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The Albatros

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Dutch, European
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Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
07979 087228
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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were a little concerned as we have a lactose intolerant child in tow but they can do lactofree. One of the staff also suffers so was quick to help. And the food was good. And filling. But, don't try and book. Communication between the phone answerer and the staff seems non-existent. If you're willing to wait though it's well... More 

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Thank YorkshireCol
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great evening on the Albatros, had a table with a view on the deck - a perfect place to sit and watch the stunning sunset over the quay at Wells. The pancakes are definitely king size and delicious. My favourite one had sold out already but the salmon one I chose instead was just as lovely. Great atmosphere, was very... More 

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Thank 2016JC
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is more about the experience than the food, which was average/good but not special. There are tables on deck but it was too windy for comfort, so we ate below - about 8-10 tables downstairs so book ahead if possible. Informal almost pub style with savoury and sweet pancakes (Dutch style - almost look like pizzas) and a few... More 

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Thank Chalmers30
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second visit and just as enjoyable. Fantastic atmosphere and friendly, helpful staff. Have soya milk. Pancakes scrummy. Has games to entertain, played chess while it poured with rain outside.

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Thank patpower18
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can i say about Cap'n Tom and his stalwart crew?...Absolutely top guys (and Gals!)-even when under pressure from sudden crowd arrivals thanks to a freak cloudburst,nothing phases them,they remain polite friendly and helpful under the worst pressure. Top food and a great intimate live music venue to boot-i'll definately be back.

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Thank Alan M
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the stairs are a little daunting it's a great place to visit for a drink and something to eat offering something different to other local pubs.

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Thank Kayleigh L
Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch, king size pancakes huge but the children loved the sweet ones, we had savoury and omelette and nicely cooked. Great views of the harbour, v relaxing sat on top deck in the sun! Would recommend as a different thing to do.

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Thank hay231
Colchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun place to be. Walked the plank aboard and enjoyed the atmosphere. Grandsons loved it. A pint of Wherry, apple juice and lemonade were very welcome on a hot day. Service excellent. Yummy crepes with a variety of fillings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had drinks on two occasions even had some dinner once. Good reasonable food with an amazing location. The ship is on the water on the quayside. Can get a bit busy but great views. Bring a jacket in the evening the deck can get a bit windy.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here for my husbands birthday lunch as he loves it here. We were seated quickly and given the menu and the ordering was explained to us well. The service was good but do not expect your food to come all together as it is all individually cooked so eat up and enjoy when yours arrives. It did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Dutch, European
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: 07979 087228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?