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The Fountain Inn Gastro Pub

) #3 of 68 Restaurants in Wells $$ - $$$ , British,
1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
+44 1749 672317
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork terrine” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (21 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
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Reviews (478)
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51 - 60 of 478 reviews

Reviewed 28 February 2017

went here on Saturday with friends for lunch nice atmosphere friendly staff ,all chose different meals and all really enjoyed them we will return

1  Thank draper022016
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Lovely Gastro Pub, welcoming and friendly staff, cosy inside with eclectic bits and pieces, sofa type seats with cushions as well as normal chairs. We had a course meal each (2 of us) and all the food we ordered was superb, tasty, hot, fresh and...More

1  Thank Bren_Blair
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Booked in for seven people on a Monday and they could just squeeze us in. Loveley welcome, good prices and if you are a coeliac this is a good place to go as there is no problem. Just ask what is available. Super menu good...More

1  Thank jgwhite2016
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Fountain is more restaurant than pub. A lovely atmosphere with quirky tables, pictures on the wall and decorations. We had dinner. Excellent friendly service and some smashing food. Beware the very generous proportions but our mains were excellent: melt in the mouth confit of...More

2  Thank Wallis W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were looking for somewhere to have a Sunday Lunch in Wells for a small family gathering. Looking at Trip Advisor reviews we decided that the Fountain Inn looked to be a very good choice. We were not disappointed. The pub is is warm and...More

1  Thank SueHa41
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Had a Sunday Lunch for 4,great food and service.The Fountain has a very good vibe,very relaxing.Food and drink good value.Will try the Steak night for our next visit,thanks.

1  Thank _ap_dymond
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This old pub just beyond the Cathedral is in a lovely location. It gets extremely good reviews on Tripadvisor and we had hoped very much to eat there. The menu looked very good! We dropped in at lunchtime mid-week but could not eat. There were...More

1  Thank ChapLondon2
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Went with parents for my birthday meal on a Sunday. The pub is nice inside but cheap, home laminated menus seemed out of place and disappointing. Long wait for main meals. The couple next to us complained that their beef was inedible. We were concerned...More

Thank Sarah-Jayne C
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

First visit today and we will definitely going back , great roast dinner and delicious pudding all for a fair price

1  Thank simon p
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrated with my other half. Service was great and the food was amazing. Would recommend to anyone.

1  Thank Clayton D
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Nearby Attractions
Wells Cathedral
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.27 km away
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
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.23 km away
Vicar's Close
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.14 km away
St Cuthbert's parish Church
66 reviews
.72 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi - I was there the other day and the place was really warm and friendly - if it had a fire it would have been sweltering and uncomfortable. Hey! and the food was fantastic!!!
5 December 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Manager M | Property representative |
Thanks so much letting us know! Glad you were nice and warm and loved the food! Merrisa General Manager
Lynne M
Is there car parking?
24 February 2016|
Response from 145lee | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is but it is Opposite, don't look to the pub when passing as you'll miss it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 672317
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