavours, and served in the time they said (freshly cooked so of course had to wait a little as you would expect.) The staff were all very attentive and helpful and it... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Thank you for such an amazing review and positive recommendation, much appreciated by us all here at The Crown. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to wells and decided to have a cream tea in the afternoon. We had 2 dogs with us and 2 children 2 with a but allergy. We decided to try the crown & Anton's bistrot. What a good decision it was. The staff where very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We had cream tea for 4... More 

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CrownAtWells, Public Relations Manager at The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot, responded to this review

Gosh, what a super review, thank you so much. It was a glorious day, as you know, and we were especially busy so to hear service is "exceptional" is particularly pleasing. We look forward to seeing you next year. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown is a 15th century coaching inn overlooking the Market Place in the heart of Wells. The Crown offers affordable accommodation, great food and friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot

Address: Market Place, Wells BA5 2RP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wells
Price Range: $121 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown at Wells & Anton's Bistrot 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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