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Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
152-156 High Street, Hythe CT21 5JU, England
+44 1303 261620
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“wine bar” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Seafood, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
152-156 High Street, Hythe CT21 5JU, England
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little grade 2 listed building housing a wine bar & restaurant serving beers & other drinks offerings too. We have visited several time recently, we have not eaten here yet but popped in just for drinks. Each time we have been greeted warmly...More

Thank steveandsuzie
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and welcome your feedback, our walled south facing garden is open most days subject to weather conditions Every Friday night our resident pianist plays 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm Drop in for a glass of wine or dine by candlelight...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piano and steak night at Wells was a good choice for a Friday night date night. Good food, good service, and enjoyable piano music. Nice ambiance, and you are able to talk without shouting even with the music, unlike a lot of pubs. It would...More

Thank TOSAC
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We value your comments & are pleased that our Friday night steaks nights are enjoyable. We will endeavour to have a chocolate dessert as one of our choices on your next visit.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We celebrated our 54th wedding aniversary here and enjoyed good food, ambience,and service. Being a Friday evening we also were entertained by the excellent pianist. We won't wait for another anniversary to visit!

Thank EduardoHarley
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you for your review, our pianist plays every Friday night and will also be playing Christmas eve 12 to 4

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had Monday steak night which was a massive portion and worth every penny. Staff were so friendly and the decor is wonderful. Definitely will return when next in Hythe.

Thank John G
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for review, we have just started our Monday nights steak specials. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We called in her on the off chance looking for a Sunday lunch. The restaurant is beautifully furnished and cosy. The traditional Sunday lunch was a choice of beef or chicken with interesting alternative options on the chalk board. I had lashings of beef which...More

Thank Helene R
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to seeing you again soon Every Friday night our resident pianist plays from 7.30 pm on our baby grand piano all welcome

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to eat. We ordered one roast beef and one roast chicken. Very tasty meal with a wide range of vegetables. Very cosy place. We definitely enjoyed this Sunday lunch. We recommend this restaurant.

Thank Romain T
zkbhythe, Manager at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you. all our meats and vegetables are cooked fresh every Sunday morning spread the word

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Was disappointed, only had a few wines available. "Delivery not received"!!!! . , lovely young new waitress , who should be the one doing the training of "older' staff, food was ok, nothing great , not enough selections , management needs to oversee ALL aspects...More

Thank chelleBelfast
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We apologise that your experience was not as expected , we did have a issue with deliveries after the bank holiday and hope this will not deter you from visiting us again in the future

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great food, lovely menu, pianist was outstanding. Zoe & staff made us soo welcome. Pleasant surroundings. Lovely garden. Definitely go back.

Thank Linda C
zkbhythe, General Manager at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your positive response We look forward to seeing you soon

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had noticed this during the day and thought it looked really nice. Went back for some pre-dinner drinks in the evening as the signage outside describes it as a wine bar. Imagine our amazement when we walked in just before 6:00pm to be told that...More

1  Thank AandCTWells
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

I apologise for the erratic opening times but was in hospital for a time hopefully you will try us again some time

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I popped in for a glass of prosecco and to listen to the live music (pianist) ended up staying for 3 glasses (!!) was very well looked after by the staff, all very friendly especially looking after me as I was a solo visitor. Zoe...More

Thank Lisa P
zkbhythe, Owner at Wells Restaurant Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed wells our resident pianist plays every Friday evening from 7.30 hope to see you again soon

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Munro40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
Cuisine
Gastropub, Seafood, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152-156 High Street, Hythe CT21 5JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hythe
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 261620
Description
Welcome to wells wine bar set in a beautiful listed building dating back to 1620. Our varied menu caters for all tastes with many fish & vegetarian dishes. Our specials board boasts succulent lamb shank cooked in red wine, Steaks cooked to order or chunky steak & ale pies. The extensive wine list allows you to savour the moment either in our cosy bar, candle lit restaurant or south facing garden, After all life's too short not to.
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