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Review of Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral
Ranked #1,017 of 3,072 Restaurants in Somerset
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

Stopped off for lunch after visiting the cathedral. I had the most wonderful smoked salmon sandwich with salad, and scone with jam/cream. The bill was so reasonable that I thought I had been undercharged. As the café is upstairs there are wonderful views, and a lift to get up there.

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Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

This review is for Bishops Place that is in the grounds of the cathedral. It's well worth a visit, it has a good selection of food and drinks. The staff are friendly and helpful. You can take dogs inside if it's cold or wet, it has tables outside if you prefer. They sell dog treats and welcome dogs, not just tolerate them. It's not expensive for a tourist attraction and is staffed by volunteers. We only had coffee and cake, it was very nice! They had a good selection of other food.

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Reviewed September 8, 2015

Two eating options around the cathedral grounds, this account is for the Cathedral café; only.The café is upstairs but a reasonable size lift will take a scooter or wheelchair.
First impressions were good. I like cathedral catering, it seem bound to give a good ethical service.
The menu is a bit limited, sandwiches, paninis, quiche and sald plus a hot dish or two of the day.It was fish and chips or burger when we ate.
We chose the quiche, due to the hype,a notice said it was a speciality, two varieties, ham and cheese or cheese and onion. We opted for one of each.This was accompanied by customer choice of fresh leaves, new potatoes, coleslav and something which defies naming but is described as a mixture of mandarin oranges and beetroot. More of this anon.
We sat down , congratulating ourselves on eating a little early, as the place started to fill up; novices or experienced diners , we wondered.
OK, both quiche were rather dry and heavy. A seagull would have relinquished grip.I tasted no cheese and neither onion. it was bland.
But edible.
My wife left hers, too dry.
The leaves were ok, the potato tasy but a little hard. And the nameless mixture. Well , that was quite inspired, it worked well.
So, I am ambivalent over my views here. I think someone is trying ( salad leaves had some herbs) and the beetroot thingy was great. But it all left us a little underwhelmed.
Perhap, for me, the restricted menu might keep me away in the future.
Be prepared to accept what is available on the day.

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Thank rodburris
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile
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