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Rugantino Restaurant

Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
+44 1749 672029
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (52 reviews)
“stuffed pork” (6 reviews)
“pancetta” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
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1 - 10 of 458 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had 3 very tasty meals: beef roast and mushroom carbonara X 2. The roasted vegetables were exactly as (precisely) ordered (he likes the spuds well done) and the spaghetti was delicious and creamy. There was enough for 2 on one plate so we took...More

Thank LauraEugenie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a pleasant meal here. The service was friendly (but slow). The food was quite good and was reasonably priced.

Thank MichelleStaines
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a family lunch here when recently on holiday near Wells. We loved the food and thought it great value for money. Nice friendly service and a good atmosphere. Recommended.

1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tricky one - and I want to be fair. Rugantino could and should be one of the best restaurants in Somerset...but it's not. My wife and I made a Saturday lunchtime visit a couple of weeks ago, and were surprised to find...More

1  Thank I G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here recently on a vey busy evening and whilst the food was very good slow service took the edge off. Will admit 2 of our party choose the tasting menu ( the trout was absolutely delightful ) the length of time meant we...More

Thank ian239
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous pizzas - the bases are home made and delicious. We sat outside overlooking the cathedral, where they have a few table - as it was a fine night. It looks super inside but we didn't need a full meal.

Thank vanpigl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a thoroughly enjoyable meal with friends overlooking Wells Cathedral. The food was wonderful & we had a lovely evening.

Thank Nixlovestravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ichose brill with tiger prawns and new potatoes with spring greens. the sauce was delicious. for the quality of the food it was very well priced. two rooms to the restaurant the far one overlooks the cathedral/ special occasions would be a good reason to...More

Thank mary c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends to this typical Italian restaurant, located in the Ancient Gatehouse in Sadler Street. Run by an Italian family the food is authentic Italian and traditional English, the quality exceeded our expectations. It has an intimate atmosphere and the waiters provided good service.

Thank Howche
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of four ex-schoolmates from the West Midlands visited this small Italian restaurant on two consecutive nights. Our initial visit resulted from a local resident's recommendation. The following night we decided to visit again as we had all enjoyed the excellent food the previous...More

Thank Donald L
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Rob F
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
Good evening, We are open from 6 pm until 9pm on Sunday, Thank you so much for enquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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Description
We are a family run Italian restaurant and have been for over 40 years now. We are situated directly on The Cathedral green with stunning views of the West front of Wells Cathedral. The hotel has 9 beautifully refurbished en suite bedrooms, and a restaurant that can seat 50 people. We specialise in Italian cuisine, with plenty of past and pizza options. We make our own pasta and pizza dough daily on the premises, along with fresh sauces to compliment each dish. we also have a good variety of meat and fish dishes, plenty of vegetarian options, a couple of vegan options and we are very mindful of peoples dietary requirements. I have a very talented kitchen team who work tirelesly to produce wonderful food day in day out to a very high standard. My professional front of house team are all extremly experieced in giving the best possible service at all times which enhances your meal experience with us at Rugantinos.
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