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Old Spot - CLOSED

12 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
+44 1749 689099
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 28, 2015
“Sadly now closed”
Aug 8, 2015
“Unfortunately The Old Spot is now closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
12 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

My husband and I ate at the Old Spot a few weekends ago as a fairly last minute decision. It didn't disappoint. The food was absolutely fabulous and the service was very good, very attentive without being too much. I would have gladly eaten any...More

Thank Williams76
Reviewed October 4, 2013

We broke our journey back from Cornwall to take in Cheddar Gorge (Sorry to see the Old Leather shop had closed after 50 years there) and Wells Cathedral and booked a lunch at The Old Spot. This restaurant is in the middle of town with...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed October 2, 2013

My wife and I visited the Old Spot for Sunday lunch last weekend and were very impressed. The decor is minimalist and clean. The service we experienced was very attentive and efficient. The menu choice was limited but interesting and the wine list was very...More

Thank Philip E
Reviewed October 2, 2013

We booked here for my birthday dinner on a Saturday night. We loved that they give you the table for the whole evening so you never feel rushed. The menu was simple but good variety, I had cauliflower soup followed by onion and mozzarella risotto...More

Thank lizholland33
Reviewed September 30, 2013

I've eaten lunch here many times, always good. The fixed price lunch menu is excellent value and although it is short (which is never a bad thing, I don't trust menus with more than half a dozen main course choices) there is always an appealing...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Had a fantastic birthday meal here last night. Service is excellent. Food is well sourced, seasonal and really super. I would recommend this buzzy place in a great central location.

Thank GeoDevon
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Having seen Old Spot on television when it was visited by Simon Hopkinson it seemed the obvious choice to dine when the opportunity arose to visit Wells. Simon had mentioned that the ham hock was outstanding so I was a bit disappointed that it wasn't...More

Thank BaywatcherSwansea
Reviewed September 15, 2013

As we were staying overnight at Bristol Airport which has no decent restaurants in the area, we booked The Old Spot. Great restaurant one of our best meals of the year, could not fault the service, ambiance or the food. Pork belly to die for....More

Thank AnthonyPit
Reviewed September 9, 2013

We visited the Old Spot for Sunday lunch with our children, age 11. We all thoroughly enjoyed our lunch which for such interesting and delicious food was very good value for money at £23.50 for three courses. Fresh seasonal menu, good portion sizes and very...More

Thank LuckyMum100
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Wonderful food well presented.We each had 3 courses and each course was amazing.There was a relaxed atmospere and the service was very good.

Thank jude362013
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 689099
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