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The Albatros

Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
+44 7979 087228
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (223 reviews)
“pea soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views of Wells harbour from the boat, a very fun place to eat. We enjoyed our savoury pancakes with beans and bacon, it was the perfect breakfast!

Thank Brewbie1991
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Albatross is a really quirky place to enjoy a meal or even just drinks. An old Dutch sailing vessel now permanently moored at Wells Next the Sea, it serves mainly pancakes, both sweet and savoury although also serves other dishes. You can eat up...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot beat a sunset, drinking up on the deck, and as it gets dark the fairy lights come on! Truly unique and magical setting - an absolute must!

Thank LoveHolidaysInNYC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The albatros is one of those must do places when in wells next to sea. Fab old boat but food isnt brilliant unless you like dutch pancakes. But its worth trying for the experience. Probably not ideal for people with walking difficulties as this is...More

Thank stephen m
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Albratos last week and found it to be a quirky and excellent experience. The service was very good and the food was surprisingly good. They specialise in 'Dutch Pancakes' and have a good selection of beer at reasonable prices. To get the...More

Thank horrocksl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I were up for a pilgrimage to Walsingham nearby. Once completed we headed to Wells next the Sea and plotted up on deck on The Albatross. A dutch Barge and as I love all things Dutch this had to be done! Had...More

Thank _fgt59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Albatross is a quaint experience for a drink. Draught beer from the barrel is well kept. Entry and exit is interesting having to board ship and descend backwards into the bar.

Thank billy1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in here for some sweet pancakes after our tea and we were made to feel very welcome with 2 children and a dog. We've been coming to Wells for years and can't believe we've not eaten here. We will definitely be back and...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Wells-next-the-Sea especially to have pancakes on The Albatross. The staff were very rude, we left upset and we didn’t get the pancakes. Won’t be visiting this so called restaurant again. Not a good ambassador for a lovely town.

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Stayed in Wells for 3 nights over the May Bank Holiday and went to the Albatros every evening. They have live music down below at the weekend and tables and chairs on the deck. The views of the harbour are fantastic and a great place...More

Thank Carl G
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Lou C
June 4, 2016|
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Response from lol015 |
Yes you can on the deck. There were dogs up there last time I Ate there which was in June this year (2016)
September 14, 2015|
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Response from Antnius B | Property representative |
Hi you can go on our website and check availability and/or book a cabin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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: +44 7979 087228
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