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Rugantino Restaurant

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Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
+44 1749 672029
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with my wife, the restaurant was very busy and everyone looked like they were having a good time and a very positive atmosphere. The meal was lovely my wife had the better choices with the Arancini balls and an amazing lamb shank, I had a white onion soup and the stuffed pork. A lovely evening and... More 

Thank Keith G
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All meals were excellent and the staff could not have been more helpful and accommodating. Only downside was the noise of about 50 women shouting to hear each other which detracted from the enjoyment of the food. Wish these establishments would apply themselves to mitigating noise in 'all hard surface' restaurants.

Thank LauraEugenie
London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

had a midweek lunch. great food, fixed price menu excellent value. very friendly service. great italian food for silly low price

Thank travelguy189
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice of set menus, with lovely food. Staff are very friendly and efficient. Quaint place. Nice atmosphere. Good value. One of our favourite restaurants in Wells.

Thank claireellenwillo2016
London, United Kingdom
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends great set lunch menu with good range of choices for each course. We loved the whitebait and the roast beef and just about made room for the terrific tia Maria Creme brûlée. Great service, food and good value.

Thank portishead123
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a three course lunch each, the dishes were all well prepared, served hot on warmed dishes. The waiters were very friendly, and even went to fetch some of the fresh pasta they had made on the premises that morning. First visit was with about 35 other ladies for our annual WI dinner in January...it was so good that... More 

Thank Noelle M
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent choice of authentic Italian food served in a friendly manner by Italian people in Somerset. On a wet and miserable evening in Wells it was an ideal place to eat.

Thank airbus319
Street, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A shaky start - I had booked by phone a week before but they had nothing in their book. They tried to put us in the back room but then moved us to the restaurant proper. We have been there several times before and the lunch is always great and very reasonable. The wine list offers a good selection.

Thank Tel H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

We ate here on the second evening of our stay in Wells. We were drawn in by an offer of two 2-course meals for £22, but the menu for that offer wasn't very interesting (to us - others may love it and it would be terrific value) so we picked from the menu. Overall, it was very good. The service... More 

Thank David J
Wells, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

The meal was super, beautifully cooked. Two courses priced very reasonably...the setting, the food and service all top notch!

Thank D W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $31
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 672029

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?