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The Bowling Green Inn

) #8 of 22 Restaurants in Wells-next-the-Sea $$ - $$$ , British,
Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1JB, England
+44 1328 710100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork chop” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1JB, England
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

We had a very enjoyable evening here with friends. The food was great with very big portions. The staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank Blossomchops3
Reviewed September 7, 2016

After reading the reviews we decided we had to try it but what a let down,we went on a Sunday and had the roast,the meat was okay but nothing special but the roast potatoes that came with it were as hard as cricket balls one...More

Thank Tom1480276
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Booked in for Sunday lunch, with our dog. They had reserved us a good table with space for our dog to lay down. The lunch was lovely, we all had lamb which was melt in the mouth, roast potatoes and fresh vegetables. All piping hot....More

1  Thank wendymay0
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This pub does British food very well. No criticism, I'd recommend booking ahead as they do get busy even on a Monday.

Thank John T
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Staying nearby so phoned evening before and booked table for four at 6pm. Got there at five to 6pm and pub opened at six. We were told which was our table and given a children's menu and told to order at the bar. Found the...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This was the forth time we'd visited the Bowling Green for lunch while holidaying in Wells. The first time was in the summer of 2015 and our experience was so good we decided to book again. We were staying locally so I booked a table...More

1  Thank Masher1973
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We booked a table a week before as it is a very popular place. We ordered the Crab Salad and The Prawn Curry which were both excellent The staff and service was also very good. We have been eating here for many years as a...More

1  Thank Spikesmum66
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Make sure you book. Limited space, but excellent food. Stayed need here for 8 days and ate here 4 times. The food was always good, hot and plenty of it. Had a steal one night and it was beautifully cooked as per our request for...More

Thank John S
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Really good menu and excellent value for money. Lovely range of ales, all of which were well kept, the Wherry was very good. Strongly recommend the walk through town to find this gem of a pub.

Thank bgg578
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We went on Friday night all the tables inside were reserved but they squeezed us in outside The food was lovely the kids meals were big enough for most adults. Reasonably priced very attentive staff what more could you ask for

Thank Kathryn1305
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Questions & Answers
September 15, 2016|
Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have a disabled toilet and access. Disabled toilet is located on the Women's toilet side of the entrance.
August 3, 2016|
Response from suegreen21 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we booked in advance [day before] and told them we had a dog so we were more in pub area than restaurant. No problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710100
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