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Sands Restaurant

13 The Quay, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AH, England
+44 1328 710534
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cod and chips” (11 reviews)
“linguine” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13 The Quay, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant is on the first floor overlooking the harbour, so we always requested a table by the window. The menu is very good, specialising in fish but also caters for diners who prefer anything from posh burgers to steaks. The service was good and...More

Thank Halfy1803
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited at about 6.00pm. There were lots of empty tables - so not very busy at all. However we sat for 15 minutes before anyone came to take our order. When I asked one of the girls - she said we are really busy...More

Thank MicheleHinckley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Clifton/killoran family returned to this fantastic restaurant, we visited Sands 3 times as a family and twice more myself and my wife visited as a two all in a one week stay in Wells. Why? simple really the food is fantastic and I recommend...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 2 days ago

4 adults and 3 youngsters sat overlooking the harbour and had such tasty food. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The venue was clean and tidy

Thank victorf654
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the restaurant without a reservation and the staff were extremely happy to fit us in at a very busy time (6pm on Sunday evening) Lucky enough to get table by the huge windows with a fabulous view of the quayside and harbour. Service was...More

Thank florence006
Reviewed 4 days ago

For starters we had king prawns with chilli,lime and ginger with crusty roll and deep fried brie wedges, and for mains we had cod and chips, haddock and chips, and scampi and chips.The food is quite basic but reasonably good (although the mains were not...More

Thank Sian71
Reviewed 5 days ago

Seafood platter and sea bass especially good. Burger and steak also nice and good valley. Lovely view of harbour.

Thank allant7649
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with the family for a late lunch before a crabbing session in tge harbour opposite. Really pleasant restaurant with a great view and simple but nice menu. Portion sizes are just right. Great and friendly service too (as always...not the first time we have...More

Thank Max S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and another couple visited Wells next the Sea whilst sight seeing in Norfolk. We decided to have dinner while we were there before returning to our holiday accommodation in Runcton Holme. The restaurant looked inviting overlooking the harbour. We hadn't booked...More

Thank 773Stephen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with the family who all want different things for breakfast! Everything we wanted they could do so one happy family! From the big breakfast to the kids breakfast, everything we asked for was delivered. A lovely breakfast was had by all. Good service too!

Thank Emma D
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April 30, 2017|
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Response from CarakGreen | Property representative |
I have tried to change our opening hours within trip advisor with no success. They informed me it takes 10 days and it never updated. Please keep an eye on our website and Google as these are easier to update instantly to go... More
September 15, 2016|
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Response from CarakGreen | Property representative |
Hello. The restaurant unfortunately does not have wheelchair access. We are looking into a stair lift in the near future if it is possible. Myself and my staff are more than willing to help with anyone struggling with the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 The Quay, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710534
  • E-mail
At Sands Restaurant you will be greeted by friendly enthusiastic staff. We offer the chance to book a table or to just walk in. We have the BEST panoramic view in town of the beautiful coastline of North Norfolk. For a window table during the busy season booking is necessary. We offer a wide range of seasonal seafood dishes and also a small selection of different meats supplied by our local butcher. We are happy to accommodate large groups including children of any age (highchairs also available). We also have qwerky Beach Hut style Booths with photographs of the North Norfolk Coast.
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